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Ground personnel help U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly to get out of a Soyuz capsule shortly after landing near the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan, March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool - RTS8VED

Astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth after year in space

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American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth Tuesday after a 340 day mission on the International Space Station.
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Life on Mars? NASA discovers evidence of water

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NASA has discovered evidence of water on the surface of Mars, raising the potential for life on the planet.
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All eyes on Pluto for historic flyby

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After nine and a half years and three billion miles of travel, NASA’s New Horizons space probe finally accomplished its mission, zipping past Pluto and its three moons to snap photos and gather data. Continue reading

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India succeeds in sending spacecraft to Mars

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India succeeded this week in sending a spacecraft to Mars, a move that some Indians are celebrating as a step forward for science while others are critical of its price tag. Continue reading

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The space shuttle Endeavour sits on its launchpad at Cape Canveral, Florida. The shuttle launch has been delayed at least several days due to issues with the shuttle's electrical system.

Space Shuttle Endeavour Will Rocket Into History

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The space shuttle Endeavour launched into space for the final time in the second-to-last trip ever for NASA’s shuttle program. The launch was delayed several…read more

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