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Apr 26, 2016 11:36 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
The women who worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the 1960s weren't only trailblazers for the solar system, they were pioneers for the more accepting climate of women in sciences today.
Apr 15, 2016 10:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
In his final DNews segment, President Obama will highlight Henrietta Swan Leavitt, whose insights helped devise a cosmic yardstick for measuring the universe.
Mar 16, 2016 01:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Neil Armstrong's emergency landing 50 years ago changed the agenda of Gemini 8, but likely saved the crew's life.
Feb 25, 2016 12:28 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
In a new PBS documentary, the pioneers of high-altitude exploration are celebrated as the trailblazers before human spaceflight was possible.
Feb 25, 2016 01:33 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
In an exclusive interview with Joseph Kittinger, he says 'confidence in your team, confidence in your equipment and confidence in yourself' were the key elements to surviving his death-defying 1959 jump from the edge of space.
Feb 22, 2016 09:13 AM ET //
It’s unclear if the astronauts ever heard the noise on subsequent passes or if other astronauts on later missions heard the sound.
Feb 19, 2016 03:48 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Mir may have had its problems, but the space station set a precedent for international cooperation and advanced the science of space travel.
Feb 18, 2016 05:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we anticipate the premiere of 'Telescope' on Discovery Channel this weekend, let's take a look back at just a few of the stunning discoveries and photos from the world's most famous space telescope from the past year.
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