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For a While, Stephen Hawking Leaves Gravity Behind
Earth-Like Planet Discovered in Libra
Astronaut 'Runs' the Boston Marathon
NASA Facility Is Site of Two Killings After Standoff
Test of Einstein's Theory of Gravity Hits a Snag
Space Tethers: Slinging Objects in Orbit?
Space Travel: Only for Billionaires?
The Local Debate over Spaceport America
The Mystery of Saturn's Hexagon
Zero Gravity Zzzs: Joys of Sleeping in Outer Space
SpaceX Makes Progress with Rocket Test
Pluto: Still a Planet in New Mexico
NASA Report on Asteroids Suggests Nuclear Option
First Woman Astronaut Turning 70
Scientists Gather at Conference to Stop Asteroids