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EXPLAINER: NASA tests new moon rocket, 50 years after Apollo

C(DailyNews)E CANAVERAL, Fla. ((DailyNews)) — Years late and billions over budget, NASA’s new moon rocket makes its debut next week in a high-stakes test...

New space telescope shows Jupiter’s auroras, tiny moons

C(DailyNews)E CANAVERAL, Fla. ((DailyNews)) — The world’s newest and biggest space telescope is showing Jupiter as never before, auroras and all. Scientists released the...

Hawaii seeks end to strife over astronomy on sacred mountain

HONOLULU ((DailyNews)) — For more than 50 years, telescopes and the needs of astronomers have dominated the summit of Mauna Kea, a mountain sacred...

NASA’s moon rocket moved to launch pad for 1st test flight

C(DailyNews)E CANAVERAL, Fla. ((DailyNews)) — NASA’s new moon rocket arrived at the launch pad Wednesday ahead of its debut flight in less than two...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

South Korean spacecraft launched to the moon, country’s 1st

C(DailyNews)E CANAVERAL, Fla. ((DailyNews)) — South Korea joined the stampede to the moon Thursday with the launch of a lunar orbiter that will scout...

NASA to launch 2 more choppers to Mars to help return rocks

C(DailyNews)E CANAVERAL, Fla. ((DailyNews)) — NASA is launching two more mini helicopters to Mars in its effort to return Martian rocks and soil samples...

Buzz Aldrin flight-to-moon jacket sells at auction for $2.8M

NEW YORK ((DailyNews)) — Buzz Aldrin’s jacket worn on his historic first mission to the moon’s surface in 1969 has been auctioned off to...

Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024

MOSCOW ((DailyNews)) — Russia will pull out of the International Space Station after 2024 and focus on building its own orbiting outpost, the country’s...

The Latest: Saudi Arabia downplays normalization with Israel

The Latest on U.S. President Joe Biden’s trip to the Mideast:JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s top diplomat on Saturday downplayed talk of normalization...

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