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WASHINGTON — SpaceX plans to send two private citizens on a trip around the moon in 2018, the company announced Monday. "We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly tw...
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The retired Navy commander, 82, never forgot the "overpowering beauty of the Earth."
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On Nov. 14, skywatchers will be treated to a supermoon so big and bright that it's being billed as a "super-dupermoon" or an "extra-supermoon." Supermoons aren't especially uncommon, but this will be...
The planet has 27 known moons. But are there more?
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Don't panic, but the dark side of the moon is making a comeback. Thankfully we don't mean Pink Floyd. On Friday night sky-watchers will get the rare chance to experience a black moon for the first tim...
The discovery could hasten the search for alien life.
A Florida-based company won U.S. government permission on Wednesday to send a robotic lander to the moon next year, the firm's founder said, marking the first time the United States has cleared a priv...
"This small asteroid is caught in a little dance with Earth.”
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“A spectacular rise of the full moon just before sunset while flying over western China.”
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Look to the skies this evening and you'll enjoy something of a rare phenomenon: A full moon on the same day as the summer solstice -- something that hasn't happened since 1967. The full moon of June,...
It turns out Makemake — an atmosphere-less dwarf planet in the outermost reaches of our solar system — has been hiding a companion. There, circling some 13,000 miles from the icy planetoid, scientists...