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Watch the Total Solar Eclipse Happening Tonight!
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Watch the Total Solar Eclipse Happening Tonight!

March 08, 2016A total solar eclipse will be taking place today at 8:38 ET and will mostly be visible over the Pacific and Southeast Asia. Don& 39;t worry if you aren& 39;t in one of those locations, NASA will be live streaming the event. So make sure and tune back here to watch everything happen tonight!

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Space

Watch the Total Solar Eclipse Happening Tonight!

March 08, 2016A total solar eclipse will be taking place today at 8:38 ET and will mostly be visible over the Pacific and Southeast Asia. Don& 39;t worry if you aren& 39;t in one of those locations, NASA will be live streaming the event. So make sure and tune back here to watch everything happen tonight!
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Russians are getting ready to send monkeys to Mars

February 19, 2016Monkeys have been quite crucial in space exploration for humans. When humans wanted to go to the moon, monkeys were used to help understand the conditions humans would face on their way to the moon as well. This project, which started last year, is expected to be completed by 2017.Just like the last time, Russians are now training four monkeys in an attempt to send them to Mars by next year.
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The European Space Agency is Building a Moon Village by 2030

March 24, 2016If you& 39;re one of those engineering introverts and hate people, you may have hope for never seeing the large majority of humanity ever again, just go live on the moon. In all seriousness though, the European Space Agency has released plans detailing a base for a colony of astronauts on the moon as soon as 2030.
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Volcanic Eruptions Nudged the Moon Off Its Axis

March 26, 2016New NASA research suggests the moon we see today may not have always been the same as what would have been seen billions of years ago. By using the positioning of the Moon& 39;s remnant hydrogen, scientists were able to determine that some great repositioning of mass shifted the Moon& 39;s axis by approximately 5 degrees.
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Researchers Have Found the HELL

Researchers have found an exoplanet that closely resembles what hell may be like, with a cyanide atmosphere and temperatures of over 2500 ˚C.April 01, 2016As technology has advanced in recent years in regards to space exploration and imagery, scientists have been on the hunt to find the earth& 39;s closest exoplanet.
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SpaceX Makes History: Lands Rocket On Floating Drone Ship

April 09, 2016 Image Source: SpaceX Photos SpaceX just made history by successfully landing its Falcon 9 rocket onto its unmanned drone ship named, & 34;Of Course I Still Love You.& 34; The rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Florida at 4:43 P.M. on April 8, 2016. This landing took place after Falcon 9 had launched and propelled Dragon, the spacecraft designed to carry cargo, scientific equipment and in the future, humans, to the International Space Station.
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Send your Own Satellite to Space for Just $1000

April 10, 2016If you have dreams of becoming a space explorer, then you& 39;ll be excited to learn that new research and development from Arizona State University has yielded a tiny personal satellite that will soon be available for around US$1000. A team of graduate and undergraduate students have spent the last 2 years developing a 3cm by 3cm cube satellite called the Suncube FemtoSat.
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Scientist Creates an Incredible Visualization of Space Time

May 07, 2016The fabric of space-time isn& 39;t exactly a subject taught in grade school, and there are still parts of it that are not yet understood by even the most educated of physicists. However, understanding gravitational pulls, planet& 39;s orbits, and dark energy is all really simple when you have a giant sheet of stretchy spandex.
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