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Description Dreams of a lunar colony where people walk around on the dusty surface inside of big domes will remain a dream for a while longer. 

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Updated 18 December 2018

#2

 

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Description A time capsule of three digital discs containing thousands of files was ceremoniously placed within the space pod by organisers wearing white dust coats at the plant where it is being constructed and tested.

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description A series of new CubeSats now are in space, conducting a variety of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations, following launch Sunday of Rocket Lab’s first mission for NASA under a Venture Class Launch Services (VCLS) contract. An Electron rocket lifted off at 1:33 a.m. EST (7:3

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description NASA welcomed a new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, deputy administrator, Jim Morhard, and chief financial officer, Jeff DeWit, in 2018. Their focus is on firmly establishing the groundwork to send Americans back to the Moon sustainably, with plans to use the agency’s lunar experience to prepare to

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description A new theory tries to explain the mysterious phenomena that exists at the center of black holes.

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description Elon Musk's SpaceX was poised on Tuesday to launch a new spy satellite for the U.S. military, marking what the space transportation company said was its first designated national security mission for the United States.

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description Of all the planets in our Solar System, you'd have to agree that Saturn is the most immediately recognizable. 

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description Magnetic field lines tangled like spaghetti in a bowl might be behind the most powerful particle accelerators in the universe. That’s the result of a new computational study by researchers from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, which simulated particle emissions from d

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description Before a NASA technology makes it to orbit or lands on another planet, researchers test – and retest – it in space-like conditions. These tests often take place on Earth, but some payloads take a trip to suborbital space for a few minutes of valuable microgravity testing. Blue Origin’s New Shepar

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Updated 18 December 2018

#10

 

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Description Astronomers have discovered a distant body that’s more than 100 times farther from the Sun than Earth is. Its provisional designation is 2018 VG18, but they’ve nicknamed the planet “Farout.” Farout is the most distant body ever observed in our Solar System, at 120 astronomical units (AU) away.

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description A team of astronomers has discovered the most-distant body ever observed in our Solar System.  It is the first known Solar System object that has been detected at a distance that is more than 100 times farther than Earth is from the Sun. The new object was announced on Monday, December 17, 2018,

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Updated 18 December 2018

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Description Could there be life on other planets, and if so, what would it look like? Astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell is hunting for alien life in whatever form it takes. Join him as he explores how life developed on our planet, and where life might exist beyond Earth

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description A group of scientists discovered the most distant body we've ever observed in the entire Solar System: a dwarf planet called 2018 VG18 or "Farout."

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description We usually think of planets as having a certain level of permanence but for worlds that reside within very close proximity of a star existence can be fleeting. 

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description After months of delays, the US Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure, and versatile.

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description TBD

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Updated 17 December 2018

#17

 

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Description A mysterious fireball that exploded over Greenland earlier in the year has provided a unique test-case to study the structure of distant, ice-coated alien worlds, new research reports.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#18

 

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Description After an enlightening chinwag with astronaut hero Kelly, Curry has now apologised for his comments on the moon landing. Swish.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#19

 

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Description Earth’s water is believed to have arrived here on asteroids, but that may not be the full story.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#20

 

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Description These teensy droplets could be the smallest bits of fluid in the universe.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#21

 

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Description A series of new CubeSats now are in space, conducting a variety of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations, following launch Sunday of Rocket Lab’s first mission for NASA under a Venture Class Launch Services (VCLS) contract.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#22

 

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Description New NASA research confirms that Saturn is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate estimated from Voyager 1 & 2 observations made decades ago.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#23

 

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description A team of astronomers has discovered the most-distant body ever observed in our Solar System. It is the first known Solar System object that has been detected at a distance that is more than 100 times farther than Earth is from the Sun.

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description The aptly-named 'Farout' is a dwarf planet that sits farther from the Sun than anything else in the solar system we know about.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#26

 

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Description Rocket Lab isn't quite done establishing firsts. 

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Updated 17 December 2018

#27

 

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Description Manned flights to the International Space Station (ISS) under an ultra-fast three-hour scheme involving circling the Earth twice will begin in a year and a half.

