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A Resurgence In Space Exploration

It was a big year on Earth, but enough of that — let’s talk about space!

NPR science correspondent Geoff Brumfiel talks to Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins about new spacecrafts, new missions, and space triumphs and failures of 2014.

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SpaceX and Boeing's new spacecraft look similar to each other Brumfiel says. (NPR)
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SpaceX and Boeing's new spacecraft look similar to each other Brumfiel says. (NPR)

The European Space Agency's orbiter, Rosetta, rendezvoused with a comet, and determined it smells terrible (if you could smell in space). (ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM)
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The European Space Agency's orbiter, Rosetta, rendezvoused with a comet, and determined it smells terrible (if you could smell in space). (ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM)