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Near-Earth asteroid has its own little moon in tow

When asteroid 2004 BL86 passed near Earth on January 26, it wasn't alone. A small moon came along for the ride.

By January 27, 2015

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Hypnotic NASA video makes Earth's carbon dioxide gorgeous

A new video simulation from NASA is so beautiful to watch, it's easy to forget it's tracking one of the biggest disruptors of our climate.

By November 19, 2014

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Asteroid to swoop by Earth on January 26

You don't have to duck, but a good-sized asteroid will make a fairly close flyby of Earth at the end of the month.

By January 14, 2015

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NASA's Kepler telescope identifies new 'Super Earth'

Rallying back from a mechanical failure, the telescope helps confirm the existence of an exoplanet 2.5 times the diameter of Planet Earth.

By December 19, 2014

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NASA completes first successful in-space 3D-printing project

The 3D printer installed aboard the International Space Station has successfully printed its first object: a part for the printer itself.

By November 25, 2014

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Exclusive: A trip inside NASA's historic Space Launch Complex 36, the new Moon Mountain

Moon Express has big goals for mining the heavens, but to get there it needs better facilities down here on earth. Join us for an exclusive trip inside the historic NASA Space Launch Complex 36, now owned by Moon Express.

By January 22, 2015

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NASA's solar observatory marks 100 millionth image

The Solar Dynamics Observatory celebrates five years of sun-worshipping by releasing its impressive 100 millionth image of our closest star.

By January 20, 2015

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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft begins historic approach to Pluto

After a nine-year journey, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has kicked off its mission to explore everyone's favorite dwarf planet, Pluto.

By January 16, 2015

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NASA orbiters hide behind Mars to avoid comet debris

A rare close flyby of a comet near Mars put NASA's orbiters in a potentially dangerous situation, but also allowed them to study the moving space object.

By October 20, 2014

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NASA wants to build a floating city above the clouds of Venus

Venus exploration has been deemed off-limits due to its inhospitable climate -- but NASA believes Cloud City may be the answer.

By December 21, 2014