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June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
May 8, 2017
Deaf test subjects prepare for zero-gravity flight. (Courtesy of Gallaudet University Archives, David Myers Collection)
How deaf men helped NASA understand motion sickness in space
May 8, 2017 - 2:58pm
February 22, 2017
Artist's concept shows what each of the TRAPPIST-1 planets may look like, based on available data about their sizes, masses and orbital distances.  REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
February 22, 2017 - 4:12pm
October 21, 2016
(L-R) Andrea Accomazzo ESA Spacecraft Operations Manager , Rolf Densing ESA Director of Operations and David Parker Director of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration speak during a press conference at the European Space Agency Headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany October 20, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Crash landing feared as Europe's Mars lander still silent
October 21, 2016 - 11:48am
October 11, 2016
Obama vows to send people to Mars by the 2030s
October 11, 2016 - 4:07pm
September 2, 2016
Curious radio signal stirs talk of extraterrestrials
September 2, 2016 - 9:06am
March 7, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
March 7, 2016 - 1:00am
October 30, 2015
Large asteroid to make close approach to Earth on Halloween
October 30, 2015 - 1:27pm
October 12, 2012
Space shuttle pauses on 12-mile L.A. trip to museum
October 12, 2012 - 11:27am
January 25, 2012
Ms. Simplicity blogs about organization at mssimplicity.areavoices.com.
Areavoices.com: Everyone needs a secret clutter space
January 25, 2012 - 8:48am
January 12, 2010
Mystery object to whizz by Earth Wednesday
January 12, 2010 - 1:30pm
July 20, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: America's own space legacy 40 years later
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am