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Space and astronomy news since 1999!
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Following SpaceX’s “exceptional performance” launching an immensely powerful broadband satellite on their maiden mission for Inmarsat this week on a Falcon 9 rocket, the company CEO told Universe Today that Inmarsat was willing…

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A new BBC documentary called "The Day The Dinosaurs Died" explains how things might have been different for the dinosaurs if the asteroid that caused their extinction had hit deeper ocean.

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This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at his Next Big Future blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #509

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Had your fill of binocular comets? Turns out, 2017 may have saved the best for last. The past few months has seen a steady stream of dirty snowball visitations to the inner solar system, both short term periodic and long term hyperbolic. First let's run…

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A new study has revealed how human activity has been affected the near-space environment, creating a bubble that protects against space radiation.

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Using data provided by the Dawn probe, which now orbits between Ceres and the Sun (at opposition), NASA has created a new movie of the protoplanet

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According to a series of simulations conducted by scientists from the University of Exeter and the Met Office, it is possible that Proxima b is indeed habitable

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A new study by a team of researchers from UBC proposes a new vision of Dark Energy, where fluctuations in spacetime allow for a net expanding effect that is slowly accelerating

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NASA's EPIC camera aboard NOAA's DSCOVR spacecraft solves decades old mystery that stymied Carl Sagan. Mysterious flashes are mysterious no more.

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – SpaceX blasted the “largest and most complicated communications satellite ever built to orbit” for London based Inmarset at twilight this evening, May 15, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. In fact the Inmarsat 5F4 satellite is…
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