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Astronaut Chris Hadfield Questions Feasibility of Mars One Mission
NASA's Orion Test Flight Rescheduled For Friday
The launch of NASA's deep-space Orion capsule for a test flight around Earth was delayed on Thursday after a last-minute technical problem with its rocket, NASA said.
Rosetta Lander's Battery Wanes and May Not Support Drilling
The washing machine-sized craft is now resting in the shadow of a cliff on the celestial body and appears to be surrounded by rocks, preventing sunlight from reaching the solar panels.
European Space Probe Safely on Comet's Surface
“Philae,” the probe launched by the Rosetta Mission Wednesday made history when it landed on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Three Space Station Crewmen Return Safely to Earth in Kazakhstan
The crewmen, from Russia, America and Germany, have landed their capsule in Kazakhstan after almost six months in orbit
Water Found in Atmosphere of Neptune-Sized Planet, Trillions of Miles Away
The study suggests water is even more widespread than thought.
Boeing and SpaceX Will Fly Astronauts to the International Space Station
NASA’s announcement ends months of speculation.
Video: SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Midflight
"During the flight, an anomaly was detected in the vehicle and the flight termination system automatically terminated the mission."
45th Anniversary of Man Walking on the Moon
The now-legendary crew of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins left the planet on July 16, 1969 and arrived on the Moon four days later
Photos: Standing on the Moon
On July 20, "with one small step," Neil Armstrong made history, becoming the first person to set foot on the moon
Newly Found Planet May Have Flowing Water, Astronomers Report
The planets are orbiting Kapteyn's Star, the 25th nearest star to our sun and can be seen with an amateur telescope
Once ‘Stolen,’ NASA Gives Away ’70s-Era Spacecraft to Citizen Scientists
The satellite was launched in 1978 and used to study solar wind, but was “stolen” in 1983 for a totally new mission
Recycling on Mars
In outer space, urine can be liquid gold
Watch Chris Hadfield's 'Space Oddity' While You Still Can
The copyright has caught up with the best music video ever filmed in space
Russia Pulls Space Cooperation in Response to Ukraine Sanctions
Russia's PM said the country would reject a U.S. request to prolong the use of the International Space Station beyond 2020
Mars Needs Brokers!
The selling of the Red Planet is a multimillion-dollar business, even though the commute’s a bitch
Scientists Find Distant Earth-Sized Planet That Could Support Water and Life
About 500 light years away, the fifth planet orbiting a small dim star could harbor life