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Recent discoveries of exoplanets by NASA's Kepler project and other research indicates that we may soon find habitable planets orbiting nearby stars.
The more you study solar flares and asteroids, the more you want to run for cover. A large asteroid is giving Earth, a close but comfortable encounter.
A swarm of possibly even tens of millions of pieces of space junk is currently circling the earth including a 6.5 ton piece that is poised to fall soon. Check out the space junkyard.
NASA's latest moon explorer sends back photos of what Apollo astronauts left behind on the lunar surface.
NASA is attempting to fill the skies with quieter, faster, more fuel efficient, and carbonless aircraft.
Several observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show evidence of water flowing during the warmest months on the Red Planet.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is settling into orbit around the asteroid Vesta - more than 114 million miles from Earth.
NASA's projected landing area for Curiosity is in a large crater at the foot of a layered mountain.
UPDATE - NASA released the first image of Vesta taken by the Dawn spacecraft after it entered into orbit around the planetoid which lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.
NASA declares the mission of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter a success after beaming back lunar images and measurements in sharper detail than ever before.
NASA's Messenger spacecraft has now been orbiting Mercury for three months and has given us a new perspective on the first planet from the sun.
NASA finally pulled the plug on one of the greatest Mars explorers, the rover Spirit. Here's a look at some of the things it found during its life on the Red Planet.
The Galileo spacecraft was sent hurtling into the crushing atmosphere of Jupiter in 2003 but scientists are still making discoveries from the data it sent back.
On May 5, 1961, Alan Shepard was shot to an altitude of 116 miles above Earth becoming the first American in space.
The space shuttle Discovery rocketed into Earth's orbit Thursday with a different kind of passenger that isn't human.