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A Short History of Epically Destroying Spacecraft in the Name of Science
Cassini isn't the first space probe to go out in a blaze of glory—and it won't be the last.
September 15, 2017
The Ceiling for Unpowered Flight Just Went Up 2,000 Feet
The Perlan 2 glider team is aiming much, much higher, and doing science on the way.
September 07, 2017
A View of Saturn's Rings From the Inside, Courtesy of Cassini
The 20-year-old satellite is still sending back images during its swan dive into the planet's atmosphere.
September 05, 2017
World's Largest Deadweight Machine
The U.S. government built the million-pound stack of steel during the Space Race.
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Did 3 NASA Astronauts Really Hold a 'Space Strike' in 1973?
Digging into a legendary moment in the history of extraterrestrial labor.
August 28, 2017
The International Space Station Had Two Views of the Eclipse
And cast a shadow of its own.
August 22, 2017
Space Station Astronauts Are High on a Fresh Ice Cream Shipment
It's not the freeze-dried stuff.
August 18, 2017
The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
How a jaw-dropping experience—like a total solar eclipse—can change how you think.
August 15, 2017
Winganon Space Capsule
A detached cement mixer has been transformed to resemble a relic from some obscure NASA mission to Oklahoma.
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Ghana's First Satellite Is Now in Orbit
It is monitoring the nation's coastline and even beaming music down to Earth.
August 08, 2017
Found: The Oldest Known Family of Asteroids in the Solar System
Over time, they drift apart.
August 04, 2017
There Are Giant Standing Waves in Venus's Atmosphere
Something's in the air on our closest neighbor.
July 25, 2017
Scientists Have Created a Virtual Universe to Practice Mapping the Real One
It took a computer 80 hours to generate 25 billion galaxies.
July 24, 2017
And Now, a Weather Report From Mars
Scientists in Spain are bringing Martian meteorology to the Earth-bound masses.
July 17, 2017
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Just Got Its Close-Up
NASA's Juno spacecraft got within 5,600 miles of the Earth-sized storm.
July 13, 2017
Found: The Smallest Star Ever Observed
It's about as small as a star can be.
July 12, 2017
NASA's About to Get Very, Very Close to the 'Eye of Jupiter'
The Juno spacecraft will fly within 2,200 miles of the Great Red Spot.
July 10, 2017
A Worm Went to Space and Came Back With Two Heads
Nothing to see here.
June 15, 2017
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