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NASA’s Maven Spacecraft Enters Mars Orbit

NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

09/22/2014

orion

New Spacecraft Designed To Take Americans Back Into Deep Space

NASA is a step closer to launching astronauts from U.S. soil again. Space-X will ferry crew members to the International Space Station starting in 2017.

09/17/2014

pluto

New Horizons Spacecraft Is 1 Year Away From Closing In On Pluto

It’s one long road trip, but man’s first voyage to Pluto is almost over.

07/16/2014

spacecraft

New Spacecraft Might Reveal How Mars Lost Air And Water

Cracking a Martian mystery. That’s what NASA hopes to achieve with a new spacecraft.

11/13/2013

Comet ISON

NASA Declares End To ‘Deep Impact’ Comet Mission

A spacecraft that gave scientists their first peek into a comet’s icy interior will explore no more, NASA said Friday.

09/20/2013

mercury

Spacecraft Built By Md. Scientists Takes New Pictures Of Mercury

Spacecraft built by Maryland scientists is the one and only vehicle orbiting the planet Mercury.

03/31/2011

mercury, messenger

Johns Hopkins Plays Role In 1st Spacecraft In Mercury’s Orbit

A first for the American space program, and Johns Hopkins University plays a critical role. Together with NASA, its applied physics lab attempted to put the first spacecraft into Mercury’s orbit.

03/18/2011

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