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European Space Agency Head Envisions A ‘Moon Village’

European Space Agency director-general Johann-Dietrich W├Ârner wants to see a manned, multi-purpose facility on the moon.


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NASA Captures Images Of Erupting Black Hole In Middle Of ‘Bullseye’

NASA’s Swift space telescope took rare photos of dust being lit up by X-Rays being emitted from a black hole.


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New Horizons Spacecraft Goes Silent As It Makes Closest Approach To Pluto

NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft will go silent as it scans Pluto during its closest approach to the dwarf planet.


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Pluto Picture Shows The Dwarf Planet Has A Big Heart

An image of Pluto taken by instruments on board NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft shows a light-colored feature on the surface that resembles a Valentine’s heart.


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Astronomers: Comet Could Host Extraterrestrial Life

Leading astronomers say micro-organisms could live beneath the icy surface of comets.



Astronomers: Monster Black Hole Wakes Up After 26 Years

The monster black hole system of V404 Cygni is emitting violent bursts of X-rays after lying dormant for over a quarter century.


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Astronomers: Volcanoes May Be Erupting On Venus

Data from the latest unmanned mission to Venus suggests several areas of volcanic activity on the surface.


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Astronomers Find Brightest Galaxy In Early Universe, May Hold Clues To Origins Of Life

Stars in the CR7 galaxy could be the furnaces where heavy elements necessary for life were forged.


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Comet Lander Makes Second Contact Since Waking Up

The Philae spacecraft broke its silence on Saturday by sending a signal back to Earth from the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.


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How To Watch The NASA New Horizons Pluto Flyby

NASA is offering a livestream from mission control as images and data from Pluto are transmitted to Earth by the New Horizons spacecraft.



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