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The Mission To Visit A Killer Asteroid
Osiris-Rex launches in September
How The Juno Spacecraft Will Survive Jupiter’s Devastating Radiation
It starts orbiting the deadly planet in July
Juno Mission Will Peer Beneath Jupiter’s Clouds In July
This summer we'll get our closest ever look at the stormiest planet in the solar system
NASA’s MESSENGER Probe Set To Slam Into Mercury Today
A look back at the spacecraft's greatest discoveries
What NASA Should Do Instead Of An Asteroid Retrieval Mission
One professor says an asteroid survey would be a better use of NASA’s time and money.
Want a Space Suit? You Just Might Find One at an Auction
Going once, going twice, sold! to the space enthusiast in the second row
NASA Announces Dates for Last Two Shuttle Missions
Choking back a tear, NASA has announced the dates of the final missions to be made by the Space Shuttle....
Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life Guides Next Wave of Space Exploration Missions
A three-part Mars sample-return mission is among the proposed adventures for next-gen robotic explorers
Look Out Mars, India’s Gonna Get Ya!
India terminates its lunar probe and plans to launch its first Mars mission as early as 2013
Junkyard on the Moon
A half-century of exploration has left the lunar surface littered with discarded spacecraft, and a bevy of upcoming missions means there's more moon mess to come