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Fire in space! Cloth set aflame aboard Cygnus spacecraftThe Saffire IV experiment aboard Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft "burned a sample of SIBAL cloth, a composite of 75% cotton and 25% fiberglass," according to NASA.

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'Vigorous' magnetic field oddity spotted over South AtlanticEuropean satellites are investigating the development of two distinct weak points within the South Atlantic Anomaly of Earth's magnetic field.

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General Relativity passes the Ratio's TestUsing gravitational waves to approximate pi, physicists see no problem with Einstein's theory of general relativity.

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Jupiter Has Trapped a Comet in a Bizarre OrbitJupiter has captured an icy comet from the outer solar system in a bizarre orbit that will bring it back to within 3 million kilometers of the giant planet in 2063.

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Tristan Eaton's 'Human Kind' art flying on SpaceX astronaut launchA street artist whose portfolio includes multi-story-tall murals and designer toys has ventured into a new genre — space art.

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Modeling Hot Jupiter CloudsStudying the atmospheres of exoplanets is a process that is fairly well along, especially when it comes to hot Jupiters.

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Are rivers of liquid methane washing away craters on Saturn's moon Titan?New evidence indicates liquid methane flowing on Titan is eroding its craters.

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The Presence of an Earth Around the Nearest StarESPRESSO, the successor to HARPS, one of most productive and precise planet hunters, "has made it possible to measure the mass of the planet with a precision of over one-tenth of the mass of Earth."

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New Class of Cosmic Explosions Discovered: Fast Blue Optical TransientsFast blue optical transients share some characteristics with supernova explosions of massive stars and with explosions that generate gamma-ray bursts , but still have distinctive differences from each.

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A NASA astronaut launched a model rocket on eve of his own historic SpaceX launchOn the eve of his historic launch on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, NASA astronaut Bob Behnken got ready for the big day by launching a rocket of his own — one that's nowhere near the size of the Falcon 9 rocket he'll ride to orbit today.

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6 wild things we spotted during SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch attemptWe spotted some wild and wacky details leading up to SpaceX's now-delayed Demo-2 test flight today.

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Why SpaceX has to wait until Saturday for its next try to launch astronauts for NASAIf you're frustrated that you now have to wait until Saturday to see SpaceX's first crewed launch, you can blame Mother Nature and orbital mechanics.

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Here's the weather forecast for SpaceX's 2nd astronaut launch attempt on SaturdayIf it weren't for the weather, SpaceX would have made history today with its first astronaut launch.

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Planet Series: VenusAs we all know, ‘Venus' is the second planet in our Solar System. Planets may be terrestrial or gaseous.

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How Beliefs Change What We See in StarlightWhen the data from a single measurement device is so noisy that it shows you nothing, is it possible to combine data from multiple measurement devices to see something, or is there the risk that by picking and choosing which measurements to combine and look at, you might see something that isn't really there?

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MAVEN Maps Electric Currents around Mars that are Fundamental to Atmospheric LossFive years after NASA's MAVEN spacecraft entered into orbit around Mars, data from the mission has led to the creation of a map of electric current systems in the Martian atmosphere.

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The stars looked downChange of theme - looking up at at the stars Whilst all of the issues and challenges we are facing with CV19 are running around us, I have had an opportunity to think a little about some things.

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New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500This explosion has taken scientists by surprise because of its speed and heaviness of the material outflows.

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Reflecting the International Space StationStill bathed in sunlight, the International Space Station arced through the evening sky over lake Wulfsahl-Gusborn in northern Germany, just after sunset on March 25.

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Two New Beasts for an Explosive ZooRadio observations revealed these properties in one explosion known as CSS161010, which occurred in a dwarf galaxy some 500 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus.

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A Spanner in the Cosmological WorksOne of the basic assumptions in Einstein's relativity is that the laws of physics are constant throughout the Universe.

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'The weather got us,' NASA chief says of SpaceX's 1st crewed launch delayWhen it comes to spaceflight, you can control just about everything but the weather.

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NASA Administrator Makes Statement After Scrub of SpaceX Demo-2 LaunchNASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine makes a statement after the scrub of NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 launch on the Falcon 9 rocket today, May 27, 2020, at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Making History: NASA and SpaceX Launch Astronauts to Space!Tune in starting at 12:15 p.m. EDT as NASA and SpaceX provide joint, live coverage from launch to arrival at the space station.

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Stuck on Earth, the astronauts of SpaceX's 1st crewed flight keep their spirits highVeteran NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were still cheerful after bad weather scrubbed their historic launch on a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station.

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NASA Coverage 27th MayWe join NASA's live coverage of todays historic flight as SPACEX Crew Dragon carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken become the first astronauts to launch from US soil in almost a decade.

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SpaceX Demo-2: Launch Rescheduled for May 30 Because of Bad WeatherNASA and SpaceX have scrubbed today's launch attempt, May 27, of the Demo-2 test flight to the International Space Station with astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley due to unfavorable weather conditions around Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 Astronauts Board Crew Dragon for Flight to Space StationAstronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken board the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for launch on the Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station.

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch aborted todayThe flight got down to T-18 minutes when they called the abort for weather reasons.

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Amy's Everyday Astronomy: SpaceX's Demo2 Launch PostponedOver one million people tuned in Wednesday to watch the first launch of American astronauts from American soil in nearly a decade.

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Scrub! SpaceX Demo-2 launch delayed by weatherSpaceX's Demo-2 launch was scrubbed due to weather constraints on May 27, 2020. There are backup launch windows on May 30 and May 31.

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Crew Access Arm Retracted for Demo-2 at Launch Complex 39AThe crew access arm is retracted from the SpaceX Crew Dragon at Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 27, 2020.

