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Aug 1, 2015 07:14 PM ET // Jason Major
On July 25, 2015, the near-Earth asteroid 1999 JD6 -- a 'contact binary -- made its closest pass of Earth in at least over a century.
Jul 31, 2015 05:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In new observations beamed back from Cassini, Saturn's icy moon Tethys has decided to show off its mysterious stripes.
Jul 24, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has given scientists their first hint about why Pluto has a reddish hue.
Jul 24, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What tiny satellites could take a ride over to Europa? Here are five feasibility studies being considered to hitchhike on a NASA mission.
Jul 24, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Irene Klotz
See Pluto's composition and complex textures in this new 'enhanced' observation of the dwarf planet.
Jul 23, 2015 01:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s Kepler space telescope has found the closest match yet to a world that is similarly sized to Earth and circling a sun-like star at the right distance for liquid surface water, a condition believed to be necessary for life, scientists said Thursday.
Jul 22, 2015 12:35 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A bunch of astronauts dove underwater this week to simulate space. What other crazy places helps NASA learn how to live beyond Earth?
Jul 21, 2015 06:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
You'd be forgiven for thinking that the only dwarf planet news right now is on Pluto, but Pluto isn't the only small world with interesting stuff going on.
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