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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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NASA's giving you another chance to send your name to Mars

Did you miss out on your boarding pass to be part of NASA's mission to Mars? The space agency is giving you another chance to hop aboard the InSight lander.

By August 19, 2015

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A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015

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'The Martian': What happens when Ridley Scott calls NASA

When legendary director Ridley Scott needed advice for his latest movie, about a manned mission to Mars gone awry, he called on the real-life team working to putting astronauts on the Red Planet.

By August 19, 2015

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Rosetta's comet puts on fireworks display as it nears the sun

Comet 67P is getting cozy with the sun and things are heating up on the space rock's surface.

By August 11, 2015