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Space shuttle Endeavour buzzes California

Why was half of Sacramento looking expectantly up at the sky early Friday morning? Blame retired space shuttle Endeavour, which buzzed the California State Capitol at around 9:50 a.m. on Friday morning, delighting hordes of NASA watchers.

President Obama, Buzz Aldrin pay tribute to Neil Armstrong, dead at 82

"Neil was among the greatest of American heroes — not just of his time, but of all time," President Obama said.

Voyager I approaching edge of solar system, scientists say

"It's not that clear because there's no signpost telling you that you're now leaving the solar system, but the evidence is mounting that we're getting really close," Arik Posner, a Voyager program scientist at NASA's headquarters in Washington, DC, told NPR.

Saturn's moon Titan, NASA orbiter finds a lake, marshes of liquid methane

Saturn's moon Titan has a methane lake and marshes new images from a NASA spacecraft show.

Shenzhou-9: China to make manned space flight mid-June

The crew might include the first Chinese women ever to go into space, according to space agency officials.

Venus Transit 2012: Photos of Venus crossing the Sun

Amazing photos of the transit of Venus on June 5-6, which drew stargazers around the world.

Venus Transit 2012: Venus, Earth and Sun align June 5 in rare event (VIDEO)

Venus will appear as a tiny black dot moving against the Sun — but don't look at it directly.

NASA gets two spy telescopes as gifts

NASA has received two former spy telescopes from the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), gifts that may help explore the 'dark energy' behind the expansion of the universe.

NASA issues historic preservation guidelines for the moon

The guidelines specify how close future moon visitors should get to debris left behind by previous astronauts.
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Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., the lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, stands next to a United States flag July 20, 1969 during an Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on the surface of the Moon. (NASA/Newsmakers/Courtesy)
Since NASA does not have moon rangers keeping order on the lunar surface, following these guidelines is voluntary, Discovery News reported.

SpaceX Dragon capsule: ISS astronauts unload the world’s first commercial cargo spacecraft (VIDEO)

The Dragon space capsule, designed by Hawthorne, Calif.-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), docked on Friday.
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