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description A faint object, MM 1b, was detected just beyond the disc in orbit around MM 1a, according to the study published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#29

 

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Description A team of astronomers recently spotted the farthest-known object in the solar system, a pinkish, spherical object way beyond Pluto.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#30

 

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Description When you do, you’ll be taking in the sight of a comet discovered by Kenosha native Carl Wirtanen, a well-regarded hunter of astronomical objects and surveyor of the Milky Way in the 20th century. Comet 46P/Wirtanen will make its closest approach to Earth on the 16th, when it will be just over 7 m

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Updated 17 December 2018

#31

 

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Description Less than three months into its mission, NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2, is already exceeding scientists’ expectations, according to the space agency. The satellite is measuring the height of sea ice to within an inch, tracing the terrain of previously unmapped Antarct

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Updated 17 December 2018

#32

 

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Description The purpose of the mission is to gain an extremely detailed overview of the impact of vegetation on the CO2 balance and climate of Earth. The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation(GEDI) was sent into space towards the international space station, ISS. GEDI is a climate mission and a remarkable

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description A distant star surrounded by a protoplanetary disk of dust and gas has given up more of its secrets to a team led by a Rice University astronomer. And it’s in good company. Rice astronomer Andrea Isella proposed several years ago to mount a major study of disks observed around stars at the Atacam

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Updated 17 December 2018

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Description Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos will both look skyward Tuesday, as a Falcon 9 rocket hoists a military satellite and a New Shepard lifts several experiments to space.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#35

 

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Description Astronomers make, like, a totally "Farout" discovery, man.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#36

 

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Description Israeli scientists making final preparations to launch the country's first spacecraft to the moon added a special passenger on Monday that will accompany the journey.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#37

 

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Description For the first time, an object in our solar system has been found more than 100 times farther than Earth is from the sun.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#38

 

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Description TBD

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Updated 17 December 2018

#39

 

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Description Failing to find a black hole event horizon in an image taken by the Event Horizon Telescope could mean a re-think for General Relativity.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#40

 

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Description Unless you’re willing to pay thousands, rarely do you get every great feature modern monitors can offer. But LG’s new 32-inch display comes close for just $350. It has a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution, a 75Hz refresh rate with Freesync support, and an 8ms response time. It’s not perfect and it’s not got everything you might want, but for the price tag, it has an impressive array of features.

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Updated 17 December 2018

#41

 

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Description Astronomers have spotted a tiny world 18 billion kilometres away, the most distant dwarf planet we’ve ever seen, and it may help us find the elusive Planet X

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Updated 17 December 2018

#42

 

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Description “Farout” dwarf planet spotted during search for hypothesized ninth planet

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Updated 17 December 2018

#43

 

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Description A nuclear-powered tunneling bot could burrow through Europa's icy shell to probe its composition and, potentially, access the watery darkness under it.

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Updated 16 December 2018

#44

 

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Description SpaceX has shattered the record for commercial rocket launches in a year, at 20. That beats the prior record of 18 launches in a year — which it also set.

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Updated 16 December 2018

#45

 

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Description OVERVIEW NASA will enable the launch of 10 small research satellites, or CubeSats, selected through the CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) for launch on Rocket Lab’s first mission for NASA. The CubeSats were built by three NASA centers, seven universities, and a middle school as part of the Education

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Updated 16 December 2018

#46

 

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Description In 2014 , the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft made history when it rendezvoused with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This mission would be the first of its kind, where a spacecraft intercepted a comet, followed it as it orbited the Sun, and deployed a lander to its surface. For the

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Updated 16 December 2018

#47

 

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Description Ground control to Major Tony: Failure is not an option, space agency tells the actor who plays the Marvel superhero.

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Updated 16 December 2018

#48

 

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Description Rocket Lab is set to launch its third rocket this year on Wednesday night, in the company's first mission for NASA.

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Updated 16 December 2018

#49

 

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Description Christmas Comet December 2018: How to See the Bright Green Comet

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Updated 16 December 2018

#50

 

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Description To find life on Mars, scientists may need to "go deep."

