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NASA will visit its smallest asteroid yet alongside Artemis 1 mission

NASA's Near-Earth Asteroid (NEA) Scout will fly with the Artemis 1 mission's SLS rocket, set to observe the smallest asteroid yet.

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'Wet dress rehearsal' upcoming for NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission

NASA is preparing for its Artemis 1 moon mission with an upcoming 'wet dress rehearsal' for the Orion spacecraft and SLS rocket.

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China to build 'artificial Moon' that simulates low-gravity

Reports indicate that China is planning to create an 'artificial moon' designed to simulate the Moon's low gravity with magnets.

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Half-century-long Moon mystery potentially solved with this new model

Brown University researchers suggest a new solution to the magnetic mystery of the formation of lunar rocks collected by NASA.

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Astronomers found second-ever potential moon beyond our solar system

A new exomoon candidate has been discovered by the Cool Worlds Lab from Columbia University, orbiting the exoplanet Kepler 1708b.

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NASA report says they may need more astronauts for upcoming missions

A new report suggests NASA may have to start looking for more astronauts to accommodate the upcoming Artemis mission and more.

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Not all planets are shaped like Earth, weird deformed planet found

Data acquired by the Hubble Space Telescope indicates that planets aren't strictly spherical and that some can come in weird forms.

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Lunar rover detects first signs of water on the surface of the Moon

The Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing has claimed its Chang'e-5 lunar rover has detected the first signs of lunar water.

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Amazon's Alexa will help fly the Artemis 1 mission to the moon

Amazon's Alexa and Cisco's Webex will comprise part of the new Callisto technology by Lockheed Martin flying aboard NASA's Orion.

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NASA releases jaw-dropping ISS photo of a crescent moon above Earth

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station has captured a phenomenal image of a crescent moon hovering above Earth.

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This 'UFO' rover can levitate on the Moon and asteroids

MIT researchers have designed a new space rover that is capable of levitating on the surface of the Moon and small asteroids.

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4 reasons why we can't build a base on the Moon

A senior lecturer in physics has outlined several reasons why humans aren't able to build a space station on the moon (yet).

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China's lunar station will now be ready eight years sooner, in 2027

The Chinese lunar station first slated for completion in 2035 has moved its timeline up to 2027 as part of the Chang'e 8 mission.

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NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission hit with another delay

An engine issue aboard NASA's Space Launch System for the upcoming Artemis 1 moon mission has forced delays until at least March.

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Apollo 17 Moon rock reveals new details about the Moon's formation

A lunar rock brought back from the Apollo 17 has been freshly analysed, revealing the history of the moon isn't as we thought.

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Rare solar eclipse photographed from deep space 1 million miles away

There was only one total solar eclipse in 2021, and it has been captured by a deep-space observatory 1 million miles away.

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Mysterious 'house' on far side of the Moon photographed by rover

A recent log of the lunar rover Yutu 2 reveals that it has spotted a mysterious object that's described as a 'hut' or 'house'.

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Watch 2021's only total solar eclipse in just 1 minute with this video

Very few people were able to observe the only total solar eclipse for 2021, as the totality was only visible from Antarctica.

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'Mystery house' photographed on far side of the Moon, rover on its way

A rover on the Moon is on its way to inspect the cube-shaped mystery that has recently been photographed on the lunar horizon.

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Only total solar eclipse of 2021 photographed, relive the rare event

A group of researchers has ventured out into harsh cold terrains to get photographs of the only total solar eclipse of 2021.

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Huge asteroid to approach Earth very soon, 'potentially hazardous'

An asteroid larger than a typical space rock will be approaching Earth soon, and it's classified as 'potentially hazardous'.

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Volcanic layers beneath the moon's surface revealed in radar data

Newly processed radar data from the moon's surface and revealed more details about the volcanic layers beneath it and their age.

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NASA wants your help getting a nuclear reactor to the Moon

NASA needs your help with getting a nuclear reactor to the Moon within the next 10 years, and here's how you can begin assisting.

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Here's when the next Lunar Eclipse and Blood Moon will happen

If you happened to miss the recent partial lunar eclipse, don't worry, a total Lunar Eclipse and a Blood Moon will happen soonish.

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Got an idea for a nuclear reactor on the moon? Talk to NASA

NASA hopes to empower a sustainable human presence on the moon, and its requested proposals for a nuclear solution to enable it.

