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NASA's revitalized OSIRIS-REx probe has begun tucking in one of its solar panels to protect itself from the sun.
Tech giant Rolls-Royce unveiled a mockup lunar nuclear reactor at the U.K. Space Conference in Belfast last month.
Space mysteries We have rocky moons, ocean moons and ice moons, but where are all the gas moons?
A new journal article outlines the design for a quadcopter that could assist China's mission to collect samples from Mars.
A monstrous dark patch, known as a coronal hole, recently appeared near the sun's equator. The temporary gap enables unusually fast solar wind to race toward Earth.
Pluto's 'almost twin' dwarf planet Eris has a rocky core blanketed by an icy shell, which appears to be flexing slowly.
Magnetic storms can create amazing auroras, but they also have the capacity to impact our power grid.
What is causing the structure of the dust to evolve, and where exactly the dust comes from, is still a mystery.
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