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Planet Uranus: Facts About Its Name, Moons and Orbit
SPACE.COM Learn about the history of Uranus (and how it got its name) as well as the physical characteristics of the planet including its rings and moons. 2 hours
bigelow and ula announce plans for lunar orbiting facility Bigelow and ULA announce plans for lunar orbiting facility
SPACE NEWS Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance said Oct. 17 that they are cooperating on the development of a... 6 hours
How 2 Aerospace Companies Plan to Launch an Inflatable Moon-Orbiting Habitat
SPACE.COM United Launch Alliance and Bigelow Aerospace will collaborate on placing a space station in orbit around the moon. 7 hours
Get lost in NASA's stunning Saturn rings panorama - CNET
CNET Step into Cassini's shoes with a dazzling look at Saturn's rings taken before the spacecraft's death. 7 hours
small asteroid passes very close to earth Small Asteroid Passes Very Close to Earth
ASTRO WATCH A newly discovered small asteroid, designated 2017 TH5, gave Earth a close shave on Monday, October 16, passing by our planet at... 8 hours
webcam on mars express surveys high altitude clouds Webcam on Mars Express Surveys High-Altitude Clouds
ASTRO WATCH An unprecedented catalog of more than 21 000 images taken by a webcam on ESA’s Mars Express is proving its worth as... 9 hours
to keep saturn s a ring contained its moons stand united To Keep Saturn’s A Ring Contained, Its Moons Stand United
ASTRO WATCH For three decades, astronomers thought that only Saturn’s moon Janus confined the planet’s A ring –... 9 hours
why seeing a star crash is a watershed moment in astrophysics Why seeing a star crash is a 'watershed moment in astrophysics'
CBC Gravitational waves have led scientists to something they’ve never seen before — the collision... 10 hours
earth s new traveling buddy is definitely an asteroid not space junk Earth's new traveling buddy is definitely an asteroid, not space junk
PHYS.ORG VIDEO At the 49th Annual Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting in Provo, Utah, astronomers led by Vishnu Reddy at the University of Arizona confirm true nature of one... 10 hours
In search of the ninth planet
PHYS.ORG A University of Michigan doctoral student has logged two pieces of evidence that may support the existence of a planet that could be part of our solar system, beyond Neptune. 10 hours
Coat of Arms for Canada's New Governor General Nods to Her Astronaut Past
SPACE.COM As a Canadian astronaut, Julie Payette used mission patches to represent her spaceflight experiences and personal journey. Now, as Canada's new Governor... 10 hours
How Gravitational Waves Led Astronomers to Neutron Star Gold
SPACE.COM The origin of the universe's heaviest elements has mystified scientists, but after Monday's (Oct. 16) historic announcement of the detection of gravitational waves produced by two colliding neutron stars, astronomers... 11 hours
Fire crews protect observatory on Southern California peak
PHYS.ORG A dozen aircraft dropped water and fire retardant as crews worked in steep terrain Tuesday to battle a blaze near an historic observatory and communications towers on Mount Wilson northeast of Los... 11 hours
New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim
PHYS.ORG As crews gained on the wildfires in California wine country, new blazes broke out in other parts of the state, including a fire in the mountains... 11 hours
Study shows how water could have flowed on 'cold and icy' ancient Mars
SCIENCE DAILY Research by planetary scientists finds that periodic melting of ice sheets on a cold early Mars would have created enough water to... 11 hours
bigelow aerospace wants to put an inflatable space habitat in orbit around the moon Bigelow Aerospace wants to put an inflatable space habitat in orbit around the Moon
THE VERGE VIDEO Bigelow Aerospace, a company devoted to manufacturing inflatable... 11 hours
Researchers and supercomputers help interpret the latest LIGO findings
PHYS.ORG Astrophysicist Chris Fryer was enjoying an evening with friends on August 25, 2017, when he got the news of a gravitational-wave detection by LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. The... 12 hours
filling the early universe with knots can explain why the world is three dimensional Filling the Early Universe with Knots Can Explain Why the World Is Three-Dimensional
