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Rarely Seen Images From Space Including the ‘Best Selfie Ever’

published Mon, Feb 23 2015 16:56 GMT
More than 700 vintage photographs from the early days of space exploration are to be auctioned Thursday.

On Third Try, Deep Space Climate Observatory Launches

published Wed, Feb 11 2015 17:44 GMT
The observatory took off on a SpaceX rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on a mission to provide early warnings of solar storms before they reach Earth.

Val Fitch, Who Discovered Universe to Be Out of Balance, Is Dead at 91

published Tue, Feb 10 2015 19:57 GMT
Val Fitch, Who Discovered Universe to Be Out of Balance, Is Dead at 91
Dr. Fitch shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physics for work that helped explain why the collision of matter and antimatter has not destroyed everything in the cosmos.

Launch of Solar-Storms Satellite Is Postponed Again

published Tue, Feb 10 2015 18:22 GMT
High-level winds on Tuesday prevented the launch of the Deep Space Climate Observatory, which is to serve as a warning system for solar storms.

‘GoreSat’ Is Set to Launch on SpaceX Rocket

published Sat, Feb 07 2015 17:29 GMT
‘GoreSat’ Is Set to Launch on SpaceX Rocket
The Deep Space Climate Observatory, a 1,250-pound satellite intended to serve as a sentinel for solar storms, is to lift off Sunday from Cape Canaveral.