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SpaceX delays 1st astronaut launch for NASA due to bad weather"We continue to violate a couple different weather rules that we now do not expect to clear in time to allow for a launch today," SpaceX launch director Mike Taylor said about 20 minutes before the planned liftoff.

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Trump arrives at Florida launch site for historic SpaceX astronaut test flightSpaceX's epic astronaut launch has drawn President Donald Trump to the Space Coast.

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SpaceX Demo-2 crew at launch pad, strapped into Crew DragonNASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were strapped into the Crew Dragon spacecraft shortly after arriving at pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Physics and Astronomy in Munce, IN for Ball State UniversityBall State University's Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications from individuals who can contribute through their research, teaching, and service to the growth of our department.

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SpaceX's historic Demo-2 astronaut launch: Photos, videos and awesome tweetsVeteran NASA astronauts set out today to make history with SpaceX's Demo-2 mission and everyone from celebrities to astronauts is celebrating around the world.

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Videos: Launch of the first SpaceX Dragon with crew to the ISS2:01 pm EDT: The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 with astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley in a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station is set for 4:33 pm today at Kennedy Space Center.

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For the astronauts on SpaceX's Crew Dragon, space travel is all in the familyToday , NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to launch to space aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule as part of the historic Demo-2 mission.

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NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 Crew Members Suit Up for Flight to International Space StationAstronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken don their spacesuits inside the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 27, 2020.

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Adorable! SpaceX Demo-2 crew bids adieu to their families ahead of launchNASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were greeted by their astronaut wives, Karen Nyberg and Megan McArthur, and their children shortly after exiting the iconic doors of the Operations and Checkout building at the Kennedy Space Center.

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American Astronomical Society awards ASU students Chambliss medalsThree ASU graduate students — Santosh Harish, Rashmeet Kaur Nayyar and Mansi Padave — have been awarded prestigious 2020 Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards by the American Astronomical Society.

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Christie's x Atlas Obscura: Ancient Astronomy by AldusDid you know Plato was an Aquarius? His horoscope tells us he was sent to humanity to teach us the secrets of nature with his divine faculty of speech!

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SpaceX Demo-2 crew suit up prior to launchNASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have put on their sleek new SpaceX spacesuits ahead of launch on May 22, 2020.

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"SpaceX's First NASA Astronauts to Weird Unexplained Phenomena""Planet Earth Report" provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

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Satellites track Tropical Storm Bertha ahead of historic SpaceX launchTropical storm Bertha is barreling into Florida just as astronauts prepare to launch to space.

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Real Neat Blog AwardI want to thank dearkitty who not only nominated me for this award but is actually the creator of this award!

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Celebrating 30 Years of Hubble with Astronaut John GrunsfeldFormer astronaut and NASA Associate Administrator John Grunsfeld is often called the Hubble Repairman. He made three space shuttle trips to the space telescope to repair and upgrade it.

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Astronomers Discover Rare 'Cosmic Ring Of Fire' 11 Billion Light Years From EarthSometime in the early stages of the universe, two galaxies violently collided to create a massive and rare ring galaxy.

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A Strange, Unnaturally Bright ObjectKeck Observatory on Maunakea, Hawaii and the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy's ATLAS twin telescopes, reported evidence of the exact moment a star collapsed to form a compact object, such as a black hole or neutron star.

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NASA astronauts avoided turning SpaceX's Crew Dragon into 'Bob and Doug's excellent machine'NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were careful not to personalize the Crew Dragon too much, the Demo-2 team said.

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2020, June: The Moon Passes Bright Morning PlanetsBy Jeffrey L. Hunt Click here for our detailed notes about the planets in June 2020.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexThe first global virtual NASA Social comes to end as we take you through Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for the last show.

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A New Class of Astronomical TransientsSome of the fastest outflows in nature are beginning to turn up in the phenomena known as Fast Blue Optical Transients.

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2020, June: Solstice and Bright Morning PlanetsLink to pdf of this article. Link to the summary of the moon and planets in the morning sky by Jeffrey L. Hunt.

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The touchscreen controls of SpaceX's Crew Dragon give astronauts a sci-fi way to fly in spaceVeteran NASA astronauts who've flown countless vehicles as test pilots will have to cope with something out of the ordinary with SpaceX's Crew Dragon: touchscreens.

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Tropical Storm Bertha seen from spaceTropical Storm Bertha has formed off the coast of South Carolina and its impact on the seas off Florida may impact the SpaceX Demo-2 launch on May 27, 2020.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Commercial Crew 360 videosThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we share more about the Commercial Crew Program through a virtual 360 tour.

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Astronomers recategorize asteroid-like cometRecently discovered object 2019 LD2, originally believed to be the first cometary "Jupiter Trojan" asteroid by astronomers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy turns out to be an interloper comet masquerading as a member of the Trojan population.

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Ancient 'ring of fire' galaxy found glaring at Earth across space and timeEleven billion years ago, a hot, active, eyeball of a galaxy glared across space. It formed in a violent collision, and could help explain the Milky Way's spiral.

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Interview: Astronaut Cady Coleman on SpaceX's historic Demo-2 launch for NASAWith SpaceX sending people to the ISS soon, we sat down with retired astronaut Cady Coleman to help understand how important this launch really is.

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SpaceX will launch NASA astronauts for the 1st time today. Here's what to expect.SpaceX's first-ever crewed mission, a test flight called Demo-2, is scheduled to launch at 4:33 p.m.

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2020, May 27: Morning Planets Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars Shine BrightlyBy Jeffrey L. Hunt This morning bright Jupiter shines from about one-third of the way up in the southern sky.

