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Thursday April 24, 2014 @06:50PM Group Wants To Recover 36-Year-Old Historic Spacecraft From Deep Space
Thursday April 24, 2014 @05:11PM Are Habitable Exoplanets Bad News For Humanity?
Thursday April 24, 2014 @01:20PM Astronomers Discover Pair of Black Holes In Inactive Galaxy
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @11:49AM Asteroid Impacts Bigger Risk Than Thought
Monday April 21, 2014 @11:11AM Venus' Crust Heals Too Fast For Plate Tectonics
Sunday April 20, 2014 @10:47AM 3 Former Astronauts: Earth-Asteroid Collisions Are a Real But Preventable Danger
Sunday April 20, 2014 @02:13AM RIP, NASA Moon Landing Engineer John C. Houbolt
Saturday April 19, 2014 @08:45AM SpaceX Launches Load to ISS, Successfully Tests Falcon 9 Over Water
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:46PM Kepler-186f: Most 'Earth-Like' Alien World Discovered
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @12:00PM Astronomers Solve Puzzle of the Mountains That Fell From Space
Monday April 14, 2014 @10:01PM Using Supercomputers To Predict Signs of Black Holes Swallowing Stars
Monday April 14, 2014 @07:10PM Saturn May Have Given Birth To a Baby Moon
Sunday April 13, 2014 @04:53PM Pluto May Have Deep Seas and Ancient Tectonic Faults
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @07:17PM Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @08:00AM Last Month's "Planet X" Announcement Was Probably Wrong
Monday April 07, 2014 @11:35AM NASA Laying Foundation For Jupiter Moon Space Mission
Thursday April 03, 2014 @09:39PM Saturn's Moon Enceladus Has Underground Ocean
Thursday April 03, 2014 @09:36PM Skydiver's Helmet Cam Captures a Falling Meteor
Monday March 31, 2014 @03:05PM Astronauts' Hearts Change Shape In Space
Friday March 28, 2014 @09:49PM Classified X-37B Space Plane Breaks Space Longevity Record
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @02:34PM First Asteroid Discovered Sporting a Ring System
Monday March 24, 2014 @12:23PM SpaceX Resupply Mission To Launch March 30
Monday March 24, 2014 @08:55AM Last Week's Announcement About Gravitational Waves and Inflation May Be Wrong
Thursday March 20, 2014 @04:05PM Earth Barely Dodged Solar Blast In 2012
Monday March 17, 2014 @02:42PM Pluto Regains Its Title As Largest Object In Its Neighborhood
Monday March 17, 2014 @11:35AM Big Bang's Smoking Gun Found
Monday March 17, 2014 @09:51AM Endeavor Launch Pad Being Rebuilt Piece By Piece
Monday March 17, 2014 @12:23AM Jack A. Kinzler, Savior of the Skylab Mission, Dies At 94
Sunday March 16, 2014 @07:02PM Planet Mercury Has Shrunk More Than Thought
Wednesday March 12, 2014 @11:41AM First Mathematical Model of 13th Century 'Big Bang' Cosmology
Friday March 07, 2014 @08:57PM Einstein's Lost Model of the Universe Discovered 'Hiding In Plain Sight'
Thursday March 06, 2014 @07:25PM Hubble Witnesses Mysterious Breakup of Asteroid
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @10:00PM NASA Wants To Go To Europa
Monday March 03, 2014 @10:04PM NASA Forgets How To Talk To ICE/ISEE-3 Spacecraft
Sunday March 02, 2014 @02:01PM India Plans Mission To Probe Sun By 2020
Thursday February 27, 2014 @07:18PM Indian Space Agency Prototypes Its First Crew Capsule
Monday February 24, 2014 @07:11PM SpaceX Testing Landing Legs On Next Falcon9 Rocket
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:55PM Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon
Friday February 21, 2014 @10:36PM UAE Clerics' Fatwa Forbids Muslims From Traveling To Mars
Thursday February 20, 2014 @04:59PM European Space Agency Picks Plato Planet-hunting Mission
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @09:57PM Supernova Secrets Seen In X-Rays
Monday February 17, 2014 @03:54PM Up-Front Seats For Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid
Monday February 17, 2014 @11:14AM Astronomers Make the Science Case For a Mission To Neptune and Uranus
Sunday February 16, 2014 @07:18PM Online Database Allows Scientists To Recreate Early Telescopes
