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06 January 2013, 10:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
03 January 2013, 07:00 AM ET
NASA's Spirit rover landed nine years ago today, and its twin Opportunity followed three weeks later.
02 January 2013, 02:56 PM ET
A new study suggests planets are extremely common throughout the galaxy.
01 January 2013, 12:01 AM ET
Spectacular images every day.
30 December 2012, 10:11 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
29 December 2012, 09:43 AM ET
From a spacecraft that will sample asteroids to stunning images of lights across our black marble earth, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
27 December 2012, 03:01 PM ET
See our top 100 images of the year in space exploration and astronomy!
27 December 2012, 05:00 AM ET
The epic find should change the way humanity views its place in the universe.
24 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
A brief rundown of some of the year's record-breaking astronomical finds.
23 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
From a stunning meteor shower to a view of our Earth on 12/12/12, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
22 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
20 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
In a few billion years, Earth will be sterilized by a bloated, red giant sun.
19 December 2012, 12:01 AM ET
The newly detected planet is one of five found circling the star Tau Ceti, which sits 12 light-years away.
16 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
From a stunning meteor shower to a view of our Earth on 12/12/12, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
13 December 2012, 04:20 PM ET
Researchers are developing a mission that would assess the habitability of the icy satellite.
13 December 2012, 10:42 AM ET
No release date for the film has been announced.
12 December 2012, 01:27 PM ET
The Cassini spacecraft has snapped imagery of a river similar to, but smaller than, its African counterpart on the Saturn Moon. The 250 mile long river is believed to be filled with liquid hydrocarbons.
12 December 2012, 07:01 AM ET
The six-wheeled robot is depicted in MAD's venerable fold-in feature.
11 December 2012, 12:37 PM ET
Space artist Cook says a few words about some of her favorite exoplanet pieces.
10 December 2012, 02:33 PM ET
Engineers installed a potential fix shortly before the rover launched last November.
09 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
From a mountain range on Mars to a head-on collision between two galaxies , don't miss these amazing space pictures.
08 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
06 December 2012, 10:46 AM ET
See our coverage of the latest space-related announcements from the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
06 December 2012, 09:00 AM ET
The Discovery-class mission could be ready to launch by 2020, researchers say.
06 December 2012, 07:01 AM ET
The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog has seven candidate planets listed so far, and the pace of discovery is increasing, says its founder.
06 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
These nine planets represent our best hope for alien life beyond the solar system, according to the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo.
05 December 2012, 12:14 PM ET
The Planetary Habitability Laboratory (PHL) had compiled a Habitable Exoplanets Catalog (HEC). Currently, the possible Earth-like exoplanets are Gliese 581d, HD 85512b, Kepler 22b, Gliese 667Cc, Gliese 581g, Gliese 163c, and HD 40307g.
05 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
NASA will keep running Curiosity and its other Mars assets as long as they're scientifically viable.
05 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Some scientists want the 2020 rover mission to collect pieces of Mars for eventual return to Earth.
04 December 2012, 03:36 PM ET
Opportunity has made its way to clay-bearing deposits on the Red Planet.
04 December 2012, 01:01 PM ET
The rover's chief scientist was just excited about Curiosity's mission, and thrilled that one of its key instruments was working flawlessly.
03 December 2012, 12:58 PM ET
Soil analysis on Mars by the roving laboratory has delivered a detection of simple organic compounds. Further review will determine if it is actually from Mars or residuals from the rovers time on Earth and, critically, if it is the result of life.