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SpaceX's 1st astronaut mission is launching from a truly historic NASA padSpaceX's first crewed mission couldn't have a more appropriate jumping-off point.

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Keep Watching the SkiesThis weirds me out a bit. I am NOT used to the idea of a ‘fast' refractor.

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Astronomy vs. AstrologyImage by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Perhaps man is the only animal, which can contemplate the future.

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"That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim"*…Cal Tech scientist. Alison Koontz explains why none of the 100 definitions of life we have may be accurate away from "home": "Our concept of life is too Earth-centric - alien life might look totally different."

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Astronomers Discover New Class of Cosmic ExplosionsArtist's conception illustrates the phenomena that make up the new class of cosmic explosions called Fast Blue Optical Transients.

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SpaceX Dragon prepares to spread its wings, this time with humans, in historic firstOne small step. After nine years, the baton is finally passed. From Atlantis to Dragon, NASA and SpaceX are set to embark on a partnership that will not only return the ability to launch people into Earth orbit from the United States to access the International Space Station, but one that will also ignite the passions, imaginations, and careers...

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Keeping TimeKeeping time is a tough job. If you travel, you might cross several time zones - there are 38 of them around the world.

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Earth and Moon through Saturns RingsJust over three years ago, because the Sun was temporarily blocked by the body of Saturn, the robotic Cassini spacecraft was able to look toward the inner Solar System.

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How to watch SpaceX's historic 1st Demo-2 astronaut launch onlineThere are many options to watch SpaceX's historic Demo-2 astronaut launch on TV, cable news and — of course — online.

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Maria Clara EimmartDid you know that Maria Clara Eimmart was born today in 1676? She came from a family of artists and engravers.

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For SpaceX's historic astronaut launch, the stakes have never been higherThe stakes have never been higher for SpaceX, which is poised to become the first commercial spaceflight company to launch NASA astronauts to space on Wednesday.

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Science, More or LessVsauce2: The Problem Newton Got Wrong May 26, 2020-13:14 Isaac Newton was right about everything from gravity to the calculus, but he didn't quite get it right on dice and probability.

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Watch SpaceX Launch Thursday 28 May at 6:30am AESTNASA and SpaceX will launch the first astronauts to the International Space Station from the U.S since 2011.

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PBS NewsHour On Demo-2N\n\"It has been nearly a decade since an American space crew last lifted off from U.S. soil in a spacecraft built here."

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Amy's Amazing Astronomy: T-Minus 10Since the dawn of humanity, man has looked to the stars in wonder. Sailors have used the stars to guide their oceanic journeys, astrologers have used the stars to guide lives, and astronomers have used the stars as maps to the unknown reaches of space.

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Astronomers recategorize asteroid-like comet detected by UH ATLAS telescopeComet P/2019 LD2 turns out to be a Jupiter-family comet, a different population of objects also under the influence of Jupiter, with typical comet-like orbits that can extend from the outer solar system beyond Saturn all the way to the inner solar system.

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What to Know Before the Historic Launch of SpaceX's Crew DragonSince the end of the Space Shuttle Program in 2011, American astronauts have hitched rides to space aboard Russian Soyuz rockets, costing NASA billions of dollars as the agency waited for private spaceflight companies to finish their crew transportation vehicles.

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What to know about the historic launch on WednesdayAmerican astronauts haven't launched from U.S. soil since 2011, and they've never ventured to space aboard a privately built rocket.

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Down to Earth"It is heart-stopping, it is soul-pounding, it is breathtaking." In this episode of "Down to Earth - Some Place Special," NASA Astronaut and Flight Director TJ Creamer discusses the impact of viewing the Earth's natural wonders from space.

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It's Finally Here: NASA and SpaceX Set To Launch Humans From U.S. For The First Time Since Space ShuttleThe launch of American astronauts from American soil is happening this week with the launch of NASA's Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on a SpaceX rocket.

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Episode 262: No Loverro LostNASA and SpaceX: Journey to the Future to air May 25 at 9 p.m.

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NatGeo and ABC team up for live SpaceX astronaut launch coverage WednesdaySpaceX's first launch of NASA astronauts on the Crew Dragon spacecraft, called Demo-2, will star in a two-hour live special event jointly presented by ABC News and National Geographic.

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How Are You Preparing to #LaunchAmerica?It's not just Mission Control that's counting down - how are you preparing to #LaunchAmerica?

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NASA names telescope after pioneering astronomer Nancy Grace RomanNASA names telescope after pioneering astronomer Nancy Grace Roman, PhD'49.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Commercial Crew pop-in speakersThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we host some very special guests! Join us at 4 p.m.

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems: One of NASA's top contractorsNorthrop Grumman Space Systems brings together decades of work by pervious companies in the aerospace industry.

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Sally Ride DayHappy Birthday, Dr. Sally Ride! Dr. Sally Ride became the first American woman to orbit Earth when she was launched aboard Challenger in 1983.

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Demo-2: Inside SpaceX's historic test flightNASA SpaceX Demo-2 mission's Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the first astronauts to launch to the International Space Station from American soil since the retirement of the Space Shuttle in 2011.

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Astronomers discover new class of cosmic explosionsAnalysis of two cosmic explosions indicates to astronomers that the pair, along with a puzzling blast from 2018, constitute a new type of event, with similarities to some supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, but also with significant differences.

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SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch will be a 'unique moment' for America, NASA chief saysSpaceX's first crewed launch represents a pivotal moment for American human spaceflight, NASA administrator says.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: SpaceX hangar at Launch Complex 39AThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we take you behind-the-scenes at Hangar 39A.

