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Date / TimeStory
Thursday July 02, 2015 @06:12PM Rocket Labs Picks New Zealand For Its Launch Site
Thursday July 02, 2015 @03:58PM Microsoft Research Open Sources WorldWide Telescope
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:08PM First Human Colonies Should Be Among Venus' Clouds
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:23PM What If You Could See Asteroids In the Night Sky?
Monday June 29, 2015 @10:39PM Asteroid Day On June 30 Aims To Raise Awareness of Collision Risks
Saturday June 27, 2015 @04:02PM Why Didn't Voyager Visit Pluto?
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:22AM Black Hole Awakens After 26 Years
Thursday June 25, 2015 @08:31PM OneWeb Secures "Largest Ever" Rocket Acquisition For Satellite Internet Launch
Thursday June 25, 2015 @06:04PM Stellar Rejuvenation: Some Exoplanets May Get Facelifts
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @04:07PM Elon Musk Probably Won't Be the First Martian
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:36PM SpaceX and OneWeb -- Same Goal, Different Technology and Strategy
Monday June 22, 2015 @01:51AM Mauna Kea Telescope Construction Slated To Resume
Sunday June 21, 2015 @12:03PM Plasma Resonance Could Overcome Radio Silence For Returning Spacecraft
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @01:45PM Should Nuclear Devices Be Kept On Hand To Protect Against Near Earth Objects?
Monday June 15, 2015 @12:49PM Philae's Lost Seven Months Were Completely Unnecessary
Monday June 15, 2015 @12:00AM A First: CubeSat-Style Probes To Accompany InSight Mars Lander
Sunday June 14, 2015 @09:34AM Online At Last: Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up
Saturday June 13, 2015 @09:20PM ESA Still Searching For Philae; May Have Zeroed In On a Possible Location
Saturday June 13, 2015 @08:05PM Past a Certain Critical Temperature, the Universe Will Be Destroyed
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:47PM 75% of Russia's Satellite Electronics Come From US
Thursday June 11, 2015 @08:56PM NASA Probe Reveals More Detail In Pluto's Complex Surface
Monday June 08, 2015 @10:45PM Parachute Problems Plague NASA's Flying Saucer
Sunday June 07, 2015 @02:38PM LightSail Wakes Up After Silent Spell and Tries To Spread Solar Sails
Thursday June 04, 2015 @09:19PM Pluto's Outer Moons Orbit Chaotically, With Unpredictable Sunrises and Sunsets
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @09:15PM Mystery Moon Swirls Caused By Blasts of Comet Gas?
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @05:55PM SpaceX Applies To Test Internet Service Satellites
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @12:27PM Fuel Free Spacecrafts Using Graphene
Monday June 01, 2015 @07:44AM Rosetta Team Proposes Landing On Comet To Finish Mission
Sunday May 31, 2015 @10:58PM Does a Black Hole Have a Shape?
Sunday May 31, 2015 @12:30AM Ground Crew Back In Touch With LightSail Solar Spacecraft
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:49PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson Urges America To Challenge China To a Space Race
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:11PM Black Hole Plays Pool With Plasma
Thursday May 28, 2015 @12:59PM Black Hole Plays Pool With Plasma
Monday May 25, 2015 @12:29PM Largest Eruption In the Known Universe Is ~100 Times the Size of Milky Way
Sunday May 24, 2015 @06:56PM Hubble Discovers a Fast-Aging Star Nicknamed "Nasty 1"
Sunday May 24, 2015 @01:28PM India Ends Russian Space Partnership and Will Land On the Moon Alone
Monday May 18, 2015 @06:57PM Robotic Space Plane Launches In Mystery Mission This Week
Monday May 18, 2015 @04:51PM Four Quasars Found Clustered Together Defy Current Cosmological Expectations
Sunday May 17, 2015 @10:36PM How We'll Someday Be Able To See Past the Cosmic Microwave Background
Saturday May 16, 2015 @07:43AM House Science Committee Approves Changes To Space Law
Friday May 15, 2015 @08:20PM Planetary Society Wants To Launch a Crowd-Funded Solar Sail
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:16AM Kepler's "Superflare" Stars Sport Huge, Angry Starspots
Thursday May 14, 2015 @08:09PM Galaxies Die By Slow "Strangulation"
Monday May 11, 2015 @11:47PM Construction At SpaceX's New Spaceport About To Begin
Monday May 11, 2015 @05:18PM The Milky Way's Most Recent Supernova That Nobody Saw
Monday May 11, 2015 @03:38PM Apollo 15 Commander Talks About Developing and Driving Lunar Buggy
Sunday May 10, 2015 @01:53AM Messenger Data Says Mercury's Magnetic Past Goes Back Billions of Years
Friday May 08, 2015 @08:23PM Shape of the Universe Determined To Be Really, Really Flat
Thursday May 07, 2015 @08:04AM Extreme Exoplanet Volcanism Possibly Detected On 55 Cancri E
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @02:57PM 17-Year-Old Radio Astronomy Mystery Traced Back To Kitchen Microwave
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @06:58PM Mysterious X-rays at the center of the galaxy
Monday May 04, 2015 @04:03PM No, NASA Did Not Accidentally Invent Warp Drive
Sunday May 03, 2015 @04:48PM High School Students Discover Pulsar With Widest-Known Orbit
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:11PM NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!
