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  1. 'Huge Hunk' of NASA's Fallen Skylab Space Station Lands at AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | SPACE.com

    Billed as the " largest existing piece of Skylab wreckage in private hands," Regency-Superior Auctioneers of St. Louis is offering the 300-pound artifact as part of its online space memorabilia sale scheduled for May 12. "Fragment is not terribly attractive , but is extremely historically significant," the auctioneers wrote. "A huge hunk of space history!" Launched on May 14, 1973, the Skylab orbiting workshop used the converted upper stage of a Saturn V moon rocket to host three astronaut crews for NASA's first long-duration missions .

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  2. 5 Great Summer Vacation Ideas for Space LoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Space.com

    Summer is in the air, space lovers - which means it's time to start planning vacations. If you're looking to add a little of space-themed fun to your summer plans, check out this list of suggestions for how to make contact with the cosmos this season.

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  3. Possible Light Flash from Black Hole Collision SpottedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | SPACE.com

    That question is up the air after an Earth-based detector spotted gravitational waves , or ripples in the fabric of space-time, created by two black holes merging together. Previous work suggested that for black holes of this size - about 30 times the mass of the sun - there would be no bright flash, no hazy glow, no light to speak of.

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  4. Lunar Rover Lost ... and Found: NASA Moon Buggy Saved by Scrap DealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Space.com

    A prototype lunar rover that was sold to a scrapyard and reported by NASA to be lost has now been found and may be heading to auction. Just one day after the online magazine Motherboard broke the story about the thought-to-be-scrapped moon rover on Tuesday , the 50-year-old NASA artifact popped up in the classifieds section of an Alabama newspaper.

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  5. Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Overnight Tonight: Watch It Live OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | SPACE.com

    A meteor shower spawned by the famous Halley's Comet reaches its maximum overnight tonight , and you can watch the celestial display online. The Orionid meteor shower of 2015 will peak just before dawn Thursday morning , a time when observing conditions should be good for people across North America.

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  6. Cosmic Suds: Huntsville Brewery Creates Space-Themed BeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | SPACE.com

    In Huntsville, Alabama, home of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, space and rockets are a part of the local culture - even, as it turns out, the beer culture. Dan Perry is a co-owner of the Straight to Ale brewery, based in Huntsville, where he has lived for most of his life.

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  7. Ring in Oktoberfest with These Space BeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | SPACE.com

    The beloved German folk festival known as Oktoberfest wraps up this weekend , so we decided to get in on the celebration and taste-test a beer made with yeast that's been to space. In 2014, the Oregon-based Ninkasi Brewing Co.

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  8. Can't See the Supermoon Lunar Eclipse? Here's How to Watch It OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Space.com

    A so-called "supermoon" full moon will pass through Earth's shadow in what promises to be a dazzling total lunar eclipse Sunday night for skywatchers with clear skies. But if Mother Nature ruins your weekend, don't fret.

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  9. Launching 'The Mars Generation': Teen on Mission to Get People to MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Space.com

    The Mars Generation, launched on Sept. 15, 2015, aims to prepare the next generation of space buffs by getting youth excited about space and science education.

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