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Amazing light paintings -- in space!

The Spiral Top, a spinning gadget mounted with LEDs for gorgeous light paintings, brings a touch of artistry to the International Space Station.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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NASA satellite gets a 3D view of Sandy's eye

With tropical-storm force winds about 1,000 miles across, Sandy is a monster. NASA's radar view of its eyewall shows "remarkable vigor" for its Category 1 status.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Fiery annular solar eclipse to be broadcast live on Internet

Most of Earth's inhabitants won't be able to directly watch the moon pass in front of the sun on Thursday -- leaving only a golden ring around its edges -- but anyone can catch the action online.

By May. 8, 2013

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Probe returns to Earth after asteroid landing

Japan's Hayabusa space probe returns to Earth after landing on an asteroid. It landed in Australia and may carry asteroid material.

By Jun. 13, 2010

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Russians say they intend to establish permanent moon bases

At Washington meeting between heads of national space agencies, Russia puts down a moon marker.

By May. 23, 2012

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Scientists find asteroid probe, need can opener

Japanese and other scientists have recovered part of a space probe that returned to Earth after landing on a distant asteroid on a sample recovery mission. Do they dare open it?

By Jun. 16, 2010

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Japan sees moonwalking humanoids by 2015

Japanese consortium has promised to send humanoid bots to the moon by 2015 and is developing a bipedal humanoid that could make one giant leap for droidkind.

By Apr. 29, 2010

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Japan plans $2 billion robot moon base by 2020

Government panel has outlined plans for humanoid robots to begin lunar surveys in five years and a robot base on the moon's south pole by 2020.

By May. 27, 2010

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YouTube Space Lab wants your experiments

YouTube has launched a channel called Space Lab, and it wants students to submit experiments to carry out in deep space…

By Oct. 10, 2011

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Are pogo-dancing robots headed to moon?

Japan has said it envisions moonwalking humanoids by 2015, but jumping robots may be more like it.

By Dec. 20, 2010