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Google's Project Tango heading to space

NASA is upgrading smartphones on space satellites called SPHERES with 3D-sensing Android smartphones developed by Google.

Robotic limbs blasting off to NASA's space bot

The robot aboard the International Space station is going to get new robotic apendages specially designed for zero gravity.

NASA mission to capture near-Earth asteroid for study

The mission to bag an asteroid could happen as soon as 2021, paving the way for sending humans to Mars in the 2030s.

Astronaut controls robot on Earth from the ISS

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station used an extra-terrestrial remote control system on Friday to maneuver a robot rover at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley.

NASA's IRIS telescope may help predict damaging solar storms

NASA's newest telescope is giving scientists a clearer picture than ever of the sun's atmosphere, and in doing so could help mitigate the potentially devastating effects an extreme solar storm could have on our power and communications networks on Earth.

NASA robot helps scientists perfect remote control

Researchers hope that GROVER, or Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research can teach them how to prepare robots for harsh conditions.

Solar-powered plane completes cross-America trip

A one-of-a-kind aircraft solar-powered aircraft completed a journey across the US on Saturday night, when it landed at New York's JFK airport.

NASA launches IRIS solar telescope

NASA on Thursday evening launched a new solar telescope. IRIS, the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, promises to provide the most detailed view yet of the Sun's lower atmosphere.

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - SXSW 2013

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - SXSW 2013