Saturday May 02, 2015 @02:46PM Native Hawaiian Panel Withdraws Support For World's Largest Telescope
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:05PM New Solar Telescope Unveils the Complex Dynamics of Sunspots' Dark Cores
Thursday April 30, 2015 @05:38PM Messenger's Mercury Trip Ends With a Bang, and Silence
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:26AM NASA Probe Spies Possible Polar Ice Cap On Pluto
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @12:45PM Signs of Subsurface 'Alien' Life Found In Antarctica
Sunday April 26, 2015 @08:32AM Cosmologists Find Eleven Runaway Galaxies
Friday April 24, 2015 @11:25PM Mystery of the Coldest Spot In the CMB Solved
Thursday April 23, 2015 @11:10PM Cosmic Rays Could Reveal Secrets of Lightning On Earth
Thursday April 23, 2015 @03:04PM Virtual Telescope Readied To Image Black Hole's 'Ring of Fire'
Thursday April 23, 2015 @11:32AM Stunning Hubble Silver Anniversary Picture Unveiled
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @10:37PM Hubble finds something astronomers can't explain
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @10:01PM Hubble Spots Star Explosion Astronomers Can't Explain
Monday April 20, 2015 @02:07PM Mysterious "Cold Spot": Fingerprint of Largest Structure In the Universe?
Monday April 20, 2015 @08:06AM ISS Could Be Fitted With Lasers To Shoot Down Space Junk
Saturday April 18, 2015 @12:23PM Rocket Lab Unveils "Electric" Rocket Engine
Friday April 17, 2015 @10:24PM The Origin of the First Light In the Universe
Friday April 17, 2015 @10:04PM Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Friday April 17, 2015 @01:59PM Space X Falcon 9 rocket lifts off - multiview
Thursday April 16, 2015 @06:24PM Enceladus Spreads Ghostly Ice Tendrils Around Saturn
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @06:54PM Spitzer Space Telescope Finds New Planet
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:28PM Longer Video Shows How Incredibly Close Falcon Stage Came To Successful Landing
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:28PM Road To Mars: Solving the Isolation Problem
Monday April 13, 2015 @05:43PM SpaceX Launch Postponed
Sunday April 12, 2015 @04:32PM European Space Agency Invited To Contribute a Lander To NASA's Europa Clipper
Sunday April 12, 2015 @08:11AM Copenhagen Suborbitals Test Rocket Engine
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:22PM Collision With Earth's "Little Sister" Created the Moon
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:20PM Organic Molecules Found Circling Nearby Star
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @12:35PM Amid Controversy, Construction of Telescope In Hawaii Halted
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @12:07PM Distance of a Microlensing Event Measured For the First Time
Monday April 06, 2015 @04:20PM Build Your Own Satellite For Less Than $30K
Thursday April 02, 2015 @09:19AM NASA-ESA Project Will Shoot an Asteroid To See What Happens
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @09:32AM X-37B To Fly Again
Monday March 30, 2015 @07:40AM Chinese Scientists Plan Solar Power Station In Space
Sunday March 29, 2015 @08:01AM SpaceX's New Combustion Technologies
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:21PM Taxpayer Subsidies To ULA To End
Friday March 27, 2015 @06:39PM Dark Matter Is Even More of a Mystery Than Expected
Thursday March 26, 2015 @06:08PM GAO Denied Access To Webb Telescope Workers By Northrop Grumman
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @01:03PM Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Could Land At Ellington Space Port Near Houston
Monday March 23, 2015 @03:21PM World's Largest Asteroid Impacts Found In Central Australia
Monday March 23, 2015 @12:22PM NASA's Abandoned Launch Facilities
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:08AM Rosetta Spacecraft Makes Nitrogen Discovery On Comet
Friday March 20, 2015 @10:37PM How Space Can Expand Faster Than the Speed of Light
Monday March 16, 2015 @08:41AM NASA Wants Your Help Hunting For Asteroids
Saturday March 14, 2015 @09:30PM Russia Abandons Super-Rocket Designed To Compete With SLS
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:37PM Huge Ocean Confirmed Underneath Solar System's Largest Moon
Thursday March 12, 2015 @06:15PM Proxima Centauri Might Not Be the Closest Star To Earth
Sunday March 08, 2015 @06:13PM The Astronomer Who Brought Us the Universe
Friday March 06, 2015 @10:20PM New Images From Mangalyaan
Friday March 06, 2015 @12:25AM How Activists Tried To Destroy GPS With Axes
Thursday March 05, 2015 @07:27PM Hubble Discovers Quadruple Lensed Ancient Supernova
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:44PM New Data Indicates Arctic-Ocean Sized Body of Water on Ancient Mars
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @06:56PM Massive Exoplanet Evolved In Extreme 4-Star System
Monday March 02, 2015 @03:14PM NASA's Spitzer Team Releases Highest-resolution View of the Full Galactic Plane
