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Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Friday June 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Summer Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory and Sky Theatre at 6:00 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
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  • On: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:58:34 EDT

Strange Landscapes on Mars were Created by Explosive Volcanoes

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According to a new study from Johns Hopkins University, Mars' Medusa Fossae region was created by volcanic activity, a finding which has serious implications for the planet's past habitability. The post Strange Landscapes on Mars were Created by Explosive ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:56:12 +0000

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This photo of Comet 67P, taken by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft, reveals the location of the Philae lander that went missing for two years after a rough landing on the comet in 2014....
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  • On: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:00:00 EDT

NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps Speaks About Her Puzzling Removal from Space Mission

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NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps still doesn't know why she was removed from her first assignment to go to space....
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  • On: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 03:59:00 EDT

Space Force: Pentagon Navigates Way Ahead and Awaits Direction From Congress

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will turn to his own policy advisers for options that he could present to the president....
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  • On: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 03:32:00 EDT

National Space Council's 'Think Tank' Starts Work

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An advisory group dubbed the "think tank" for the National Space Council formally kicked off its work June 19 with a broad but vague mandate to study space policy issues....
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  • On: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 03:31:00 EDT