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Study of Moon Rocks Suggest Interior of the Moon is Really Dry

A new study of the "Rusty Rocks" returned by the Apollo 16 mission suggest that the Moon's interior is very dry, contrary to what recent studies have claimed

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Tales From Totality: Standing in the Shadow of the Moon

They came, they saw, they battled clouds, traffic and strange charger adapters in a strange land. Yesterday, millions stood in awe as the shadow of the Moon rolled over the contiguous United States for the first time in a century. If you're like us, your social media feed is now brimming with amazing images of yesterday's total solar eclipse.

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Incredible Solar Eclipse Images From Our Readers

Holy moly, that was awesome! Incredible, fantastic, amazing…there just aren’t the words to describe what it is like to experience totality. While I’m trying to come down to Earth and figure out how to explain how wonderful this was, enjoy the beautiful images captured by our readers from across the US and those from across […]

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New Study Says that Martian Weather May Get Snowy Overnight

A new study by a team of American and French researchers indicates that Mars experiences evening snowstorms, similar to "microburst" storms here on Earth.

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NASA Live-Broadcasting 2017 Solar Eclipse!

NASA will be live-streaming their coverage of the 2017 Solar Eclipse today (August 21st, 2017) as it makes its way across the continental US

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NASA Completes Critical Space Communications Network with Spectacular Launch of Final TDRS Science Relay Satellite

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Today marked the end of an era for NASA as the last of the agency's next generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TRDS) that transmit the critical science data and communications for the Hubble Space Telescope and human spaceflight missions to the International Space Station, successfully rocketed to orbit this morning, Fri. Aug 18 from the Florida Space Coast.

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Large Near-Earth Asteroid Will Pass Earth by This September

According to NASA, the large Near-Earth Asteroid known as Florence will pass harmlessly past Earth this coming September

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Another Nearby Red Dwarf Star System, Another Possible Exoplanet Discovered!

A new study from the University of Texas Arlington has indicated that the Gliese 832 system (located just 16 light-years away) may have a third exoplanet

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