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Updated 16 December 2018

#51

 

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Description NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter photographed the InSight lander, as well as the hardware that helped the stationary robot ace its Nov. 26 touchdown on the equatorial plain known as Elysium Planitia.

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Updated 16 December 2018

#52

 

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Description Astronomers spy quickly evaporating planet GJ 3470b, which could help solve an odd mystery about distant worlds.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#53

 

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Description They're 5000 times faster than the blink of an eye.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#54

 

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Description An initiative called Breakthrough Starshot wants to explore another star system using ultra-powerful laser beams and wafer-thin spaceships.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#55

 

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Description Insects are kind of a big deal. As many as 30 million species make up this ecologically important class, only a fraction of which we know about. Around 80 percent of all animal species are insects. Estimates put their numbers in the quintillions.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#56

 

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Description The precise location of NASA’s InSight lander within Elysium Planitia is now known, thanks to images captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#57

 

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Description NASA sent the spacecraft Juno to Jupiter in 2011. Well, it took a little while to get there — but it delivered.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#58

 

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Description To build a sustainable presence off Earth, humans will first have to answer some tricky questions about basic biology.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#59

 

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Description It’s as good a reason as any to look at the sky!

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Updated 15 December 2018

#60

 

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Description Astronomers have captured one of the most detailed views of a young star taken to date, and revealed an unexpected companion in orbit around it.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#61

 

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Description Watch What Science Was Actually Done on the Moon? | Apollo, a Space video from Seeker.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#62

 

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Description When it comes to deadly asteroids, impact comes down to a few factors: size, material, speed, and location.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#63

 

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Description On Sunday, Dec. 16, the comet known as 46P/Wirtanen will make one of the 10 closest comet flybys of Earth in 70 years, and you may even be able to see it without a telescope. Although the approach will be a distant 7.1 million miles (11.4 million kilometers, or 30 lunar distances) from Earth,

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Updated 15 December 2018

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Description Before electrical power became available, water fountains worked by relying on gravity to channel water from a higher elevation to a lower one. This water could then be redirected to shoot out of the fountain and create a centerpiece for people to admire. In space, awesome gaseous fountains h

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Updated 15 December 2018

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Description Consuming massive amounts of electricity and generating tons of waste heat has become the price we’re paying to use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. It’s a problem that gets worse at scale. But Quebec-based Heatmine thinks there may be a way to replace existing hot water heating systems with mining rigs, solving two problems at once.

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Updated 15 December 2018

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Description Before electrical power became available, water fountains worked by relying on gravity to channel water from a higher elevation to a lower one. This water could then be redirected to shoot out of the fountain and create a centerpiece for people to admire. In space, awesome gaseous fountains h

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Updated 15 December 2018

#67

 

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Description NASA's InSight mission to Mars has commemorated its arrival by posting a selfie. The selfie is a composite of 11 different images which were taken by one of its instruments, the Instrument Deployment Camera. The individual images were stitched together to show the lander in its full glory.

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Updated 15 December 2018

#68

 

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Description A new laser-pointing platform developed at MIT may help launch miniature satellites called CubeSats into the high-rate data game.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#69

 

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Description NASA's Parker Solar Probe came within 16.9 million miles of the sun's surface when it captured this unprecedented image in November 2018.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#70

 

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Description On Sunday, Dec. 16, the comet known as 46P/Wirtanen will make one of the 10 closest comet flybys of Earth in 70 years, and you may even be able to see it without a telescope.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#71

 

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Description Chandra helps reveal the first clear evidence for the simultaneous inward and outward flow of gas being driven by a supermassive black hole.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#72

 

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Description On Nov. 26, NASA's InSight mission knew the spacecraft touched down within an 81-mile-long (130-kilometer-long) landing ellipse on Mars. Now, the team has pinpointed InSight's exact location using images from HiRISE, a powerful camera onboard another NASA spacecraft, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO

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Updated 14 December 2018

#73

 

