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Venus: Death of a Planet

The second planet from the Sun - Venus - is one of the most enigmatic in our solar system. It could also be one of the most instructive. S...

How Big Is The Universe?

In 1883, German astronomer Heinrich Olbers looked up into the night sky and saw darkness. He wondered that if the universe were infinite a...

Journey to the Pale Red Dot

As we lift our eyes to the night sky, we are faced with hundreds of glorious beaming stars. One of these - a red dwarf star known as Proxi...

Voyage of Curiosity

In November of 2011, NASA's Curiosity Rover embarked on its revolutionary mission to Mars. Less than a year later, it reached its dest...

The Most Powerful Black Holes in the Universe

Black Holes. Just reading the words brings a chill up the spine since it is one of the most mysterious, intriguing - and destructive - obj...

Asteroids: A New El Dorado in Space?

NASA identifies asteroids as "small, rocky objects that orbit the Sun." They are space rocks, devoid of living things. Though de...

The Mars Generation

Teenagers train at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center to become the engineers and astronauts of tomorrow, with hopes of leading mankind...