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Watch Blue Origin Launch Its New Shepard Spaceship Today! Tune In @ 9 am ET

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Blue Origin, the private spaceflight company founded by Jeff Bezos, will launch experiments for NASA on a suborbital rocket ride today (Dec. 18) using a New Shepard spacecraft and you can watch the action live here. Liftoff is at 9:30 a.m. EST (1430 GMT)....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:50:00 EST

'Mars' Finale Wraps Season 2 with Terror and Tragedy on the Red Planet

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The whirlwind second season of National Geographic's "Mars" concludes tonight (Dec. 17) with a bang. In this final episode, the world watches as boundaries are pushed and lives are both saved and lost on Mars. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:41:00 EST

Saturn's Rings Are Beautiful, But They Won't Last

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Chances are, you wouldn't recognize Saturn without its trademark thick band of rings. But if you could travel 300 million years into the future, you would need to, because by then, chances are those rings would be gone — and they could disappear even fas...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:36:00 EST

Metal Earth Model Kits Celebrate Apollo History and Starliner's Future

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A scale model company is celebrating the past and future of U.S. spacecraft with the latest additions to its popular Metal Earth line....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:30:00 EST

Time Travel Is Possible — But Only If You Have an Object With Infinite Mass

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Who wouldn't want to travel in time, glimpsing the dinosaurs or peeking at humans 2,000 years from now? Now physicists have designed a time machine that seems deceptively simple....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:30:00 EST

Could Life on Mars Be Lurking Deep Underground?

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To find life on Mars, scientists may need to "go deep."...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:27:00 EST