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Elon Musk reveals when the biggest rocket ever will do its test launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced when we can expect his company to perform the test launch for the biggest rocket ever.

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NASA court docs reveal Blue Origin roast, called 'disappointed bidder'

Newly released court documents have revealed Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin being slammed over its legal challenge against NASA.

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Longest lunar eclipse since 1440 will happen tonight, view it here

The longest lunar eclipse to happen since 1440 is scheduled to happen tonight, as the Moon passes through Earth's shadow.

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Elon Musk to drop update on SpaceX's Starship soon, watch it live here

The highly anticipated launch of SpaceX's Starship will soon get an update from SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who will present very soon.

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Elon Musk says SpaceX's multi-planet engines won't be called 'Raptor'

Elon Musk has said that SpaceX's next-generation engines that are poised to 'make life multi-planetary' won't be called 'Raptor'.

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NASA confirms longest lunar eclipse in centuries will happen this week

NASA has confirmed via its website that you will be able to see the longest partial lunar eclipse in centuries this week.

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Carbon dioxide cold traps confirmed in the darkest parts of the moon

Lunar carbon dioxide cold traps have been predicted for decades, now finally confirmed, carbon dioxide has yet to be found there.

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NASA will spend nearly $100 billion on its moon program by 2025

A report by the NASA Office of Inspector General revealed the agency will spend nearly $100 billion on the Artemis program by 2025.

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Earth found to have a second 'Moon', but it won't be around forever

Researchers have discovered that Earth has a second 'Moon' that isn't very large at all, and it also won't stay around forever.

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Moon has enough oxygen to supply 8 billion people, but there's a catch

A soil researcher has explained that the Moon has enough oxygen to supply eight billion people for around about 100,000 years.

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Researchers discover origins of strange object that's orbiting Earth

The origins for the mysterious quasi-satellite that orbits the Sun with Earth may have been found, 'It's a kind of missing piece'.

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Astronomers capture a first clear shot of a moon-brewing disk

Astronomers used ALMA to detect the first moon-forming disk that is capable of one day turning into a moon around an exoplanet.

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How to watch the upcoming longest partial lunar eclipse of the century

NASA confirms there is an upcoming partial lunar eclipse that will take place overnight. The moon will enter Earth's shadow.

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NASA changed the date for when humans will return back to the Moon

NASA's administrator Bill Nelson has spoken to reporters and said that the original date for the Moon landing has changed.

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3.9 billion year old Moon asteroid impact linked to Earth's evolution

A new study by planetologists has investigated the bombardment of asteroids that happened on the Moon around 3.9 billion years ago.

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NASA's return to the Moon will be captured by National Geographic

NASA announced that it will be partnering with Nature Geographic to capture the moment of NASA astronauts returning to the Moon.

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NASA announces date for when it begins its journey back to the Moon

NASA has recently announced when it will be beginning its long journey back to the Moon. The first step is launching Artemis 1.

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NASA's next-gen spacesuits will prepare humanity for its giant leap

NASA will be partnering with industry for revolutionary next-generation spacesuits that will prepare humanity for its next leap.

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Asteroid makes extremely close approach to Earth, NASA confirms

NASA has confirmed the existence of an asteroid coming extremely close to Earth. It passed cleanly between Earth and the Moon.

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NASA uses Cleveland to learn how to setup Wi-Fi on the Moon

NASA has compared the lack of internet access in Cleveland to the Moon and is learning how it can solve two problems at once.

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1874 image of lunar mountain versus how it actually looks today

Astronomers back in 1874 sketched what they thought lunar mountain 'Pico' would look like if they were standing on the Moon.

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Here's when the next 'ring of fire' eclipse will happen over the US

If you happened to miss the incredible Great American Eclipse of 2017, mark your calendars for the next one that's coming up.

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NASA researchers predict when humans will colonize multiple planets

Researchers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab have predicted when the human civilization will become a multi-planet species.

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NASA is planning to extract oxygen from the lunar surface with this

Along with another space agency, NASA is constructing a new rover that will be used to sustain a human presence on the Moon.

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Lunar samples analyzed, the results rewrite the history of the Moon

Lunar samples acquired by China's Chang'e 5 mission have been analyzed by researchers and have rewritten the history of the Moon.

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