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NASA's One-Year Astronaut Takes Spin In Soyuz | Video

NASA's One-Year Astronaut Takes Spin In Soyuz | Video

The Herschel/Planck Mission Constellation Lunar Mission ESA’s Special Delivery Last Moments of LCROSS – NASA Probes Hit Moon Meet the New Space Station Crew Auroras Dance Over Saturn’s Poles Arsenic Eating Bacteria Hint at Alien Life IMAX Hubble 3D: The Director’s Take – Exclusive Video Splashdown! Ares I-X’s Fall to Earth Planning the Assault: Why […]

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How to Find 'Strange Life' on Alien Planets

This artist’s rendition of the super-Earth GJ 1214b shows it in orbit around a dim red dwarf star. If the atmosphere is thick in hydrogen, scientists may be able to spot signs of alien life.Credit: CfA/David Aguilar Detecting signs of life very different from that of Earth in the atmospheres of alien planets may be […]

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NASA Tech Aims for Precise Landings on Mars (Video)

Getting a robotic spacecraft to nail a pinpoint landing is still just a dream for engineers, but a new technology could make it easier to reach distant destinations with better precision. The new Mars landing technology , which is being co-developed by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, and the University of […]

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Syfy Channel's 'Dark Matter' Finale Tonight Brings Shocking Revelation

In the Syfy original series “Dark Matter,” six people wake up on a spaceship with no memory of who they are. Jodelle Ferland plays “Five.”Credit: Syfy Syfy’s space-based TV series “Dark Matter” wraps up its first season tonight (Aug. 28) with back-to-back episodes and a jaw-dropping revelation that even the cast didn’t see coming. “Dark […]

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Boots on Mars by 2050, 'The Martian' Author Says (Video)

Boots on Mars by 2050, 'The Martian' Author Says (Video)

NASA’s quest to put boots on Mars will be delayed significantly by a lack of cooperation from Congress, the author of “The Martian” believes. “NASA says they can do it by 2035, and I’m sure they could, given enough funding,” Andy Weir, who wrote the book that has been made into a movie starring Matt […]

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NASA's Next Nuclear-Powered Mars Rover: Building the Beast

This artist’s concept shows the sky-crane maneuver during the descent of NASA’s Curiosity rover to the Martian surface, which engineers dubbed “seven minutes of terror.” The Mars 2020 mission will leverage the design of this landing system and other aspects of Curiosity’s Mars Science Laboratory architecture.Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech MONROVIA, California — NASA’s next nuclear-powered Mars rover, […]

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