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World

Oops, Elon Musk Mixed Up The Moon And Mars

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The man is determined to build a colony on Mars, but Elon Musk has been ridiculed on social media for mixing up his celestial bodies.

The Project

The Project

Final Flights For Those Aboard SpaceX

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The remains of 152 people are on board the upcoming Falcon Heavy launch.

World

World

A Sperm Bank In Space Could Help Establish Mars Colonies

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The colonisation of Mars could be made easier after new research suggests sperm could survive zero gravity conditions,

Science

Science

Large Meteor Lights Up Queensland Night Sky

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Craig Turton wasn't expecting to capture the magnificence of a plummeting meteor when he ventured to a quiet dam north of Brisbane with his cameras on Saturday night.

Tech

Tech

Most Extensive Search Through Space Confirms We Are Alone

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Researchers have confirmed we're all alone in the universe... for now.

Science

Science

These Aussie Scientists Want To Mine Asteroids For Gold

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The possibility of mining asteroids is not as far off as you might think.

World

World

Astronomers Believe Apollo Capsule Found

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Astronomers believe they have found the lunar module from the Apollo 10 mission five decades after it was released into space by the crew.

World

World

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.

News

News

Jupiter Will Be At Its 'Biggest And Brightest' This Month

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NASA has a message for space lovers this month: Look up.

World

World

Russian Rocket Struck By Lightning Mid Takeoff

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A Russian rocket has successfully delivered a satellite to orbit despite being struck by lightning just seconds after take-off.

World

World

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.

Tech

Tech

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.

10 News First

10 News First

Huge Meteor Lights Up Skies Over Victoria, South Australia

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Stargazers were treated to a light show late Tuesday night, with the glow of a fast moving meteor stunning viewers.

News

News

The Moon Is Shrinking, Wrinkling, Shaking And Cooling

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

News

News

People Love This Video Of Earth Being Obliterated By 500km Asteroid

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Ever wondered what the end of the world looks like? This video is going viral again -- and people can't get enough of it.

Tech

Tech

What Does Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Want With The Moon?

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Billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos unveiled his mock-up of a lunar lander spacecraft with hopes to establish a research outpost on the moon in just five years.

News

News

The Moon Landing Manual Could Be Yours For The Low Price Of $9 Million

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The Apollo 11 book goes on auction.

Tech

Tech

NASA Was Swindled Out Of $1 Billion In Aluminum Scam

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NASA has announced that fraudulent, poor-quality aluminium sold to the space agency resulted in the failure of two major satellite missions and amounted to a $US700 million ($AU 1 billion) loss.

Cathal D O'Connell

Cathal D O'Connell

Why Finding Alien Life Seems Inevitable And Could Be Imminent

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Extraterrestrial life, that familiar science-fiction trope, that kitschy fantasy, that CGI nightmare, has become a matter of serious discussion, a “risk factor”, a “scenario”.

World

World

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.

Tech

Tech

Elon Musk's SpaceX Successfully Launched Its Falcon Heavy Rocket

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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket in operation and it launched into space today -- with a successful landing of all three of its booster rockets.

Tech

Tech

The Woman Behind The First Ever Black Hole Photo

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Katie Bouman is a computer scientist who developed the algorithm that allowed scientists to take the first ever photograph of a black hole.

News

News

This Is The First Image Ever Taken Of A Black Hole

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A virtual telescope the size of planet Earth has captured the first direct image of a black hole a century after Einstein's equations predicted the existence of black holes.

World

World

We're About To Get Our First Ever Picture Of A Black Hole

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Up until now, every image we have seen of a black hole has been an illustration, but that is about to change.

World

World

Green Meteor Flies Over Cities And Lights Up Night Sky

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The National Weather Service (NWS) of the United States confirmed a meteor lit up the night sky on Saturday.

World

World

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.

National

National

It's Time For Another Supermoon, And This One Has Worms

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Rise and shine astronomers, it's almost time for the Super Worm Moon -- the third and final supermoon of 2019.

World

World

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.

Tech

Tech

Incredible Photos Of Jupiter Have Been Released

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NASA's JunoCam has captured the cloud tops over Jupiter from more than 12,000 kilometres away and they are phenomenal.

National

National

Why Are We Here? New Aussie Telescope Could Answer The Biggest Question

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Australia's rugged outback will soon be home to the world's largest telescope, and what it could potentially tell us is mind-bending.

