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Aug 25, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The world is starting to get a better idea of what the U.S. military's proposed new space plane might look like.
Aug 12, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
An unmanned European cargo vessel has linked up with the International Space Station for the last time.
Aug 11, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Two Mars-bound spacecraft are both in excellent health ahead of their September arrivals in orbit around the Red Planet, managers for both missions report.
Aug 6, 2014 07:20 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
With the arrival of the Rosetta spacecraft to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, here's a look back at 7 close encounters of 6 comets by 5 spacecraft.
Aug 2, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A microwave thruster system that needs no propellant generates a small amount of thrust regardless.
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 →
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