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May 27, 2015 05:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft blasts closer to Pluto at a pace of 750,000 miles per day, increasingly detailed images are beginning to come our way.
May 19, 2015 01:51 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
The Air Force has revealed that it is collaborating with two organizations to evaluate experiments carried on the space plane's upcoming mission.
May 8, 2015 06:13 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A Russian cargo ship that failed to reach the International Space Station following launch April 28 fell out of orbit Thursday night and burned up in the atmosphere, the Russian space agency Roscosmos reported.
Apr 30, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, launched its New Shepard spaceship on its first flight into suborbital space on Wednesday.
Apr 30, 2015 07:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As it zoomed danger-close to small planet's surface at a mind-boggling 8,700 miles per hour, MESSENGER managed to beam one last look at the Mercurian landscape back to Earth.
Apr 30, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA has released a map of the region where the spacecraft is expected to crash.
Apr 28, 2015 03:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
While NASA waits to see if Russia will be able to salvage its troubled Progress cargo ship, astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the space station have enough food to last four months.
Apr 27, 2015 12:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an effort to further engage Dawn mission fans and to have some fun along the way, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has created a public poll asking what WE think those enigmatic blobs are.
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