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Apr 29, 2016 04:30 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Lasers are being touted as the next big thing in interstellar travel -- will it become a reality?
Apr 14, 2016 08:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hawking has backed it. There's a $100 million investment. But can we really send nanoprobes to another star? Not yet, say experts, but it's an exciting start.
Apr 12, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
Stephen Hawking wants humanity to reach the stars.
Mar 16, 2016 12:26 PM ET
Visiting Mars is going to be a multi-year trip, but what if we told you a ship could get to the Red Planet in the space of a holiday weekend? DNews looks at a proposal to do just that, with propulsion courtesy of photons.
Feb 5, 2016 01:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A NASA spacecraft now has Jupiter more squarely in its sights ahead of its July 4 arrival at the solar system's largest planet.
Jan 29, 2016 03:10 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What will the NASA spacecraft do when it reaches Jupiter this year?
Jan 22, 2016 04:48 PM ET // Irene Klotz
People who live in glass houses probably shouldn’t throw stones, but they could travel in space, thanks to a new manufacturing technique that allows transparent glass to absorb ultraviolet radiation.
Dec 7, 2015 02:33 PM ET // Jason Major
After five years of soaring around the solar system Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft has performed the necessary maneuver to enter orbit around Venus!
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