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Comet Lovejoy plunges into sun's corona, survives

A newly found comet named Lovejoy managed to survive its close encounter with the sun on Thursday.

NASA's 500 moon rocks go missing

Imagine going all the way to the moon for rocks and meteorites only to lose them!

NASA confirms the first Earth-like planet

Astronomers with NASA's Kepler mission have confirmed the existence of an Earth-like planet in a “habitable zone” outside our solar system.

Killer solar flare will not end the world in 2012 -- NASA

Will Earth get destroyed next year? Well, even if it does, it won't be due to a solar flare, NASA says.

NASA successfully launches Earth observing satellite

NASA successfully launched, in almost perfect weather conditions on Friday, an Earth-observing satellite aimed at improving weather forecasts and monitoring climate change.

Falling satellite may crash-land Friday afternoon; US spared hit

NASA's defunct five-ton satellite is about to hit Earth! The 20-year-old Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS), is likely to crash-land sometime during the afternoon of Sept. 23, Eastern Daylight Time, according to latest estimate from the U.S. space agency.

Thousands spot mysterious light in Southwest sky

Was the spectacular multi-colored light spotted in the skies above Southwest United States an alien spaceship or a galaxy exploding? Well, scientists say that it was probably just a fragment of an asteroid.

Falling satellite may hit Earth on Sept. 23

A defunct five-ton satellite is hurtling towards Earth, and at a faster pace than originally thought! The 20-year-old Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS), which was launched to study protective ozone layer, could crash into the planet on Sept.23, predicts NASA.

NASA's dead satellite heading towards Earth

A defunct six-ton satellite is due to fall uncontrolled out of orbit probably later this month.

NASA to launch new moon mission on Thursday

In its quest to learn more about the moon’s structure and determine what lies deep beneath the lunar surface, NASA is all set to launch a $496 million mission to the planet on Sept. 8.