The system automatically shut itself down after detecting abnormal temperatures, said Nasa.
In the next 1 000 years, the north and south poles will switch as Earth’s magnetic field declines.
The European Space Agency is planning to land an unmanned spacecraft on a comet in an unprecedented, tricky mission.
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The origins of life on Earth have mystified us for centuries. Now, researchers believe they have added a vital piece to the jigsaw.
The key piece of evidence came by chance when a pair of solar flares blasted charged particles in Voyager's direction in 2011 and 2012.
The plan is to send a robotic spacecraft to capture the asteroid and drag it into orbit around the Moon.
Recent attempts to contact the Deep Impact spacecraft have failed, says Nasa.
A meteor blasted over the southeast United States, creating a bright streak of light and a sonic boom, officials said. [VIDEO]
Two Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut left the International Space Station, leaving a skeleton crew to maintain the outpost.
Japan's state-run space agency said the launch of its next-generation solid-fuel rocket had been rescheduled for September 14.
More than 200 000 people from 140 countries have applied to go to Mars and never return.
Nasa vows to take its fans on “an out-of-this-world journey through images of Earth and beyond”.
LADEE's main mission is to analyse the thin shell of gases enveloping the lunar surface, a tenuous atmosphere known as an exosphere.
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