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How NASA Marshall Prepares to #LaunchAmerica!How are you getting ready to #LaunchAmerica? After months of preparation, the NASA Marshall team is excited to see Crew Dragon take off on Wednesday's historic mission to the International Space Station.

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CSWA Meet and Greet PanelCSWA Virtual Meet and Greet Tuesday, June 2, 6:40 pm ET The Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy is hostin...

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Q&A with Jim MorhardThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we hear from NASA's deputy administrator, Jim Morhard!

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Is it lunch, or maybe breakfast…Much of the night was about the practical admin of a new site: how to get a scope into the garden without falling down the steps; damning the red dot finder ; working out the height of the mount so as not to sprain too many organs; optimum placement to avoid street light / fences / trees / houses; how far you can get down the garden without...

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Pune radio telescope helps discover new class of powerful astronomical explosionsThe Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope near Pune, operated by the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , has helped a team of international scientists discover a new class of powerful astronomical explosions caused by a Fast Blue Optical Transient named CSS161010.

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Launchamerica Nasa Social: Stem EngagementThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we hear from Jen Hudgins about STEM engagement!

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Astronomers create cloud atlas for hot, Jupiter-like exoplanetsGiant planets in our solar system and circling other stars have exotic clouds unlike anything on Earth, and the gas giants orbiting close to their stars—so-called hot Jupiters—boast the most extreme.

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Solar System to ScaleOverview: A NASA-inspired variation of the receipt paper solar system, this version includes a little more math.

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With Demo-2, NASA finds itself in foreign yet familiar territoryAs the transition from government-owned crew launch rockets to commercial providers arrives, NASA launch integration is in a very different position than it has been with other human spaceflight programs like Apollo and Shuttle.

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Astronomers spot blue 'beast' of an explosion in the universeAstronomers observed a bright burst coming from a tiny galaxy about 500 million light-years from Earth.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Space Station ResearchThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we hear from Rachel Barry and Erin Anthony from Johnson Space Center about research on the International Space Station!

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Star Formation and Galactic MergersOur galaxy is 10,000 times more massive than Sagittarius, a dwarf galaxy discovered in the 1990s.

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Stargazing from AnywhereTheSpacewriter looks at stargazing for everyone, particularly the challenges for city dwellers and those living with light-polluted skies.

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Comet Update 5/26/2020Comet 2020 F8 has dimmed well below "eyes only" visibility and seems destined for obscurity.

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SpaceX Demo-2: Watch 'our country do something stunning again' amid pandemicNASA administrator Jim Bridenstine is excited by the opportunity that the SpaceX Demo-2 mission presents amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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With kids at home, Earth School wants to send them on a "quest"Over 1.5 billion children can't go to school right now. An online program called Earth School hopes to help by offering kids, parents and teachers dozens of science "quests."

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Q&A with Jim Bridenstine and Bob CabanaThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine and Kennedy Space Center director Bob Cabana join us live to answer your questions!

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A summer all-night stargazing session…It's been ages since I've been able to do an all-night stargazing session. Usually work and other time pressures mean it's all but impossible, but I guess being furloughed from work has some benefits.

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This Week's Sky: May 25 to 31The highlights of this week include a double shadow transit on Jupiter, giving early risers in Canada a great show.

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Astronomers Find Giant Collisional Ring Galaxy in Early UniverseAstronomers have spotted a giant galaxy with a massive star-forming ring that existed 10.8 billion years ago.

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Top Natural Satellites or Moons that could sustain life in our Solar SystemWe all dream of exploring other planets that could support life and maybe colonize that planet or satellite, but what we looking for could be right in our backyard.

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Mission Update: NASA and SpaceX Crew Dragon LaunchOne day prior to NASA's mission with SpaceX to launch American astronauts to the International Space Station aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft, officials will talk about the mission live from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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"The Earth Magnetic field weakening"The Earth's magnetic field has lost 10 percent of its intensity in the last two centuries as a report we known about the Earth and read that the Earth magnetic field protects us from solar radiation.

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Me, Myself, and Marketing. « Hortus in BibliothecaeI pushed through and filmed the remainder of Part 7 of Foundations of Magic: Science and Magic.

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Earth's invisible ArmorOur geomagnetic field is like a huge shield which protects the earth and the life on it from various invisible threats - mostly ionizing radiation which has the ability to strip electrons from atoms.

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78E-90-Shine Little Asteroid ShineRecently I was observing with the NASA funded Catalina Sky Survey 60 inch on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona when I discovered a 200 foot diameter asteroid, 2014 SC324.

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What you should know about Titan, the largest moon of SaturnIt is the only moon known to have dense atmosphere, and the only known body in space, other than Earth where clear evidence of stable bodies of surface liquid has been found.

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Historic SpaceX Demo-2 on same launch pad Space Shuttle and Saturn V used!Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center has played host to some of the most historic rocket launches in human history.

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Meet the Hercules-Corona Borealis Great WallHercules-Corona Borealis Great Wall or the Great GRB Wall is the largest known structure in the observable universe, measuring 10 billion light years in length.

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Movie Review: The Theory of EverythingIt isn't often that you get a biopic about a famous scientist, let alone a theoretical physicist as famous and legendary as Stephen Hawking.

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"Galaxies in Collision"ESA scientists observe that it cannot be proven whether the particular cloud of dust and gas that gave birth to our Sun collapsed as a result of the collision with the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy, discovered in the 1990s to be orbiting our galactic home.

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Watch live Wednesday! SpaceX to launch 1st astronaut mission for NASASpaceX's Demo-2 mission has been four years in the making and will launch on May 27 at 4:33 p.m.

