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Image of the Day

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The colorful arc of the Milky Way curves over the La Silla Observatory in the Chilean Atacama Desert in this photo by ESO photographer Petr Horálek. Below the arc are the Magellanic Clouds, two of the Milky Way's neighboring dwarf galaxies....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:55:00 EDT

Solar Eclipse Guide 2019: When, Where & How to See Them

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Three solar eclipses will take place in 2019. Here's a guide to when, where and how to see them....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:33:00 EDT

Solar Eclipses: When Is the Next One?

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Solar eclipses are one of nature’s grandest events. What is a solar eclipse? Why are there different kinds of solar eclipses? How do they work? And when is the next one? We explain....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:30:00 EDT

On This Day in Space! Aug. 20, 1977: Voyager 2 Launches to the Outer Planets

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On Aug. 20, 1977, NASA launched the Voyager 2 spacecraft on a mission to explore the outer planets. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:15:00 EDT

NASA Planetary Science Program Remains on Track, Report Finds

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NASA has met or exceeded many of the goals set by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in the 2013-2022 planetary decadal survey, according to a new midterm assessment....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:01:00 EDT

Red Planet Survival Ain't Easy in 'Surviving Mars' Game

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Mark Watney, who struggled to stay alive in "The Martian" film, was right: It is really, really hard to survive on the Red Planet. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:01:00 EDT