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Video: New Horizons animation

February 15, 2015

This animation depicts NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft leaving Earth, swinging by Jupiter and making its much-anticipated flyby of Pluto.

Rosetta approaches comet 67P for a closer look

February 14, 2015

The Rosetta spacecraft neared its comet Saturday, targeting a close flyby within four miles of the tiny world’s jagged nucleus to gain new up-close views of the comet and taste the growing vaporous cloud surrounding it.

Video: Astronaut Hall of Fame class of 2015

February 14, 2015

Four space shuttle astronauts will be inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame during a public ceremony held at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction.

Europe’s last ATV set to depart from space station

February 13, 2015

A European supply freighter is set to undock from the International Space Station on Saturday, heading for a destructive dive into Earth’s atmosphere about 30 hours later after a power system failure forced the cancellation of an experiment to observe the dynamics of the re-entry of a large spacecraft.

Photos: Falcon 9 soars into space at sunset

February 12, 2015

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket took off from Cape Canaveral on its 15th flight just before sunset Wednesday, putting on a spectacular sky show en route to space with a NOAA satellite to measure the solar wind.

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