A Japanese spacecraft's long-awaited Venus campaign is finally about to begin.
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Explore a few of our favorite facts about this oddball planet in the outer solar system.
Before its planned crash into Mercury last year, NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft gave scientists a parting gift.
Half the size of France, the volcano spewed so much lava 3.5 billion years ago that the weight displaced the Red Planet’s outer layers.
We know of only one asteroid with rings around it -- but there are likely many, many more.
Astronomers have found a protoplanetary disk surrounding a young star with a rather chilly secret.
What will the NASA spacecraft do when it reaches Jupiter this year?
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