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September 1, 2014

Thigh Bone on Mars? It's Just a Weird Rock, NASA Says

A photo from NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars set the Internet abuzz last week with claims that the robot had found a “thigh bone” on the […]
August 30, 2014

Asteroid smash-up captured by NASA telescope

Researchers say they believe one of NASA’s space telescopes has tracked an asteroid smash-up before and after the collision for the first time. The Spitzer Space […]
August 28, 2014

NASA Completes Key Review of World’s Most Powerful Rocket in Support of Journey to Mars

NASA officials Wednesday announced they have completed a rigorous review of the Space Launch System (SLS) — the heavy-lift, exploration class rocket under development to take humans […]
August 27, 2014

NASA's asteroid plan may be cheapest route to Mars

WASHINGTON — NASA plans to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit during the next decade as part of a steppingstone approach to landing astronauts on […]
August 26, 2014

Southern Lights filmed from International Space Station

The European Space Agency has released time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, known as the “southern lights”, that was filmed from the International Space Station. The […]
August 25, 2014

Artist Maps Corner of Universe on Galactic Scale

Matt Mazur, ex-computer programmer, has constructed a universe simulator. The simulator has the ability to project a three-dimensional rendering of earth’s galactic neighborhood onto two huge […]
August 24, 2014

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket explodes after liftoff

Private spaceflight company SpaceX lost a rocket in Texas this week, when an unmanned version of the company’s Falcon 9 vehicle exploded shortly after liftoff on […]
August 23, 2014

'Thigh bone' on Mars? NASA explains an unusual find

A newly published photo of Mars taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover could send you racing to alert the local CSI crew. An image caught by the rover’s MastCam […]
August 22, 2014

Rosetta Moving Closer to Comet 67P Hunting for Philae Landing Site

“The race is on” to find a safe and scientifically interesting landing site for the Philae lander piggybacked on ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft as it swoops in ever closer […]