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Look up this Monday, Americans

Lunar eclipse to offer a visual feast for those in the right place.

5 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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The Remains of Ancient Lunar Impacts Reveal Earth's Own Impact History

Lunar Impact Craters By studying the scars left from long-gone, violent lunar impacts, scientists have revealed  new details about the history of impacts on Earth. Because the moon is so close ...

Fri 18 Jan 19 from Discover Magazine

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NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission

The space agencies of the United States and China are in touch and coordinating efforts on Moon exploration, NASA said Friday as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at preventing technology ...

Fri 18 Jan 19 from

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Trump Unveils Missile Defense Review, Promises Funding for Space Sensors in 2020

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence visited the Pentagon on Thursday to roll out the 2019 Missile Defense Review.

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US spy satellite launched into orbit from California

A U.S. spy satellite has been launched into orbit from California.

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Here's How to Watch Sunday's Total Lunar Eclipse

A total eclipse of the moon will be visible in its entirety across North and South America this weekend. For more than an hour the night of January 20/21, the colors from all Earth’s sunrises ...

Fri 18 Jan 19 from Discover Magazine

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Amazon sets conference on robotics, artificial intelligence

Amazon announced plans Thursday to hold a conference open to the public on robotics, space and artificial intelligence, as well as to discuss future applications of emerging technologies.

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Japan satellite blasts into space to deliver artificial meteors

A rocket carrying a satellite on a mission to deliver the world's first artificial meteor shower blasted into space on Friday, Japanese scientists said.

Fri 18 Jan 19 from

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China Grew Cotton Plants on the Moon. They Died in the Darkness and the Cold

Dead Plants Earlier this month, an experiment on China's Chang'e 4 lander got cotton plants to sprout on the moon for the first time. Well, they’re already dead. On Jan. 7, China's space agency released ...

Fri 18 Jan 19 from Discover Magazine

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