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Space exploration is a broad topic covering many facets of deep-space and planetary science. Learn about space probes, Mars Rovers, SETI and other out-of-this-world subjects.

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5 Post-shuttle NASA Programs

By the time space shuttle Atlantis touched down after its final voyage in July 2011, a major shift in strategy for space exploration was already under way. What are NASA's newest programs?


How Voyager Works

How Voyager Works

The Voyager program launched two unmanned probes into space. The Voyager spacecrafts captured amazing images and made incredible scientific discoveries. See more »

Why is NASA seeking out the MySpace generation?

Why is NASA seeking out the MySpace generation?

NASA and MySpace don't exactly go together like peanut butter and jelly. The link between NASA and MySpace is about reaching young people. See more »

NASA's 10 Greatest Achievements

NASA's 10 Greatest Achievements

NASA's 10 greatest achievements range from technical feats to displays of human ingenuity. Learn about NASA's 10 greatest achievements. See more »

NASA Inventions You Might Use Every Day

NASA Inventions You Might Use Every Day

Explore the NASA inventions you probably use every day -- they might just be right in front of your nose. See more »

Space Conspiracy Theory Pictures

Space Conspiracy Theory Pictures

Space conspiracy theory pictures detail some of the most popular space conspiracy theories. Check out this collection of space conspiracy theory pictures. See more »

Why do some people believe the moon landings were a hoax?

Why do some people believe the moon landings were a hoax?

The moon landings were all part of a highly elaborate hoax, according to some conspiracy theorists. Learn about the moon landings and hoax theories. See more »

How Lunar Landings Work

How Lunar Landings Work

The lunar landings that were achieved by the United States took many years of research in order to accomplish. Learn more about how lunar landings work. See more »

What if an astronaut went on a space walk without wearing a space suit?

What if an astronaut went on a space walk without wearing a space suit?

What would happen if an astronaut went for a space walk without wearing a space suit? Learn what happens when astronauts walk in space on here. See more »

How much food and water do you need for a one-year stay on Mars?

How much food and water do you need for a one-year stay on Mars?

Going to Mars for a year requires that you take a substantial amount of food and water with you. Find out how much you need to take if you're living on Mars. See more »

Are we not the only Earth out there?

Are we not the only Earth out there?

Exoplanets are planets that orbit stars other than our sun. Read about exoplanets and find out how scientists are searching for exoplanets with life. See more »