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Robots have basically taken over the solar system, and it's great.
Juno left Earth in 2011 and is designed to study how Jupiter formed. It began circling the planet late Monday after an “orbit insertion burn.”
To infinity and beyond!
When asked what extraterrestrial intelligent life might look like, Hawking answered, "Judging from the election campaign, definitely not like us."
Warning: This might make you feel a teensy bit travel sick, but it's worth it.
Apparently there's room for debate.
Oskar Pernefeldt, a student in Sweden, has designed a flag, and put together a website showing several ways it could be used, both on Mars and on your porch.
I asked people in Times Square if they want to go to the red planet, even if it means they'll die there. This is what they said.
This footage is so incredibly rare that it almost seems like it's from a sci-fi movie.
You can now pay to have a strand of hair buried in a time capsule on the moon, thanks to a new crowdfunded space mission. Update: The Kickstarter to fund the first stage of the mission was fully funded on 16 December.
Kid-free airplanes. See ya later, screaming babies.
The sky is dark and full of terrors.
Plus your own luxury space capsule (with booze!), the most dangerous road in the entire world, and the terrifying trend of old people learning how to sext.
Clearly they haven't seen Gravity yet.
In space, no one can hear you scream. But oh, you'll be screaming, because it sounds like it's populated by plasma demons.
So long, Rocket Frog...
The Mars One program is looking for four people to establish the first human colony in outer space. Here are 13 contenders:
Come on, 21st century. Where are the hover cars, space dogs and robot butlers we were promised? Photos via Retronaut.
Here's what the beginning of the Space Age looked like.
Major Timothy Peake is the first British citizen to be selected by the European Space Agency. He'll be blasting off for the International Space Station in 2015.
No official word on the where the inspiration came from, but it's pretty clear to us.
And you won't even have to be super-rich. Finally Science. We thought you just weren't trying anymore after you dropped the ball on flying cars.
Well there's the problem. They went bankrupt trying to defend stealing their catchphrase from "The Hobbit". Like these sweet future past prints by Andy Rohr? You can buy them here.
A group of Cambridge University students sent four teddy bears into suborbital space last week. The "intrepid space teddies" made it back to Earth intact, but frozen solid.
A NASA astronaut demonstrates how to enjoy your morning beverage in zero-gravity.
Google co-founder, Sergey Brin, books a flight on a Russian Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station.
Japanese beermaker, Sapporo will be marketing their first "space beer" in November using barley from the International Space Station.