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May 22, 2015 11:02 AM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
The feature film juxtaposes the end of NASA's space shuttle program in 2011 with the space age future Walt Disney envisioned when he opened Tomorrowland in 1955.
May 22, 2015 01:28 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
An ongoing act of cosmic cannibalism may be responsible for the strange appearance and unprecedented behavior of a gigantic star nicknamed Nasty 1.
May 21, 2015 02:08 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Newly released pictures, taken when Dawn was about 4,500 miles from Ceres, confirm that the bright areas are patches of sunlight bouncing off ...something.
May 19, 2015 06:55 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The NASA payload aims to test how the space environment affects certain materials.
May 18, 2015 08:31 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
A laser-firing satellite could get rid of a large percentage of the most troublesome space junk orbiting Earth.
May 12, 2015 09:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Having already discerned the dwarf planet has distinct surface features, NASA's New Horizons mission has now spotted not just Pluto's largest moons, but the smallest natural satellites too.
May 10, 2015 09:09 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On the 956th sol of Curiosity's mission on Mars, the 6-wheeled NASA rover watched the sun dip below the horizon.
May 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A robotic spacecraft that circled Mercury detected magnetized rocks, evidence that planet’s still-roiling, liquid metal core likely spawned a global magnetic field as far back as about 3.8 billion years ago.
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