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“Space Exploration”

Aug 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Spacecraft landings and water evidence are just some of the cool things NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted in its 10 years after launching to the Red Planet.
Aug 5, 2015 12:52 PM ET
When NASA's New Horizons spacecraft did its historic flyby of Pluto recently, what did all of the new data in that photo op tell scientists about the plucky little world? DNews Space Producer Dr. Ian O'Neill shares the details.
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.
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