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Description Fishermen would be puzzled if they netted only big and little fish, but few medium-sized fish. Astronomers likewise have been perplexed in conducting a census of star-hugging extrasolar planets. They have found hot Jupiter-sized planets and hot super-Earths (planets no more than 1.5 times Earth's di

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Updated 14 December 2018

#74

 

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Description Watch Virgin Galactic’s First Human Flight to the Edge of Space, a Space video from Seeker.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#75

 

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Description A newly discovered hot Neptune orbiting a distant star is boiling away, losing mass at a record-breaking speed, according to new research.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description Neptune-sized gaseous exoplanets close to their star might have lost their atmosphere and eroded down to rocky super Earths, thus explaining the absence of uniquely this type of planets close to their stars - space short science news

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Updated 14 December 2018

#77

 

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Description The night sky will come alive this weekend when a green comet streaks by Earth on the heels of the Geminid meteor shower's display of green fireballs.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description NASA is planning to test new human-class landers on the Moon beginning in 2024, with the goal of sending crew to the surface in 2028.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#79

 

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Description Watch You Can Listen to a Martian Sunrise, a Space video from Seeker.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description We already knew that lunar dust is highly abrasive, but now it seems minerals in the dust can easily react with human cells and release large amount of toxins

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description n the summers of 2017 and 2018, heat waves and drought conditions spawned hundreds of wildfires in the western U.S. And in November, two more devastating wildfires broke out in California, scorching thousands of acres of forest, destroying homes and even claiming lives. Now, researchers studying ash

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Updated 14 December 2018

#82

 

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Description ALMA Campaign Provides Unprecedented Views of the Birth of Planets Astronomers have cataloged nearly 4,000 exoplanets in orbit around distant stars.Though the discovery of these newfound worlds has taught us much, there is still a great deal we do not know about the birth of planets and the preci

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description As a potential solution to one of the biggest mysteries in modern physics, namely – the mismatch between gravity and the outward expansion of the Universe, a group of researchers from the University of Oxford propose the unification of dark matter and dark energy into a single phenomenon: a fluid wh

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Updated 14 December 2018

#84

 

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Description "We are working on a new technology where we will give life to this dead last stage."

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Updated 14 December 2018

#85

 

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Description After its safe return, Richard Branson handed the ring off to an engineer who made an adorable post-flight proposal.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#86

 

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Description After its safe return, Richard Branson handed the ring off to an engineer who made an adorable post-flight proposal.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#87

 

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Description Tornadoes seem to form from the ground up, rather than reaching down from the clouds.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#88

 

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Description NASA's Parker Solar Probe has already provided us with plenty of news since its launch back in August. 

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Updated 14 December 2018

#89

 

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Description Juno is in a highly-elliptical 53-day orbit around the planet and has revealed some of our best glimpses yet of its fascinating atmospheric processes. The craft's science instruments probe beneath the planet's obscuring cloud cover and study Jupiter's aurora, helping us to understand the planet's origins, interior structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#90

 

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Description On Sunday, December 16, the comet named 46P/Wirtanen will pass a mere 7 million miles from Earth and will look green and fuzzy as it passes in the night sky.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description The 2018 display of "shooting stars" and a close space snowball flyby could make for some epic nights of skywatching this week.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Astronomers used Hubble to nab a second "very warm" Neptune (GJ 3470b) that is losing its atmosphere at a rate 100 times faster than that of GJ 436b.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Astronomers pinpoint InSight's exact location using images from HiRISE, a powerful camera onboard another NASA spacecraft, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#94

 

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Description Virgin Galactic touched space — or did it? The answer depends on how you define the Karman line.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description An international research team led by Naritoshi Kitamura at the University of Tokyo demonstrated that distinct populations of particles in Earth’s magnetosphere exchange energy through electromagnetically induced plasma waves. This research contributes toward knowledge about this environment roughly

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description On Dec. 21, at 8:49:48 a.m. PST (11:49:48 a.m. EST) NASA's Juno spacecraft will be 3,140 miles (5,053 kilometers) above Jupiter's cloud tops and hurtling by at a healthy clip of 128,802 mph (207,287 kilometers per hour). This will be the 16th science pass of the gas giant and will mark the solar-pow

