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Suspended 'spoon' spotted on Mars

Another unusual formation on the Red Planet wows space fans by resembling a popular eating utensil.

By September 2, 2015

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One giant leaf for mankind: Astronauts eat lettuce grown in space

As part of an experiment to further International Space Station self-sufficiency, astronauts are sampling leafy greens grown in Zero-G.

By August 9, 2015

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Let's go to Mars! The future of space travel

SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and other private endeavours are paving the way for a future Mars landing.

By August 6, 2015

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Space travel thins your skin

Spending a significant amount of time in space has several negative effects on the body. The latest discovery: thinner skin.

By July 21, 2015

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Cosmonaut captures space-time crown with 803 days off Earth

Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka is the new king of space after breaking the old record of 802 days.

By July 1, 2015

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Virgin Galactic's SS2 brings commercial spaceflight closer to reality (pictures)

Virgin Galactic just pushed its flagship aircraft higher and faster than ever before. Here's a look at the SpaceShipTwo in action.

6 Images By September 5, 2013

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Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

NASA is reportedly working on technology that could take us to the moon faster than a cross-country flight.

By April 29, 2015

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Elon Musk plans to build Hyperloop test track

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla wants to speed up the development of 800-mph tube transport. He's willing to pay for testing -- most likely in Texas -- to make it happen.

By January 15, 2015

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The microscopic parasite helping to solve astronaut bone density loss

A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.

By January 12, 2015

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'Close but no cigar' for SpaceX's try at historic rocket landing

The private space-exploration company successfully sends a cargo capsule off to the International Space Station, but its "reusable" rocket crashes into its floating landing pad in the Atlantic Ocean.

By January 10, 2015