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So this is what happened to Japan's black hole satellite that mysteriously disappeared

Japan’s space agency launched a satellite aimed to study black holes back in February, then abruptly lost contact with the craft in March. Now we finally know what caused the mysterious disappearance.

Image of the Day: Behold the breathtaking Bubble Nebula

Here's an awesome  anniversary image to help celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's 26th birthday.

A dozen black holes are all shooting out energy in the same direction

There are a dozen black holes all spewing radio waves and gas in the same direction. Coincidence, or evidence of how the universe itself is comprised? That’s what researchers are trying to figure out.

New study finds that long term space travel could potentially cause liver damage

A new report indicates that space travel could potentially cause liver damage. As if the vast, cold deadliness of space in itself weren't dangerous enough.

NASA puts out a call for the future space habitats we'll use on Mars and beyond

Along with figuring out how to get us there, the minds at NASA are also working on how humans will actually survive once we get to Mars. So ... got any ideas?

How moon rocks might've just revealed a supernova blasted Earth millions of years ago

It’s been decades since we brought moon rocks back to Earth, but those Apollo-era artifacts still have a few secrets left to tell.

Scientists discover a gargantuan new galaxy orbiting our Milky Way

There's something new in the neighborhood, and it's been keeping a low profile all these ages.

Lockheed Martin developing new space habitat designed as 'proving ground' for Mars

Along with developing NASA’s Orion crew capsule, Lockheed Martin is also working on a new space habitat the company believes could be the “proving ground” for the technology that will get us to Mars.

NASA funding research to turn asteroids into gigantic spaceships

The space agency might be strapped for cash, but NASA always keeps a few bucks available to fund some moon-shot research. Well, this could be one of the coolest ideas in years.

NASA administrator on the space agency's future: 'Mars matters'

Though the path to Mars might be a hard one to walk (or, err, fly), NASA’s top decision-maker says the Red Planet is still a key part of the space agency’s plan.

Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire unveil new plans for an interstellar spaceship

The super-genius and super-rich unite to create an expensive plan for a proposed interstellar voyage.

Following a near-loss late last week, NASA has revived the Kepler Space Telescope

Late last week, NASA’s Kepler Telescope entered emergency mode with virtually no warning. The space agency finally revived the space telescope on Sunday, and now engineers will spend the next several weeks trying to figure out what exactly went wrong.

NASA using crash test dummies to study water landings for Orion spacecraft

We’re still at least seven years away from a manned mission for NASA’s Orion spacecraft, but the space agency is already practicing for the inevitable splashdown once we (eventually) make it back from Mars.