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Rough talk about a cute dwarf planet with a Hello Kitty Heart.
Can you say "bull----" at NASA? The principal investigator for NASA's New Horizons mission did, in an outburst directed at Pluto's demotion.
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The NTSB delves into lapses in training and regulation as it lays out its findings about the SpaceShipTwo tragedy.
Todd Ericson, who is Virgin Galactic's vice president of safety and test as well as a test pilot, meets with Acting NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart and othe
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SETI antennas are listening for signals from Earth's older cousin, but "the 452b-ians have been coy."
Scientists say NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has discovered Earth's "older, bigger first cousin" –  a planet that's about 60 percent bigger than Earth, circling a sunlike star in an orbit that coul...
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The search for extraterrestrial intelligence just got a $100 million boost: 
Russian high-tech billionaire Yuri Milner teamed up with the world's most famous scientist, British physicist Stephen Hawking, to announce a new $100 milli
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Here's the latest puzzling picture from New Horizons: Charon's "mountain in the moat."
A newly released view of Charon reveals a depression in the icy surface of Pluto's biggest moon — with an irregular peak plopped right in the middle.
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Ice mountains on Pluto?? Welcome to the "toy store" at the edge of the solar system:
The latest pictures sent back by NASA's New Horizons probe reveal high mountains of ice on Pluto and a giant impact basin on Charon, its biggest moon.
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After the SpaceShipTwo investigation, change is in the air... 
The recommendations coming out of the SpaceShipTwo probe could add to the spaceflight industry's challenges.
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Scientists see signs of haze above Ceres' mysterious bright spots, but the evidence is still ... hazy: 
The crater that contains those puzzlingly bright spots on Ceres may harbor an equally puzzling haze. Or not. The hints of haze on the dwarf planet, seen in some of the images coming from NASA's Daw...
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Elon Musk addresses the cause of that Falcon fail ... and complacency at SpaceX:
The unexpected breakdown of a tank strut apparently caused last month's failure of a Falcon 9 rocket launch to the International Space Station, SpaceX CEO
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Alien polygonal plains? Wind streaks? Nix revealed! Here are the latest wonders from Pluto and New Horizons:
The pictures were the latest product of a mission that blasted off nine and a half years ago and traveled 3 billion miles (5 billion kilometers).
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Water on Pluto? What does that imply? Get in on the speculation inspired by New Horizons' findings: 
The discovery of 11,000-foot-high mountains on Pluto — and the implication that they're made of water ice — is stimulating all sorts of wonderings.
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To get the story behind the New Horizons mission to Pluto, put these shows on your viewing schedule: 
An array of TV documentaries and webcasts will put this week's discoveries from NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto in perspective.
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Cosmic Log (est. 2002) brings together news about Mars, Hubble, SpaceShipTwo, ancient mysteries and scientific quirks, as told by NBC News science editor Alan Boyle.