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Spacecraft ready to wake up and hitch a ride on a comet

The European Space Agency's solar-powered Rosetta craft will "wake up" after napping for two and a half years and begin the final part of its unprecedented journey to rendezvous with a comet.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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New species of microbe thrives in spacecraft clean rooms

An extremely rare microbe pops up in two different spacecraft clean rooms, one in Florida and one in South America.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Watch this European spacecraft burn up over the Pacific

The European Space Agency's Automated Transfer Vehicle puts on a spectacular fireworks display on re-entry.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Pocket Spacecraft hopes to launch personalized moon missions

A Kickstarter project wants to open up lunar exploration to regular people around the world through a fleet of tiny, flat spacecraft.

By Jul. 1, 2013

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Spacecraft watch perfect for Imperial officers

For a cool $33,400 you can own one of these offbeat titanium timepieces, which look like 1970s sci-fi props.

By Feb. 22, 2013

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SpaceX to build spacecraft parts with motion tech and 3D printers

Elon Musk's new endeavor to build rocket ship parts with Leap Motion hand gesture technology, Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets, and 3D laser metal printers makes sci-fi look antiquated.

By Sep. 5, 2013

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NASA's Kepler spacecraft to reveal new planetary discoveries?

The space agency is announcing new sightings found by the Kepler spacecraft mission.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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Need to repair a NASA spacecraft? Just 3D print it

Engineers at NASA Ames Research Center have begun experimenting with 3D printers for some spacecraft design. CNET's Sumi Das visits one of its newly open workshops -- filled with state of the art equipment.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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New titleholders to vye for crown of fastest spacecraft ever

Upcoming NASA missions clock in at 160,000 miles per hour and 450,000 mph, respectively.

By Feb. 25, 2013

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NASA awards manned-spacecraft contracts

Despite budget pressure, NASA says the winners of three contracts totaling $900 million are on track to develop commercial manned spacecraft to ferry astronauts to and from the space station.

By Aug. 3, 2012