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The Week in Review: A Space Milestone

In the 10 a.m. EST hour on Wednesday morning, a space traveler called the Philae detached from the Rosetta spacecraft and landed on Comet 67P. “We are there. We are sitting on the surface. Philae is talking to us,” said … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: The Final Frontier

Being an astronaut is tough enough. But what about being a one-way astronaut? More than 165,000 adventurers have applied for a 140 million-mile trip to Mars, to build a new home out there. And with the deadline looming next week, … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: NASA Television

For an organization that deals with the complexities of sending a car-sized rover 352 million miles across space to land on Mars, maintaining a presence on the Internet isn\’t—wait for it—rocket science. Happily, NASA Television, the space agency\’s YouTube channel, … Continue reading

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Space: A New Feed for the Final Frontier

If you\’re interested in spaceflight and space exploration, these are the best of times and the worst of times. America\’s space shuttle fleet has been retired, leaving the United States without any NASA-operated vehicles that can carry humans into space. … Continue reading

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