July 22, 2019 - 7:59 am
Despite appearances and a presidential tweet suggesting otherwise, the United States is "100%" committed to sending astronauts back to the moon in 2024 and establishing a long-term, sustainable presence there as a stepping stone to eventual piloted flights to Mars, Vice President Mike Pence said in...
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Ameera Butt
July 17, 2019 - 8:01 am
The Heritage Auctions in Dallas is holding a public auction of rare space memorabilia that includes astronaut Neil Armstrong’s personally-owned gold medal that was flown to the moon with him on the historic Apollo 11 mission. The gold medal sold for $2,055,000 million on Tuesday. It was the first...
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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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April 17, 2019 - 2:11 pm
She’s defying gravity! Astronaut Christina Koch is on schedule to spend 11 months at the International Space Station (ISS) and will set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman.
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National Science Foundation, black hole
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Jacquie Cadorette
April 10, 2019 - 9:18 am
We’re still not sure why Mercury is seemingly always in retrograde, but for now, we can shelf that issue, as many of our black hole questions can be answered as of today. The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), which is a series of eight, ground-based radio telescopes positioned around the globe, has...
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Colchester United Football Club
Meredith Ganzman
April 01, 2019 - 11:17 am
McDonald’s famous burger has gone where no burger has gone before- outer space. The Colchester United Football Club in England reported on twitter that they found the so called “spaceburger” on their field. It was attached to this white box and was accompanied by a GoPro camera.
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