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Antares Rocket Launches NASA Cargo to Space Station in Dazzling Predawn Liftoff

Reported by Space.com

A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket lit up the predawn sky over Virginia Saturday (Nov. 17) to launch a privately built Cygnus spaceship filled with NASA cargo to the International Space Station. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 17 Nov 2018 07:00:00 EST

Do Not Fear the Dark Matter Hurricane (The Dark Matter Hurricane Is Good)

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Scientists think there's a 'dark matter hurricane' coming, but it's definitely not going to kill you. It's actually kind of exciting....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 17 Nov 2018 06:27:00 EST

Here's How NASA's Mars InSight Will Phone Home After Its Dramatic Landing

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Like any dutiful creation, NASA's Mars InSight lander has promised to phone home upon safely reaching its destination on Nov. 26. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 17 Nov 2018 06:24:00 EST

Big New Indian Rocket Launches Satellite, Setting Stage for Moon Mission

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The second orbital flight of India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III) lifted off Wednesday (Nov. 14), setting the stage for a robotic lunar mission in January. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 17 Nov 2018 06:12:00 EST

On This Day in Space! Nov. 18, 2013: NASA Launches MAVEN to Mars

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On Nov. 18, 2013, NASA launched the MAVEN spacecraft to Mars. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 17 Nov 2018 05:48:00 EST

The Amazing Predawn Antares Rocket Launch of Cygnus NG-10 in Photos

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On Nov. 16, 2018, Northrop Grumman launched an Antares rocket carrying the tenth Cygnus cargo ship on a NASA delivery mission to the International Space Station. See how it happened in photos...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 17 Nov 2018 05:12:00 EST