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Problems Force Delay Of Orion Launch

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White and David Freeman | Posted 12.04.2014 | Science

Well, that was disappointing. NASA scrubbed the launch of its new Orion space capsule this morning after a series of delays caused by high winds an...

WATCH: NASA Spacecraft Just One Year Away From Pluto

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 07.23.2014 | Science

Less than a year from now, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will make the first-ever visit to Pluto, potentially revolutionizing scientists' understand...

NASA Gets Set For Spectacular Moon Crash

Posted 12.16.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 12/13/2012 05:28 PM EST on SPACE.com Two NASA moon probes will end their gravity-mapping mission in spectacular fashion M...

LOOK: Old Saturn Probe Snaps Spectacular New Images

Posted 08.30.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 08/30/2012 09:30 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's Cassini probe has beamed home stunning images of Saturn and Titan, th...

Coming Home and Going Into Orbit

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.02.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

Throughout my internship, I was excited about the Dawn probe. If everything worked out okay, Dawn would be the first spacecraft to enter orbit around one extraterrestrial world, leave it, and go into orbit around another.

LOOK: NASA Snaps Rare Picture Of Earth, Moon

AP | Posted 10.31.2011 | Technology

(AP/Huffington Post) PASADENA, Calif. -- Earth, say cheese. A NASA spacecraft cruising toward Jupiter glanced back and snapped a rare picture of Earth...

NASA Spacecraft Spots New "Moonlet" In Saturn's Rings

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered a new object in Saturn's rings. By capitalizing on the angle of sunlight cast on the rings as the planet n...