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“space history”

Aug 31, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
See just how well Hubble is doing after 25 years in orbit.
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.
Science is an intellectual adventure. Sometimes it is also a physical adventure.
Jul 21, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
New Horizons survived 9.5 years in space before taking pictures of Pluto. How do spacecraft engineers keep their machines going for so long?
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 7, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
This summer marks the 20th anniversary of the excellent movie, Apollo 13 -- these are 20 things we still love about the film.
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.
Jun 18, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Ready for your close-up? How spacecraft changed our image of moons, planets and other objects in our solar system.
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