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April 10, 2019 - 9:49 am
Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges where light bends around itself in a cosmic funhouse effect.
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March 26, 2019 - 12:15 pm
NASA has nixed the first all-female spacewalk over a spacesuit size issue.
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February 11, 2019 - 1:08 pm
The faraway space snowman visited by NASA last month has a flat — not round — behind.
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January 17, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry.
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January 17, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Saturn may have flown solo for billions of years — almost its entire existence — before getting its stunning set of rings, a new study suggests.
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NASA New Horizons spacecraft
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January 01, 2019 - 1:01 pm
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has survived the most distant exploration of another world, a tiny, icy object 4 billion miles away that looks to be shaped like a peanut or bowling pin.
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Carnegie Institution for Science shows an artist's concept of a dwarf planet that astronomers say is the farthest known object in our solar system, which they have nicknamed "Farout."
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December 17, 2018 - 5:31 pm
Astronomers have spotted the farthest known object in our solar system — and they've nicknamed the pink cosmic body "Farout."
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This May 29, 2018 photo provided by Virgin Galactic shows the VSS Unity craft during a supersonic flight test.
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December 12, 2018 - 8:43 pm
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space.
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December 10, 2018 - 12:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA's Voyager 2 has become only the second human-made object to reach the space between stars. NASA said Monday that Voyager 2 exited the region of the sun's influence last month. The spacecraft is now beyond the outer boundary of the heliosphere, some 11 billion miles from Earth...
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Joe DeStio
November 30, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Astrobotic, based in the Strip District, has been selected to develop its lunar lander to deliver payloads to the Moon’s surface
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