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Vote Now! Best Space Stories of the Week – Dec. 8, 2013

NASA's Ailing Planet-Hunting Kepler Spacecraft Moves Closer to New Mission

NASA.

NASA's hobbled Kepler space telescope is one step closer to resuming its search for alien planets. [Full Story]

NEXT: Scientists to Congress: We Have the Technology to Find Alien Life

Scientists to Congress: We Have the Technology to Find Alien Life

NASA, ESA, G.F. Benedict (University of Texas, Austin)

Better telescopes and knowledge of life on Earth continue to aid scientists in their search for life beyond Earth. [Full Story]

NEXT: Moon Express Unveils Private Lunar Lander (Images)

Moon Express Unveils Private Lunar Lander (Images)

Moon Express

A commercial space company has revealed the design of the lunar lander that it aims to send to the moon in 2015. [Full Story]

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