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Everything and anything that has to do with space is welcome here! Let's build an incredible community together so we can share the top space stories going on around the world. If you're like me and love space, then help me make this an amazing group!  

The Super-Earth that Came Home for Dinner
Evidence is growing for the existence of Planet 9 -- a world perhaps 10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune. www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news....
Time-lapse from Africa to Eastern Europe
A series of night photos were taken by ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli every second to create this time-lapse of the Earth (Africa to Eastern Europe) as seen fro...
NASA Satellite Reveals Source of El Niño-Fueled Carbon Dioxide Spike
NASA's OCO-2 satellite observed carbon dioxide response to one of strongest El Niños on record. www.space.com/38451-nasa-sa...
'Dragonfly' Drone Could Explore Saturn Moon Titan
An eight-bladed drone could soar across Saturn's moon Titan, exploring multiple sites over the course of decades. www.space.com/36598-dragonf...
Glorious Sunrise at the Start of a Spacewalk
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei exits the International Space Station on Oct. 10, 2017, for a spacewalk in this photograph taken by fellow spacewalker Randy Bresnik. Bresnik wrote, "A glorious sunrise greeted @Astro_Sabot and I at the start of our 2nd #spacewalk. His visor reflection shows the airlock hatch we came out." www.nasa.gov/image-feature/...
Mars Study Yields Clues to Possible Cradle of Life
The discovery of evidence for ancient sea-floor hydrothermal deposits on Mars identifies an area on the planet that may offer clues about the origin of life on Earth. www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news....
Draconid Meteor Shower 2017: Unpredictable 'Shooting Star' Display Peaks This Weekend
The Draconid meteor shower peaks this weekend, but don't get your hopes up for a spectacular sky show. www.space.com/38390-draconi...
A 'Pale Green Dot': Why Proxima Centauri b May Have a Shiny Tint
Aurora on Proxima Centauri b may help researchers characterize the planet's atmosphere. www.space.com/38397-proxima...
'The Orville' Tries to Balance Drama and Comedy at NYCC
Some of The Orville's cast and crew gathered at New York Comic Con 2017, and spent almost the entire time taking questions from fans. www.space.com/38403-orville...
Asteroid 2012 TC4 To Zip Past Earth This Week - Sky & Telescope
The close pass of near-Earth asteroid 2012 TC4 this week will give NASA a chance to test planetary-defense coordination. www.skyandtelescope.com/ast...