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 2018-07-21 11:51 

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Data from Weather-Tracking Satellite Helps Scientists Predict Cholera Outbreak...

Hurricanes are devastating for the populations they hit, not only because of the damage caused by winds but also because of the increased risk of diseases after the storm passes....

 2018-07-21 11:49 

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Where to Search for Signs of Life on Titan...

New findings suggest that large craters are the prime locations in which to find the building blocks of life on Saturn's largest moon, Titan....

 2018-07-21 11:47 

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Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite...

SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out its new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time....

 2018-07-21 11:44 

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Thick Dust Clouds Spotted Near Martian Ice Cap...

A thick cloud of dust moves over the surface of Mars near the planet's north polar ice cap in a stunning photograph....

 2018-07-21 06:00 

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Mercury Redstone 4: Photos from Gus Grissom's Liberty Bell 7 Spaceflight...

Gus Grissom, was one of NASA's original Mercury 7 astronauts and became the second American to go to space on July 21, 1961. See photos from his mission here!...

 2018-07-20 16:38 

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Jupiter's Breathtaking Cloud Formations on Display in New Juno Image...

Watching the clouds go by here on Earth is entertaining, but now we have an even better view of some stunning clouds on another world — Jupiter....

 2018-07-20 16:30 

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As Opportunity Rover Sleeps, Other NASA Craft Study Mars' Raging Dust Storm...

NASA's Opportunity rover remains silent on the Red Planet, blanketed by a monster dust storm that many other Mars spacecraft are studying in detail....

 2018-07-20 15:55 

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Who Owns the Moon? A Space Lawyer Answers...

Only less than a century ago, back on Earth, planting a national flag in another part of the world still amounted to claiming that territory for the fatherland. Did the Stars and Stripes on the moon signify the establishment of an American colony?...

 2018-07-20 15:00 

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First Moonwalker Neil Armstrong's Memorabilia Heads to Auction...

The personal collection of the first man to set foot on the moon is heading to auction....

 2018-07-20 15:00 

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New Aeolus Mission Will Use a Laser to Monitor Earth's Winds (Video)...

After more than 16 years of development, Europe's newest wind-monitoring satellite will finally launch next month....

 2018-07-20 14:21 

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How Big is Jupiter?...

Jupiter is about 318 times as big as Earth....

 2018-07-20 14:20 

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Watch Astronauts Set Foot on the Moon in Historic NASA Footage Streaming Today...

Forty-nine years ago today, on July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time in history....

 2018-07-20 14:01 

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'Apollo 11' Film to Show First Moon Landing Like Never Before...

A new cinematic space event film promises to show audiences the historic Apollo 11 first moon landing mission like they have never seen before. "Apollo 11" will feature never-before-seen large-format film footage of the 1969 NASA mission....

 2018-07-20 12:28 

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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: Mapping Mars in High Definition...

The orbiter has been snapping pictures of the Red Planet since 2006....

 2018-07-20 12:16 

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Juno: Taking a Long Look at Jupiter...

NASA's solar-powered probe will give us a better idea of Jupiter's weather, magnetic field and formation history....

 2018-07-20 11:00 

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Happy Anniversary, Viking 1! What Early Landers Taught Us About Mars...

NASA's Viking 1 Mars lander pulled off the first American touchdown on the Red Planet 42 years ago today (July 20). The mission reshaped our understanding of Mars and paved the way for future exploration....

 2018-07-20 11:00 

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Makings of a Moon Landing: 50 Years Ago, Apollo 11 Was One Year From 'Giant Leap'...

One year prior to humanity's first lunar landing, the moon must have still felt quite far away....

 2018-07-20 10:57 

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Building Apollo: Photos from Moonshot History...

A tremendous amount of engineering and creativity went into the successful lunar touchdown of the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969 and the following missions. Here's a look at the development process....

 2018-07-20 10:08 

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Europe's Life-Hunting Mars Rover Needs a Name...

The UK Space Agency has launched a public competition to name the U.K.-built ExoMars rover, which is scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet on a life-hunting mission in 2020....

 2018-07-20 08:04 

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James Gunn Off Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Following 'Offensive' Tweets...

Writer/director James Gunn has been removed from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and his relationship with Marvel and parent company Walt Disney have been "severed," according to a Disney statement....

 2018-07-19 15:01 

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Tiny Satellite Begins Hunt for Missing Milky-Way Matter...

A tiny satellite has started investigating the halo of incredibly hot gas surrounding the Milky Way — and it could help scientists track down the huge amount of missing matter in the universe....

 2018-07-19 15:00 

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Milky Way Galaxy Is 'Disturbed' and More Revealed in ESA Gaia Mission Data (Video)...

The European Gaia spacecraft recently released a catalog of the positions of 1.7 billion stars, mapping our stellar neighbors around the Milky Way with unprecedented precision....

 2018-07-19 11:03 

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'Killjoys' Season 4 Premieres Tonight with Even Weirder Space Adventures...

Killjoys Dutch, Johnny and D'avin have wandered far afield from their early space-bounty-hunter days — they've uncovered an otherworldly conspiracy, kicked off a system-spanning war and dealt with a whole lot of green goo since their adventu...

 2018-07-19 11:00 

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Dr. Pulsar and Mr. Magnetar? 2 Star Types May Turn into Each Other...

Are two different types of stars actually the same thing? Research of recent years shows that kinds of exotic stars — known as pulsars and magnetars — may actually be a single type of star, but at different stages of its lifetime, a new NASA v...

 2018-07-19 11:00 

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MAVEN: NASA's Orbiter Mission to Mars — Mission Details...

NASA's Mars probe is expected to study the atmosphere of the Red Planet in amazing new detail....

