#Exploration

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Scientists Found Something Extraordinary In A Hole On Their Way To The Center Of The Earth

Working across three decades, Soviet scientists dug the deepest hole on planet Earth. But tens of thousands of feet down, they stumbled across some unusual things...

Science & Technology | SCIENCE

It Will Take 20,000 Years for Our Earliest Probes to Reach Alpha Centauri

The earliest explorations of the universe beyond our solar system were made by four probes launched in the 1970s -- Pioneer 10 and 11 and Voyager 1 and 2. But where will these early probes end up? And how long will they travel before finding another star?

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Two NASA astronauts will perform an unscheduled spacewalk next week

NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Tim Kopra will likely perform an unexpected spacewalk next week, to fix a rail car that stalled on the outside of the International Space Station. The unscheduled spacewalk will address a problem that arose on Wednesday wi

Family & Parenting | Kids

Blast Off at the California Science Center’s New Exhibit

You'll go to infinity and beyond at the amazing new exhibit, Journey To Space, at the California Science Center. With rocket launchers, a play space station and kid-sized Destiny Lab, this outing is truly out of this world.

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We're going to reach Pluto for the first time in history tomorrow — here's how to watch

When it comes to landmark achievements in space exploration, tomorrow — July 14 — will be a...

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Philae comet lander wakes up, says European Space Agency - BBC News

The European Space Agency says its comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth, seven months after it lost power.

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NASA Says We're on Verge of Finding Alien Life | WSJ Live

NASA's chief scientist Ellen Stofan predicts that scientists will find signs of alien life by 2025. WSJ's Monika Auger reports. Photo: NASA

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The Forgotten Space Artist Who Envisioned the End of the Space Race

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Daring Orion Spaceship Test Flight Is NASA's 1st Step Toward Mars

NASA is getting ready to launch a daring test flight of a capsule that could eventually bring humans to deep-space destinations like Mars or an asteroid. On Dec. 4, NASA officials are expected to launch the Orion spacecraft on its first t