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First possible moon found beyond our solar system

October 3, 2018

Plenty of planets exist beyond our solar system, but a moon around one of those worlds has yet to be confirmed. Two Columbia University researchers presented their tantalizing evidence for a moon Wednesday. (Oct. 3)

Curiosity rover takes ‘selfie’ on Red Planet

September 8, 2018

The US space agency has released a "selfie" image of the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars. (Sept. 8)

Scientists Have Found Underwater Lake on Mars

July 25, 2018

Scientists are hailing a study published Wednesday that indicates a buried lake of salty water appears to be hiding below the surface of Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet. (July 25)

NASA Launches InSight Lander To Probe Red Planet

May 5, 2018

NASA's Mars InSight Lander spacecraft launched on Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It's the first interplanetary mission to ever take off from the West Coast of the US. (May 5)

NASA to Dig Deep into Mars

May 2, 2018

NASA's first-ever mission to study the deep interior of Mars is scheduled to launch this week. Mars Insight is the first planetary mission to take off from the West Coast of the United States. (May 2)

NASA Nearing Next Mission to Mars

March 29, 2018

NASA is about to go on a journey to study the interior of Mars. A news conference was held Thursday at its Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, detailing the next mission to the Red Planet, which could happen as early as May 5th. (March 29)

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