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FIRST LIGHTI was able to start using my Explore Scientific 127 mm f/7.5 FCD100 Triplet Carbon Fiber Refractor telescope.

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Last Week's Top 5 Space and Science Headlines"Consciousness is Like Spacetime Before Einstein's Relativity" "Mystified" - Massive Milky Way Neutron Star System Baffles Astronomers "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish" - Water Worlds Like Earth May Not Be Best Bet for Life "The Big Bang Galaxy" - ‘Wolfe Disk' Challenges Prior Assumptions "Bizarre" - Strange Objects Detected Near Milky...

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Astronomers discover fiery doughnut-shaped galaxyA team of scientists has discovered a giant fiery doughnut-shaped galaxy that could help us understand more about how galactic structures form and evolve.

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Why astronomers now doubt there is an undiscovered 9th planet in our solar systemLooks like game over for the Planet Nine idea. Unavoidable observational biases may be at least partly to blame.

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'Ring of Fire' galaxy formed by galactic smash-up in this amazing animation'Ring of Fire' galaxy R5519 has a massive hole that was created by a galaxy colliding with it.

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Why astronomers now doubt there is an undiscovered 9th planet in our solar systemPlanet Nine is a theoretical, undiscovered giant planet in the mysterious far reaches of our solar system.

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On This Day in Space! May 26, 1983: Europe launches EXOSAT X-Ray TelescopeOn May 26, 1983, the European Space Agency launched its first X-ray observatory into space.

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An astronomer calculated that Earth's intelligent life is probably 'rare.' Here's what that meansA new paper used an advanced "Bayesian" model to show that the emergence of intelligent life on Earth was probably a lucky break.

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Commercial crew's day finally arrivesDoug Hurley and Bob Behnken pose in front of the Tesla May 23 that will transport them to Launch Complex 39A for a final dress rehearsal before the Demo-2 launch scheduled for May 27.

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Space resources: the broader aspectSpace resources are not just a potential source of profit for space companies, but essential to survival for settlements beyond Earth.

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Cyber security and space securityCommunications links between ground stations and satellites are in some cases vulnerable to cyberattacks, linking cybersecurity with space security.

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A new use for InSight's robotic armThe robotic arm, known as the Instrument Deployment Arm, on the Mars InSight lander as seen during the lander's development.

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Review: The View from Space"While human spaceflight and space science have long been the primary missions of NASA," write Richard B. Leshner and Thor Hogan in the introduction of their book The View from Space, "the space agency's earth science research programs may ultimately prove to have been far more important." That program doesn't share the same limelight as human...

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Many Astronomers Now Think Planet Nine Might Not Exist After All, Here's WhyPlanet Nine is a theoretical, undiscovered giant planet in the mysterious far reaches of our Solar System.

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Astronomers Are Now Disagreeing Over Those Epic 'New Planet Birth' ImagesA swirl spotted in the turbulent disc of dust encircling a young star called AB Aurigae was revealed last week in high resolution, and to much fanfare in the astronomy community.

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Ep. 571: Extreme BinariesWe're familiar with regular binary stars. Two stars orbiting each other. Simple. Of course, the Universe has come up with every combination of things orbiting other things.

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Mercury Retrograde 6/18-7/12/2020According to the age-old practice of astrology, we are all influenced by the effect of Mercury in retrograde.

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Moon and GeminiBut during a fight, the mortal Castor was killed. Pollux was inconsolable. He begged Zeus to allow him to die so he could join Castor.

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Orange Dwarfs: Life Around Class K StarsToday's blog entry will be much shorter than Friday's, for one simple reason: Class K "orange dwarf" stars are much less terrifying than Class M red dwarfs.

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COVID-19 and Mental HealthNeil deGrasse Tyson explores how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts mental health alongside comic co-host Chuck Nice, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD, and StarTalk Sports Edition co-host Gary > NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: > Thanks to our Patrons Bryan Poole,...

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Astronomers Just Found an Extremely Rare 'Ring of Fire' Galaxy in The Early UniverseIn the early days of the Universe, 10.8 billion years ago, astronomers have just found a galaxy wearing the battlescars of a cosmic brawl.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Q&A with Leland Melvin, Charlie Bolden and Josh DobbsThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we host some extraordinary guests! Join us at 4 p.m.

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2020, August 15-16: Helical Rising of SiriusThe annual first appearance of Sirius in the morning sky is a spectacular sight. During 2020, this occurs in mid-August.

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Why astronomers now doubt there is an undiscovered 9th planet in our solar systemIn the search for the hypothetical Planet Nine, scientists may have uncovered another explanation for the patterns in the orbits of Kuiper Belt objects.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Spaceport at a GlanceThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we take you to some of the Spaceport's most iconic locations!

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Launchamerica Nasa Social: Hangar AeThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we take you behind-the-scenes of Launch Services Program's Hangar AE!

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Astronomers Directly Image Giant Planet-Like Object around Sun-Like StarUsing three instruments on ESO's Very Large Telescope , an international team of astronomers has discovered and imaged a giant sub-stellar object - a giant planet or a brown dwarf - around the very young, Sun-like star TYC 8998-760-1.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Growing plants in spaceThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we show you more about veggie and plant growth in space!

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"Ring of Fire" Galaxy"It is a very curious object that we've never seen before. It looks strange and familiar at the same time," said Dr. Tiantian Yuan, from Australia's ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions about image of an extremely rare type of galaxy, R5519,-described as a "cosmic ring of fire"-as it existed 11 billion years ago with...

