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Mar 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
It's been 40 years since we first saw Mercury up close, and the flyby raised more questions than it answered.
Feb 7, 2014 11:46 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Measurements by NASA’s two Voyager spacecraft helped reveal the outer planets of the solar system and then the doorsteps to interstellar space. Now, their data has been used to create a piece of classical music. Continue reading →
Feb 5, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
The peanut-shaped asteroid that the Japanese Hyabusa mission visited in 2005 appears to be two asteroids that merged to form Itokawa's weird form.
Jan 28, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
The space shuttle Challenger tragedy is recounted from the perspective of the men and women inside NASA. Continue reading →
Dec 10, 2013 03:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Today, NASA released a cool little video from the perspective of the Juno probe that swung past the Earth on Oct. 9. Continue reading →
Dec 5, 2013 03:13 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Explore the strangely fascinating phenomenon of robots snapping self portraits while doing cutting-edge science in space!
Nov 19, 2013 04:12 PM ET // Discovery News
As Comet ISON approaches the sun, our space-based robotic explorers have been keeping close tabs on the inner-solar system visitor.
Nov 11, 2013 02:38 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The European gravity satellite has finally succumbed to atmospheric drag and reentered Earth's atmosphere. Continue reading →
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