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June 17, 2015

Nasa scientists: 'Life outside of Earth is probably going to be really hard to find'

Nasa scientists previewed several missions in the search for life off Earth on Tuesday, including a plan to scoop up minerals from an asteroid and one to […]
June 16, 2015

Hubble Space Telescope Sees Neighboring Dwarf Galaxy

A new space image made public by scientists over at NASA earlier today shows PGC 18431, a dwarf galaxy located at a distance of about 31 million light-years […]
June 15, 2015

Comet robot Philae phones home again

Europe‘s comet lander has again been in touch with Earth. The Philae probe made three short contacts of about 10 seconds each at roughly 2130 GMT […]
June 14, 2015

Philae comet lander wakes up, says European Space Agency

The European Space Agency (Esa) says its comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth. Philae, the first spacecraft to land on a comet, was […]
June 13, 2015

Has Rosetta's Lost Philae Lander Been Found?

After all the excitement of the dramatic bouncy landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the little Philae lander was able to take a quick look around its surroundings […]
June 12, 2015

NASA Gets Best View Yet of Mysterious Bright Spots on Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has snapped the best-ever images of the dwarf planet Ceres‘ bright spots, but the strange features still have researchers scratching their heads. The […]
June 11, 2015

Awesome video shows the giant rocket that America wants to shuttle astronauts to Mars in

A space revolution is coming. Leading the way is a fleet of next-generation rockets that are bigger and more powerful than most rockets before them, and […]
June 9, 2015

NASA's flying saucer tests Mars landing technology

NASA’s test run of a Mars landing system came to a quick end on Monday when the saucer-shaped vehicle’s parachute tore away after partly unfurling high […]
June 8, 2015

Carl Sagan's solar spacecraft finally deploys its sails

The Planetary Society‘s LightSail spacecraft just dodged another bullet — the ground crew has not only regained contact with the Carl Sagan-inspired ship, but managed to deploy its sails. It’s still not clear […]