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NASA wants to build a floating city above the clouds of Venus

Venus exploration has been deemed off-limits due to its inhospitable climate -- but NASA believes Cloud City may be the answer.

By December 21, 2014

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Orion spacecraft makes first test flight, in a small step toward Mars

NASA's four-hour trial run was designed to test equipment that may one day carry humans to an asteroid and eventually to the Red Planet.

By December 5, 2014

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NASA's giant vibrating table: Like Magic Fingers for spacecraft tests

NASA is shaking things up in its preparations for future manned space flights with a 55,000-pound table designed to replicate the forces of a rocket during launch.

By October 6, 2014

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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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Dad builds a realistic spacecraft simulator for his sons

The dedicated dad who built the NASA Mission Control Desk for his sons hopes to teach them more about space with this impressive simulator. Ground Control to Major Dad, all systems go!

By August 12, 2014

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Rosetta spacecraft enters comet's orbit (pictures)

In an out of this world first, the space probe enters the gravitational pull of a comet ahead of a landing attempt scheduled for November.

6 Images By August 6, 2014

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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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Flash back 50 years to first moon image by a US spacecraft

Way back in 1964, the planet Earth got a lot closer to the moon thanks to a successful NASA spacecraft mission.

By July 31, 2014

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SpaceX Dragon V2 spacecraft unveiled by Elon Musk (pictures)

Elon Musk has just unveiled the second-generation Dragon space capsule, the V2. It seats seven comfortably and could be flying soon.

16 Images By May 29, 2014

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SpaceX unveils Dragon V2, its first manned spacecraft

One of the new spacecraft's advantages is its ability to be reused after a soft landing and its propellants are reloaded, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says.

By May 29, 2014