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NASA Woke Up Voyager 1 From 13 Billion Miles Away, And The Spacecraft Actually Signalled Back - Siamtoo

Have you ever tried starting a car that’s been sitting unused for a couple of decades? There’s no guarantee that will even respond, let alone actually start up. That makes the feat NASA achieved just a few days ago even more impressive. The space agency c

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ExoMars Spacecraft Roll Out to Launchpad for Monday's Liftoff (Photos)

The next robotic mission to Mars has rolled out to the launchpad ahead of its planned Monday (March 14) liftoff.

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Free App Puts NASA Pluto Mission in Palm of Your Hand

A new app lets you follow the progress of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which is in the home stretch of its historic mission to Pluto. New Horizons will make the first-ever flyby of Pluto on July 14, zooming within 7,800 miles (12,500 k

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10 mile spacecraft and 60 mile highway discovered in 1968 moon photo?

A 1968 photo taken during a Lunar Orbiter mission to the moon shows what appears to be a spacecraft that is at least 10 miles (16 km) long resting inside the Cr

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Wow! NASA Spacecraft Sees Earthrise from the Moon (Photo)

The Earth rises spectacularly as a tiny blue marble above the moon in a new NASA photo that hints at the fragility of humanity and the vastness of space. NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured the image on Feb. 1 with its wide-angle camera, depi

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US Air Force's Secretive X-37B Space Plane Shatters Orbital Endurance Record

The U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane has broken its own all-time endurance record in orbit after more than 470 days of circling the Earth on a mystery mission for the American military. The miniature space shuttle launched on Dec. 11, 2012