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description The air may be breathable and the location is on planet Earth, but for two weeks a multidisciplinary team of Purdue students and alumni will eat, sleep, work and live like they’re on Mars. For the second consecutive year, a Purdue team will undergo a mission at the Mars Desert Research Station fa

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Updated 13 December 2018

#100

 

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Description A new video shows the beauty of spaceflight as seen from Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

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Updated 13 December 2018

#101

 

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Description Using ALMA, astronomers have gained important insights into the formation of new planets - space short science news

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Updated 13 December 2018

#102

 

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Description The celestial event is caused by a stream of cosmic debris falling toward Earth at incredible speeds.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Virgin Galactic says its tourism spaceship has climbed more than 50 miles high, which the company considers the boundary of space. 

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Updated 13 December 2018

#104

 

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Description Researchers link a supernova explosion 2.6 million years ago to the extinction of marine megafauna.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#105

 

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Description It could be the first of many firsts. 

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Updated 13 December 2018

#106

 

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Updated 13 December 2018

#107

 

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Description NASA congratulates Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic for a major milestone in the commercial space tourism race.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#108

 

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Description There’s a push underway to release more data about things the Pentagon is tracking in orbit. It’s a sign of things to come as Uncle Sam tries to make space a more friendly place for business.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#109

 

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Description As comets blaze across the night sky, they can bring wonder and excitement to those watching from Earth – or even a sense of impending doom.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#110

 

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Description The ice-climbing bot can go places humans can't.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#111

 

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Description There's a good difference between where the Sun's energy ends and where it's gravity ends. 

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Updated 13 December 2018

#112

 

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Description Celebrate the achievement, but please, recognize that commercial spaceflight has grown up since Virgin Galactic started the quest for space tourism.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#113

 

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Description Richard Branson's space tourism company Virgin Galactic reached space for the first time ever on Thursday during a test-flight.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#114

 

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Description Geminid Meteor shower is considered to be one of the most-spectacular celestial events. Google is celebrating the event with a special Google Doodle.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Richard Branson's space tourism firm says it has finally made a flight to the edge of space - though the craft did not reach the currently accepted definition of 100 kilometres up

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Politicians like the newly-elected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are now taking climate change seriously, but even an ambitious plan to remake the economy may not be enough

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Updated 13 December 2018

#117

 

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Description Four competing scopes rely on next-gen technology

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Updated 13 December 2018

#118

 

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Description Decadal survey kicks off competition for flagship observatory in the 2030s

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Updated 13 December 2018

#119

 

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Description Weeks after Parker Solar Probe made the closest-ever approach to a star, the science data from the first solar encounter is just making its way into the hands of the mission's scientists. It's a moment many in the field have been anticipating for years, thinking about what they'll do with such never

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description A winged spacecraft will soon take off with four NASA-supported technology experiments onboard. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo will separate from the WhiteKnightTwo twin-fuselage carrier aircraft and continue its rocket-powered test flight. The flight, scheduled for no earlier than Dec. 13, i

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Updated 13 December 2018

#121

 

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Description A little informal polling finds little support for an 80km line for space.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Virgin Galactic's suborbital spaceplane VSS Unity just reached an altitude of 82.7 km. But can we really call that space?

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description For the first time, Virgin Galactic managed to fly to the edge of space as part of its test flight program for SpaceShipTwo.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#124

 

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Description Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic has successfully carried out its fourth powered flight in Mojave, California. The flight took the company’s VSS Unity SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane to the edge of space. It was the company's most ambitious test flight yet -- and bodes well for the future.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description With so many potential points of failure, it’s a relief to see this project get off to such a smooth start.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week, so hope for clear skies that will let you see a beautiful show of green fireballs on Thursday and Friday. This will be the last -- and strongest -- meteor shower of the year, according to NASA.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#127

 

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Description The satellite is using a powerful laser to map out elevation changes of ice in the poles that could help better understand the effects of climate change.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#128

 

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Description A bunch of smarter than average primates, who several thousand years ago were building tone tools, have landed a robot ...