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The highest mountain discovered is the Olympus Mons, which is located on MarsWe all know about the Mount Everest being the highest mountain in the world with a high of 8,848 meters, but is it the highest one we know?

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Facts about Enceladus, Moon of Saturn that will blow your mindEnceladus is the sixth-largest moon of Saturn. It is about 500 kilometers in diameter, about a tenth of that of Saturn's largest moon, Titan and was discovered in 1879 by William Herschel and named after the Greek mythological giant Enceladus.

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First Map of Mars Electric CurrentsFive years after NASA's MAVEN spacecraft entered into orbit around Mars, data from the mission has led to the creation of a map of electric current systems in the Martian atmosphere.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: Launch Complex 39BThe first global virtual NASA Social continues as we take you behind-the-scenes of Launch Complex 39B.

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Mercury and Venus: The only to planets in the solar system that have no moonsWhile some of the planets in our solar system have just one Moon - like Earth, some of them have to many like Saturn with its 82 moons, but there two planets in our solar system that have no moon....

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Astronomers see 'cosmic ring of fire,' 11 billion years agoAstronomers have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy—described as a "cosmic ring of fire"—as it existed 11 billion years ago.

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Human Firsts: The First Comet PhotographedHalley's Comet is certainly history's most famous comet, but many other comets have unique distinctions.

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Astronomers see 'cosmic ring of fire,' 11 billion years agoAstronomers have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy - described as a 'cosmic ring of fire' - as it existed 11 billion years ago.

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Robert Zellem: Exoplanet Search with Amateur EquipmentRob is a scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on ground - and space-based observations of the atmospheres of exoplanets, planets outside of our Solar System.

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LaunchAmerica NASA Social: the Vehicle Assembly BuildingWelcome to the first global virtual NASA Social for the #LaunchAmerica mission! Starting at 10 a.m.

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May 22, 2020 Stargazing Event Mini GalleryIf these families were crazy enough to drive 150-175 miles to look at stars for a few hours, then by God, let's give them a good time!

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Virgin Orbit to Make First Orbital Launch Attempt with LauncherOneAfter years of development and testing, Virgin Orbit is preparing to conduct its first orbital launch attempt.

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"It's an Illusion"This episode of "The Galaxy Report" explores death and the implications of quantum theory, consciousness, and an infinite Universe.

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Student and amateur CubeSat news roundupA sampling of recent articles, press releases, etc. related to student and amateur CubeSat / SmallSat projects and programs : * NASA grant for Univ.

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2020, May 24: Brilliant Evening Star Venus, Mercury, and MoonThis evening the speedy planet is 5.5° to the upper left of Venus. The crescent moon, 2,3 days past the New phase and 5% illuminated, is nearly 12° to...

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'First-of-its-kind' asteroid spotted near Jupiter by astronomers, World NewsJupiter's orbit, which appears to be a cross between comet. The Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaii's Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System has revealed that a new asteroid with a comet-like-tail has been discovered moving in the same orbit travelled by Jupiter around the sun.

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Live Coverage: Jaxa Htv Resupply Mission To The IssThe spacecraft will arrive at the station Monday, May 25. Live coverage of rendezvous and grapple will begin at 6:45 a.m.

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Japan's HTV-9 cargo ship captured by space stationAn unpiloted Japanese cargo ship, designated HTV-9, was captured by the International Space Station's robotic arm on May 25, 2020.

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How Elon Musk's Internet May Kill AstronomyImagine, if you will, that you're trying to see something very far away. You're squinting, focusing very hard.

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Hubble Space Telescope Observes NGC 3895The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured this vivid image of a barred spiral galaxy called NGC 3895.

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Planetary Bodies Moving OnThis will be the last night that I can fit all of these objects into the 70mm "wide" angle view on the 70-300 telephoto lens.

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Ask An Astronomer: Space Debris and Threat They Pose to Satellites, Space MissionsRecently, China's mission Long March 5B fell into Earth in an uncontrollable manner—this event once again raised a major alarm related to the space junk floating around in space.

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Astronomer Calculates The Odds of Life Emerging on Earth, And We May Not Be So SpecialWas life on Earth a fluke? Perhaps not. New research suggests that the emergence of life on Earth, while far from a guaranteed outcome, was in fact a probable event - although the odds of intelligent life evolving remain rather less favourable.

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Yellow Dwarf Star 1.02Yellow dwarf stars are much common in our galaxy. These are medium-sized stars like the Sun.

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Quiet NeighborIt does have one distinction, though. It lines up in such a way that any astronomers in the system could see Earth pass across the face of the Sun.

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Mystic Mountain Monster being DestroyedInside the head of this interstellar monster is a star that is slowly destroying it.

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ALMA Discovers Massive Rotating Disk in Early UniverseCredit: NRAO/AUI/NSF, S. Dagnello In our 13.8 billion-year-old universe, most galaxies like our Milky Way form gradually, reaching their large mass relatively late.

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Irions BeltHave you ever walked out on a dark clear night, looked up to the sky to see the canopy of stars which expand from one horizon to the other in no matter what direction you look?

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Dalek Statues and Searching for Mars: Harry Bayley ObservatoryNow what in the stars do the Daleks have to do with Astronomy? Other than hiding amongst the stars and waiting for the opportune time to attack The Doctor...

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Infrared Astronomy.We are all familiar with the colors of the rainbow - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.

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286.4. Snippet_Hydrogen lifeIt's elemental.

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Showing my wife THE PLANET MERCURY for the first time…Half of the fun of this channel is having a place to save all of these memories!

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Astronomer puts odds on extraterrestrial life existing: 'Universe teeming with life… the favored bet'Despite no clear-cut evidence, mankind has wondered for eons whether we're alone in the universe.

