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Star's Comet-Like Icy Debris Ring Captured in New Video, Images

6 hours 12 min ago
A ring of icy debris in a young, nearby planetary system resembles comets found in our own solar system, new images reveal.
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NASA Re-Embraces the 'Worm,' Its Retro Cool Retired Logo, for New Merchandise

7 hours 57 min ago
The "worm" is back at NASA, sort of. Twenty-five years after the agency unceremoniously retired the iconic logotype, the retro logo has fallen back into NASA's good graces, at least when it comes to new merchandise.
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Celebrate Star Wars' 40th Anniversary with Epic Soundtrack and Encyclopedia [Deal]

8 hours 22 min ago
While there are hundreds of ways to celebrate the movie’s special anniversary, below we're listing two of our favorite.
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Image of the Day

8 hours 27 min ago
Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt, looks like a crescent moon in this image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft.
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Rocket Lab's Electron Mini Launcher Blasts Off in Debut Flight from New Zealand

9 hours 54 min ago
Rocket Lab's four-year campaign to develop an inexpensive, dedicated rocket to put small satellites into orbit reached a major milestone today (May 25) with the debut launch of its two-stage Electron booster from a new commercial spaceport in New Zealand.
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June Full Moon 2017: How to See the Strawberry Minimoon

10 hours 17 min ago
In June, observers will see a special type of full moon that comes only once a year: the minimoon, or a full moon that appears slightly smaller than usual.
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'Star Wars'! 40 Surprising Facts from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

10 hours 26 min ago
In honor of the 40th anniversary of "Star Wars: A New Hope," here are 40 surprising facts about the movie that started it all.
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NASA's Proposed 2018 Budget Could Push Europa Mission to Late 2020s

10 hours 27 min ago
Congress will have to loosen the purse strings if it still wants NASA to launch a flyby mission to Jupiter's ocean-harboring moon Europa by 2022, agency officials said.
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What Happens When Galaxies Collide?

10 hours 28 min ago
Two galaxies, drawn together by forces that they can't see but they can feel. A mutual gravitational attraction. It's inevitable: Inch by inch, light-year by light-year, as the cosmic clock ticks on through the eons, the galaxies grow closer.
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Black Hole Birth May Have Been Witnessed by Space Telescopes (Video)

15 hours 12 min ago
The Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescope’s along wiith the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) have been used to possibly spot a black hole born from a collapsing star. Story Developing…
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Mysteries at Jupiter: NASA's Juno Probe Reveals Cyclones, Auroras & Surprises

16 hours 11 min ago
Huge cyclones rage near Jupiter's mysterious poles, and the giant planet's powerful auroras are fundamentally different from Earth's northern and southern lights, the first science results from NASA's Juno mission reveal.
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Listen Live Now! NASA Juno Mission's 1st Jupiter Science Results

17 hours 12 min ago
Scientists with NASA's Jupiter-orbiting Juno mission will present their first detailed science results during a teleconference today (May 25) at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT). Listen live here at Space.com, courtesy of NASA.
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US Military's XS-1 Space Plane Will Be Built by Boeing (Video)

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 4:45pm
The U.S. military's new XS-1 space plane will be built by Boeing, and it's called the Phantom Express.
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'Space Aggressors' Train US Forces for Extraterrestrial Conflict

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 4:29pm
Elite military units are specializing in mock space warfare, as Russia and China develop anti-satellite weaponry.
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World's Largest Aircraft Completes Successful Test Flight

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 4:13pm
The Airlander 10, a massive blimp-like aircraft, successfully flew and landed during a reecent test of new improvements.
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Rocket Lab Waits Out Weather Delays

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 4:04pm
As weather continues to delay the first launch of its Electron rocket, Rocket Lab's chief executive said the company remains patient until conditions are right to attempt a flight.
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Best Space Books for Kids

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 4:00pm
Feed and inspire a kid's thirst for space with these book picks by Space.com's writers and editors.
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New Experimental Space Plane Design Released by DARPA | Video

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 3:38pm
The new design will give the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency the ability to launch within days. The new Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) is called Phantom Express.
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Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely)

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 3:23pm
On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. Here's what you need to know about this rare celestial show.
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Mars Rover 2020: Here's What NASA's New Red-Planet Car Will Look Like

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 3:00pm
NASA has unveiled some cool new concept art for its next Red Planet robot, the Mars 2020 rover, and it looks awesome.
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