Saturday February 15, 2014 @08:14AM NASA Knows How Mars Got a Jelly Doughnut
Thursday February 13, 2014 @10:32AM China's Jade Rabbit Fights To Come Back From the Dead
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:30AM Unlocking 120 Years of Images of the Night Sky
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @07:37PM Researchers Unveil High-Speed Laser Communications Device For Space
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @10:38AM NASA Now Accepting Applications From Companies That Want To Mine the Moon
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @07:31PM NASA Pondering Two Public Contests To Build Small Space Exploration Satellites
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @01:17PM Weird Asteroid Itokawa Has a Dual Personality
Sunday February 02, 2014 @09:04AM Astronomers Investigating Unknown Object That Hit the Earth In 773 AD
Friday January 31, 2014 @08:17PM China's PandaX Project Looks For Dark Matter In the Heart of a Marble Mountain
Thursday January 30, 2014 @01:40PM First Global Map Outside the Solar System
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @08:59AM The Human Body May Not Be Cut Out For Space
Sunday January 26, 2014 @08:47PM Chinese Moon Rover Says an Early Goodnight
Saturday January 25, 2014 @01:33AM 'Opportunity' Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Roving Mars
Friday January 24, 2014 @08:27AM US Lab Developing Technology For Space Traffic Control
Friday January 24, 2014 @08:18AM Searching For Dark Matter From Deep Under an Italian Mountain
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @01:54PM European Research Network GÉANT Turns Spacecraft Data Into Music
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @01:33PM New Supernova Seen In Nearby Galaxy M82
Thursday January 16, 2014 @02:24PM Previously-Unseen Photos of Challenger Disaster Appear Online
Thursday January 16, 2014 @01:15PM Telescope Designer and Astronomer John Dobson, 1915-2014
Monday January 13, 2014 @12:24AM Hubble Telescope Snaps Images of Tarantula Nebula
Sunday January 12, 2014 @04:40PM Orbital Becomes Second Private Firm To Send Cargo Craft To ISS
Sunday January 12, 2014 @10:15AM SpaceShipTwo Sets a New Altitude Record
Friday January 10, 2014 @08:10PM Mars One Studying How To Maintain Communications With Mars 24/7
Thursday January 09, 2014 @07:41PM Hubble Images Become Tactile 3D Experience For the Blind
Thursday January 09, 2014 @07:15PM New Class of "Hypervelocity Stars" Discovered Escaping the Galaxy
Thursday January 09, 2014 @02:31PM Swarms of Small Satellites Set To Deliver Close To Real-Time Imagery of Earth
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @07:09PM Bizarre Star Could Host a Neutron Star In Its Core
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @01:19PM First Survey of Commercially Viable Asteroids Estimates Only 10 Are Worth Mining
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @12:26PM Exoplanet Camera Now Online
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @10:31AM New Views of Supernova 1987A Reveal Giant Dust Factory
Monday January 06, 2014 @04:49PM KOI-314c: Weird Small "Puffed-Up" Exoplanet Discovered
Sunday January 05, 2014 @11:30PM Is Earth Weighed Down By Dark Matter?
Sunday January 05, 2014 @06:22PM Stellar Trio Could Put Einstein's Theory of Gravity To the Test
Sunday January 05, 2014 @09:17AM India Launches Indigenous Cryogenic Rocket
Friday January 03, 2014 @12:38AM China: The Next Space Superpower
Wednesday January 01, 2014 @01:17PM Researchers Confirm Exoplanet Has Clouds Using Hubble Telescope
Monday December 30, 2013 @08:55PM What Would French Fries Taste Like If You Made Them On Jupiter?
Sunday December 29, 2013 @07:40PM Space Junk or a Meteor? Fireball Lit Up Midwestern Skies
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:03AM NASA's LLCD Tests Confirm Laser Communication Capabilities In Space
Monday December 23, 2013 @05:10PM Smaller Than Earth-Sized Exomoon Discovered?
