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Nov 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA engineers think they have figured out a better way to both navigate and communicate far out in deep space.
Nov 17, 2014 04:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The orbiting Rosetta spacecraft photographed the path of the Philae lander as it descended, bounced and drifted into a ditch. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2014 01:25 PM ET
It's not entirely a secret space shuttle, but there's still much we don't know about the Air Force craft that recently landed after a journey to space to do ... no one knows what! Trace examines what the mystery ship might have been up to.
Sep 8, 2014 01:10 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A spacecraft chasing a comet in deep space has found that its target is surprisingly dark in color.
Aug 19, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Rob Coppinger, SPACE.com Contributor
Engine technology being developed for a British space plane could also find its way into hypersonic aircraft built by the U.S. military.
Aug 4, 2014 12:54 PM ET
When Russia lost contact with a spacecraft containing geckos whose only job was to mate, the world was aghast. Now, with all systems restored, there's time to wonder: Why are we studying animal sex in space?
Jun 17, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A space station particle detector is closing in on a comic ray mystery.
Jun 9, 2014 11:55 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA beamed a high-definition video from the International Space Station down to Earth Thursday (June 5) in a demonstration that could pave the way for much speedier deep-space communications down the road.
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