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Messier 93 – the NGC 2447 Open Star Cluster

Located about 3,600 light-years from Earth in the constellation Puppis is the open star cluster known as Messier 93.

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The Most Massive Galaxies Spin More Than Twice as Fast as the Milky Way

Based on new observations of super spiral galaxies, a team of scientists has found that they have massive dark matter…

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Comets and Interstellar Objects Could be Exporting Earth Life Out into the Milky Way

A new study suggests that comets and asteroids that graze Earth's atmosphere might be responsible for the spread of life…

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An Army of Tiny Robots Could Assemble Huge Structures in Space

A team from MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) recently unveiled their prototype for a new assembler robot, which…

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SpaceX Files a Request to Launch Another 30,000 Satellites for Starlink, on Top of the 12,000 They’re Already Planning to Launch

According to recent filings, SpaceX is hoping to send an additional 30,000 Starlink satellites to orbit in the coming years.

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Robotic Spiders to Explore the Moon? Yes, Please!

UK startup Spacebit is looking to democratize space with its Walking Rover mission, which will be the UK's first lunar…

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NASA Has a New, All-Electric Airplane

NASA's first all-electric aircraft - the X-57 Maxwell - was recently delivered to the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC)…

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Lava Flows on Venus Suggest That the Planet Was Never Warm and Wet

A new study on the volcanic highlands of Venus casts doubt on whether or not the planet ever had oceans.

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Astronomers Find 20 – Yes 20 – New Moons for Saturn

A team of astronomers led by Scott Sheppard has discovered 20 new moons around Saturn, putting it ahead of Jupiter!

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NASA is Working on Electric Airplanes

One of the chief aims of space agencies and commercial aerospace these days is reducing the associated costs of space…

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