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Rosetta and Dawn: Why the landmark spacecraft will have very different fates

Two iconic spacecraft are approaching the end of their missions, but plans for their final resting places are very different. Crave's Eric Mack considers why.

By June 23, 2015

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NASA spacecraft spots glass on Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found something on Mars that might help in the search for past life on the Red Planet.

By June 8, 2015

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Uh-oh! Bill Nye's solar spacecraft needs a reboot

The experimental LightSail spacecraft has lost communication with Earth due to a software glitch. So far, attempts to initiate a reboot have been unsuccessful.

By May 29, 2015

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Wayward Russian spacecraft could hit Earth Friday

After a failed space station supply mission, the out-of-control cargo ship (or what's left of it) could crash down soon. Where pieces may end up is almost anyone's guess.

By May 6, 2015

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Four NASA spacecraft search for secrets of magnetic explosions

A phenomenon known as magnetic reconnection releases crazy amounts of energy around our planet. NASA now has a way to study it in more detail than ever.

By March 13, 2015

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NASA's New Horizons weathers trouble just days from Pluto

At the edge of our solar system, the spacecraft put itself into safe mode, leaving it temporarily unable to gather groundbreaking new data on the famous former planet.

By July 5, 2015

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NASA's Dawn becomes first spacecraft to orbit a dwarf planet

The Dawn space probe will take a much closer look at Ceres' mystery lights now that it is in orbit around the protoplanet.

By March 6, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily: Mozilla adds core VR support into Firefox Nightly builds

Mozilla is on a path to add core virtual reality support to their Firefox browser, and Khail and Ashley are "scarexcited" about it. Will we ever leave the internet if we can experience it in a VR headset?

By January 26, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 118: Bill Nye's spacecraft, Mozilla's in-browser VR and more

On today's show, we check out Bill Nye and the Planetary Society's new privately funded spacecraft, discuss Mozilla's plans for VR, and wonder about the future of 3D-printed apartment buildings.

By January 26, 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