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NASA Underwater Space Robot Could Find Alien Life On Jupiter's Moon

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A little robot on wheels could help find life on an ice-covered Jupiter moon, and it's being put through its paces in Antarctica by Australian scientists.

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NASA Renames Icy Rock After Backlash Over Nazi Links

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NASA has officially named an icy asteroid 'Arrokoth', which is causing a lot less furore than its last name.

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Why Astronauts Christina Koch And Jessica Meir Have Made Space History

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The world's first all-female spacewalking team has made history, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid.

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Alexei Leonov, The First Human To Walk In Space, Has Died Aged 85

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Alexei Leonov, who became the first human to walk in space in 1965, died on Friday at the age of 85 after a long illness, Russia’s TASS news agency reported.

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NASA Captures Black Hole Shredding A Star The Size Of Our Sun

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The cosmic event which happens once every 10,000 to 100,000 years in a galaxy of our size was captured on NASA's newest telescope.

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Asteroid The Size Of The World's Tallest Building To Fly Past Earth

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An asteroid nearly the size of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is set to fly past the Earth in September.

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Is This The First Ever Crime Committed In Space?

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NASA is reportedly investigating allegations one of its astronauts hacked her estranged spouse's bank account from space.

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'Unprecedented' Bright Light Suddenly Flashed From Our Galaxy's Black Hole

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Our galaxy's black hole suddenly flashed a bright light — and scientists don't know exactly why.

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Look Up, The Best Meteor Shower Of The Year Is Here

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The brightest annual meteor shower is about to light up our night sky.

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Remembering Australia's Massive Role On The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing

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Where were you when Neil Armstrong took one small step, one giant leap?

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How Did The Moon Landing Conspiracy Go Galactic?

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It's been 50 years since first Neil Armstrong and then Buzz Aldrin stepped on the moon. It's also been 42 years since the moon landing conspiracy was birthed.

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The Cold, Hard Evidence Moon Landing Conspiracies Are Whooey

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It's been 50 years since NASA first put man on the Moon, but somehow whispers the entire thing was fake have only grown louder and louder.

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'Go You Beauty': Derryn Hinch Relives The Apollo 11 Launch He Witnessed

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Fifty years ago, the world huddled around TV sets and radios to witness the beginning of an unprecedented journey to the Moon.  

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Sorry Conspiracy Theorists, Here's Ironclad Proof The Moon Landing Footage Was Real

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It’s been half a century since the magnificent Apollo 11 moon landing, yet many people still don’t believe it actually happened.

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Apollo 11 Moon Mission Could Have Infected Earth With Moon Germs

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A "huge flaw" in NASA's procedures could have seen deadly moon germs brought home by Apollo 11 astronauts, an upcoming documentary reveals.

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Moon Landing Footage Mistakenly Sold By NASA For $217 Expected to Fetch Millions

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Original tape reels of the Moon landing are expected to fetch millions at auction, 43 years after they were mistakenly sold by NASA.

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NASA Gives Us Our Best-Ever Look At Saturn's Rings

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Though Saturn's rings might look smooth from down here, new observations -- closer than ever before -- tell a different story.

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NASA Spots 'Star Trek' Starfleet Logo On Mars

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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted an unusual symbol on the surface of Mars, the iconic 'Star Trek' Starfleet logo.

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NASA Opens International Space Station To Private Citizen Travel

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NASA unveiled an ambitious program on Friday to commercialise low-Earth orbit, making way for visits by private-sector astronauts to the International Space Station as early as next year.

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A Massive Asteroid With Its Own Moon Trailing Behind Will Pass By Earth This Weekend

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An asteroid nearly a mile wide with a moon of its own is expected to pass by Earth this weekend, traveling at 48,000 mph.

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NASA Will Write Your Name On A Mars Rover And Send It Into Space

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Humans won't be stepping foot on Mars for a few years to come -- but you can put your name down for the next best thing.

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The Moon Is Shrinking, Wrinkling, Shaking And Cooling

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The moon was thought to be geologically dead, until now.

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Scientists Unveil House Designs For Living On Mars

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As the global science community takes giant leaps towards reaching the Red Planet, it faces another vital question -- how will we survive when we get there?

