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Jul 10, 2014 01:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a newly released image of Jupiter's moon Europa, its frozen, cracked surface has been revealed in breathtaking color. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
New NASA gear that could help humanity set up an outpost on Mars has gotten its first test flight.
Jun 26, 2014 07:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's next-generation spaceship has successfully completed its most challenging test to date: being dropped from a plane at 35,000 feet (6.6 miles) and parachuting to Earth safely. Continue reading →
Jun 13, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Two people with money to burn have put down deposits for the ultimate getaway – a trip around the moon, the president of the space tourism firm that booked the trips said this week.
Jun 12, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A decades-old spacecraft appears to be in great health despite being abandoned in the solar system for the better part of two decades, the private team working to revive the NASA probe says.
May 16, 2014 09:31 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The ancient icy body is beginning to warm up, causing a cloud of dust and gas to form around its nucleus – and the Rosetta captured it in photos. Continue reading →
Apr 24, 2014 05:02 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A robotic miniature space shuttle on a classified mission for the U.S. Air Force marked its 500th day in orbit on Friday, with no word about when and where the space plane will land. Continue reading →
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.
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