Sunday December 22, 2013 @09:48PM Spacesuit Problems Delay ISS Repair Spacewalk
Saturday December 21, 2013 @04:18PM Smooth, 6.5 Hour Spacewalk To Fix ISS Ammonia Pump
Thursday December 19, 2013 @11:17PM Billion Star Surveyor 'Gaia' Lifts Off
Sunday December 15, 2013 @06:59PM Photos Stream Back From China's Lunar Lander
Sunday December 15, 2013 @11:05AM No Longer "Noble"; Argon Compound Found In Space
Saturday December 14, 2013 @07:58PM SpaceX Wins Use of NASA's Launch Pad 39A
Saturday December 14, 2013 @09:42AM Pulsar Gets the Munchies, Snacks On an Asteroid
Saturday December 14, 2013 @01:05AM Chang'e-3 Lunar Rover Landing Slated For 13:40 UTC Saturday
Thursday December 12, 2013 @07:12PM Hubble Discovers Water Plumes Over Europa
Thursday December 12, 2013 @12:50AM Coolant Glitch Forces Partial Space Station Shutdown
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:54AM Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Ancient Lakebed
Monday December 09, 2013 @07:08PM Life Could Have Evolved 15 Million Years After the Big Bang, Says Cosmologist
Monday December 09, 2013 @09:02AM Massive Exoplanet Discovered, Challenges Established Planet Formation Theories
Thursday December 05, 2013 @07:41PM Two Supermassive Black Holes About To Embrace
Thursday December 05, 2013 @06:18PM Moon Express Unveils Next Moon Lander
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @01:44PM NASA Will Send Seeds to the Moon In 2015
Tuesday December 03, 2013 @11:54AM Three New Exoplanets Seen In Direct Photographs
Monday December 02, 2013 @09:26PM Solar Pressure May Help Kepler Return To Planet-Hunting Duties
Monday December 02, 2013 @10:14AM How Much of ISON Survived Its Closest Approach To the Sun?
Sunday December 01, 2013 @03:42PM Chinese Chang'e-3 Lunar Rover On Its Way After Successful Launch
Sunday December 01, 2013 @12:00AM Indian Mars Probe Successfully Enters Sun-Centric Orbit
Saturday November 30, 2013 @11:14AM China's First Lunar Lander To Launch Today; Manned Mission Planned By 2030
Thursday November 28, 2013 @12:33PM ESA's Long-Term Plan To Investigate the Invisible Universe
Friday November 22, 2013 @08:30AM At Long Last: IceCube Spots 28 High-Energy Neutrinos
Thursday November 21, 2013 @01:03PM ISS Astronauts Fire-Up Awesome 'Cubesat Cannon'
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @09:43PM NASA's Next Frontier: Growing Plants On the Moon
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @09:36AM Why Not Fund SETI With a Lottery Bond?
Monday November 18, 2013 @04:54PM Chicxulub Impact Might Have Spread Life-Bearing Rocks Through the Solar System
Monday November 18, 2013 @12:08PM MAVEN Ready To Launch Today
Sunday November 17, 2013 @09:37AM Comet ISON Nears Date With Sun
Thursday November 14, 2013 @08:03PM Astronomers Discover Largest Structure In the Universe
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:01AM NASA's Mars Orbiter Reaches Data Milestone
Monday November 11, 2013 @09:40PM GOCE Satellite Burned Up Over Falkland Islands
Monday November 11, 2013 @09:17AM International Space Station Infected With Malware Carried By Russian Astronauts
Sunday November 10, 2013 @06:33PM NASA's Robonaut Gets Its Legs; Could a Moonwalk Be In Its Future?
