We Land on Mars in Just 2 days! Watch how Schiaparelli will land on Mars. Touchdown will occur at 10:48 a.m. EDT (14:48 GMT) Wednesday Oct. 19. Cross your fingers…

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How Do We Terraform Saturn’s Moons?

Within the Saturn system, there are many moons which could present the opportunity terraforming. But to do so presents many…

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ExoMars Mission Narrowly Avoids Exploding Booster

The final booster that sent the ExoMars spacecraft to Mars exploded not long after the two parted. Luckily, the probe…

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Clouds Seen On Pluto For First Time

New images from NASA's New Horizons probe show possible clouds drifting lazily over Pluto's chill landscape.

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Is There a Kraken in Kraken Mare? What Kind of Life Would We Find on Titan?

Could there be life on Saturn’s large moon Titan? Asking the question forces astrobiologists and chemists to think carefully and…

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Why Don’t We Search for Different Life?

If we really want to find life on other worlds, why do we keep looking for life based on carbon…

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover detects Methane, Organics on Mars

On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, NASA scientists attending the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco announced the detection…

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What Strange Places Are Habitable?

Everywhere we look on Earth, we find life. Even in the strangest corners of planet. What other places in the…

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What Are Comet Tails?

Comets are renowned for their big beautiful tails that stretch across the sky. But what's in those things, anyway? And…

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What’s Inside Jupiter?

Jupiter is like a jawbreaker. Dig down beneath the swirling clouds and you'll pass through layer after layer of exotic…

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