Monday March 02, 2015 @08:51AM SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Dual Satellite Mission
Sunday March 01, 2015 @02:59PM 20-Year-Old Military Weather Satellite Explodes In Orbit
Sunday March 01, 2015 @02:23PM Spacewalking Astronauts Finish Extensive, Tricky Cable Job
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @07:15PM Ceres' Mystery Bright Dots May Have Volcanic Origin
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:20AM ISS Crew Install Cables For 2017 Arrival of Commercial Capsules
Sunday February 22, 2015 @11:12PM Rocket Flown Through Northern Lights To Help Unlock Space Weather Mysteries
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @02:28PM Supermassive Diet: Black Holes Bulk-Up On Dark Matter
Monday February 16, 2015 @06:11PM Mysterious Martian Plumes Discovered By Amateur Astronomers
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:41AM ESA Complete Spaceplane Test Flight; IXV Safely Returns To Earth
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @07:16PM SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches, Rocket Recovery Attempt Scrapped
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @01:50PM Comets Form Like Deep Fried Ice Cream Scoops
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @09:40AM West To East Coast: SpaceX Ready For Extreme Multitasking
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @09:31AM ESA's Experimental Wingless Space Plane IXV Ready For a Test Flight
Sunday February 08, 2015 @01:08PM Earth's Libration Visualized For the First Time Above the Moon's Far Side
Saturday February 07, 2015 @08:48PM DARPA's ALASA Could Pave Way For Cheaper, Faster Satellite Launches
Thursday February 05, 2015 @02:04PM Craters Pop As NASA's Dawn Probe Approaches Ceres
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:05AM The Strangest Moon In the Solar System
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @02:21PM TP-82: The Gun Cosmonauts Carried On Space Missions
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @10:33AM FAA Could Extend Property Rights On the Moon Through Regulation
Monday February 02, 2015 @04:57PM Obama's 2016 NASA Budget Status Quo, Funds Europa Mission
Monday February 02, 2015 @08:46AM State Television Says Iran Launches New Satellite Into Space
Sunday February 01, 2015 @09:00AM NASA Launches Satellite To Observe Soil Moisture
Friday January 30, 2015 @10:00PM There Is No "You" In a Parallel Universe
Thursday January 29, 2015 @01:10AM The Big Bang By Balloon
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @12:45PM Proposed Space Telescope Uses Huge Opaque Disk To Surpass Hubble
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:08PM Virgin Galactic Dumps Scaled Composites For Spaceship Two
Monday January 26, 2015 @01:12PM "Once In a Lifetime" Asteroid Sighting Monday Night
Monday January 26, 2015 @01:49AM How Do We Know the Timeline of the Universe?
Sunday January 25, 2015 @11:54PM NASA Considers Autonomous Martian Helicopter To Augment Future Rovers
Sunday January 25, 2015 @06:26PM SpaceX, US Air Force Settle Spy Sat Dispute
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:34AM Europe and China Will Team Up For a Robotic Space Mission
Thursday January 22, 2015 @07:09PM The Camera That Changed the Universe
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @03:01PM The Paradoxes That Threaten To Tear Modern Cosmology Apart
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:23AM NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years
Monday January 19, 2015 @06:20PM Astronomers Record Mystery Radio Signals From 5.5 Billion Light Years Away
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:01PM Astronomers Caught Some of Space's Most Mysterious Radio Bursts in Real Time
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:15AM Iran Forced To Cancel Its Space Program
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:56PM Analysis Suggests Solar System Contains Massive Trans-Neptunian Objects
Thursday January 15, 2015 @07:15PM Virgin Galactic To Launch 2,400 Comm. Satellites To Offer Ubiquitous Broadband
Thursday January 15, 2015 @12:05PM Exoplanet Hunting NGTS Telescope Array Achieves First Light
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @01:23PM The Strange Story of the First Quantum Art Exhibition In Space
Sunday January 11, 2015 @09:48AM NASA's New Horizons To Arrive At Pluto With Clyde Tombaugh's Ashes
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @10:17PM Study Casts Doubt On Mammoth-Killing Cosmic Impact
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @04:20PM Scientist Says Potential Signs of Ancient Life in Mars Rover Photos
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @02:12PM SpaceX One Step Closer To Launching Astronaut
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @08:36AM SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch and Historic Landing Aborted
Monday January 05, 2015 @10:00PM Should we be content with our paltry space program?
