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NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

By MARCIA DUNN,  AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Calling all planets that orbit around bright, nearby stars: NASA's new Tess spacecraft is looking...

NASA seeks nickname for tiny, icy world on solar system edge

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Heads up, armchair travelers. NASA is seeking a nickname for a tiny, icy world on the...

Astronomers Measure Milky Way with Radio Waves

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A collection of radio telescopes that spans thousands of miles and is remotely operated from central New Mexico has measured...

8-Ton Chinese Space Station Crashing into Earth This Year… Somewhere

China's first space station laboratory, "Heavenly Palace 1" (Tiangong 1), is out of control and will crash into the Earth within the next 7...