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How close can you get to the sun? Closer than you’d think.
It depends on whether you're in just a spacesuit or inside the space shuttle.
Did Uranus get smacked so hard it spun sideways?
The traumatic event may also have seeded the gas giant’s many moons.
One weird thing about eclipses you’ve probably never noticed
Some drawings to explain the August eclipse's trajectory.
New Cassini photos show the hexagon on Saturn’s north pole
The first images from the pentultimate phase of the mission
See All The Satellites And Space Junk Circling Earth In Real-Time
Makes your junk drawer look manageable in comparison
On Nightmare Planet Covered In Boiling Lava, A Year Lasts 8.5 Hours
It's even worse than Florida in the summertime.
New For Space Tourists: A Light, Comfy Space Suit
Private space company Final Frontier Design shows off the latest orbital fashion.
How Well Does Scotch Age in Zero Gravity? A Distiller Launches Some to Find Out
Ardbeg, makers of extremely peaty Scotch whisky, has launched samples of its product into space. Not as a gift from … Continued
Dawn Spacecraft Successfully Enters Orbit Around Huge Asteroid
After a somewhat harrowing waiting period, NASA confirmed over the weekend that its Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around the giant … Continued