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Updated 12 December 2018

#129

 

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description In one of its first observations of the object after settling into orbit, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has detected evidence of ...

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description First full reconstruction of Thylacoleo carnifex shows it tore apart its prey like a Tasmanian devil, had the bite strength of a lion, and climbed like a koala

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description Google has added a side note that users who backup unsupported videos via the Photos app, will be counted as storage space.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#133

 

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Description Followers of SpaceX's every move have spotted a second Falcon Heavy side booster en route to the company's testing facility in Texas.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#134

 

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Description Building telescopes and other things in space, rather than on Earth, would vastly improve our ability to watch and explore the cosmos.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description NASA's new Mars lander has taken a selfie from above, using a camera on its long robotic arm. The InSight lander snapped a series of pictures that NASA turned into a stunning mosaic released Tuesday. InSight landed on Mars on Nov. 26.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description Watch NASA’s InSight Lander Recorded the Sounds of Wind on Mars, a Space video from Seeker.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#137

 

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Description "Please be careful, my hand is there."

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Updated 12 December 2018

#138

 

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Description Space Views of Penguin ‘Poo’ Yield Insights

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

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Description NASA's InSight lander isn't camera-shy. The spacecraft used a camera on its robotic arm to take its first selfie — a mosaic made up of 11 images. This is the same imaging process used by NASA's Curiosity rover mission, in which many overlapping pictures are taken and later stitched together. Visible

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

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Description New work from the Carnegie Supernova Project provides the best-yet calibrations for using type Ia supernovae to measure cosmic distances, which has implications for our understanding of how fast the universe is expanding and the role dark energy may play in driving this process. Led by Carnegie astr

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

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Description From robo-walking cities to living rooms that fold away, the revolutionary ideas on show at London's Design Museum tell us much about the way we live

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description One of the most powerful Earth observation tools ever put in orbit comes online.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description ISRO will launch the GSAT-7A communication satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on board the GSLV-F11 on December 19.

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

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Description Rosetta's comet sent a magnetic shock wave screaming out in front of it, blazing a trail through the stellar wind. And scientists just found it.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description This will be Juno's 16th science pass of Jupiter and will mark the solar-powered spacecraft's halfway point in data collection during its prime mission.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description Known as the Disk Substructures at High Angular Resolution Project (DSHARP), this “Large Program” has yielded stunning, high-resolution images of 20 nearby protoplanetary disks.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description One of the best displays of "shooting stars" and a close space snowball flyby could make for some epic nights of skywatching this week.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#148

 

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Description Grab your smartphone as WiFi Wars erupt at the Royal Institution Christmas Bash, tune in for a rerun of an epic trip to the moon and brace for new survival game Miscreated

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

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Description White holes are black ones in reverse, spewing out matter– and they could give us our first glimpse of the quantum source of space-time, says physicist Carlo Rovelli

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

#150

 

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Description Chang’e 4 is part of an extensive and ambitious effort by China to explore the moon like only NASA has before.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#151

 

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Description The European Space Agency’s Trace Gas Orbiter deepens planet’s carbon mystery

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

#152

 

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Description New work from the Carnegie Supernova Project, which includes Florida State University researchers, provides the best-yet calibrations for using type Ia supernovae to measure cosmic distances. This has implications for our understanding of how fast the universe is expanding and the role dark energ

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

#153

 

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Description Just two weeks ago, NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander touched down on the surface of Mars. In the hours that followed, mission controllers at NASA-JPL received confirmation that the lander had deployed its solar arrays and was comme

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

#154

 

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Description The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week. It should bring more than 100 meteors per hour to dark skies around the world.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#155

 

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Description United Launch Alliance chief: "I’m pretty sure I sent Gwynne flowers."

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 12 December 2018

#156

 

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Description China's Moon lander destined for the far side of the Moon — the side that always faces away from the Earth — has now entered lunar orbit.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description The deminse of flies laniding in this carnivourous plant.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#158

 

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Description Roscosmos has ruled out a manufacturing defect causing the 2mm-wide hole found in August on the Russian Soyuz capsule

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Updated 12 December 2018

#159

 

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Description One of the best displays of "shooting stars" and a close space snowball fly-by could make for some epic nights this week.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description Researchers have recreated tiny droplets of the so-called primordial soup that filled the early universe moments after the Big Bang. 

