Could The International Space Station Be Abandoned?
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Elusive Higgs Boson Still Hiding From Physicists
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Russian Rocket Fails En Route To Space Station
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A look inside the Dark Energy Camera shows the 74 blue-tinged sensors that detect light. The camera will survey distant, faint galaxies to learn more about dark energy. Reidar Hahn/Fermilab hide caption

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Giant Camera Will Hunt For Signs Of Dark Energy
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SpaceX Craft To Head To Space Station
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SETI says that its Allen Telescope Array will be back online in September, thanks to funding secured from online donations. The array is seen here, adjacent to a cow pasture in Hat Creek, Calif. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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End Nears For Mars Rovers' Long Journey
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While orbiting the moon, Apollo 8 astronauts were greeted by this view of the rising earth. Today, competitors in the Google Lunar X PRIZE are trying to build robots that could reach the moon by the end of 2015. NASA hide caption

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Google's Goal: Inspire First Privately Funded Moon Landing
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A portion of the west rim of Endeavour crater sweeps southward in this view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. NASA adjusted the colors in this image. Fans of the film Capricorn One may want to see the original orange-tinted image. NASA hide caption

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Scientists Spot Signs of Salty Water on Mars
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Are The Moon's Mountains Due to A Cosmic Collision?
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The Juno spacecraft, seen above Jupiter in this artist's rendering. Juno's primary mission is to improve our understanding of Jupiter's formation and evolution. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Three New NASA Missions Will Tour The Solar System
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Dark Streaks On Mars May Be Sign Of Liquid Water
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