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Watch this fighter jet's insane vertical takeoff

Technically Incorrect: It seems like a normal takeoff for this MiG-29. Until it isn't.

By July 26, 2015

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NASA: This planet is the closest thing to Earth yet

Data from the Kepler Space Telescope reveals a planet that hits the triumvirate of being just right: It's the right size in the right place, and is circling a star similar to our sun.

By July 23, 2015

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NASA's new million-mile view of Earth is a stunner

A faraway satellite turns its eyes back to its home planet to catch a fresh photo of our Blue Marble suspended against the darkness of space.

By July 20, 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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Kepler-452b, Earth's 'cousin,' in more detail (pictures)

NASA has spotted a distant planet that's as close as it comes (so far) to the one we call home. Here's a look at how it compares with other recently discovered planets -- and with our rock.

8 Images By July 23, 2015

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Is this Earth 2.0? NASA finds planet like ours

Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet we've found that could support life. Meanwhile on this world, riding Lyft earns you Starbucks perks.

By July 23, 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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See NASA's 'last, best look' at Pluto's mysterious dark spots

NASA's New Horizons probe gets one last glimpse at four strange dark spots along Pluto's equator as scientists puzzle over their origin.

By July 13, 2015

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NASA's Mars Trek turns you into a Red Planet explorer

NASA has launched a new website that lets you explore Mars through interactive map made up of images and data from the space agency, including rover mission photos.

By July 12, 2015

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See the ethereal ring around Pluto as New Horizons looks back

Pluto is already otherworldly, but the dwarf planet is downright eerie in a new image showing its hazy skies backlit by the sun.

By July 24, 2015