ASTRO WATCH The next time you come across a knotted jumble of... 12 hours
To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united
SCIENCE DAILY For three decades, astronomers thought that only Saturn's moon Janus confined the planet's A ring -- the largest and farthest of the visible rings. But after poring over... 12 hours
google maps now lets you explore more than a dozen planets and moons Google Maps now lets you explore more than a dozen planets and moons
THE VERGE Using half a million images taken by spacecrafts including the... 13 hours
NASA finds Tropical Storm Lan strengthening
PHYS.ORG Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that Tropical Storm Lan was getting stronger as it moved through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. 13 hours
To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united
PHYS.ORG For three decades, astronomers thought that only Saturn's moon Janus confined the planet's A ring - the largest and farthest of the visible rings. But after poring over... 13 hours
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TechCrunch  Star Wars’ cinematic universe tale focused on young Han Solo has a name, and... 13 hours
Neutron-Star Collision Reveals Origin of Gold, Astronomers Say
SPACE.COM An international team of astronomers detected the first gravitational waves from merging neutron stars, and found proof they are the source of the universe's heavy elements, including gold and platinum. 13 hours
3D Printers: A Revolutionary Frontier for Medicine
SPACE.COM Mission control on earth receives an urgent communication from Mars that an astronaut has fractured his shinbone. Using a handheld scanning device, the crew takes images of his damaged tibia and transmits them to... 13 hours
NASA to Leverage Current Planning for 45-Day Exploration Report
SPACE.COM A shift in focus in NASA's exploration plans to the moon won't have an immediate effect on planning for the first flight of the agency's Space Launch System rocket, now... 13 hours
Study shows how water could have flowed on 'cold and icy' ancient Mars
PHYS.ORG For scientists trying to understand what ancient Mars might have been like, the red planet sends some mixed signals. Water-carved valleys and... 13 hours
Neutron-Star Collision Reveals Origin of Gold, Astronomers Say
LIVE SCIENCE An international team of astronomers detected the first gravitational waves from merging neutron stars, and found proof they are the source of the universe's heavy elements, including gold and platinum. 13 hours
Astronomers Confirm Origin of Universe’s Heaviest Elements in Neutron Star Mergers
SCI-NEWS.COM Origin of Universe’s heavy elements, ranging from gold to uranium, has finally been confirmed,... 14 hours
Why Gravitational Waves Are So Exhilarating
SPACE.COM The gravitational-wave research community seems to be having a remarkable string of good luck. Here's what the smashing finding means. 15 hours
Method to weigh galaxy clusters could help astronomers understand mysterious 'dark matter' structures
PHYS.ORG The furthest galaxy ever observed is so far away that the starlight we now detect was emitted less than 500m years after... 16 hours
Webcam on Mars Express surveys high-altitude clouds
PHYS.ORG An unprecedented catalogue of more than 21 000 images taken by a webcam on ESA's Mars Express is proving its worth as a science instrument, providing a global survey of unusual high-altitude cloud features... 16 hours
Astronomers discover a post-asymptotic giant branch star with unusual evolutionary scenario
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Astronomers have detected a new metal-poor, luminous post-asymptotic giant branch star in the Small Magellanic Cloud. The newly found object, designated J005252.87-722842.9, appears to have undergone... 16 hours
Space- and Ground-Based Telescopes Catch Light from Gravitational-Wave Event GW170817
SCI-NEWS.COM For the first time, astronomers have observed the source of gravitational waves, created by the merger... 16 hours
Optical frequency comb offers a convenient way to generate elusive terahertz frequencies 
PHYS.ORG Optical frequency combs are widely-used, high-precision tools for measuring and detecting different frequencies—a.k.a. colors—of light. Unlike conventional lasers, which emit a single frequency, these... 17 hours
The missing mass—what is causing a geoid low in the Indian Ocean?
