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NASA is planning an interplanetary fishing trip
The flyby mission aims to sniff flumes of alien seawater, but will attempt no landing there.
What SpaceX’s latest failure means for the rest of American spaceflight
The Crew Dragon’s engine test anomaly this past weekend will have dramatic consequences over the next year, and beyond.
Why a Japanese spacecraft is firing a bullet into an asteroid
And that’s actually not the craziest thing in store for this mission.
Good news: space bacteria (probably) aren’t evolving to destroy us
Microbes on ISS are changing their genes, but don’t worry.
Watch the James Webb Space Telescope go through nine months of testing in two minutes
The spectacular scope launches in 2019.
Scientists are trying to figure out how to keep bacteria from running rampant on space missions
Researchers monitored microbes on a mock flight to Mars.
NASA’s asteroid-collecting spacecraft will slingshot around Earth today
It has to pick up an extra boost.
Eulogy for Cassini: A fond farewell to a faithful explorer.
It was our window to another world.
A New Crew Heads To Space Station To Harvest Space Crops
Wonder what space lettuce tastes like?
South Korean Artist Prepares to Launch His Homemade Satellite Into Orbit
South Korean artist Song Ho-jun has spent years working on his very own DIY sputnik, a homemade satellite cobbled together...