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Aug 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
The second full moon of July wowed skywatchers around the world - and even in space.
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 31, 2015 09:44 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than thought.
Jul 30, 2015 04:38 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko approaches perihelion, the sun is heating up its nucleus and the solar wind is causing its tail to evolve. And the Rosetta mission has a ringside seat.
Jul 29, 2015 11:53 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
For the next six months, NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft will get its final look at two icy moons -- one famous and one not so well-known -- before preparing for mission's end in 2017.
Jul 29, 2015 03:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, astronomers have detected an aurora erupting beyond the solar system, giving us a profound glimpse at the magnetism surrounding a brown dwarf, or 'failed star.'
Jul 29, 2015 08:17 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.
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