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SpaceX sends inflatable room for astronauts to space

Spaceship carrying lettuce seeds, lab mice and an inflatable pop-up room arrives at International Space Station.

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Solar winds stripped Mars' atmosphere, NASA says

Mars may once have supported life but is now cold and dry, and scientists reveal sun likely robbed Mars of atmosphere.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Charlie Duke: Did we really go to the moon?

Astronaut Charlie Duke expresses his frustrations about the moon hoax conspiracy theory.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Chris Hadfield: 'Space Lullaby'

Watch an exclusive performance by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield - 'Space Lullaby'.

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Alien 'megastructures' on distant star baffle scientist

Strange dimming pattern viewed by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope suggests mass of alien objects, says US researcher.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Putting Man on the Moon

Al Jazeera's Caroline Radnofsky explores the legacy of her grandfather, the man behind the iconic Apollo 11 space suits.

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NASA: Water found on Mars

Scientists suggest liquid water is forming on contemporary Mars, search for signs of life will follow.


Earth 2.0: NASA finds planet that matches our own

Space agency's Kepler mission finds planet outside solar system that may have volcanoes, oceans and sunshine like Earth.

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NASA spacecraft calls home after passing Pluto

New Horizons confirms it has passed dwarf planet, capturing pictures after a near decade-long journey.

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NASA spacecraft set to snap first close image of Pluto

New Horizons will pass by dwarf planet first time ever capturing pictures following a near decade-long journey.

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NASA spacecraft closes in on Pluto at 14km per second

New Horizons spacecraft poised to become the first probe to visit distant Pluto, capping 50-year reconnaissance mission.

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Parachute on NASA 'flying saucer' fails during test run

High-tech parachute designed to slow down descent on future manned missions to Mars tears away from saucer-shaped craft.


Mapping Greenland's glaciers

An in-depth look at NASA's Operation IceBridge in Greenland, which tracks rapidly melting glaciers.

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NASA spacecraft smashes into Mercury

Collision of Messenger spacecraft with the planet brings an end to one of the space agency's most productive missions.


2014 was hottest year on record

US climate scientists say past year was warmest since records were kept, showing that global warming continues unabated.