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This image released August 27, 2003 captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows a close-up of the red planet Mars when it was just 34,648,840 miles away. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Report: Astronauts Could Land On Mars By 2039

NASA could send astronauts to Mars by 2039, a new report by The Planetary Society says.

04/06/2015

hubble space telescope

Hubble Discovers Quasar Ghosts Dancing In Space

Glowing objects in deep space are believed to be glowing remnants of quasars.

04/03/2015

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NASA Decides To Capture Boulder, Not Whole Asteroid

NASA’s proposed mission would send a robotic spacecraft to remove a large boulder from an asteroid for later study by astronauts.

03/26/2015

nasa cuts live feed of ufo

UFO Watchers Claim NASA Cut Live Stream After Alien Sighting

UFO hunters claim NASA has been cutting its live feed from outside the International Space Station every time a UFO shows up.

01/15/2015

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New Data Suggests Earth’s Water Did Not Come From Comets

Data shows water is more likely to have been brought to Earth by asteroids when our planet was still very young.

12/12/2014

Quantum information from one particle was instantly sent between two light particles separated by 15 miles of optical fiber. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Researchers Set Quantum Teleportation Record Of 15 Miles

Quantum information from one particle was instantly sent between two light particles separated by 15 miles of optical fiber.

12/10/2014

Scientists at the University of Florida are working on ways to convert human waste into rocket fuel. (Photo by NASA)

Researchers Want To Use Human Waste To Help Fly Astronauts To Moon

Scientists at the University of Florida are working on ways to convert human waste into rocket fuel.

12/01/2014

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet as seen from the Philae lander, which landed on the comet's surface Wednesday. (Photo ESA via Getty Images)

Space Agency: Comet Lander Settled In The Shadow Of A Cliff

The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is safely on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but a nearby cliff is partially blocking it’s solar panels, potentially limiting its lifespan.

CBS Tampa–11/13/2014

File photo of an astronaut. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA: Comet Landing The First Step For Humans To ‘Move Off This Planet’

Following the first successful touchdown on a comet by the European Space Agency’s Philae probe, a NASA director expressed his own excitement by declaring it a big step toward “moving off this planet” and “taking” the entire solar system.

CBS Tampa–11/12/2014

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