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    Tonight’s Meteor Shower is a Perfect Opening Act for The Last Jedi

    Hyped for The Last Jedi on Friday? So is the Solar System. Tonight, the whole planet is getting treated to what might be the best meteor shower ever! If The Last Jedi lives up to the rave reviews it’s been getting so far, it’s pretty much going to be the best space week since the last time […]

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    Elon Musk’s Proposed Rocket Could Take You From London to New York in 29 Minutes

    Elon Musk got on stage today to talk about upcoming plans for his rocket company, SpaceX, and as always, it was an adventure. Speaking at the International Astronautical Congress in Australia, Musk detailed plans for possibly the most important rocket in the history of SpaceX — one that would not only replace the rest of SpaceX’s rockets, […]

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    No, That New NASA Job is Not For Protecting Earth Against Aliens

    Everyone talking about NASA hiring someone to protect Earth against aliens needs to pump the brakes, because the main task of their Planetary Protection Officer position is something that makes a whole lot more sense considering the state of this planet — it’s to protect every other planet from Earth. You can check out the whole […]

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    Coach’s NASA Space Collection is Out of This World

    When Coach announced they were buying Kate Spade, there was a contingent that worried about Coach scrubbing away Kate Spade’s quirkiness. Well, it’s too soon to tell what changes will come about because of the acquisition, but at least for this month, it looks like the effect is going in the opposite direction. Revealed earlier […]

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    Richard Branson is Taking Stephen Hawking to Space

    One of the greatest minds in the study of space may get the chance to see it for himself. Noted physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking did an interview with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, during which he confirmed that he will be one of the early passengers on Virgin Galactic’s space tourism voyages. The nearly […]

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    Four More Planets Have Been Discovered and Some Could Host Life

    In May of last year, astronomers from MIT and the University of Liège discovered a dwarf star they named TRAPPIST-1. The relatively cool star had three planets in its orbit, one of which was situated in just the right zone to meet the conditions for life. Well, it wasn’t just us who thought that was a […]

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    NASA’s Female Astronauts Might Make It To Mars

    In 2013, Jessica Meir, Anne McClain, Christina Hammock Koch, and Nicole Aunapu Mann became one half of NASA’s latest class of astronauts, marking the first time a class of astronauts was half made up of women. It’s a good class to be in, too — they’ll be under consideration for a manned mission to Mars, […]

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    It’s Raining Samsung SD Cards! Amen! – From Space

    A few months back, Samsung reached out to the public to submit photos and videos which were then transferred on to 100 Samsung SD cards. These memory cards were attached to paper planes and sent up to space using a helium balloon. So if you manage to find one of these cards, Samsung is

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    Branson’s Virgin Galactic Spaceport Officially Open For Business

    On Saturday, the runway at Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport America was officially opened at an inauguration ceremony that took place in the New Mexico desert. Richard Branson said that he, his parents, and two of his kids will be on the first flights to take off into space, with these flights taking off within eighteen months. […]