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Russian Bluster Aside, What Will Become Of The ISS?
Russia's recent threat to leave the space station by 2020 was in fact the original plan.
Space-Born Jellyfish Hate Life On Earth
Space babies get major vertigo on Earth after a microgravity childhood.
Pretty Space Pics: Dawn Captures Vesta’s Composition in Brilliant Color
Today in pretty space pics: the asteroid Vesta, captured in all its multicolored glory by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft. The colors, … Continued
Russia’s Phobos-Grunt Mission to Mars is Stuck in Earth Orbit After Engines Fail to Fire
Engineers have three days to save the craft before its batteries run out
Video: NASA Is Working On a Tractor Beam That Can Reel in Particles with Light
NASA may be temporarily out of the manned spaceflight game, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t preparing to realize all … Continued
Inside FAST, Soon to be the World’s Biggest and Baddest Radio Telescope
Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory will soon be the world’s largest radio telescope no more. After years of planning, China has … Continued
As the $5 Billion James Webb Telescope Goes, So Goes the Future of Space Science
As the pieces of the James Webb Space Telescope – the next-gen replacement for the Hubble Space Telescope – come … Continued
Space-Sailing Data Clippers Could Ferry Huge Amounts of Scientific Data Around the Solar System
When civilizations were first spreading out across the Earth from its place of origin, traders and travelers harnessed the wind … Continued