For NASA, What Comes After The Shuttle Program?

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NASA Scrubs Shuttle Launch

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The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Is Put On Hold

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The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer is loaded into the vehicle that would take it to the space shuttle launchpad on March 15. The $2 billion cosmic ray detector will be carried to the International Space Station on Endeavour's final flight. NASA hide caption

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On The Shuttle, A $2 Billion Bid To Find Antimatter

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Rep. Gabby Giffords Makes Progress In Recovery

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Pick Of The Week: Space Favorites

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Saying Farewell To The Space Shuttle

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A Writer's 'Martian Summer' On Earth

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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on May 14, 2010, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Matt Stroshane/Getty Images hide caption

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NASA Announces Permanent Homes For Shuttles

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Vostok: Earth's First Spaceship

The Vostok 3KA-2 was the last unmanned flight before Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth on April 12, 1961. The rocket went into space carrying a dog named Zvezdochka and a mannequin in a spacesuit.

Craft That Led To First Man In Space Up For Auction

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Celebrating A Space Pioneer

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The Crab Nebula is filled with mysterious filaments that are tremendously complex. NASA, ESA, J. Hester, A. Loll (ASU) hide caption

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The High Probability Of Finding 'Life Beyond Earth'

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How To Dress For Space Travel

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