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SpaceX rocket launches on record-tying 17th mission

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 11:00am
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched for a record-tying 17th time Saturday night (Sept. 23), carrying 22 Starlink satellites to orbit.
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Humans battle hostile AI in final trailer and first clip from new sci-fi thriller, 'The Creator' (video)

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 11:00am
20th Century Studios releases the final trailer for director Gareth Edwards' sci-fi epic 'The Creator.'
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Sky Map stargazing app review

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 10:38am
Free and easy-to-use, the Sky Map app is a great option for those interested in trying out stargazing for the first time.
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Watch NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe approach Earth tonight with free telescope livestream

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 7:57am
The Virtual Telescope Project will point its telescopes towards NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on Sept. 23 as it approaches Earth to return a sample of the asteroid Bennu.
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How NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will help protect Earth against asteroid Bennu and its flyby in 2182

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 7:56am
Asteroid Bennu is the space rock with the highest known probability of hitting Earth in the next 200 years. NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will help us protect ourselves.
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OSIRIS-REx probe will bring pristine asteroid samples to Earth today. Watch it live

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 6:00am
NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission is set to deliver its asteroid sample to Earth this morning (Sept. 24), and you can watch the historic action live.
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Alien life may not be carbon-based, new study suggests

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 6:00am
Self-sustaining chemical reactions that could support biology radically different from life as we know it might exist on many different planets, a new study finds.
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No, the OSIRIS-REx probe will not bring back asteroid space 'germs'

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 6:00am
Space germs will not piggyback on bits of Bennu that NASA's OSIRIS-REx delivers to Earth this Sunday. Here's why.
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Astronauts on ISS gaze into the eye of Hurricane Nigel (photos)

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 5:00pm
Astronauts and satellites tracked Hurricane Nigel from space as the storm made its way across the Atlantic Ocean.
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Will NASA's OSIRIS-REx stick its asteroid sample landing? Scientists are 'very much confident' as zero hour nears

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 4:12pm
Scientists with NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission are confident that the planned Sept. 24 asteroid sample landing will go as planned.
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India tries waking up Chandrayaan-3 moon lander, without success (so far)

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 4:10pm
The Indian Space Research Organization began attempts to wake the Chandrayaan-3 moon lander and rover from hibernation after the two-week frosty lunar night.
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US Space Force launch may have accidentally punched a hole in the upper atmosphere

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 4:00pm
A rocket carrying a Space Force surveillance satellite may have created a hole in the ionosphere as it shot into space. The launch was carried out with just 27 hours' notice, which is a new record.
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Everything we know about Homeworld 3: Release date, platforms, gameplay, trailers

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 3:00pm
It won't be long before we can finally return to the legendary Homeworld universe. Here's everything we know about Homeworld 3 ahead of its 2024 launch.
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New poppy seed-sized fuel pellets could power nuclear reactors on the moon

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 2:00pm
Scientists have developed a nuclear fuel source no larger than a seed, which NASA will test for use in future moon missions.
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Green comet Nishimura survives its superheated slingshot around the sun. Will we get another chance to see it?

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 1:30pm
Comet Nishimura, which was only discovered in August, has survived its closest approach to the sun and will brighten over the next week. But is it still visible from Earth?
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Tom Hanks would clean toilets for a chance to go to space: report

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 1:00pm
Actor Tom Hanks, the star of Apollo 13, says he'd love to visit space for real. He said he'd be glad to clean toilets and serve food to help the rest of the crew.
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See Mercury reach its highest point in the morning sky early on Sept. 23

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 12:30pm
As temperatures fall, Mercury rises reaching its highest point in the morning of Saturday, Sept. 23. The tiny planet shines brightly this weekend but will still be a tricky observation for some.
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How long will the annular solar eclipse last on Oct. 14?

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 12:00pm
The duration of the annular solar eclipse depends on the viewing location. We look at where the longest 'ring of fire' will occur and how long the eclipse will last.
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Hulu's 'No One Will Save You' serves up a fresh dose of alien invasion terror (exclusive)

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 11:46am
Hulu's alien invasion horror film "No One Will Save You" is available for streaming today. We spoke with writer/director Brian Duffield about the film's non-traditional take on a classic sci-fi theme.
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NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return to Earth: Live updates

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 11:00am
NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample-return mission will return pieces of asteroid Bennu to Earth on Sept. 24, 2023. Follow the historic landing live here.
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