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NASA’s Opportunity rover sees its 5,000th day on Mars
NASA only expected it to last 90 days. www.engadget.com/2018/02/19...
How the private space industry could take over lower Earth orbit — and make money off it
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What will happen when the International Space Station ends? www.theverge.com/2018/2/16/...
Is there life out there? We head to 'Mars on Earth' to find out
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The Rio Tinto river snakes through the Spanish countryside for 100 kilometres, a dark, blood-red stain of acid water and rusty-looking rocks that scientists love www.euronews.com/2018/02/15...
Chorus Waves Drive Pulsating Northern Lights - Sky & Telescope
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Scientists have finally confirmed a decades-old theory on what causes the faint flickering seen in the Northern Lights toward dawn. www.skyandtelescope.com/ast...
Minnesota Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station
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Students in central Minnesota will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 1:35 p.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 20. www.nasa.gov/press-release/...
'Space cigar' had violent history
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The 'Oumuamua asteroid from outside our Solar System was involved in a collision, a study finds. www.bbc.com/news/science-en...
'We scan the whole world, every day'
The FT's innovations editor John Thornhill investigates how Planet uses a fleet of tiny satellites to image every inch of the globe, and update it every 24 h...
Space lasers to track Earth's ice
This year sees new satellite missions to monitor the state of the Arctic and the Antarctic. www.bbc.com/news/science-en...
NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk at the International Space Station
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Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 16, to move components for the station’s robotic system into long-term storage. Live coverage of the spacewalk will begin at 5:30 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agency’s website. www.nasa.gov/press-release/...
What Did This Cosmonaut Miss About Earth After a Year in Space? | National Geographic
What does it mean to long for home in the most extreme and profound way? As NASA, SpaceX, and other organizations set their sights on flying humans to Mars, ...