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How The Iconic 1968 Earthrise Photo Changed Our Relationship To The Planet
The image, captured by astronauts orbiting the moon 50 years ago, forced us to come to terms with Earth's fragility — and the importance of protecting the environment.
Dream About Leaving Earth With These Photos From The Astronomy Photographer Of The Year Awards
Space looks pretty sweet right about now.
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Rock Used As Doorstop For 30 Years Identified As Meteorite Worth Up To $100,000
Central Michigan University geology professor Mona Sirbescu said that she knew "within seconds" that the rock was special.
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Weird Goblin Planet Found On The Edge Of Solar System
The dwarf planet is new evidence of the long-sought Planet X.
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Spooky Skull-Like 'Death Comet' Asteroid To Zip Past Earth Just After Halloween
It's also been called "The Great Pumpkin" asteroid.
Perseid Meteor Shower Stuns Stargazers
The Perseid Meteor Shower offered remarkable views this weekend when it lit up a moonless sky. Don’t worry ― you still have a chance to check it out! The shower doesn’t end until August 24.
Twitter Users Offer Trump Their Own Space Force Logo Ideas
Meanwhile, MSNBC broadcaster Katy Tur already has a "Space Force" theme song.
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Jimmy Kimmel Is Recruiting For Donald Trump's 'Space Force'
Have you got what it takes to fight wars in space?
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33 Spectacular Photos Of The Longest Full ‘Blood Moon’ Of The Century
It was quite the celestial treat.
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The Longest Full 'Blood Moon' Of The Century Is Happening This Month
Blood moons have inspired both awe and fear throughout the centuries.
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Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter
Astronomers were looking for Planet X when they discovered the 12 moons.
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Donald Trump To Establish ‘Space Force’ And Twitter Users Can’t Deal
One Twitter user griped that "this is what happens when we have a new 'Star Wars' film every year."
Stephen Hawking’s Voice Beamed Into Space
World-renowned physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s iconic computerized voice was projected into a black hole following a memorial service and interment at Westminster Abbey.
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Stephen Hawking's Voice Will Be Beamed Into Black Hole During Final Send-Off
“It is a message of peace and hope, about unity and the need for us to live together in harmony on this planet.”
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China Marks Another Milestone In Quest To Become Space Superpower
It's the first time a rocket designed by a Chinese private company has successfully entered orbit.
What Spending A Year In A Mars Simulation Taught This Scientist About Humanity
Sheyna Gifford explains how living in a Mars simulation changed her outlook on Earth's future.
Uranus Is Actually A Giant Ball Of Farts Floating In Space, Study Finds
However, the smell could quite literally be the last thing you notice.
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Chinese Space Station, Adrift For Years, Plummets To Earth
The Tiangong-1 mostly burnt up as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, but some pieces likely crashed into the Pacific ocean.
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20 Space-Themed Baby Names Parents Are Giving Their Newborns
Galaxy, Moon, Mercury and more.
Elon Musk Sends Electric Car Into Space Aboard World's Most Powerful Rocket
SpaceX's successful maiden flight of its Falcon Heavy rocket puts humans one step closer to Mars.
A 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is Going To Light Up The Sky. Here's Where To See It.
NASA is calling it a "lunar trifecta."
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A Highly Classified Spy Satellite Has Been Destroyed. Probably.
It's either a complete loss, or a frighteningly evasive spacecraft.
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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Sent Back Some Spectacular Shots Of Jupiter
“We are rewriting our ideas of how giant planets work."
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Stunning Supermoon Kicks Off New Year
On New Year's Day the full moon coincided with its point in orbit closest to Earth, creating a jaw-dropping supermoon.
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Russian Space Agency Says It's Investigating Embarrassing String Of Failures
A rocket was destroyed last month because Roscosmos failed to update its launch coordinates.
IlustraciÃ³n del asteroide interestelar 'Oumuamua - ESO/M. Kornmesser
Some Think An Alien Space Probe Just Passed Earth And Deliberately Ignored Us
Maybe they took one look at Earth and said, "Nope!"
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