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Mar 27, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A three-person crew blasted off to the International Space Station today (March 27), and two of them won't be coming back to Earth for a full year.
Mar 27, 2015 01:07 PM ET // Discovery News
Carl Sagan, the best science communicator of his age, was also an avowed athiest who loved discussing religion. Continue reading →
Mar 23, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have an open-top cocktail glass to look forward to.
Mar 12, 2015 03:00 AM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts have landed safely on after 167 days in orbit at the International Space Station. The space travelers were all smiles despite below-freezing temperatures of their snow-covered landing site in Kazakhstan.
Mar 6, 2015 11:47 AM ET
Cute, squishy face, bug eyes, and a penchant for peanut M&Ms? Increasing amounts of research suggest the alien life we've been searching for won't look like anything Hollywood has yet imagined. And it might exist without compounds we deem essential.
Mar 2, 2015 12:29 PM ET
The International Space Station may be seriously graying at the temples, but that doesn't mean it still can't contribute meaningfully to science. Trace explains why the venerable space lab still matters.
Feb 17, 2015 04:50 AM ET
NASA's rover Opportunity landed on Mars in 2004 and was only supposed to last 3 months. But more than a decade later the plucky vehicle is close to crossing the 26.2-mile mark in land traversed, despite a few senior technical moments along the way.
Feb 11, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The Dragon spacecraft splashed down Tuesday at 7:44 p.m. EST in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California.
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