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The Implications of Being AloneSomeone once said, I forget who, that "we are either alone or we are not, both options are equally terrifying." I'd like to propose a corollary to that, while they may be equally terrifying, the implications of both, especially when taking into regard the Great Filter hypothesis, are markedly different from each other.

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Why those sometimes annoying launch, landing weather rules existThere's an age-old joke amongst those who work with/launch rockets and those who cover their missions: If the rocket is ready to go, the weather will force you to try again another day.

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Smoke Rings in SpaceThinking further about how I could reference astrophysics more closely in my work as a way of expressing my personal voice, whilst still experimenting with my materials and their nature, I decided to do some etchings which are inspired by another of my favourite astronomy observing targets, the ring nebula in Lyra, which looks like a faint smoke...

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Twilight ConjunctionLook for the Twilight Conjunction between the Moon, Mercury, and Venus tonight. The thin crescent moon will be 5% illuminated.

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Astronomy: 'Plan some star spotting'As we approach summer, you will notice that there are different constellations in the night sky.

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Senator Square: CHS says goodbye to yearbook adviser, astronomy students acknowledged in science journalPatt Quinn-Davis, Carson High School Language Arts teacher and adviser of the school newspaper and Carneta yearbook, is retiring.

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NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 missionNASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were run through a dress rehearsal on May 23, 2020 for their SpaceX Demo-2 flight.

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Planet may be forming in a 'twist' observed by Very Large TelescopeThe European Southern Observatory's. Very Large Telescope has been used to observe the star AB Aurigae.

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How Art can change the individual, the society and the world at mere will.Humans are visual beings above all and understand the language of sign, symbols and images the most more than anything else.

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2020, May 24: Morning Planets, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars.Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars shine in the sky before sunrise today. by Jeffrey L. Hunt This morning the three morning planets - Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars - appear in the sky from southeast to south.

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Why?I feel that I have lost my way. This started when my Body of Work tutor asked me to think about where my voice is in my work, and my research tutor asked me to think about what I am trying to do and why.

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2020, May 23: Venus and MercuryExpecting to see the moon with Venus, storm clouds prevented the view. When the sky cleared, the moon had set.

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When Confucius and Einstein taught us that 'Everything is relative'Way before the 1st century, Confucius and a century ago, Albert Einstein taught us that everything is relative.

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Meet the Experts: Isolation in AntarcticaCold, dark, remote, Antarctica is as close to space as you can get on Earth.

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Mercury and Venus and New MoonLet's up the difficulty level tonight thanks to celestial mechanics! The last three nights I've been posting pictures of Venus and Mercury as they move close to each other in the evening twilight.

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Twin JewelsThe rate of those reactions is driven by the star's mass. Alphecca's yellow star, for example, is a bit less massive than the Sun.

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WFIRST Will be Named After Nancy Grace Roman, NASA's First Chief AstronomerIn honor of NASA's first Chief Astronomer and the "mother of Hubble," the WFIRST has been officially named the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope.

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Meet the astronauts flying on NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 missionNASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the first humans to launch from American soil since the retirement of the Space Shuttle in 2011.

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Comet Swan Or C/2020 F8Brightest Naked eye comet of 2020 with a apparent magnitude of 4.5 approximately. C/2020 F8 , or Comet SWAN, is a comet that was discovered in images taken by the Solar Wind Anisotropies camera.

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A Dark Horse in a Different LightHere's a view of the famous Horsehead Nebula located 1,375 light-years away from Earth, just under Alnitak, the first star in Orion's belt.

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JQA's Observatory ConnectionsIn Conception of Magnificence: John Quincy Adams and the Birth of American Astronomy, JQA's strong influence on the Harvard College Observatory, Cincinnati Observatory, and U.

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A Fundamental Lesson in Divination, Astrological Election, and Magick: Intensive Intending, or, Acceptance of What Is?One reaches a point when one realizes when you can't "make stuff happen" if the Universe has a better plan for you.

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Space transport roundupA sampling of recent articles, videos, and images dealing with space transport : * Final reviews and preparations underway for first crewed Dragon mission to the ISS....

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Live Stream: Comet SWANNight skies in late May and early June may be graced by the sight of a magnificent Comet SWAN which may be visible to the naked eye.

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"Phantom Relic from the Big Bang at Milky Way's Black Hole"Was a cosmic string, a fracture in the fabric of spacetime, detected at the Milky Way's galactic center?

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Space Sci-Fi MoviesI'm feeling the urge to continue with a theme I've started here a couple years ago regarding the extensive amount of Biblical truth that's right in front of us and we don't even know it.

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Astronomers see first evidence of a new planet being bornCombined measurements from two ESO telescopes provide evidence that a new planet is currently forming around the young star AB Aurigae.

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Mercury and VenusMercury's climbing. In mid-twilight. Venus stands out, but Mercury is just becoming visible. It's passed Venus now, higher and to the left.

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How Aliens can see Dinosaurs on the Earth?Introduction to Light-years. A light-year is a unit of distance. It is the distance that light can travel in one year.

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Moon and CompanionsVesta is the smallest body in the solar system to have such a layered structure - it's just 325 miles in diameter.

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Astronomers find the Wolfe Disk, a galaxy that shouldn't exist, in the distant universeAstronomers have spotted a massive disk galaxy, not unlike our own, that formed 12.5 billion years ago when our 13.8 billion-year-old universe was only a tenth of its current age.

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87 Cosmology and Astronomy Videos by Khan Academy87 Cosmology and Astronomy Videos by Khan Academy.zip This is the collection of tutorial videos from Khan Academy covering astronomy and cosmology, for upper middle school and high school students....

