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Astronaut Jeanette Epps still can't tell us why NASA pulled her from historic space mission

NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps should be in space right now. But instead, she's stuck on Earth. In January, NASA unexpectedly announced that Epps — who was set to become the first African-American astronaut to live aboard the International Space
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Stunning space photo shows orange glow of the Kilauea volcano from orbit

From the ground, the erupting Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island looks like a hellish mouth opening up, revealing the Earth's depths.  But from space, the volcano takes on a different look.  NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold snapped a photo
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A woman sued NASA to keep a vial of moon dust. But is it really from the moon?

Bouncing across the moon’s bleak, gray surface, 12 astronauts gathered hundreds of pounds of moon rock between 1969 and 1972.  Sometimes, they lifted blocks as heavy as 25 pounds (in Earth weight) off the lunar surface. Other times, they
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The Opportunity rover is caught in a huge dust storm on Mars, but NASA remains hopeful

Day has turned to night for NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars. A huge dust storm that's now 14-million square miles wide, covering a full quarter of the red planet, has blotted out the sun above Perseverance Valley, Opportunity's home. The storm
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NASA's Opportunity rover braves huge dust storm on Mars as scientists keep watch

The hardest working rover on Mars is fighting for its robotic life on the red planet.  NASA announced on Friday that the Opportunity rover is currently being hit by the worst dust storm it's ever experienced in the 15 years since it landed on
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Americans aren't sold on the idea of sending astronauts back to the moon

Interest in the final frontier isn’t going anywhere. Earlier this year, the Pew Research Center surveyed more than 2,500 American adults, revealing that 70 percent of Americans believe it's essential for the United States to be at the
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NASA finds organic matter on Mars, but sorry, that doesn't mean it's aliens

More than 3 billion years ago, Mars was a very different place.  It wasn't the rusty, dead seeming world we see today. Instead, lakes, rivers, and deltas likely covered much of the planet's surface. Thanks to previous NASA research, we know
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You just lived through the hottest May on record in the contiguous U.S.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today that the lower 48 U.S. states recently experienced their warmest May on record.  Records have now been kept for 124 years. "Last month, the U.S. sizzled with record
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NASA's Pluto-gazing New Horizons is awake and ready for its next close-up

Rise and shine, New Horizons. You've got a job to do. NASA's intrepid spacecraft, which made its close flyby of Pluto in July 2015, just woke up from a planned nearly six-month hibernation in preparation for its next encounter: On New Year's Day

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