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Space graffiti discovered inside Apollo 11 command module

Workers at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum uncover astronauts' scribbles that haven't been seen for 40 years.

By February 12, 2016

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Farewell, Philae: Rosetta's lost comet lander faces eternal rest

After months of Philae's radio silence, the Rosetta mission team is finally giving up on hearing from the comet lander.

By February 12, 2016

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Israeli Google Lunar XPrize team aims to put lander on the moon in 2017

The private space race is well and truly on, and SpaceIL, an Israeli team competing for the Google Lunar XPrize, just bought a ticket to the moon in early 2017.

By October 7, 2015

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Awakened Philae lander could be working on comet surface again next week

After hibernating through winter and spring, the Philae probe is finally awake and could be ready to resume experiments soon.

By June 15, 2015

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Comet lander awakens from hangover, suddenly says hello

Technically Incorrect: Philae, the European Space Agency's comet-exploring spaceship, contacts Earth after seven months to say it's OK.

By June 14, 2015

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Rosetta's lost comet lander Philae could wake up in May sunshine

Rosetta mission scientists hold out hope that the Philae lander could reawaken in spring as the comet it hides on gets closer to the sun.

By February 2, 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize: Lander testing with Moon Express at the Kennedy Space Center

Moon Express is taking a different approach to the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize. To see its prototype lunar lander in action, we visited the team at Cape Canaveral.

By January 22, 2015

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Rosetta's lost lander drills into comet as battery drains

The Rosetta mission's successful comet landing turns bittersweet as the Philae lander ekes out as much science as possible before losing power and slipping into sleep.

By November 14, 2014

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Buy a spare Mars Viking lander project rocket engine

Get a head start on building your very own 1970s-style Mars orbiter by snapping up an engine built for NASA's Viking project.

By September 16, 2014

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Stunning images show Martian labyrinth in vivid detail

Plateaus, trenches and landslides from the Noctis Labyrinthus region on Mars are clearly visible in a newly released image from the Mars Express spacecraft.

By January 28, 2016