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Nov 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
Nov 17, 2014 04:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The orbiting Rosetta spacecraft photographed the path of the Philae lander as it descended, bounced and drifted into a ditch. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 11:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The pilot who survived the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo remained strapped in his seat as the ship broke apart.Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // AFP
If all goes well, Earth will receive a signal at about 11 a.m. EST saying Philae has landed.
Nov 12, 2014 02:52 PM ET // Jason Major
This summer ESA's Venus Express spacecraft daringly dipped into the upper atmosphere of our neighboring planet during a risky but successful aerobraking maneuver. Continue reading →
Nov 11, 2014 10:15 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The comet's surface could be too hard for the spacecraft, Philae, to land, causing it to bounce back into space.
Nov 4, 2014 11:49 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
After a public vote, landing site "J" finally has a name. Continue reading →
Oct 26, 2014 07:30 AM ET // AFP
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday.
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