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Nov 11, 2014 05:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
These days it can be hard to differentiate between computer generated imagery (CGI) and real life, particularly in a space setting. But this stunning video is real. Continue reading →
Nov 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
An American, a Russian and a German returned from the International Space Station late Sunday night (Nov. 9), landing in Kazakhstan after spending 165 days in orbit.
Nov 7, 2014 12:05 PM ET
If you got pushed into outer space without a fancy space suit on, what would happen to your body? All kinds of gnarly stuff, right? Yeah, but WHAT kind of gnarly stuff? Trace has the uncomfortable answers. Buckle up!
Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's bold asteroid-capture mission is an expensive distraction that does little to advance the agency's overarching goal of getting humans to Mars, one prominent researcher argues.
Oct 10, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Discovery News
On Oct. 7, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst ventured outside of the International Space Station to work. And this is their spectacular 'office.'
Oct 8, 2014 03:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's next-generation spacecraft is nearing completion and its first ambitious foray into space is planned for December. Continue reading →
Oct 8, 2014 11:36 AM ET // Irene Klotz
During Tuesday's spacewalk, astronaut Alexander Gerst took this awe-inspiring photograph high above Earth. Continue reading →
Oct 8, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
This week is World Space Week, so to celebrate we've compiled a top 10 gallery of space photographs -- snapped by humans and our robotic explorers -- that have been featured on Discovery News over the past 12 months.
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