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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch

An unmanned rocket carrying 4,000 pounds of cargo to resupply the International Space Station suffered launch failure.

By June 28, 2015

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Slumbering black hole in Milky Way roars back to life

A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.

By June 26, 2015

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NASA spies 3-mile-tall 'pyramid,' more bright spots on Ceres

Dwarf planet Ceres gets weirder as NASA's Dawn spacecraft gets closer. Check out the latest shots from the cosmic paparazzi.

By June 18, 2015

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Get pumped for NASA's Pluto flyby with free app and gorgeous video

After a brief course correction, New Horizons is on track to get up close with Pluto on July 14. Here are two awesome ways to catch Pluto fever.

By June 17, 2015

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NASA's Pluto probe could carry your photo to aliens

The man responsible for Voyager's "golden record" wants to beam crowdsourced data to the New Horizons spacecraft and take it beyond our solar system.

By May 21, 2015

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'Three clicks to oblivion': How Tom Cruise shaped NASA's website

Former NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe thanks Tom Cruise for his "blinding flash of the obvious."

By May 19, 2015

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New book stars NASA's early manned space missions (pictures)

An upcoming book collates hundreds of rare and unpublished photos of NASA's first manned space programs. Here are images from the first mission to include a spacewalk, which will mark its 50th anniversary next month.

10 Images By May 18, 2015

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NASA's potential squid rover is straight out of sci-fi

The space agency is studying the use of a soft, tentacled robot to explore watery moons like Jupiter's Europa.

By May 14, 2015

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Watch NASA's Greased Lightning aerocopter (heliplane?) take off and fly

With 10 propellers and a 10-foot wingspan, NASA's unmanned aerial vehicle can take off like a helicopter, then fly like a plane.

By May 5, 2015

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NASA's all-electric, self-driving car looks super fun to drive (Tomorrow Daily 167)

NASA developed the MRV (Modular Robotic Vehicle), a go-kart-esque vehicle that's massively entertaining to watch in motion. With four independently functioning wheels, a zero-degree turn radius and some serious drifting capabilities, we're dying to take it for a (literal) spin.

By April 23, 2015