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This could be the first airplane on Mars

Take a peek at the possible future of flight on Mars with the Prandtl-m, a prototype aircraft scheduled for testing on Earth.

By June 30, 2015

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NASA to steal boulder from asteroid to test Earth-defense technique

The space agency has just announced plans to fly to an asteroid, snag a boulder, fly back toward Earth and put the rock in orbit around the moon. Because science.

By March 26, 2015

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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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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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Sprint embarks on quest to fix its image, one house call at a time

The struggling carrier's Direct 2 You program, which brings a customer rep to a place of your choosing, now serves New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Denver.

By June 29, 2015

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Experience Earth on 'Pluto Time' with this NASA tool

Visit another world without ever leaving your yard. A NASA website gives you the time of day when light on Earth is the same as you would see on Pluto.

By June 6, 2015

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NASA, European Space Agency perform first Earth-to-space handshake

Watch NASA Astronaut Terry Virts and ESA telerobotics specialist André Schiele shake hands, despite Virts being stuck aboard the International Space Station.

By June 5, 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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Sentinel-2A satellite sends back trippy color images of Earth

The European Space Agency's new Earth-gazing satellite's first images from space make our planet look like a technicolor wonderland.

By June 29, 2015