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Russian supply capsule misses rendezvous with ISS, now spinning out of control

Holding three tons of food and other supplies, the unmanned Progress 59 spacecraft has lost touch with ground control and a video shows it now spinning in orbit.

By April 29, 2015

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Rosetta spacecraft makes historic comet rendezvous

The craft, launched back in 2004, rendezvoused with comet 67P/GC, ahead of a planned landing in November.

By August 6, 2014

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NASA probe shows Pluto might have a polar ice cap

The first surface details start to come into view as NASA's New Horizons space probe speeds toward its summer rendezvous with Pluto and its moons.

By April 30, 2015

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Crave Ep. 202: Russian space capsule spinning out of control over Earth

The Russian resupply ship Progress 59 has suffered "an unspecified problem" and is in a slow spin above our planet, with 3 tons of food, water, and supplies lost.

By April 30, 2015

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Private spacecraft will sail on streams of photons from the sun

Bill Nye and The Planetary Society want to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May.

By January 26, 2015

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SpaceX's X-wing rocket to attempt pinpoint landing on floating sea platform

The mission may be like "trying to balance a rubber broomstick on your hand in the middle of a wind storm," but SpaceX could make rocket history. If it can get this rocket off the ground.

By January 5, 2015

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'Game of Thrones' slimeball stars in new sci-fi salute to space

Watch Lord Baelish teach Jedi-like powers to his apprentice in a future where humans have superpowers, thanks in part to the little robot that plans to land on a comet next month.

By October 27, 2014

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Help name the first comet landing site in history

Next month, a lander named Philae will detach from the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and attach itself to a comet for a ride around the sun. What the landing spot is called is up to us.

By October 16, 2014

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Rendezvous with the Kyocera Event (pictures)

With its 3.2-megapixel camera, 3G data speeds, and 1GHz processor, the Kyocera Event is a respectable entry-level handset with reliable performance.

7 Images By March 22, 2013

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Cargo ship attached to station after smooth rendezvous

A commercial cargo ship built by SpaceX successfully attaches to the International Space Station today, two days after thruster problems threatened to derail the resupply mission.

By March 3, 2013