Monday January 05, 2015 @01:03PM In Daring Plan, Tomorrow SpaceX To Land a Rocket On Floating Platform
Friday January 02, 2015 @06:28PM How civilisations can spread across a galaxy
Thursday January 01, 2015 @07:07PM Private Russian Company Proposes Lunar Base
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @08:11PM The Billionaires' Space Club
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @11:08AM BU Students Working On a Cheaper, Gentler Suborbital Rocket
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:22AM Life In Space, In More Than 12,000 Photos
Sunday December 28, 2014 @08:19PM What Northern Hemisphere Astronomers Are Missing From the Southern Hemisphere
Sunday December 28, 2014 @03:58PM New Proposed Path for Manned Trips to Mars: Let Mars' Gravity Capture Spacecraft
Saturday December 27, 2014 @09:39PM 5,200 Days Aboard ISS, and the Surprising Reason the Mission Is Still Worthwhile
Saturday December 27, 2014 @02:43PM Hubble Reveals a Previously Unknown Dwarf Galaxy Just 7 Million Light Years Away
Sunday December 21, 2014 @12:31PM Footage Showing Orion's Fiery Re-Entry Into Earth's Atmosphere Released By NASA
Sunday December 21, 2014 @09:02AM Can Rep. John Culberson Save NASA's Space Exploration Program?
Friday December 19, 2014 @12:52AM Kepler Makes First Exoplanet Discovery After Mission Reboot
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:56PM India Successfully Test Fires Its Heaviest Rocket
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:07AM NASA Tests Feasibility of 3D Printing on the Moon and Other Planets
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:36AM Startup Helps You Build Your Very Own Picosatellite On a Budget
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @06:39PM Terrestrial Gamma Ray Bursts Very Common
Monday December 15, 2014 @12:56PM SpaceX Set To Create 300 New US Jobs and Expand Facilities
Monday December 15, 2014 @12:18PM Raspberry Pi In Space
Saturday December 13, 2014 @01:30PM Airbus Attacked By French Lawmaker For Talking To SpaceX
Friday December 12, 2014 @11:37PM Deflating Claims That ESA Craft Has Spotted Dark Matter
Thursday December 11, 2014 @12:19AM Rosetta Results: Comets "Did Not Bring Water To Earth"
Sunday December 07, 2014 @09:46AM Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Ends Hibernation To Start Mission
Friday December 05, 2014 @11:31PM Orion Capsule Safely Recovered, Complete With 12-Year-Old Computer Guts
Thursday December 04, 2014 @10:27PM How Astronomers Will Take the "Image of the Century": a Black Hole
Thursday December 04, 2014 @05:27PM Aliens Are Probably Everywhere, Just Not Anywhere Nearby
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @09:54PM Why Pluto Still Matters
Monday December 01, 2014 @02:21PM Stars Traveling Close To Light Speed Could Spread Life Through the Universe
Monday December 01, 2014 @12:06AM Who Needs NASA? Exoplanet Detected Using a DSLR
Sunday November 30, 2014 @03:04AM Hayabusa 2 Asteroid Probe Postponed By Weather Until Early December
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:51PM New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @12:14AM ISS's 3-D Printer Creates Its First Object In Space
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @09:40AM Conglomerate Rock From Mars: (Much) More Precious Than Gold
Monday November 24, 2014 @03:52PM Complex Life May Be Possible In Only 10% of All Galaxies
Monday November 24, 2014 @11:34AM NASA Offering Contracts To Encourage Asteroid Mining
Monday November 24, 2014 @09:15AM Multi-National Crew Reaches Space Station
Monday November 24, 2014 @12:29AM Study: Space Rock Impacts Not Random
Sunday November 23, 2014 @05:30PM NASA Remasters 20-Year-Old Galileo Photographs of Jupiter's Moon, Europa
Sunday November 23, 2014 @02:04PM Elon Musk Talks "X-Wing" Fins For Reusable Rockets, Seafaring Spaceport Drones
Sunday November 23, 2014 @09:58AM Spaceport America Loses $1.7 Million Due To Virgin Galactic Delays
Friday November 21, 2014 @04:36PM Russia May Be Planning National Space Station To Replace ISS
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @06:16PM What Would Have Happened If Philae Were Nuclear Powered?
Monday November 17, 2014 @03:21PM Fascinating Rosetta Image Captures Philae's Comet Bounce
Monday November 17, 2014 @09:21AM Magnetic Field In Meteorite Provides Clues About Formation of Solar System
Sunday November 16, 2014 @10:44PM Leonid Meteor Shower Hits Tonight, Peaks Tomorrow
Sunday November 16, 2014 @03:37PM After Four Days, Philae Team Gets to Rest

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