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How do you detect planets that are hundreds of light years away? Professor John Johnson and his team of scientists explain.

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How do you test a spacecraft? Find out how NASA’s newest manned spacecraft, Orion, is being tested on its first flight into space on December 5, 2014.

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This video from ASAPScience looks at whether or not humans could actually colonize planet Mars.

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This video from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) looks at the challenges and scientific benefits of the Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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This backgrounder explains the difference between planets, dwarf planets and small solar system bodies.

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L'astronaute de l'Agence spatiale canadienne Chris Hadfield démontre l'incidence des lois de la physique sur les larmes dans l'espace.

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This backgrounder provides a broad description of satellites.

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The first step in protecting Earth from killer asteroids is to find potentially lethal asteroids. NASA's WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) mission has been cataloguing asteroids that could pose a threat to life on Earth.

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How does matter behave near zero degrees Kelvin? Starting in 2016, researchers on the International Space Station will find out as they investigate quantum physics using the Cold Atom Lab.

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