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The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence can be said to have begun in 1896, but it has evolved over the years. SETI's Laurance Doyle tells SPACE.com what the 21st-century search for E.T. is like.
The team sent its virtual robot crab-walking through a simulated disaster zone.
In this simulation video, you can see how JPL / UCSB / Caltech's humanoid robot will make it's way through the various challenges of DARPA's VRC Competition including mud, hills, and driving vehicles.
Charon, Nix and Hydra have been joined by the recently named Kerberos and Styx, forming a pantheon of underworld figures from Greek mythology. Pluto's family turns out to be a fascinating bunch of objects.
Photographer Jason Hines snapped this spectacular photo of the supermoon full moon over the Grand Canyon on June 23, 2013.
India launched its first navigation satellite, the IRNSSA-1A, into orbit on Monday, July 1, using a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle that lifted off from Satish Dhawan Space Center in southeastern India.
What looks like a celestial hummingbird in this stunning space wallpaper is really the result of a collision between a spiral and an elliptical galaxy at a whopping 326 million light- years away.
A Russian govermental commission will investigate the Proton-M crash.
The Mars Science Laboratory snapped imagery during a pass of the Martian moon shortly after sunset. Twenty seven minutes are sped up in this time-lapse.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured this view of Comet ISON, the potential ‘comet of the century,’ just in time for the Fourth of July. The comet is the ultimate skyrocket, hurtling toward the sun at 48,000 mph.
You can name a space shuttle! Space Center Houston near NASA's Johnson Space Center will launch a contest for Texans to name its mock space shuttle.
Pluto's two smallest moons are now named Kerberos and Styx.
Research shows radiation not an obstacle to sending colonists to Mars.
A Russian Proton-M booster exploded in a fiery crash shortly after launch yesterday.
See images of the failed Proton rocket launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, on July 2, 2013 (local time).
India has launched the 1st stage of its domestic satellite navigation network from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh which will eventually provide GPS-like services to civilians and the military. Powered by NewsLook.
John C. Houbolt explains his space rendezvous concept for lunar landings.
A Russian rocket exploded in a massive fireball late Monday (July 1), destroying three navigation satellites after a failed launch that appeared to veer out of control shortly after liftoff and crash back to Earth.
The new Kennedy Space Center display of Atlantis is awesome, and brings up mixed emotions.
Tools for looking at image data from space have been adapted to analyze brain scans.