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Interesting Facts About Space Junk

Interesting facts about the hazardous cloud of "space junk" encircling our world.
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Amazing NASA Presentation

Slideshow explaining our desire to continue manned space exploration.
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Father and Son - Awesome Amateur Space Footage

Max Geissbuhler wanted to visit space, and since he couldn't, him and his father found a very impressive way to do it by proxy.
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Saturn's Rings At Their Brightest

On April 3rd 2011, Saturn was "at opposition"--opposite the sun in the skies of Earth. Whenever this event occurs, Saturn's rings surge in brightness, due to the Seeliger effect.
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Underground Chamber Found on Moon

Moon The Indian Space Research Organization has discovered a "giant underground chamber" near the Moon's equator, in the Oceanus Procellarum area discovered by the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft.
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Voyager1 Is Doing Acrobatics

After 33 years voyager 1 is still operating and will be doing a series of maneuvers. At this distance it takes 16 hours to get a message to and from the craft.
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Tarantula Nebula's Cosmic Web

Hubble just captured this closeup of the Tarantula Nebula.
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NASA's Orion Moon Craft Unveiled

NASA's Orion Spacecraft designed to fly multiple deep space missions was unveiled recently.
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A Diamond Bigger Than Earth

A star named Lucy after the song Lucy in the sky with diamonds by the Beatles is estimated to be 2500 miles across and weighs approximately 10 billion-trillion trillion carats.
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Online Planetarium

Explore the stars and planets from your web browser.
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