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December 15, 2012

NASA to Provide Dec. 17 Commentary as Twin Probes End Lunar Mission

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA will provide live commentary of the scheduled lunar surface impacts of its twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft beginning at […]
December 15, 2012

The magic, good and bad, of life in orbit

Chris Hadfield says he can’t wait for the “magic” of space, but he’ll also be exploring to the darker side of that magic as he circles […]
December 15, 2012

Chinese Probe buzzes Toutatis

The Chinese lunar orbiter Chang’e 2 has completed its flyby of asteroid Toutatis, a five-kilometer (three mile) long space rock that recently had a “close” encounter […]
December 14, 2012

Hubble captures most distant view of space

The Hubble space telescope has allowed astronomers to look deeper into the universe than ever before and identified seven of the most distant galaxies on record. […]
December 14, 2012

NASA spacecrafts prepare to crash into moon

    LOS ANGELES—After nearly a year circling the moon, NASA’s Ebb and Flow will meet their demise when they crash — on purpose — into […]
December 13, 2012

Hazardous' asteroid flies by Earth this week

A five-kilometre wide asteroid is zipping past Earth this week, giving stargazers a show and doomsayers a bit of a scare. The hunk of rock, dubbed […]
December 13, 2012

Jack Knox: Third mission in space, another first for Hadfield

When astronaut Chris Hadfield blasts off for the International Space Station next week, tucked behind his head in the cramped Soyuz capsule will be a brand […]
December 12, 2012

Google’s Year in Review Includes Space Highlights

Even though this is a promotional video by Google, it is a great review of 2012, good and bad. And there’s a plethora of space-related events […]
December 12, 2012

How to Train for Long-Duration Spaceflight, with Chris Hadfield

On December 19, 2012, a trio of Expedition 34 crewmembers are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and head towards their home in […]