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US Mint Marks 'First Strike' of Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Curved Coins

14 December, 2018 - 18:15
The U.S. Mint has struck its initial coins commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

This New Full-Length Trailer for 'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2 Is Spock-tacular!

14 December, 2018 - 17:21
We get to see lots more of Spock in the new full-length trailer for "Star Trek: Discovery" Season 2 plus, we learn a little more about the so-called "red angel."

NASA's Voyager 2 Went Interstellar the Same Day a Solar Probe Touched the Sun

14 December, 2018 - 13:25
Call it a cosmic coincidence: Two probes launched four decades apart, traveled in opposite directions — and ended up using similar instruments to gather milestone data on precisely the same day.

Early Universe 'Soup' Cooked Up in Weird Plasma Blobs

14 December, 2018 - 13:18
For the first split second after the Big Bang, the universe was nothing but an extremely hot "soup" of quarks and gluons — subatomic particles that would become the building blocks of protons and neutrons.

'Smoking Gun' Planet: This Neptune-Size Alien World Is Evaporating in Record Time

14 December, 2018 - 13:16
A gaseous alien world is evaporating at a record rate, shedding considerable light on an exoplanet mystery, a new study reports.

See Mars Near the Moon in the Night Sky Tonight! Here's How.

14 December, 2018 - 13:14
The moon lights the way to the Red Planet tonight (Dec. 14) as the two objects make a close approach to each other in the evening sky.

Millions of Degrees and Plasma Dreams: NASA's Parker Solar Probe Basks in the Sun

13 December, 2018 - 18:43
The Parker Solar Probe is doing well after its first flyby of the sun, and it will soon begin returning groundbreaking data about how our star behaves.

Google Doodle Celebrates the Geminid Meteor Shower of 2018 (And It's ADORABLE!)

13 December, 2018 - 18:13
The 2018 Geminid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (Dec. 13) and Google is celebrating the celestial light show with a Google Doodle that is simply adorable.

Virgin Galactic's 4th Powered Test Flight of SpaceShipTwo Unity in Twitter Posts

13 December, 2018 - 17:30
Virgin Galactic is conducting the fourth powered test flight of its SpaceShipTwo Unity today and chronicling the attempt - its highest and fastest test flight yet - on Twitter. Check out the awesome updates here. It might even reach space!

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Reaches Space for 1st Time in Historic Test Flight!

13 December, 2018 - 17:27
For the first time ever, Virgin Galactic has reached space — by one definition, anyway.

In Photos: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Unity Soars to Space in 4th Powered Test

13 December, 2018 - 16:40
Virgin Galactic conducted its fourth powered test flight of the SpaceShipTwo Unity on Dec. 13, 2018, marking the first time the ship reached space, and the photos are incredible. See photos from the test flight here.

Black Dwarf Stars: The (Theoretical) End of Stellar Evolution

13 December, 2018 - 15:49
A black dwarf is all that is left after a white dwarf star burns off all of its heat, but retains its mass.

'Billion-Dollar View'! See Incredible Footage from Virgin Galactic's 1st Spaceflight (Video)

13 December, 2018 - 15:30
Watch the vehicles separate, the engine blaze and the horizon spin in dramatic in-flight video taken from today's (Dec. 13) flight of Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity.

Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: When, Where & How to See It

13 December, 2018 - 14:00
The Geminid meteor shower peaks the night of Dec. 13-14. This guide tells you the best times and places to see these shooting stars (no equipment necessary).

Geminid Meteor Shower and Shining Comet 46P/Wirtanen Star in Slooh Webcast: How to Watch

13 December, 2018 - 13:22
The Geminid meteor shower will provide a shining backdrop for the approach of Comet 46P/Wirtanen on Thursday (Dec. 13), shortly before the object's closest approach to Earth in 20 years.

Look Up! Gleaming Geminid Meteor Shower of 2018 Peaks Tonight

13 December, 2018 - 13:17
Head for dark, clear skies tonight — overnight Dec. 13-14 — to see the shooting stars of the Geminid Meteor Shower overhead.

After Harrowing Launch Abort, Astronaut Nick Hague Is Ready for Another Chance at Space

13 December, 2018 - 13:13
NASA astronaut Nick Hague is excited to clamber atop a Russian Soyuz rocket 11 weeks from now, even though his first experience with the booster didn't go so well.

Auroras, Lightning and Rings of Jupiter Amaze in Surprising NASA Juno Photos

13 December, 2018 - 13:04
Its main job is to spot the stars, but an ultrasensitive navigation camera on NASA's Juno spacecraft is returning amazing images of Jupiter's rings, auroras, lightning, and even its moonlit dark side.

You May Not Even Need a Telescope to See Comet 46P/Wirtanen in the Night Sky This Month

13 December, 2018 - 13:00
As comets blaze across the night sky, they can bring wonder and excitement to those watching from Earth – or even a sense of impending doom.

Mars InSight's 'Mole' Should Start Burrowing into the Red Planet Next Month

13 December, 2018 - 13:00
NASA's Mars InSight lander has settled into its new home on Elysium Planitia and is preparing to deploy its instruments — and if all goes well, one device's work should be complete by March.

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