 2018-07-19 10:54 

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Universe Expansion 'Detective Story' Examined with New Tool...

A new technique that analyzes clashing observations may help solve the mystery behind the expansion of the universe....

 2018-07-19 10:53 

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Wandering Star May Have Disrupted Outer Solar System's Order...

There's something strange about the outer solar system — and that could be the signature of a long-ago visit to our neighborhood....

 2018-07-19 10:50 

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Moon and Jupiter Get Together Friday to Celebrate Lunar Landing Anniversary...

Friday will mark the 49th anniversary of one of humanity's greatest achievements: Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing. And the sky has a lunar treat in store....

 2018-07-19 09:45 

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Star Wars: Clone Wars Revived for Surprise Seventh Season...

The animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars is being revived for a surprise seventh season on the upcoming Disney streaming service....

 2018-07-19 09:25 

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Young Star May Be Devouring a Planet...

Researchers at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory may have watched a young star devouring a planet....

 2018-07-19 08:29 

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Take a Virtual Walk on the Moon in New York City!...

Forty-nine years after Neil Armstrong took his first "small step" on the lunar surface, Samsung has brought his "giant leap for mankind" down to Earth by launching an out-of-this-world virtual-reality experience in New York City....

 2018-07-19 05:42 

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Dazzling Views Show Saturn Moon Titan's Surface Like Never Before...

The mysterious surface of Saturn's huge moon Titan comes into gloriously sharp focus in newly released photos captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft....

 2018-07-18 16:08 

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NASA Takes Over Fenway Park for Space-Mission Show (Video)...

A group of fans recently filled baseball's Fenway Park in Boston — not to watch homers fly over the Green Monster left-field wall, but instead to talk about spacecraft flying through the solar system....

 2018-07-18 15:47 

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Blue Origin's New Shepard Vehicle Aces Test of Crew-Escape Motor...

Blue Origin launched its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft for the ninth time today (July 18) during a test to ensure that humans could escape the capsule in case anything goes wrong....

 2018-07-18 15:10 

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Why Did People Panic When the Moon Changed Color?...

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is coming up in a couple weeks. We know it's coming, but did ancient people?...

 2018-07-18 15:02 

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Bridenstine Visits Israel on First Foreign Trip...

On his first foreign trip since taking office nearly three months ago, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine traveled to Israel this week to meet with the country's prime minister and other officials....

 2018-07-18 14:02 

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Iron-rich Minerals on Mars Could Contain Life's Fatty Acids...

A little stream in the south of England could guide the way towards finding evidence for ancient life on Mars, in the form of fatty acids preserved in an iron-rich mineral called goethite....

 2018-07-18 11:00 

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Telescope Upgrade Produces Stunningly Clear Views of Space...

"Twinkle, twinkle, little star" is a twisted sort of lullaby for astronomers, because the effect that enchants the casual stargazer blurs images taken by even the most powerful telescopes....

 2018-07-18 10:59 

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Twin Exoplanets Look Alike, Act Alike ... But Have Completely Different Origins...

The exoplanets that scientists have identified so far are a pretty eclectic bunch — which is why astronomers were surprised when they realized that a newly spotted planet looked awfully familiar....

 2018-07-18 10:56 

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How 'Electric Microbes' Could Generate Power (And More) for Space Missions (Video)...

One of the experiments astronauts are tending to on the International Space Station could electrify space exploration....

 2018-07-18 10:50 

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Scott Kelly Gets Real with Reddit in New Video...

As part of a new video series, retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly got real about life in space, "Star Trek" and a creepy ball of urine....

 2018-07-18 08:35 

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New, Life-Hunting Organic Molecule Analyzer Set to Launch to Mars in 2020 (Video)...

Europe's upcoming Mars rover features a powerful toaster oven-size lab that will search for signs of life on the Red Planet....

 2018-07-18 08:00 

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Image of the Day...

Venus snuggles up to the waxing crescent moon as the two celestial bodies aligned for their seventh conjunction of the year on July 15. Photographer Sashim Gardner captured this photo of their close approach from Sacramento, California....

 2018-07-18 07:13 

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Observations of the Early Universe Reaffirm the Existence of Dark Matter and Dark Energy...

Dark matter and dark energy may be weird and (as of now) inexplicable, but they do seem to exist....

 2018-07-18 05:19 

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It's Inspection Time for the James Webb Space Telescope's Huge Sun Shield (Photo)...

NASA's next-generation James Webb Space Telescope is really big. If you hadn't fully appreciated that basic fact, this new photo should do the trick....

 2018-07-18 05:05 

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Most Stars with Jupiters Have Giant Super-Earths...

The solar system is more and more like a space oddity — Jupiter-like planets are more common around stars that also host giant-size versions of our planet, while our solar system possesses Jupiter but no such "super-Earth,4; a new study finds...

 2018-07-17 16:25 

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Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Shows Earth from International Space Station...

If life on Earth is getting you down, maybe it's time to take a moment to think about the bigger picture — like the view of our planet from the International Space Station....

 2018-07-17 15:03 

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New Book Shows Children How New Horizons Got to Pluto...

One new children's book takes readers on a journey to Pluto with NASA's New Horizons spacecraft....

 2018-07-17 15:00 

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Delaware-Size Iceberg Stuck Near Home, Satellite Images Show...

A giant iceberg split off the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica almost a year ago — but since then, the enormous hunk of ice hasn't gone very far, as a new comparison of satellite images released by NASA shows....

 2018-07-17 14:00 

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One 'Oddball' Among 12 Newfound Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter...

Scientists have discovered 12 previously unknown moons orbiting Jupiter, and one of them is a real oddball....

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