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An Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral May 15 to loft a new GPS satellite into space.
NASA's long-lived Opportunity Mars rover is the new American champion of off-planet driving, breaking a distance record that was set more than 40 years ago by a manned Apollo moon buggy.
This dramatic space wallpaper reveals cosmic clouds in the constellation of Orion showing what seems to be a fiery ribbon in the sky.
NASA's Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) will study asteroid Bennu. It will launch in 2016, arrive at the asteroid in 2018 and a minimum of 2 ounces of it will be returned 5 years later.
The mountains of the moon are visible for those that wish to see them this month. Here's how to check them out.
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NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter probe has snapped the most detailed picture yet of the far side of the moon. The new image is part of new global map of the moon for future lunar exploration.
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The Dream Chaser space plane has arrived at a NASA facility in California to undergo tests that will help vet its ability to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
The moon rocket engines that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos raised from the seafloor are now being restored in Kansas, and the public is invited to come see.The Apollo engines are being restored in Kansas, and the public is invited to come see.
By 2015 there'll be something green in space, and it won't be aliens!
Living up to its enchanting name, the Stardust mission has lugged back to Earth, well…real stardust, scientists announced today.
Hold onto your lunch! Watch construction workers complete the tower. The topmost section was lofted into place with an attached camera rolling. Topping out at 1776 feet, it was the 3rd tallest building in the world at the time of completion.
There is no evidence that the launch was an anti-satellite test, experts say.
With the release of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' set for Thursday (May 16), imaginations around the world are still captured by the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Here's why.