Mars mission managers are dealing with the biggest source of electromagnetic interference in the solar system.
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The Apollo 11 mission to the moon was one of humanity's most incredible feats, but it almost didn't happen.
That may be true for the short missions astronauts have gone on so far. But Mars will be a different story.
A team of Chinese researchers hasve won a NASA competition to design the best- possible method for humans to spread across our galaxy.
Something dark is spreading across the surface of Titan, and physicists have a new piece of evidence to explain what it is.
Such a mission would have to keep two spacecraft, separated by thousands of miles, aligned within 3 feet of each other.
A NASA mission to an ancient iron-nickel hunk has entered its final design phase, a key milestone on the way to reaching the distant destination in the mid-2020s.
The asteroid will pass close enough to Earth that, with some preparation and a decent telescope, amateur astronomers may spot it blotting out the stars.
Jupiter's magnetic field has changed since the 1970s, and now physicists think they know why it's happening.
China plans to build a scientific research station on the moon in 'about 10 years' according to a state news agency.
A space rock called Bennu is getting its close-up: NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission to explore the asteroid has entered a new phase of detailed survey work.
SpaceX tested the escape system on its Crew Dragon capsule. Smoke from the failure was visible for miles.
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