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Saturn's blings: Diamonds may float in the planet's atmosphere

Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.

By October 18, 2013

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Wanderers: 3D-printed spacewear for medieval Arab astronauts

A series of 3D-printed garments is inspired by space travel, symbiosis and the medieval astronomers of the Middle East.

By December 11, 2014

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Curiosity discovers how water shaped the landscape of Mars

Much like how the flow of water on Earth carved out the shape of the land, so too did it sculpt the surface of Mars, once upon a time.

By December 8, 2014

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Cassini peeks up Jupiter's skirt

Back in 2000, Cassini took a rare shot of Jupiter from directly underneath the Giant Planet's south pole -- red spot and all.

By December 9, 2014

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Curiosity has discovered organic matter on Mars

Molecules found by Curiosity on Mars have been confirmed as organic matter -- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life.

By December 17, 2014

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NASA's Orion landing as seen from the USS Anchorage

This video taken aboard the USS Anchorage Friday shows NASA's Orion spacecraft making its glorious descent into the Pacific Ocean.

By December 5, 2014

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High-tech rooftop mirrors bounce sun's heat back into space

Stanford researchers suggest a unique place to store excess heat -- the coldness of outer space -- which could help keep buildings cooler and help save energy.

By December 4, 2014

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Orion spacecraft makes first test flight, in a small step toward Mars

NASA's four-hour trial run was designed to test equipment that may one day carry humans to an asteroid and eventually to the Red Planet.

By December 5, 2014

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Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial life

A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.

By December 2, 2014

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Orion space test flight a giant step toward humans on Mars

Before we can go to Mars, we need a reliable vehicle to get us there. NASA's big test flight of Orion will help pave the way for manned deep-space missions.

By December 2, 2014