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Jul 24, 2014 05:00 PM ET // AFP
Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives.
Jul 14, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Discovery News
On July 12, the moon may have seemed slightly brighter to the casual observer. This is how the 'supermoon' appeared around the globe.
Jun 9, 2014 11:55 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA beamed a high-definition video from the International Space Station down to Earth Thursday (June 5) in a demonstration that could pave the way for much speedier deep-space communications down the road.
Apr 24, 2014 05:02 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A robotic miniature space shuttle on a classified mission for the U.S. Air Force marked its 500th day in orbit on Friday, with no word about when and where the space plane will land. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2014 04:30 PM ET // FoxNews.com
When astronauts spend long periods of time in space, their hearts start to become spherical, a new study claims.
Mar 11, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter has spotted a very terrestrial phenomenon in the high-altitude cloud cover of Earth's hellish 'sister' world. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2014 12:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata has captured many impressive views through his camera lens, but this is one of the most beautiful. Continue reading →
Feb 20, 2014 01:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has picked out rover Opportunity from orbit, putting the 'Mars rock mystery" to bed once and for all. Continue reading →
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