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Dec 16, 2014 03:34 PM ET // Jason Major
Already running on fumes as its fuel reserves dwindled, Venus Express' most recent attempts at maintaining its altitude fell short.
Dec 15, 2014 08:28 PM ET // Jason Major
The MESSENGER mission is approaching the end of its operational life, but before it dies, you can help NASA name 5 of Mercury's craters.
A new project aims to turn interstellar navigation into an invaluable asset for the future of spaceflight and a useful educational tool.
Dec 8, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
Here I am on Mars! Dozens of images were combined to create this selfie of Curiosity.
Dec 7, 2014 06:50 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The spacecraft woke at 9:30 pm from its 18th hibernation period since its 3-billion-mile voyage began in January 2006.
Dec 5, 2014 07:10 AM ET // Irene Klotz
With today's launch, the spacecraft will reach more than 3,600 miles from Earth — farther than any U.S. spaceship designed for astronauts has been since the end of the Apollo program in 1972.
Dec 4, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
The first test launch of NASA's new deep space capsule, Orion, was scrubbed Thursday due to technical issues with the rocket.
Nov 28, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Following a successful mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth, Japan is poised to launch a follow-on expedition, with hopes of finding organics.
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