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NASA Hubble Space Telescope Twitter
NASA Hubble Space Telescope Twitter
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December 13, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Astronomers are excited about a visitor from another solar system. It's the first known interstellar comet discovered by an amateur astronomer, Gennady Borisov. Planetary Astronomer Doctor Heidi Hammel is with NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center in Maryland and she said "this object, 2I/Borisov was...
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CBS News
CBS News
October 18, 2019 - 7:04 am
Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, soaring 260 miles above a wave of public interest, floated outside the International Space Station Friday for history's first all-female spacewalk. Floating in the Quest airlock, Koch, making her fourth spacewalk, and Meir, making her first, switched...
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CBS
CBS News
October 15, 2019 - 11:21 am
Two NASA astronauts will take part in the first all-female spacewalk later this week, the space agency announced Tuesday. Astronauts Christina Koch, making her fourth spacewalk, and Jessica Meir, making her first, will float outside Thursday or Friday to remove a malfunctioning battery charge-...
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Rebekah Sager
September 27, 2019 - 11:10 am
Once again NASA blows minds with the latest discovery captured on video of a "cataclysmic phenomenon" by the planet-hunting Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite aka TESS. The video shows a black hole decimating a star in a galaxy far, far away. NASA astronomers say the black hole, which is located...
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CBS News
September 16, 2019 - 11:52 am
Academy Award nominated actor Brad Pitt called into the International Space Station and spoke with astronaut Nick Hague on Monday, in a conversation that was carried by NASA Television. Pitt plays an astronaut in his newest film, "Ad Astra," which will be released nationwide on Friday. The...
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June 25, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Ronald Bailey (SMDC/ARSTRAT) ( Connecting Vets ) - U.S. Army Lt. Col. Anne C. McClain departed from the International Space Station to return to earth aboard a Soyuz "Union" MS-11 spacecraft June 24 at 7:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, following her 204-day mission with Expeditions 58 and 59,...
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AP
June 25, 2019 - 8:09 am
SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but the first ordered by the...
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May 24, 2019 - 6:11 am
You can’t go to Mars, but your name can! NASA is inviting humans around the world to submit their names to fly aboard the Mars 2020 rover on its mission to the Red Planet. Come along and ride on a fantastic voyage! Our #Mars2020 Rover is gearing up for its seven-month journey to the Red Planet and...
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May 14, 2019 - 6:03 am
Moonquake! A study has revealed that the moon has been slowly shrinking over time and, as a result, been causing quakes to occur on the its surface. NASA has taken to Twitter to reveal the reality of moonquakes. "You've heard of earthquakes. But what about moonquakes? Like a wrinkled grape drying...
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May 10, 2019 - 6:35 am
Get ready to have your Amazon Prime order delivered to the moon . Okay, while that may be a ways away, Jeff Bezos did reveal his plans for space colonization on Thursday. The Amazon founder announced the design of his space company Blue Origins’ new lunar lander called Blue Moon. Today, our founder...
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