PHYS.ORG The Earth's interior is still a mystery to us. While we have sent missions to probe the outer reaches of our Solar system, the... 17 hours
Distant exoplanets revealed by light from wobbling stars
PHYS.ORG Ask most folks what they would need to find planets orbiting distant stars, and very few will list a bottle of iodine. 17 hours
Microbes leave 'fingerprints' on Martian rocks
PHYS.ORG Scientists around Tetyana Milojevic from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Vienna are in search of unique biosignatures, which are left on synthetic extraterrestrial minerals by microbial activity. The biochemist and astrobiologist investigates these... 17 hours
companies seek roles in nasa s return to the moon Companies seek roles in NASA’s return to the moon
SPACE NEWS As NASA develops a plan to carry out a new administration policy calling for a human return to... 18 hours
Space Spinner! Astronaut Shows What Fidget Spinners Do in Orbit
SPACE.COM How awesome is a fidget spinner in space, where your body can do all the spinning you want? Astronauts on the International Space Station showed off their tricks... 18 hours
How Gravitational Waves and 'Multi-Messenger' Research Will Change Astronomy
SPACE.COM The era of multi-messenger astronomy has officially begun. But what does that phrase mean, and how will it change the study of the cosmos? 18 hours
First Glimpse of Colliding Neutron Stars Yields Stunning Pics
SPACE.COM Breathtaking images from the explosive merger of two neutron stars were captured by multiple observatories on Earth and in space. 19 hours
New research shows dinosaur dung fertilizes planet
PHYS.ORG Whether it started with exhibits at the Natural History Museum or fun-terrified screams watching Jurassic Park, humans have always been awestruck by dinosaurs. 19 hours
Europe's first all-electric telecom satellite
PHYS.ORG Europe's first all-electric telecom satellite has reached its final working orbit above the Pacific Ocean. Eutelsat-172B, built for Eutelsat by Airbus, carries new technologies developed through ESA-led projects, including fully articulated thruster arms. 19 hours
Fresh findings from Cassini
PHYS.ORG NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its journey on Sept. 15 with an intentional plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, but analysis continues on the mountain of data the spacecraft sent during its long life. Some of the Cassini team's freshest insights... 19 hours
Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves from Colliding Neutron Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Virgo Collaboration, and their partners have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space and time... 20 hours
webcam on mars express surveys high altitude clouds Webcam on Mars Express surveys high-altitude clouds
ESA An unprecedented catalogue of more than 21 000 images taken by a webcam on ESA’s Mars Express is proving its worth as... 20 hours
esa role in europe s first all electric telecom satellite ESA role in Europe’s first all-electric telecom satellite
ESA Europe’s first all-electric telecom satellite has reached its final working orbit above the Pacific Ocean. Eutelsat-172B, built for Eutelsat by... 21 hours
Swope Supernova Survey 2017a (SSS17a), the optical counterpart to a gravitational wave source
Science Magazine On 2017 August 17, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and the Virgo interferometer detected gravitational waves emanating from a binary neutron... 1 day
Electromagnetic evidence that SSS17a is the result of a binary neutron star merger
Science Magazine 11 hours after the detection of gravitational wave source GW170817 by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory and Virgo Interferometers, an associated optical... 1 day
A cosmic multimessenger gold rush
Science Magazine Merging neutron stars provide an electromagnetic counterpart to gravitational waves 1 day
Swift and NuSTAR observations of GW170817: Detection of a blue kilonova
Science Magazine With the first direct detection of merging black holes in 2015, the era of gravitational wave (GW) astrophysics began. A complete picture of compact object mergers,... 1 day
A radio counterpart to a neutron star merger
Science Magazine Gravitational waves have been detected from a binary neutron star merger event, GW170817. The detection of electromagnetic radiation from the same source has shown that the merger occurred in the outskirts of... 1 day
Illuminating gravitational waves: A concordant picture of photons from a neutron star merger
Science Magazine Merging neutron stars offer an exquisite laboratory for simultaneously studying strong-field gravity and matter in extreme environments. We establish the physical association... 1 day
Early spectra of the gravitational wave source GW170817: Evolution of a neutron star merger
Science Magazine On 17 August 2017, Swope Supernova Survey 2017a (SSS17a) was discovered as the optical counterpart of the binary neutron star... 1 day
Light curves of the neutron star merger GW170817/SSS17a: Implications for r-process nucleosynthesis
Science Magazine On 17 August 2017, gravitational waves were detected from a binary neutron star merger, GW170817, along with a coincident short gamma-ray burst, GRB170817A. An... 1 day
See the Moon, Venus and Mars Together Before Dawn Tuesday!
SPACE.COM A gathering of two bright planets and the slender crescent moon will be the chief celestial attraction in the predawn sky Tuesday (Oct. 17). 1 day
