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US and Russian space crew blast off to International Space Station

Launch comes amid tense diplomatic relations between Russia and the West

10 hours ago from The Independent

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Rediscovered US Carrier Sank in Historic WWII Duel

When the aircraft carrier USS Lexington sank beneath the surface of the Coral Sea, it represented a significant casualty of history's first clash between carriers during World War II. 76 ...

Mon 19 Mar 18 from Discover Magazine

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Kepler Space Telescope nears the end of its life

After over nine years, the Kepler Space Telescope mission may be coming to an end. The reason: out of fuel. NASA engineers have determined that the unmanned deep space probe has only ...

Thu 15 Mar 18 from Gizmag

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Mars' oceans formed early, possibly aided by massive volcanic eruptions

A new scenario seeking to explain how Mars' putative oceans came and went over the last 4 billion years implies that the oceans formed several hundred million years earlier and were not as deep ...

Mon 19 Mar 18 from

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Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Space and Now His DNA Is Different From His Identical Twin’s

About 7% of the genetic changes have remained in the two years since he returned to Earth

Thu 15 Mar 18 from TIME

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NASA marshall advances 3-D printed rocket engine nozzle technology

Rocket engine nozzles operate in extreme temperatures and pressures from the combustion process and are complex and expensive to manufacture. That is why a team of engineers at NASA's Marshall ...

17 hours ago from

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Dwarf planet still growing

NASA data suggests things are far from settled beneath the surface of Ceres. Andrew Masterson reports.

Sun 18 Mar 18 from Cosmos Magazine

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A Chinese Space Lab is Going to Fall to Earth — And Nobody Knows Where It Will Land

Tiangong-1 is expected to fall to earth soon

9 hours ago from TIME

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World's largest jet engine, the GE9X, makes maiden flight

The world's largest jet engine has taken flight for the first time in the skies over the Mojave Desert in California. On Tuesday, GE Aviation's GE9X powered into the air on the wing ...

Sat 17 Mar 18 from Gizmag

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Nasa's plan to deflect deadly asteroid will not work on asteroid that could collide with Earth, study finds

If the asteroid Bennu collided with Earth, it would have an impact 80,000 times stronger than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima

Fri 16 Mar 18 from The Independent

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