World

World

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.

World

World

'Truly Remarkable': Scientists Use Harpoon To Skewer Space Junk

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A European satellite could be the answer scientists are looking for to clean up tonnes of space-junk orbiting through space around Earth.

Tech

Tech

'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.

World

World

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.

Life

Life

This Is What Tonight's Super Blood Wolf Moon Means For You

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We're set to experience something called a Super Blood Wolf Moon, which sounds super mysterious and exciting until you ask yourself -- what does it actually mean?

World

World

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.

World

World

CERN Announces MUCH Larger Hadron Collider

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A 100-kilometre long machine is being built in Europe and could tell us what is making our universe grow and how it does it.

News

News

Bad News: The Only Plant To Ever Grow On The Moon Has Died

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There was talk of astronauts growing their own food in space, but in a flash that dream disappeared.

World

World

China Is Growing Cotton On The Moon

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Plants have been grown on the International Space Station before, but never on the moon.

National

National

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. 

World

World

Welcome To The Dark Side: China Releases Moon Landing Video

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A little over a month after China successfully landed a spacecraft on the mysterious far side of the moon, new images and video of the historic landing have given us a fresh look at our orbiting neighbour.

World

World

Hubble Telescope Captures Brightest Quasar Ever Recorded

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

Views

Views

How China Landed A Spacecraft On The Dark Side Of The Moon

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One small step for no man. One giant leap for China.

World

World

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.

World

World

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.

National

National

One Of The Best Meteor Showers Is Coming: Here's How To Watch It

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It's an exciting time for space watchers in Australia this week.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Seniors Arrested For Having 10 Kilos Of Cocaine On Cruise Ship

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

China Launches Probe To Become First Nation To Explore Dark Side Of The Moon

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China on Saturday launched a first probe ever to explore the dark side of the Moon, marking another milestone in its ambitious space program, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

World

World

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.

World

World

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. 

News

News

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.

News

News

Kiwis Fly! Rocket Labs Launches First Commercial Rocket

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It’s Business Time in the skies above NZ

National

National

Aussie Scientists Launched A Meat Pie Into The Stratosphere, For Science

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'Pie in the sky' became a reality last weekend, as a team of dedicated Australian scientists launched a meat pie into the stratosphere.

National

National

Galaxies Locked In Billion-Year-Long Battle Create 'Cosmic River Of Blood'

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For the first time ever, a violent 'David and Goliath' battle between two galaxies that's been leaving a "cosmic river of blood" has been mapped in detail by scientists.

World

World

China Planning To Launch Fake Moon To Replace Streetlights

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When the moons hit your eye.

World

World

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.

World

World

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.

Comedy

Comedy

Martian Dirt Going Cheap!

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Only catch is it isn’t from Mars

Tech

Tech

Japanese Rovers Successfully Land On Asteroid

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Two rovers have successfully landed on an asteroid called Ryugu, as part of Japanese mission.

Movies

Movies

Black Panther Director To Produce Space Jam 2

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AND WELCOME TO THE JAM. AGAIN.

National

National

The Hunt Is On For The Meteor That Lit Up The Sky

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Scientists are hopeful the fireball survived the atmosphere and made it to Earth.

Tech

Tech

Scientists Expect To Find Life In Space's 'Goldilocks' Zones

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The search for planets outside our solar system is often stranger than fiction.

Tech

Tech

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

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Houston, we have a stowaway.

World

World

Massive Lake Of Liquid Water Detected Under Mars' Surface

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If researchers are correct, this is the first time a large body of liquid water has been found on our neighbouring planet.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Greek Fire Search Continues And A Lake Discovered On Mars

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

How Can I See The Longest Total Eclipse Of The 21st Century?

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A total lunar eclipse will be visible across much of the globe, including Australia.

News

News

An Incredible First Look At The Galaxy’s Newest Planet

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Now this isn’t something you see everyday.

World

World

Thailand To Send World's Smelliest Fruit Into Space

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Thailand is gearing up to launch durian into orbit.

National

National

New Australian Space Agency Up For Grabs, Which State Is In Front?

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Australia’s first dedicated space agency is just around the corner, and with it up to 20,000 jobs could be created.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

CBA Data Loss, Cambridge Analytica Bankrupt And A New Cricket Coach

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Plus,“I got a bad feeling from him.” Cate Blanchette becomes the latest celebrity to speak out against Harvey Weinstein.