Sunday November 10, 2013 @09:40AM Sochi Olympic Torch Taken On Historic Spacewalk
Saturday November 09, 2013 @02:35PM GOCE Satellite Is Falling To Earth But Nobody Knows Where It Will Land
Thursday November 07, 2013 @08:51PM Bizarre Six-Tailed Asteroid Dumbfounds Scientists
Thursday November 07, 2013 @06:14PM A Chat with Kristian von Bengtson, co-founder of Copenhagen Suborbitals (Video)
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @12:44PM Cold War Spoils: Amateur Builds Telescope With 70-Inch Lens
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @11:53AM After Successful Launch, India's Mars Orbiter Is On Its Way
Monday November 04, 2013 @05:35PM One In Five Sun-Like Stars May Have an Earth-Like Planet
Monday November 04, 2013 @01:06PM 10-Year-Old Boy Discovers 600-Million-Year-Old Supernova
Saturday November 02, 2013 @07:40PM Thanks to Neutrino Detector, We Might Get a Good Look At the Next Supernova
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @08:49PM Why NASA Launched Millions of Tiny Copper Wires In Orbit
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @06:20PM Kepler-78b: The Earth-Like Planet That Shouldn't Exist
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:49PM Most Sensitive Detector Yet Fails To Find Any Signs of Dark Matter
Monday October 28, 2013 @03:01PM Is Europa Too Prickly To Land On?
Monday October 28, 2013 @07:48AM Dream Chaser Damaged In Landing Accident At Edwards AFB
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @08:38AM Company To Balloon Tourists To the Edge of Space For $75,000
Thursday October 17, 2013 @09:54AM Saturn In All Its Glory
Wednesday October 16, 2013 @02:10PM 1.5 Meter Long Meteorite Fragment Recovered From Russian Lake
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @09:46AM ESA 'Amaze' Project Aims To Take 3D Printing 'Into Metal Age'
Monday October 14, 2013 @02:11PM Gravity: Can Film Ever Get the Science Right?
Monday October 14, 2013 @01:22PM Space Film "Gravity": Can Science-Fiction Ever Get The Science Right?
Monday October 14, 2013 @12:29AM First Evidence Found of a Comet Strike On Earth
Saturday October 12, 2013 @12:48PM Hubble Finds Sign That Habitable Planets Could Exist Beyond Solar System
Thursday October 10, 2013 @04:32PM Mercury Astronaut Scott Carpenter Dies At 88
Wednesday October 09, 2013 @08:15AM Juno Needs Radio Amateurs!
Monday October 07, 2013 @02:05PM Pluto's "Thick" Air Isn't Going Anywhere
Sunday October 06, 2013 @02:45PM Space Camp: Not Just For Kids Any More
Saturday October 05, 2013 @05:55PM Scientists Boycott NASA Conference Because of Ban On Chinese Participants
Friday October 04, 2013 @10:35PM Another Science Facility Bites the Dust, Temporarily
Thursday October 03, 2013 @02:20PM NASA Astronaut Talks "Gravity," Spacewalking, ISS
Wednesday October 02, 2013 @10:37PM Mars Orbiter Spies Comet ISON
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @01:01PM Cassini Probe Sees Plastic Ingredient On Titan Moon
Sunday September 29, 2013 @01:59PM SpaceX Falcon 9 Blasts Off From California
Sunday September 29, 2013 @08:34AM Cygnus Spacecraft Makes Historic Rendezvous With Space Station
Thursday September 26, 2013 @03:29PM Water Discovery Is Good News For Mars Colonists
Wednesday September 25, 2013 @09:07PM BBC Thinking of Canceling Sky At Night
Sunday September 22, 2013 @11:52AM Hiccup In Space: Orbital Sciences ISS Docking Delayed By Days
Saturday September 21, 2013 @03:37PM Linking Mass Extinctions To the Sun's Journey In the Milky Way
Saturday September 21, 2013 @01:53AM How Long Can the ISS Last?
