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10 September 2013, 07:28 PM ET
See landing day photos for the U.S.-Russian crew of the International Space Station's Expedition 36 mission. NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin are returning to Earth on Sept. 10, 2013.
10 September 2013, 06:46 PM ET
See NASA photos of a meteor fragment the size of a baseball that created a spectacular fireball over Alabama and Georgia on Sept. 9, 2013.
10 September 2013, 05:15 PM ET
Private spaceflight company Virgin Galactic held a career day event on Sept. 7, 2013, at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, Calif.
10 September 2013, 10:40 AM ET
The University College of London, the only UK host of a NASA Regional Planetary Image Facility, has recently released a stunning selection of the historic space pictures—many of them never published online before, others only ever in low resolution.
09 September 2013, 11:07 AM ET
See spectacular photos of Venus near the moon on Sept. 8, 2013 from stargazers around the world. The celestial pairing wowed amateur astronomers and skywatchers across the U.S., South America and beyond.
08 September 2013, 01:34 PM ET
From a spectacular reader photos of the LADEE launch to a dazzling fireball, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Sept. 8, 2013.
07 September 2013, 03:34 PM ET
See photos of NASA's LADEE moon dust mission to probe the lunar atmosphere as the probe launches toward the moon from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Sept. 6, 2013.
07 September 2013, 03:30 PM ET readers sent in great shots of the launch of NASA's LADEE moon mission, which soared into the sky atop a Minotaur V rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on the night of Sept. 6, 2013.
06 September 2013, 01:27 PM ET
Twenty years after it made its first flight, the Delta Clipper Experimental, or DC-X, is getting its day in a museum. An exhibit honoring the reusable rocket prototype is being prepared at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo.
05 September 2013, 04:00 PM ET
See amazing photos of the night and daytime sky sent in by stargazers in September 2013. Views of planets, stars and even the sun reveal amazing sites.
05 September 2013, 03:49 PM ET
See stunning photos of nebulas of gas and dust across the universe.
05 September 2013, 03:11 PM ET
See photos of Virgin Galactic's second rocket-powered test flight over the Mojave Air and Space Port on Sept. 5, 2013. The test flight marked the highest yet and included a test of the craft's novel feathering system.
05 September 2013, 01:26 PM ET
See photos of Kirobo, the first talking space robot.
04 September 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Baking a cake just got a new planetary spin. A self-taught Australian baker has crafted some truly out-of-this-world confectionary treats in the shape of familiar mainstays of the solar system.
03 September 2013, 04:38 PM ET
The debut mission of Orbital Sciences' Minotaur V rocket is scheduled to occur on Sept. 6, 2013 to launch NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment (LADEE)mission. See more photos of the new rocket here.
03 September 2013, 11:42 AM ET
This series of simulated views shows various viewpoints of the trajectory of the Minotaur 5 rocket that will carry NASA's LADEE moon probe into orbit. Launch is scheduled for Sept. 6, 2013.
01 September 2013, 08:00 AM ET
See what's up in the night sky for September 2013, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
01 September 2013, 12:00 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in's gallery of cosmic images posted in August 2013.
31 August 2013, 01:16 PM ET
From a meteor blazing over an ancient castle, to cloudy purple haze or a spectacular shot of a lunar fog bow, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and readers.
31 August 2013, 11:47 AM ET
From a traveling northern lights show to curiosity rover's best photos yet, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Aug. 31, 2013.
28 August 2013, 11:15 AM ET
United Launch Alliance is set to launch the NROL-65 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office on a Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Launch is planned for 10:52 a.m. PDT.
27 August 2013, 04:00 PM ET
The third of the seven primary mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope was cast Saturday at the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory Mirror Lab. The 20-ton mirror was formed by melting chunks of borosilicate glass in a rotating furnace.
27 August 2013, 07:28 AM ET
See stunning Blue Moon photos by readers sent in during the August 2013 full moon. It was a technical Blue Moon, as the third full moon of four summer full moons. It was not the second full moon in August.
24 August 2013, 11:41 AM ET
From amazing shots of the "Blue Moon" to a captivating new star explosion, don't miss these stunning night sky photos by stargazers and readers.
24 August 2013, 10:50 AM ET
From a birth of a star to a "ufo" near the space station, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week for Aug. 24, 2013.
23 August 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A look at NASA's Asteroid Initiative, which aims to park a space rock near the moon.
22 August 2013, 02:38 PM ET
See photos and images of Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Alexander Misurkin spacewalking outside the International Space Station on Aug. 22, 2013.
21 August 2013, 04:41 PM ET
See photos and images from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray space telescope, which scans the sky for gamma-ray bursts, the brightest and most powerful explosions in the universe.
21 August 2013, 03:42 PM ET
See photos from NASA's ' Wave at Saturn' campaign to urge people around the world to wave at the ringed planet on July 19, 2013. On that day, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a cosmic portrait of Earth as it appeared from Saturn.
21 August 2013, 03:39 PM ET
Thanks to a new camera and an adaptive optics system that cancels out the blurring effects of Earth's atmosphere, astronomers can now photograph the sky with unprecedented sharpness in visible light.
21 August 2013, 03:00 PM ET
See amazing photos of the night and daytime sky by stargazers on and off the planet in August 2013. Views of planets, stars and even the sun reveal amazing sites.
20 August 2013, 10:01 AM ET
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have obtained a vivid close-up view of material streaming away from a newborn star.