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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!
Nov 30, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Jason Major
A Japanese spacecraft, which failed to make it into Venus orbit in 2010, is making a return trip to the planet after being stuck in solar orbit and engineers are hopeful it will complete its mission.
Oct 23, 2015 04:01 PM ET // Jason Major
New Horizons sends back a close-up view of Kerberos, a tiny Pluto moon that wasn't even known about until 2011.
Oct 5, 2015 03:31 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's been 40 years since the Soviet Venera 9 spacecraft transmitted the first images of Venus' hellish landscape -- are there plans to go back?
Sep 15, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
New research shows that the planet completes a rotation on its axis roughly 9 seconds faster than scientists previously thought.
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