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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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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

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Rosetta spacecraft snaps gorgeous selfie with its comet buddy

Rosetta took a moment out from eyeing the comet it's following and snapped a selfie that's literally out of this world.

By September 10, 2014

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Landing on a comet is hard: Rosetta searches for the sweet spot

The Rosetta mission has narrowed down the selection of possible landing sites to just five candidates, but it's going to be tricky to touch down.

By August 26, 2014

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Have you heard? Space gets loud on the latest CraveCast

They can't hear you scream in space, but that doesn't mean there are no sounds coming from the cosmos. The CraveCast crew investigates and discusses a hot new space game, a super DIY space dad and saddling up a real-life comet.

By August 19, 2014