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The Apollo missions might have exposed our entire planet to 'lunar germs'
Apollo 11 astronauts.
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The Apollo missions might have exposed our entire planet to 'lunar germs'

Scientists are puzzling over the huge amounts of ice on Saturn's biggest moon
Saturn's moon Titan.
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Scientists are puzzling over the huge amounts of ice on Saturn's biggest moon

Scientists are investigating an unusually wobbly black hole
Black hole.
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Scientists are investigating an unusually wobbly black hole

Saturn's largest moon has lakes of liquid methane
Titan.
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Saturn's largest moon has lakes of liquid methane

Being in space probably won't hurt you, new study shows
Mark and Scott Kelly.
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Being in space probably won't hurt you, new study shows

This is the first-ever photo of a black hole
Black hole.
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This is the first-ever photo of a black hole

Watch NASA's InSight craft shoot into space for a 6-month journey to Mars
NASA"s InSight prepares to launch to Mars
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Watch NASA's InSight craft shoot into space for a 6-month journey to Mars

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is getting very expensive
James Webb telescope.
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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is getting very expensive

Cassini spacecraft beams back photos from its dive through Saturn's rings
Saturn.
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Cassini spacecraft beams back photos from its dive through Saturn's rings

Here's the most complete map of the Milky Way ever released
The Milky Way.
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Here's the most complete map of the Milky Way ever released

Watch Venus and Jupiter converge on the horizon for the last time in 5 decades
The night sky
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Watch Venus and Jupiter converge on the horizon for the last time in 5 decades

Astronomers may have found water clouds outside our solar system
A digital illustration of the newly-discovered gaseous planet Kepler-16b
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Astronomers may have found water clouds outside our solar system

Astronomers discover 16-million-year-old planet with 3 suns
Planet HD 131399Ab.
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Astronomers discover 16-million-year-old planet with 3 suns

5 years after its launch, Juno spacecraft just days away from Jupiter
A photo taken by Juno of Jupiter and the surrounding area.
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5 years after its launch, Juno spacecraft just days away from Jupiter

British astronaut and space marathoner Tim Peake lands on Earth after historic space station trip
Tim Peake, Yuri Malenchenko, and Tim Kopra land from the International Space Station in Kazakhstan
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British astronaut and space marathoner Tim Peake lands on Earth after historic space station trip

NASA just discovered a record-breaking number of planets
NASA discovers largest collection of planets.
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NASA just discovered a record-breaking number of planets

Astronomers just discovered a structure that's bigger than anything that's ever been found in the universe
Astronomers have discovered the largest structure in the history of the universe.
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Astronomers just discovered a structure that's bigger than anything that's ever been found in the universe

Astronomers discover 'puffed up' planet orbiting small star
HATS-6
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Astronomers discover 'puffed up' planet orbiting small star

An unmanned Russian spacecraft is spinning out of control back toward Earth
Progress Cargo Ship
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An unmanned Russian spacecraft is spinning out of control back toward Earth

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captures first full-color image of Pluto
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captures first full-color image of Pluto

Huge ring system around distant exoplanet is heavier, bigger than Saturn's
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Huge ring system around distant exoplanet is heavier, bigger than Saturn's

NASA scientists want to send a crew to the clouds of Venus
NASA scientists want to send a crew to the clouds of Venus
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NASA scientists want to send a crew to the clouds of Venus

NASA's Kepler finds massive alien planet 180 light years away
NASA's Kepler finds massive alien planet 180 light years away
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NASA's Kepler finds massive alien planet 180 light years away

Astronomers say a supermassive star could be born soon
Astronomers say a supermassive star could be born soon
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Astronomers say a supermassive star could be born soon

Philae has detected organic molecules on comet
Philae has detected organic molecules on comet
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Philae has detected organic molecules on comet

Possible zombie star found 110 million light years from Earth
Possible zombie star found 110 million light years from Earth
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Possible zombie star found 110 million light years from Earth