2 Neutron Stars Collided, So Are They a Black Hole Now?
SPACE.COM Scientists detected gravitational waves from merging neutron stars. What have they become now? 1 day
Why Gravitational Waves Are So Exhilarating
LIVE SCIENCE The gravitational-wave research community seems to be having a remarkable string of good luck. Here's what the smashing finding means. 1 day
first observations of merging neutron stars mark a new era in astronomy First Observations of Merging Neutron Stars Mark a New Era in Astronomy
ASTRO WATCH For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space-time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of... 1 day
no aliens found yet but heartbeats in universe heard No Aliens Found Yet, But 'Heartbeats' in Universe Heard
ASTRO WATCH One is rapid and strong, and the other is slow and weak, like the heartbeats of a youth... 1 day
progress ms 07 freighter docks with international space station Progress MS-07 Freighter Docks with International Space Station
ASTRO WATCH After spending two days catching up with the International Space Station, an automated Russian cargo freighter rendezvoused and docked with... 1 day
What cosmic crash confirmed: Einstein was as good as gold
ABC NEWS The best ever view of two neutron stars crashing confirmed several theories that had not yet been proven. 1 day
NASA sees Tropical Depression Khanun sissipating in Gulf of Tonkin
PHYS.ORG NASA's Terra satellite passed over Tropical Storm Khanun after it had passed over southern China and began dissipating in the Gulf of Tonkin. 1 day
NASA finds newly formed tropical storm lan over open waters
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible picture of newly formed Tropical Storm Lan in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. 1 day
Thunder and lightning: scientists pair gravitational waves, light
REUTERS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time paired the detection of... 1 day
nasa sees hurricane ophelia lashing ireland NASA sees Hurricane Ophelia lashing Ireland
PHYS.ORG VIDEO NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a thermal view of the clouds in hurricane Ophelia as it lashed Ireland. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission core satellite provided a look at the rainfall that was affecting the Emerald... 1 day
Seeing the light of neutron star collisions
SCIENCE DAILY When two neutron stars collided on Aug. 17, a widespread search for electromagnetic radiation from the event led to observations of light from the afterglow of the explosion, finally connecting a gravitational-wave-producing event with... 1 day
Catch a fleeting kilonova
SCIENCE DAILY Alerted by the first-ever gravitational waves caused by two neutron stars merging, astronomers detect the resulting optical flash. 1 day
Gravitational waves plus new clues from space reveal new way to make a black hole
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time, scientists have detected both gravitational waves and light shooting toward our planet from the... 1 day
When Neutron Stars Collide! What the Hubble Telescope and Others Saw (Videos)
SPACE.COM Several observatories captured imagery of the source of the gravitational waves detected on Aug. 17, 2017. 1 day
google maps now lets you explore your local planets and moons too Google Maps now lets you explore your local planets and moons, too
TechCrunch  Google today announced a fun update to Google Maps that’ll allow you to virtually visit a dozen additional planets and moons in our solar... 2 days
In first, scientists detect light from gravitational wave source
REUTERS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time detected gravitational... 2 days
Hubble observes source of gravitational waves for the first time
SCIENCE DAILY The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has observed for the first time the source of a gravitational wave, created by the merger of two neutron stars. This merger created... 2 days
Gravitational Waves: Ripples in Spacetime
SPACE.COM Gravitational waves are distortions in the fabric of space and time. Massive objects like planets, stars and black holes can create curves in that fabric, like a bowling ball on a trampoline. When massive objects move, those curves... 2 days
Google Maps goes off-world to explore Pluto, Venus, moons - CNET
CNET More planets and a handful of Saturn's and Jupiter's moons get the Google Maps treatment. 2 days
Gold origin confirmed with first ever gravitational wave sighting
PHYS.ORG Gold's origin in the Universe has finally been confirmed, after a gravitational wave source was seen and heard for the first time ever by an international collaboration of researchers, with... 2 days
Neutron star crash: 'The gift that will keep on giving'
PHYS.ORG The astrophysics world is abuzz after the first-ever observation of two neutron stars merging in a cataclysmic crash that left a rich trail of debris for scientists to... 2 days
Astronomers strike cosmic gold, confirm origin of precious metals in neutron star mergers
SCIENCE DAILY What many thought would be a long way off, the detection of gravitational waves from the merger of binary neutron stars, actually... 2 days
3Q: Scott Hughes on cosmic distances and the future of gravitational wave astronomy
MIT Professor of physics describes our understanding of the expansion of the universe through “standard sirens.” 2 days
Astrophysicists discover incredible origin of gold
Sky News Scientists have established how heavy elements such as gold and uranium trace their beginnings back to the collision of massive neutron stars. 2 days
First observations of merging neutron stars mark a new era in astronomy
SCIENCE DAILY After LIGO detected gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron stars, the race was on to detect a visible counterpart, because unlike the... 2 days
storm ophelia hits ireland prompting first ever severe weather alert for the entire country Storm Ophelia hits Ireland, prompting first ever severe weather alert for the entire country
THE VERGE There’s one more event to add this to... 2 days
Gravitational Waves Detected from Neutron-Star Crashes: The Discovery Explained
SPACE.COM The historic discovery of gravitational waves from neutron star collisions is heralding a new age of gravitational astronomy. Read on to see what exactly was discovered and how it was... 2 days
Seeing the light of neutron star collisions