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Updated 11 December 2018

#161

 

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Description It didn't take long for NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to glean valuable insights from the asteroid Bennu. 

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Updated 11 December 2018

#162

 

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Description The solar wind is no longer registering on the spacecraft's instruments.

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Updated 11 December 2018

#163

 

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Description Until this precise moment in his nearly decade-long career, Stephen Curry has remained gleefully free of controversy.

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Updated 11 December 2018

#164

 

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Description Saturn's moons Rhea and Dione are getting us into the holiday spirit thanks to a unique Cassini probe image.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Satellite observations are providing scientists with insights on the Adélie penguin’s diet and the effect that changes in that diet might have on its future.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Researchers have created tiny droplets of the ultra-hot matter that once filled the early universe, forming three distinct shapes and sizes: circles, ellipses and triangles.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Astronomers have used Chandra, Hubble and VLA facilities to study the hot gas and found clear evidence that the active nucleus is driving hot bubbles of gas and jets.

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 11 December 2018

#168

 

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Description NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found water on the asteroid Bennu, after finishing its two-year trip to the formation.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere - the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun. Members of NASA's Voyager team will discuss the findings at a news co

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Updated 11 December 2018

#170

 

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Description Recently analyzed data from NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has revealed water locked inside the clays that make up its scientific target, the asteroid Bennu. During the mission’s approach phase, between mid-Aug

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Updated 11 December 2018

#171

 

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Description Two NASA sounding rockets successfully flew over the Norwegian Sea early in the morning December 8 carrying an experiment to study the electrodynamics of the polar cusp. The Twin Rockets to Investigate Cusp Electrodynamics or TRICE-2 were launched at 3:26 and 3:28 a.m. EST from the Andoya Spa

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 11 December 2018

#172

 

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Description The asteroid doesn’t have liquid water on its surface anymore, but the data shows it may have interacted with water in the past.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description The small hole was found in late August, and now two cosmonauts are leaving the ISS to find answers on the outside.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Quark gluon plasma has been created in the lab, liquid-like particles that populated the universe during the first microseconds after the Big Bang took place - space short science news

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description While East Antarctica has the potential to reshape coastlines around the world through sea level rise, scientists have long considered it more stable than West Antarctica.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description There has been yet another delay, but at least this one is short. The launch is now scheduled for January ...

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Updated 11 December 2018

#177

 

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Description Insight nears placement of its science instruments

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Updated 11 December 2018

#178

 

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Description NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe, which just arrived at the asteroid Bennu last week, has already found lots of hydrated minerals on the space rock, mission team members announced today (Dec. 10).

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Updated 11 December 2018

#179

 

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Description Two Russian cosmonauts took a walk in space outside the International Space Station and things got a little dramatic.

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Updated 11 December 2018

#180

 

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Description After he claimed the moon landing was a conspiracy theory, NASA invited Steph Curry to see some space rocks himself.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered. The leak was spotted on Aug. 30 in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft attached to the station.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description While space mining is still a decade or so off, next year the industry is ramping up their efforts.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Only a week after reaching the asteroid, NASA's newest spacecraft is already making scientific discoveries.

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Field # Astronautics
Updated 11 December 2018

#184

 

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Description Presents for the people who are, uh, less concerned about the planet than you are.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description During a spacewalk, two Russian astronauts will examine a hole in the side of the ISS's Soyuz capsule in an attempt to figure out if was a work of sabotage.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Several days ago, a gust of wind swept across Elysium Planitia on the surface of Mars. This has happened uncountable ...

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, announced today that scientists from the NATO’s Science and Technology Organisation (NATO STO) are deploying an IoT

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description A lone spacecraft is hovering 12 miles above the surface of a tiny asteroid millions of miles away, closely examining its surface. And it just sent back its first readings.

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Updated 11 December 2018