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“Space Exploration”

Oct 1, 2015 09:40 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Houston, we have some questions: A point-by-point breakdown of the new sci-fi film with the Johnson Space Center. Spoiler alert!
Sep 25, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Kerry Sheridan, AFP
Scientists say the film shows precisely the challenges astronauts will face on a mission to Mars, even though it contains some big flaws.
Sep 23, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
How is Scott Kelly's year-long mission helping with a future trip to the Red Planet, 'The Martian'-style?
Sep 10, 2015 09:10 AM ET // AFP
The mission will be launched before 2020 and aims to land a probe on a part of the moon never visible from Earth.
Sep 9, 2015 01:20 PM ET
The upcoming film The Martian tries hard to keep the fiction to a minimum in Hollywood's latest science-fiction effort. Does it succeed?
Sep 6, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Frankie Rendon
Floating around in microgravity -- sounds fun, right? Although escaping Earth's gravitational well is a great weight-loss solution, it comes with many dangers. Here are some pros and cons of escaping gravity's pull.
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.
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