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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.
Jun 16, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Wake up, Philae! Here are five more spacecraft rescued after their missions could have terminated.
May 22, 2015 11:02 AM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
The feature film juxtaposes the end of NASA's space shuttle program in 2011 with the space age future Walt Disney envisioned when he opened Tomorrowland in 1955.
Apr 17, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
If every failure offers a learning opportunity, what can Apollo 13 teach us?
Sep 10, 2014 08:05 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A Russian cosmonaut is poised to make a bit of history when she launches to the International Space Station this month, even if she considers the mission a routine spaceflight.
Jul 26, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Apollo 11's historic trip to the lunar surface in 1969 helped to debunk many a myth about our moon.
Jul 16, 2014 07:30 PM ET // Discovery News
45 years ago today, Apollo 11 lifted off to make an attempt at landing on the moon. Explore the first part of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' mission as they orbited Earth and coasted in the direction of the moon.
Jun 16, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Heat radiating from the young Earth could help solve the more than 50-year-old mystery of why the far side of the moon, which faces away from Earth, lacks the dark, vast expanses of volcanic rock that define the face of the Man in the Moon as seen from Earth, researchers say.
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