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Teen Girl Fatally Shoots Gamer For His PS4 While Her Baby Looks On: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.17.2014 | Crime

A teen girl shot and killed a man as she and her boyfriend tried to rob the victim of his Playstation 4, police say. The victim, 28-year-old Daniel...

REVEALED: How Martian Moon Got Its Strange Grooves

Space.com | Joseph Castro | Posted 05.27.2014 | Science

Billions of years ago, Mars suffered from numerous big impacts, and the resulting backwash ultimately scarred the surface of Phobos, one of the Red P...

WATCH: Spacecraft To Fly Within 'Touching Distance' Of Martian Moon

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

A European spacecraft orbiting Mars is set to make its closest flyby yet of the largest Martian moon, Phobos, on Sunday (Dec. 29). Passing just 28 m...

WATCH: 'Moonrise' Spotted On Red Planet

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 07.03.2013 | Science

One of Mars' two tiny moons climbs high into the Red Planet sky in an otherworldly new video recorded by NASA's Curiosity rover. The video, which st...

Moon Mission Plan Takes Top Prize In Space Exploration Contest

Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

By: Rod Pyle, SPACE.com Contributor Published: 04/05/2013 06:25 AM EDT on SPACE.com PASADENA, Calif. — A team of students has come up with an am...

LOOK: Stunning Photo Of Eclipse Snapped By Mars Rover

Posted 09.18.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 09/17/2012 06:10 PM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped stunning shots of a brief partial solar ec...

YIKES? Giant Moon Looms Over French Town

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.01.2012 | Science

Who's afraid of Phobos? The residents of Grenoble might be--if this image of the Mars moon looming over the French town were real. But the fantastical...

Mars Probe Crash Sparks Conspiracy Theories

| Denise Chow | Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

When an ill-fated Russian Mars probe fell to Earth over the weekend, the spacecraft's untimely demise set off a flurry of conflicting media reports...

Mars-bound NASA Rover Aiming For An August Landing

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.12.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES — Firing on all engines, NASA's latest rover to Mars executed a course adjustment Wednesday that put it on track for a landing on th...

Russia Points Fingers Over Failed Mars Probe

AP | By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.10.2012 | Science

MOSCOW -- Some recent Russian satellite failures may have been the result of sabotage by foreign forces, Russia's space chief said Tuesday, in comment...

Fragments Of Space Probe Falling To Earth: Officials Give Precise January Date

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

MOSCOW -- Fragments of a failed Russian space probe are now expected to fall to Earth on Jan. 15, officials said Wednesday. The unmanned Phobos-Groun...

Russia Struggles To Save Stranded Mars Craft

AP | By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.10.2012 | Technology

MOSCOW -- As Russia's space agency struggled Thursday to fix a probe bound for a moon of Mars that instead got stuck in Earth's orbit, some experts sa...

Russian Mission To Send Probe To Mars' Moon Fails

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

MOSCOW — A Russian spacecraft on its way to Mars with 12 tons of toxic fuel is stuck circling the wrong planet: ours. And it could come crashing...

Russia Launches First Interplanetary Mission Since Soviet Times

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russia launched an unmanned probe on a daring mission to reach Phobos, a moon of Mars, and to fly samples of its soil back to Earth. T...

Spacecraft To Embark On Groundbreaking Journey

| Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) Planetary scientists may soon get the dirt on a Martian moon—literally. A Russian spacecraft...

Phobos Close Up: PICTURES Of Mars Moon Are Most Detailed To Date

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On March 7th, the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft performed a flyby of Mars' larger moon, Phobos, and managed to take the most detaile...