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A frozen super-Earth is just six light years away
It's close, but you won't want to visit.
Two NASA spacecraft died in one week—and there’s a connection
Kepler and Dawn guzzled through their precious gas for similar reasons.
Kepler finally ran out of gas, but it will always fuel our planet-hunting ambitions
It defied the odds to discover thousands of planets.
In the hunt for aliens, satellites may light the way
If aliens love satellites as much as we do, we might be able to spot them
Astronomers think they’ve found a moon the size of Neptune in a distant star system
It could be the largest moon we’ve ever seen
NASA’s newest planet hunter has already found two potential exoplanets
And TESS is just getting started.
There’s a planet exactly where Star Trek said Vulcan should be
Countdown: 45 years left until ‘First Contact’
This giant exoplanet’s atmosphere teems with glowing hot atoms of titanium and iron
And you thought this summer was hot
NASA’s most prolific planet-hunting telescope is taking a nap
But the end is fast approaching.
We could move to another planet with a spaceship like this
Our best guess for what it would take to get to planets that are really, really far away.