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Small Asteroid Over Botswana [VIDEO]

It happens more often than you might think – asteroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere about once a month. Usually we have no idea they are coming until they burn up in the Earth’s Atmosphere. Often they are destroyed before they

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Safe Return For Space Travelers

Nasa announced the safe return of three of the International Space Station crew Sunday morning after 168 days in space where they performed hundreds of experiments. Astronauts Norishige Kanai (Japan), Anton Shkaplerov (Russia), and Scott Tingle (US), all began their

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Night Views For May 27 2018

If you are someone who likes looking up at the night sky to see interesting things but hates having to stay up late to catch them; there is good news for you this weekend because you don’t have to stay

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NASA Mars Helicopter

NASA has been exploring Mars since 2003 with rovers, both of which went beyond their expected 90 day missions, one (Opportunity) has been going for 15 years and holds the record for the longest distance ever driven by any off-earth

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Funny April Fools From Space

If you are a fan of April Fools pranks there are those who would rather you kept them away from them. You cannot get farther away than these! Here are some of the more amusing pranks that have been played

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Lunchtime Trivia Wednesday, March 21

Q: In the U.S there are 9 square feet of this for every person. In Canada that number is 2 square feet per person. What is it? A: Storage. Industry statistics show that the U.S. has an average of nine

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NASA And SpaceX Successful Launch

It’s not every day a rocket blasts off into space, even more rare is a rocket being relaunched into space. SpaceX this past week accomplished this task for NASA for the first time. Previously Falcon 9 rockets have been used

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Black Hole 800 Million Times The Size Of Our Sun

A team of astronomers, including two from MIT, has detected the most distant supermassive black hole ever observed. The black hole sits in the center of an ultrabright quasar, the light of which was emitted just 690 million years after

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New LEGO Set Honors NASA’s Female Pioneers

For all their exemplary qualities, the LEGOs of yesteryear did have one flaw: the minifigures were predominantly male. In recent years, however, there’s been a notable uptick in female-focused sets, thanks in large part to fan-created concepts promoted through LEGO Ideas.

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Breakthroughs In Space On Earth

There were two big breakthroughs in space that happened right here on Earth this week. One of them was the development of a new space suit by SpaceX which looks like the sort of thing you would see in a

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August Skies Get Active This Week

There are going to be a number of reasons to tilt your head back this August. The skies are going to be pretty active this month starting with a partial lunar eclipse that will be occurring Tomorrow night. While it

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Take A Walk On The ISS

Google has given us a new way of seeing the International Space Station (ISS) with their street view! With all the interest in space of last, the flyover of pluto, the northern lights, and the upcoming solar eclipse, it seems

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New Pluto Video From NASA

NASA’s New Horizons’ spacecraft has provided yet another unique experience for us back on earth as there is a video showing what it would be like to fly over Pluto.   Now whether you call it a planet, dwarf planet,

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Northern Lights To Shine July 16 To 17

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights shining in the night sky tonight as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting a geomagnetic storm that will cause the aurora to show much farther south than it

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New Canadian Astronauts Named

Canada is going to have two new astronauts! Two Albertans were named to represent Canada in space on our nation’s 150th birthday.   .@Astro_Kutryk and @Astro_Jenni will begin two years of training at @NASA_Johnson in August 2017. https://t.co/JzhsmlQCac pic.twitter.com/OTwcYd8RgX —

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