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Dawn to Fly Closer to Ceres Than Ever in Mission's Final Phase

Reported by Space.com

NASA's Dawn mission to the main asteroid belt, granted a second extended mission earlier this year, will end later next year after a final set of close-up observations of the dwarf planet Ceres....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:58:00 EST

Recycled SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes 2nd Delivery to Space Station

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A used SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station for the second time Sunday (Dec. 17) delivering more than 2 tons of NASA supplies just in time for Christmas. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:57:00 EST

Russian, Japanese and US Crew Launch to Space Station on Soyuz

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Three crewmates for the International Space Station are now on their way to the complex, where they will begin their six month stay by ringing in the new year....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:51:00 EST

Thales Alenia Working With Three Companies on Deep Space Gateway Concepts

Reported by Space.com

Thales Alenia Space is partnering with three U.S. companies that are working on NASA studies of concepts for the proposed Deep Space Gateway, leveraging its expertise in space station and cargo module development....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:05:00 EST

Trekkie Runaway Beams Up to Hollywood in 'Please Stand By' Trailer

Reported by Space.com

The opening scenes of a new drama sound just like a traditional "Star Trek" episode: "Captain's log, final entry," the narrator says. "Spock and I are the sole survivors."...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 07:39:00 EST

The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!

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Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 02:52:00 EST