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NASA Just Recorded A 'Marsquake' For The First Time

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NASA believes it has detected 'Marsquakes' on the Red Planet for the first time,

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Scientists Discovers 'Cosmic Beginnings' Of Universe After Decades Of Searching

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After decades of searching, scientists have finally found the first type of molecule in the universe.

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NASA Cancels Historic Female Spacewalk Because There's Not Enough Spacesuits

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A lack of spacesuits forced a much-anticipated NASA milestone to be cancelled.

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One Small Step For Woman Marks NASA’s Giant Leap To Mars

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NASA have announced that the first person on Mars is likely to be a woman.

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In A Reverse Pluto Situation, A Planet We Didn't Think Was One, Actually Is

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A decade after being discovered, the very first exoplanet candidate found by NASA's Kepler space telescope has finally been confirmed as a big ol' fiery planet.

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Branson's Virgin Galactic Takes Another Step Toward Space Tour

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A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard Branson’s company closer to its goal of suborbital flights for space tourists.

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RIP Oppy, The Greatest Martian That Ever Was

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After 14 years of roving Mars, it's mission complete for the Opportunity rover.

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'It's Getting Dark': NASA Makes Final Attempt To Contact Missing Mars Rover 'Oppy'

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NASA will make its final attempt to get Mars rover Opportunity to phone home on Wednesday night, after "Oppy" lost contact with Earth in a dust storm.

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NASA's Hubble Telescope Stumbles Across A New Galaxy

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Of the estimated two trillion galaxies in the universe, NASA just located another one... completely by accident.

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Scientists Have Finally Figured Out How Long A Day On Saturn Is

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The next time someone on the street says "hey you, exactly how long's a day on Saturn?", you won't have to stand there like a fool with no answer.

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Three Asteroids Streak Towards Earth In 'Close Approach': NASA

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Three large space rocks are hurtling towards earth in the next 24 hours, prompting NASA to list them on their 'close approaches' alert website. 

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Hubble Telescope Captures Brightest Quasar Ever Recorded

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The shining light of the quasar is equivalent to 600 trillion Suns.

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NASA Under Fire For Nazi-Linked Asteroid Name

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The choice of name given to an asteroid by NASA is being condemned over Nazi connotations.

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NASA Is About To Perform The Most Distant Planetary Flyby Ever

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NASA's New Horizon is about to boldly go where no spacecraft has gone before.

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Take A Good Look, Saturn's Losing Its Rings

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If you're weighing up the pros and cons of immortality, pop "may have to live with a ringless Saturn" on the negative list.

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The International Space Station Welcomes Its New Residents

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There are now six people calling the International Space Station home, with the arrival of three fresh faces on Tuesday.

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Researchers Witness Extraordinary First Moments Of A Star's Death

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About 170 million years ago in a galaxy far, far away, a star exploded. But only now have scientists witnessed the finest details of the star dying.

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The Amazing Aussies Guiding The Latest Mission On Mars

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Miles from the tearful hugs and bursts of applause in California, a team of Australians were busy holding their breath. 

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Touchdown! NASA InSight Has Landed On Mars

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After a seven-month journey, NASA's InSight spacecraft has finally touched down on Mars.

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NASA To Explore Mars If Robot Can Survive 'Seven Minutes Of Terror'

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After a six-month, 480-million kilometre journey, NASA's InSight is about make its grand entrance at Mars.

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NASA's Planet-Hunting Kepler Telescope Has Officially Run Out Of Fuel

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It's the pioneering telescope which, for those of us on Earth, filled the galaxy with planets.

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Astronauts Forced To Make Emergency Landing After Rocket Failure

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Two astronauts from the US and Russia have been forced to make an emergency landing after the Russian booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station failed after launch.

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A Mystery Object Washed Up On A Beach, But What Is It?

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A foamy, mystery object washed up on a beach on Seabrook Island in South Carolina but no one has any idea what it is.

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NASA Hands Over International Space Station To Europe

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NASA has handed over the golden key to the International Space Station to the European Space Agency.

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Celebrating 60 Years Of NASA With Some Of Their Best Snaps

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Mission after mission, NASA's growing photo album has brought space back to Earth for the seven billion of us who can't leave. On the agency's 60th birthday, a look back at just a few of the photos seems highly appropriate.

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NASA Is Watching The World Burn, And You Can Too

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The world is on fire. Sort of.

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NASA'S Parker Solar Probe Is Off To The Sun With Me On Board

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Houston, we have a stowaway.