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Astronauts complete spacewalk to retrofit space station

(Updates with completion of spacewalk) By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 24 (Reuters) – Two spacewalking astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Friday for a 6-1/2-hour spacewalk,…

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Congress just passed a bill that tells NASA to send humans to Mars by 2033

View gallery .(An astronaut in space flashes a thumbs-up sign.NASA/ESA)

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This picture shows how much California is sinking — up to 2 feet a year in some spots

View gallery Source: NASA Earth Observatory This picture from NASA’s Earth Observatory shows how much land in California’s Central Valley is sinking, due primarily to the drawing of groundwater during…

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What we know about the 2018 SpaceX mission to the moon

Tech billionaire Elon Musk, founder of the pioneering space transport company SpaceX, has announced a mission to fly two people to the moon next year in what would be a…

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LEGO launching 'Women of NASA' toy set

It's one very tiny step for women-kind: In the shadow of the hit "Hidden Figures," which highlighted a group of African-American women & their contribution to the U.S. space program,…

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Moonshot pad roaring back into action with SpaceX launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch pad used to send Americans to the moon & shuttle astronauts into orbit is roaring back into action. Dormant for nearly six years,…

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'The Space Between Us': The Science Behind the Science Fiction

"The Space Between Us" may be a science-fiction film, yet the science behind the story is a lot more factual than it may seem. The movie tells the story of…

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Happy Anniversary, MAVEN! NASA Mars Probe Marks 2 Years of Science Work

NASA's newest Mars orbiter has now been on the job for two Earth years, investigating how the Red Planet lost its atmosphere in the ancient past.  The Mars Atmosphere &…

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'Impossible' Space Engine Might Actually Work, Study Suggests

An experimental propulsion system that seems to violate the laws of physics may actually work, a new study suggests. A controversial & puzzling engine design known as the EmDrive generated…

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U.S., Russian crew arrives at space station

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying a NASA astronaut & two Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, ending a…

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