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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...

Space sports car now flying toward asteroid belt beyond Mars

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's first space sports car is cruising toward the asteroid belt, well beyond...

NASA Nails Test on Voyager Spacecraft, 13 Billion Miles Away

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has nailed an engine test on a spacecraft 13 billion miles away. Last week, ground...

Theorist Suggests Seeding Life on Exoplanet 12,000 Years Away

With the concept of colonizing Mars and the Moon are becoming more popular, some scientists are even considering a type of Hail Mary play:...

NASA Finds a Three-Planet System in Hyades Cluster

It's exciting to find a younger brother planet or Earth 2.0, so to speak. But before we project our dreams of an ideal life...

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...

Scientists Just Found a SUPER EARTH 55 Light-Years Away

Spain's Institute of Space Sciences just found a "SUPER EARTH" called Gliese 3942B that orbits its own low-mass star called Gliese 3942 (also known...

Pence Pledges That US Will Go To Moon, Mars, And Beyond

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Seated before the grounded space shuttle Discovery, a constellation of Trump administration officials used soaring rhetoric to...