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Vote Now! Top Space Stories of the Week - Dec.4, 2011

Astronomers Discover 18 Huge New Alien Planets

NASA/ JPL-Caltech

Astronomers have discovered 18 huge new alien planets, using Hawaii's Keck telescope. [Read More]

Is Phobos-Grunt Dead? Troubled Russian Probe Still Unresponsive


The European Space Agency announced today (Dec. 2) that it will stop trying to contact the beleaguered Russian Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, which has been stuck in the wrong orbit for almost a month now. [Read More]

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