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Jul 31, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
There are many precious Apollo artifacts at the Smithsonian that need a little tender, loving care.
Jul 30, 2015 12:55 PM ET
Recently, NASA’s Kepler space telescope discovered the most Earth-like planet yet! Is it really just like us, or should we maybe dial down our excitement?
Jul 28, 2015 01:01 PM ET
There might not be ships crashing in it, but there is a region of space where computers crash, telescopes can't function, and satellites shutdown.
Jul 16, 2015 12:10 PM ET // AFP
Three astronauts living at the International Space Station were forced to scramble to safety after what NASA described as a 'close pass' by flying Russian space debris on Thursday.
Jul 9, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
New Horizons is a lean, speedy space machine, but mission managers did tuck in nine mementos. Here a rundown of what’s aboard.
Jul 8, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The path to Pluto is riddled with false starts and mistaken identities, but Mother Nature has been kind to its explorers. Here’s a look at some of the key moments leading up to humanity’s first close-up look at Pluto.
Jul 5, 2015 07:44 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The probe is expected to recover in one to several days, according to NASA.
Jun 30, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
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