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NASA's Kepler spacecraft to reveal new planetary discoveries?

The space agency is announcing new sightings found by the Kepler spacecraft mission.

By April 17, 2013

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Canada prototypes lunar, planetary vehicles (pictures)

The Canadian Space Agency shows off small and large space rovers designed to scout locations on Mars or transport astronauts on the moon. Check out these otherworldly wheels.

7 Images By October 23, 2012

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Planetary Resources to mine asteroids with robots

Planetary Resources, the new company for mining asteroids, has outlined its plans to pinch materials from space.

By April 25, 2012

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Planetary Resources' plan to mine asteroids

Planetary Resources co-founders Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson discuss the space startup's goal to mine nearby asteroids for water, platinum, and other natural minerals for use on Earth.

April 24, 2012

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Planetary Resources seeks to mine asteroids' riches

A space startup says nearby asteroids can be mined for water, platinum, and other natural resources to enable space exploration and bring those valuable materials to Earth.

By April 24, 2012

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Here's what the lunar eclipse looked like from Mercury

Cameras on Earth weren't the only ones keeping an eye on the "blood moon" eclipse last week. NASA's Messenger space probe also captured the event.

By October 14, 2014

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Earth's water older than the sun, came from interstellar ice

The water in our solar system -- including up to half of Earth's supply -- has actually been here since before the birth of the sun, according to new research.

By September 25, 2014

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By September 24, 2014

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NASA to shoot lasers at Earth's forests from space

Using tech known as lidar, a device will map forests in 3D and increase understanding of their role in the carbon cycle.

By September 9, 2014

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Drive a rover and support sci-fi game Extrasolar expansion on Kickstarter

The glamour of science without the work! It's your chance to control a Mars rover, but on an alien world and for a possibly shady scientific organization. Season 1 is completed (and free).

By September 8, 2014