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Jul 28, 2014 01:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The construction phase of the world's biggest optical telescope has begun atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2014 09:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s long-lived Mars rover Opportunity broke another record this weekend. In addition to 10.5 years of operations on Mars, the rover now holds the off-Earth mileage record. Continue reading →
Jul 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Could small amounts of liquid water exist on the surface of Mars? Salt may be a key to answering that question.
Jul 27, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jason Major
As a European spacecraft nears a distant comet, it looks a bit less like a rubber duckie and more like a wad of gum. Continue reading →
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 25, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet Siding Spring is about to make a historic near miss of the red planet -- and NASA is preparing its Martian robots for the potentially hazardous encounter. Continue reading →
Jul 25, 2014 06:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have teamed up to precisely measure one exoplanet's vital statistics -- from 300 light-years away. Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The seafloor is not zero-G, but the cramped living is a good way to test out the toughness of a crew.
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