PHYS.ORG When two neutron stars collided on Aug. 17, a widespread search for electromagnetic radiation from the event led to observations of light from the afterglow of the explosion, finally connecting a gravitational-wave-producing event with... 2 days
Astronomers first to see source of gravitational waves in visible light
PHYS.ORG For the first time, astronomers have observed in visible light a cataclysmic cosmic event that generated gravitational waves detected on Earth. 2 days
Neutron star smashup seen for first time, 'transforms' understanding of Universe
PHYS.ORG Scientists have for the first time witnessed the crash of two ultra-dense neutron stars, cataclysmic events now known to have generated at least half the gold... 2 days
Radio 'eyes' unlocking secrets of neutron-star collision
SCIENCE DAILY When a pair of superdense neutron stars collided and potentially formed a black hole in a galaxy 130 million light-years from Earth, they unleashed not only a train of gravitational waves but also an... 2 days
Gravitational Waves from Neutron-Star Crashes: The Discovery Explained
SPACE.COM The historic discovery of gravitational waves from neutron star collisions is heralding a new age of gravitational astronomy. Read on to see what exactly was discovered and how it was made. 2 days
Astronomers observe source of gravitational waves video - CNET
CNET The European Southern Observatory detected a deep-space signal in August that turned out the be the first observable light from two neutron stars colliding, producing a kilonova that caused strong... 2 days
astronomers see source of gravitational waves for 1st time Astronomers see source of gravitational waves for 1st time
CBC VIDEO A never-before-seen explosion from the merger of two dense astral bodies known as neutron stars has been viewed... 2 days
Astronomers strike cosmic gold, confirm origin of precious metals in neutron star mergers
PHYS.ORG The first detection of gravitational waves from the cataclysmic merger of two neutron stars, and the observation of visible light in the... 2 days
Neutron star smash-up seen for first time, 'transforms' understanding of universe
PHYS.ORG VIDEO For the first time, scientists have witnessed the violent fusion of two super-dense neutron stars through shockwaves and light flashes emitted 130 million years ago, researchers... 2 days
First Detection of Gravitational Waves from Neutron-Star Crash Marks New Era of Astronomy
LIVE SCIENCE For the first time ever, scientists have spotted both gravitational waves and light coming from the same cosmic event — in this... 2 days
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold
ABC NEWS In a coordinated look at one of the universe's most violent acts, astronomers hit the gold mine of science and even figure out the cosmic origins of gold 2 days
integral sees blast travelling with gravitational waves Integral sees blast travelling with gravitational waves
ESA ESA’s Integral satellite recently played a crucial role in discovering the flash of gamma rays linked to the gravitational waves released by... 2 days
neutron star collision showers the universe with a wealth of discoveries Neutron star collision showers the universe with a wealth of discoveries
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO A collision of neutron stars was spotted with gravitational waves for the first time. Telescopes captured gamma rays, visible light and more from the smashup. 2 days
for the first time astronomers detect gravitational waves from two neutron stars colliding For the first time, astronomers detect gravitational waves from two neutron stars colliding
THE VERGE VIDEO Once again, scientists have detected gravitational waves — ripples in... 2 days
In first, scientists detect gravitational waves and light from star collision
REUTERS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the... 2 days
In Videos: Gravitational Wave Detection from Neutron-Star Crash
SPACE.COM For the first time, gravitational waves generated by the merger of two neutron stars have been detected. And that merger was also confirmed optically! 2 days
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Earth's new traveling buddy is definitely an asteroid, not space junk
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Bigelow Aerospace wants to put an inflatable space habitat in orbit around the Moon
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For the first time, astronomers detect gravitational waves from two neutron stars colliding
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Neutron star collision showers the universe with a wealth of discoveries
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Astronomers see source of gravitational waves for 1st time
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Neutron star smash-up seen for first time, 'transforms' understanding of universe
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Merging neutron stars generate gravitational waves and a celestial light show
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NASA sees Hurricane Ophelia lashing Ireland
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Astronauts film a fidget spinner trick video on the ISS
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Space radiation won't stop NASA's human exploration
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NASA's GPM finds Ophelia strengthening in Eastern Atlantic
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A NASA satellite that monitors CO2 is revealing the inner workings of our planet
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Astronomers map Milky Way’s most distant outpost
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Astronomers discover unusual spindle-like galaxies
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Watching plant photosynthesis... from space
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Haumea dwarf planet has a ring to it: study
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Watch SpaceX launch and land its third used Falcon 9 rocket this afternoon
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Asteroid flyby on Thursday provides a chance to practise for a collision
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Watch SpaceX launch its first of two Falcon 9 rockets this week
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