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NASA rover finds organic molecules, methane gas on Mars



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2 astronauts will expand envelope with 1-year spaceflight

The two men assigned to a one‑year spaceflight say their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly...

German named next head of European Space Agency

Johann‑Dietrich Woerner, head of German aerospace giant DLR, is to succeed Frenchman Jean‑Jacques Dordain as next director‑general of the...

India launches biggest ever rocket into space

India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket on Thursday, including an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space, as the...

Federal judge rebuffs NCAA concussion settlement

Federal judge rebuffs NCAA concussion settlement

Spike seen in methane on Mars, but source unknown

Methane, a gas that on Earth comes mainly from living organisms, has been measured for the first time making a sudden spike on Mars, leaving scientists...

Greenland ice loss may be worse than predicted

A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted,...

Rosetta suggests Earth's water came from asteroids, not comets

Water on Earth is more likely to have come from asteroids that hit our planet billions of years ago...

Mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens

The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief suspects: comets....