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Jul 6, 2015 11:32 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Good news: NASA’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft should be back collecting science data Tuesday, with no impact to next week’s planned flyby.
Jul 6, 2015 08:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will get a final set of commands on Tuesday, allowing it to perform next week's close encounter with unexplored Pluto.
Jul 5, 2015 07:44 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The probe is expected to recover in one to several days, according to NASA.
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 26, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA has already begun trying to figure out where its first Mars astronauts should touch down, about two decades before the pioneers are scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet.
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 01:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers may have discovered an exoplanet that has found the elixir to planetary youth, knocking billions of years off its age.
Jun 23, 2015 08:54 AM ET // Irene Klotz
From its orbital perch 2,700 miles above Ceres, NASA's Dawn spacecraft returned new images of the dwarf planet showing more even more small bright spots inside a 55-mile crater.
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