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Jun 29, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As multi-million dollar spacecraft crawl across our solar system, they could bring smaller passengers with them -- these tiny vehicles are called CubeSats and they've so far done a great job colonizing low Earth orbit.
Jun 25, 2015 06:50 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Magnesium and iron measurements suggest the hourly meteor rate overhead on Mars must have been tens of thousands of shooting stars per hour for hours.
Jun 25, 2015 12:55 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A recently discovered face among rocks on a British Columbia island may be sculpted--or a product of the human mind. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
When NASA’s InSight lander settles itself on the surface of Mars next year, a pair of tiny experimental satellites will be nearby to relay the action -- in real time -- back to Earth.
Jun 18, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Ready for your close-up? How spacecraft changed our image of moons, planets and other objects in our solar system.
Jun 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Methane, a potential sign of primitive life, has been found in meteorites from Mars, adding weight to the idea that life could live off methane on the Red Planet.
Jun 11, 2015 06:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft careens through the solar system with Pluto in its cross-hairs, new detail in the dwarf planet's surface is popping into view at an ever increasing rate.
Jun 8, 2015 04:17 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The space agency's experimental Mars landing system launched its second trial flight over Hawaii on Monday. → Continue reading →
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