Friday September 20, 2013 @07:56PM Software Glitch Means Loss of NASA's Deep Impact Comet Probe
Thursday September 19, 2013 @06:08PM To Boldly Go Nowhere, For Now
Thursday September 19, 2013 @01:03PM "Synthetic Tracking" Makes It Possible to Find Millions of Near Earth Asteroids
Thursday September 19, 2013 @12:06PM Without Plutonium, Deep-Space Probe Missions May Sputter Out
Thursday September 12, 2013 @02:22PM It's Official: Voyager 1 Is an Interstellar Probe
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @06:46PM Black Holes Grow By Eating Quantum Foam
Sunday September 08, 2013 @12:51AM SpaceShipTwo Goes Supersonic Over the Mojave In 2nd Test Flight
Saturday September 07, 2013 @10:26PM Spacecraft Measurements Indicate Shifting Interstellar Wind
Saturday September 07, 2013 @07:41PM NASA Finds, Fixes Small Glitch in LADEE Moon Probe
Saturday September 07, 2013 @12:56PM Elon Musk Shows His Vision of Holographic Design Technology
Saturday September 07, 2013 @01:47AM Unmanned NASA Rocket Lifts Off From Wallops Island, On Way To Moon
Friday September 06, 2013 @02:32PM Suborbital Spaceflight Picks Up Speed
Thursday September 05, 2013 @06:58PM Lowell Observatory Pushes To Name an Asteroid "Trayvon"
Thursday September 05, 2013 @11:51AM Open Source Photometry Code Allows Amateur Astronomers To Detect Exoplanets
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @12:46PM Mystery Alignment of Planetary Nebulae Discovered
Friday August 30, 2013 @07:18AM Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Private Business Will Not Open the Space Frontier
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @04:08PM Why We Need to Keep Our Night Skies Dark (Video)
Monday August 26, 2013 @03:15PM Galileo: Right On the Solar System, Wrong On Ice
Monday August 26, 2013 @03:14PM Workers at Chile's ALMA Telescope Strike Over Working Conditions
Monday August 26, 2013 @07:57AM NASA Visualizes Asteroid Grab Mission
Monday August 26, 2013 @12:37AM Using Pulsars As GPS For Starships
Sunday August 25, 2013 @12:52AM This Satellite Could Be Beaming Solar Power Down From Space By 2025
Saturday August 24, 2013 @10:16AM NASA Testing Frickin' Laser Communications
Thursday August 22, 2013 @09:10AM Magellan II's Adaptive Optics Top Hubble's Resolution
Monday August 19, 2013 @07:45AM New System Propels Satellites Without Propellants
Thursday August 15, 2013 @08:16AM Four Month Mars Food Study Wraps Up
Thursday August 15, 2013 @08:04AM The Grasshopper Can Fly Sideways
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @02:18PM Amateur Astronomer Bruce Berger Talks About Telescopes, Part II (Video)
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @02:47PM Amateur Astronomer Bruce Berger Talks About Meteors and Telescopes (Video)
Monday August 12, 2013 @10:35AM Could Humanity Really Build 'Elysium'?
Sunday August 11, 2013 @12:34PM Examining the Expected Effects of Dark Matter On the Solar System
Sunday August 11, 2013 @08:23AM One-Way Ticket: Mars One Project Applicants Top 100,000
Saturday August 10, 2013 @07:50PM How to Peep the Perseid's Peak
Thursday August 08, 2013 @01:09PM Jon Oxer Talks About the ArduSats That are On the Way to ISS (Video)
Wednesday August 07, 2013 @06:17PM NASA Appointed Team Set Out Priorities For a Europa Surface Mission
Wednesday August 07, 2013 @09:37AM Former Director of the ISS Division At NASA Talks About Science Behind 'Elysium'
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:04AM NASA Data Suggests Solar Magnetic Field About To Flip
Monday August 05, 2013 @11:56AM Meet a Group of Aspiring Mars Colonists
Monday August 05, 2013 @11:08AM Hubble Spots Source of Short Gamma Ray Burst
Sunday August 04, 2013 @11:19PM Japan Launches Talking Humanoid Robot Into Space
Thursday August 01, 2013 @12:26PM Watch the Crab Nebula Expand Over a 13 Year Period
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @08:35AM Epic Online Space Battle
Monday July 29, 2013 @06:43PM Lower Thermal Radiation Input Needed To Trigger Planetary 'Runaway Greenhouse'

Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft ... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor. -- Wernher von Braun

 



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