NASA's Curiosity rover used the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) to capture this set of 55 high-resolution images, which were stitched together to create this full-color self-portrait. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems)

The Mars Mystique

After 50 years of missions to Mars, scientists are unlocking some of the mysteries surrounding a planet that has long captivated mankind.
by Pete Spotts, The Christian Science Monitor
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The Soyuz TMA-04M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 carrying Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka, NASA Flight Engineer Joseph Acaba and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin to the International Space Station. (Photo by NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Russia Plans Replacement For Soyuz Rocket

Russia's struggling space agency has unveiled a new program that will see the creation of a replacement for the aging Soyuz rocket by 2020.
by AFP
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The government will not be building a Death Star any time soon.

White House Rejects Petition to Build Death Star

The executive branch of the United States government has spoken: It will not build a Death Star.
by admin
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A Saturn V rocket awaits its launch from pad 39A on the Apollo 11 moon mission. (Photo by NASA)

For Sale or Rent: Used Launchpad, Well-Loved

NASA may be looking to unload Kennedy Space Center's launchpad 39A, starting point of every Apollo mission and many space shuttle journeys.
by Nancy Atkinson, UniverseToday.com
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Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer Opens To The Public In Seattle

Seattle's Museum of Flight welcomed the newest addition to its collection: NASA's Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren
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