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Astronomy is a subject that connects us all.Celestial objects have looked down on every event that has affected humanity; times of conflict or celebration, times of famine or plenty, times of disease or vitality.

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2020, May 22: Venus and Mercury in the Evening SkyMercury Joins Venus in the Evening Sky by Jeffrey L. Hunt This evening Mercury appears 1.6° to the upper left of brilliant Evening Star Venus.

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Book review: Solar System for KidsWonderful book on the basics of astronomy. A great tool to refresh your knowledge and learn with your children.

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When Galaxies CollideHere's a cosmic curiosity: Arp 148, aka "Mayall's Object," the aftermath of a collision between two galaxies.

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Life Around Red Dwarf StarsI hope you're all ready for a super-blog. We've got a lot to cover in this introduction to star type + the perils of life around a red dwarf star, so let's jump right in.

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NASA and SpaceX are 'GO' to Proceed for Launch!NASA's mission with SpaceX to launch American astronauts to the International Space Station is cleared to proceed, officials said, following a successful Flight Readiness Review that concluded Friday, May 22, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in in a news briefing about the mission include · NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine · NASA Associate...

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Meet our #LaunchAmerica Astronauts Flying on a SpaceX SpacecraftIn this video captured from their crew quarters, Bob and Doug take questions from media regarding their upcoming launch on the SpaceX Crew Dragon vehicle.

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What's happening to Pluto's atmosphereThe dramatic fall in atmospheric pressure on Pluto is much larger than astronomers expected.

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How to Virtually Participate in 'Launch America' on This Week @NASAHow to virtually participate in 'Launch America,' Vice President Pence highlights the nation's return to human spaceflight, and honoring a legendary astronomer...

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Rvo Horizon 72 Ed Telescope Review Part 2There will be many more video content like this which will give practical useful info to help newcomers and experienced Astrophotographers in the astro community to undertake Astro practical tuning, to let viewers get see the Astro equipment I review in detail.

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Pro Athlete Cosmic QueriesNeil deGrasse Tyson, alongside co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice, answer Cosmic Queries from professional athletes including Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, rugby player Nicole Heavirland, skateboarder Joey Brezinski, and boxer Cam F. Awesome.

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SpaceX's historic Demo-2 Crew Dragon astronaut flight test: Full coverageSpaceX is about to make history. See Space.com's complete coverage of the company's crewed Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station, which launches on May 27.

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Retail job losses are now the highest on record: "Astronomical" layoffsRetailers were already on shaky footing when the pandemic hit. Job losses through April have exceeded even record-bad years.

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Video from Space / Weekly Highlights: Week of May 27, 2020Videos featured: US Space Force launches X-37B space plane atop ULA Atlas V rocket, Tropical Storm Arthur seen from space, a planet-forming 'twist' has been observed, SpaceX's Starship SN4 prototype had a static-fire test, Japan launched the HTV-9 cargo ship to the space station, NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 rocket was rolled out to the launch pad, and...

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Tranquillity: 4K Journey Over Earth From SpaceTranquility - 13:34 of just our beautiful Earth in stunning 4K. Our journey starts in Chad, we pass over Sudan, Libya and Egypt.

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Videos: "Space to Ground" ISS reportHere is the latest episode in NASA's Space to Ground weekly report on activities related to the International Space Station: * #LaunchAmerica Boosts Space Station Science - NASA Johnso...

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Freaky 'Active' Object in Jupiter's Orbit Is First of Its Kind Seen by AstronomersIt's neither an asteroid nor a comet but something in between. It's also parked within Jupiter's orbit, making this object the first of its kind to ever be detected.

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Meet Pallas, the Asteroid That Used to Be a PlanetNo, it's not a golf ball fished out of the lake; this is an image of Pallas, the third most massive object in the main asteroid belt after Ceres and Vesta.

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Demo-2 passes FRR milestone ahead of historic Crew Dragon launchThe path to regaining US domestic crew launch capability passed another major milestone on Friday,...

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'We are a go' for SpaceX Demo-2 launch after review, says NASA ChiefNASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announces that NASA's historic Space Demo-2 launch is a "go" after the Flight Readiness Review was completed on May 22, 2020.

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AASWomen Newsletter for May 22, 2020AAS Committee on the Status of Women Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Image credit: NASA AAS Committee on the Status of Wome...

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2020, July: Venus Moves Through TaurusBy Jeffrey L. Hunt As a brilliant Morning Star, Venus passes through the Hyades during July 2020.

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Launching America: Goddard's Role in Keeping Astronauts Connected to EarthThe Human Space Flight Communications and Tracking Network, managed out of Goddard, has long supported commercial missions to the space station, facilitating berthing and docking of visiting cargo and logistics missions and, now, crewed vehicles.

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Late-Spring LeoHey, Sky Fans! Happy Friday! The skies around here were gorgeous last night. I hope they were where you are, too.

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UK Stargazers are in for 4 astronomical treatsAll of them will make their approach from the south west and and if the last few nights are anything to go by they will be incredibly bright.

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Jupiter Trojan asteroid has unusual comet-like tailWatch Jupiter Trojan asteroid 2019 LD2;s orbit the sun for 25 years in this orbit animation.

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This is Doug HurleyOne of the astronauts who was on the last space shuttle mission almost nine years ago is about to fly again!

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This is Bob BehnkenThe first American astronauts to launch on an American rocket in almost nine years are about to make history, and this is your chance to learn who they are.

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SpaceX, Falcon 9 for Demo-2 mission ready for critical static fireSpaceX is readying a Falcon 9 rocket for its static fire test ahead of the Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission.

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