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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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KFC In Space

The launch of a stratospheric balloon carrying a fast-food chicken sandwichto the edge of space has been delayed until Thursday (June 22). The sandwich’s four-day flight is a promotional stunt for Kentucky Fried Chicken, but it will serve as a

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Four Thousand Earths?

NASA’s planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them, broadly hinting that we are probably not alone. After four years of searching, the

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Nasa Mission To The Sun [VIDEO]

Nasa wants to “touch the sun” and they are planning a mission to do just that. They will get a space craft closer to the sun than has ever been done before. Previously the closest we had been was in

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Weather Satellite Launched

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s newest satellite was launched yesterday successfully, which means they in their own words have upgraded from black and white to high definition colour.   We are getting ready for #GOESR at @NASAKennedy!! #Countdowntolaunch @NASA

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