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  1. Warp Speed: The Hype of HyperspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | SPACE.com

    Hyperspace travel is the premise that it's possible to travel at speeds faster than that of light when energy from other dimensions is harnessed, and is an idea much used by science fiction writers. One famous example is "Star Trek," where the starship Enterprise jumps from star system to star system to visit other planets.

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  2. Super Bowl 50 Stadium Sports Wood From NASA Hangar | VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | SPACE.com

    Built in 1933, the historic Hangar One at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA was stripped of its wood in 2012. Today, those hallowed boards reside at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA.

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  3. 'Planet Nine'? Cosmic Objects' Strange Orbits May Have a Different ExplanationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Space.com

    Artist's concept of "Planet Nine," a hypothesized world about 10 times more massive than Earth that may orbit in the far outer solar system. The bullying presence of a big, undiscovered "Planet Nine" isn't necessary to explain the strange orbits of a handful of objects in the outer reaches of the solar system, new research suggests.

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  4. Luxembourg Aims to Jump-Start Asteroid MiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Space.com

    The Luxembourg government on Feb. 3 announced it would seek to jump-start an industrial sector to mine asteroid resources in space by creating regulatory and financial incentives. The incentives include co-investment in research and development and, eventually, direct capital investment in space resource-mining companies setting up shop in Luxembourg.

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  5. When Will We Make Contact with Intelligent Aliens?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Space.com

    Credit: NASA, ESA, H. Teplitz and M. Rafelski , A. Koekemoer , R. Windhorst , and Z. Levay "Are we alone?" is a pretty big question. But if the answer is "no," humanity may have to grapple with an even bigger issue - how to cope with crowds of extraterrestrial civilizations.

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  6. Search For Intelligent Aliens Near Bizarre Dimming Star Has BegunRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Space.com

    The search for signs of life in a mysterious star system hypothesized to potentially harbor an "alien megastructure" is now underway. Astronomers have begun using the Allen Telescope Array , a system of radio dishes about 300 miles northeast of San Francisco, to hunt for signals coming from the vicinity of KIC 8462852 , a star that lies 1,500 light-years from Earth.

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  7. Fly Through Pluto Moon Charon's Giant Canyon in Spectacular New VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Space.com

    The photos were captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its historic flyby of Pluto on July 14. Mission team members combined some of the images into a new video that lets viewers fly over Charon's tortured surface . Charon's huge chasm snakes across the moon's surface for more than 1,000 miles .

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  8. India Launches 1st Astronomy SatelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Space.com

    India's PSLV rocket on Sept. 28 successfully placed the nation's first astronomy satellite into a near-equatorial low Earth orbit along with six secondary payloads that included satellites owned by prospective competitors in commercial maritime surveillance.

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  9. Mars' Mysterious Dark Streaks Spur Exploration DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Space.com

    NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's HiRISE image of recurring slope lineae in Melas Chasma, Valles Marineris. Arrows point out tops and bottoms of a few lineae.

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  10. Elysium Space Gets Into the Moon Burial BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Space.com

    San Francisco-based Elysium Space announced Wednesday that it has signed a contract with Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic Technology to deliver people's ashes to the surface of the moon aboard Astrobotic's Griffin lander. Another space burial company, Houston-based Celestis, also plans to fly cremated remains to the moon using Griffin .

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  11. Vader Crater, Kirk & Spock! 'Star Wars,' 'Star Trek' Collide on Pluto MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Space.com

    Image showing the provisional names being used by the New Horizons team for features on Pluto's largest moon, Charon. These monikers have not yet been approved by the International Astronomical Union .

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  12. Exoplanet Finds Keep Rolling in from Kepler Spacecraft Despite GlitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Space.com

    NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope continues to zero in on the first "alien Earth" despite being hobbled by a malfunction more than two years ago. Last Thursday , mission scientists announced the discovery of Kepler-452b , which they and NASA officials described as the most Earth-like exoplanet yet found.

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  13. NASA Finds Closest Earth Twin Yet in Haul of 500 Alien PlanetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Space.com

    NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted the most Earth-like alien planet yet discovered - a world called Kepler-452b that's just slightly bigger than our own and orbits a sunlike star at about the same distance Earth circles the sun. "This is the first possibly rocky, habitable planet around a solar-type star," Jeff Coughlin, Kepler research scientist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute in Mountain View, California, said during a news briefing today .

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  14. NASA Unveiling New Exoplanet Discovery from Kepler Telescope ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Space.com

    An artist's illustration of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, which has found over 4,000 exoplanet candidates since its launch in March, 2009. In a teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT tomorrow, the space agency will announce new findings made by the planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope.

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