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    The Voyager Golden Record: Humanity's Message to the Stars

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    The Voyager Golden Record: Humanity's Message to the Stars

    In 1976, NASA and a crack team led by Carl Sagan had a message for aliens — and the people of Earth.

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    Virgin Galactic Describes What a Private Spaceflight Will Look Like

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    Virgin Galactic Describes What a Private Spaceflight Will Look Like

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    Wanted: One Paleontologist, Willing to Travel Through Time

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    Serious possibility of violent death. Must be willing to relocate to the Mesozoic.

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    Japan's Autonomous Robot Fighting League Is Cute and Terrifying

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    We Finally Know More About the NASA Mars Mission

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    We Finally Know More About the NASA Mars Mission

    After years of waiting, the agency has shared concrete details about how they plan to put humans on the red planet.

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    8 Nonfiction Books About Space Travel

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    From the historic beginnings of NASA to colonizing Mars, there's always more to discover in space.

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    NASA Launched a Massive Search Engine Full of Space Photos

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    NASA Launched a Massive Search Engine Full of Space Photos

    In the middle of tremulous times here on planet Earth, NASA has offered us a way out. Well, at least a look out.

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    Chris Hadfield Is Proof of the Power of Sci-Fi

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    Chris Hadfield Is Proof of the Power of Sci-Fi

    The astronaut says his career is evidence of science fiction's influence on real-life space travel.

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    Footage From These Atomic Blasts Was Almost Lost Forever

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    Footage From These Atomic Blasts Was Almost Lost Forever

    "I think that if we capture the history of this and show what the force of these weapons are ... then maybe people will be reluctant to use them."

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    9 Weird International Space Station Facts

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    Europa Mission: 5 Facts About NASA's Quest for Alien Life

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    Europa Mission: 5 Facts About NASA's Quest for Alien Life

    NASA is charting a course to uncover the secrets of Jupiter's fourth-largest moon, the mysterious Europa.

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    5 Things to Know About SpaceX’s Moon Mission

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    5 Things to Know About SpaceX’s Moon Mission

    On Monday, Elon Musk announced that SpaceX will send two private citizens around the Moon. Here's what we know so far.

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    What Does NASA's Twins Study Mean for the Future of Humans in Space?

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    What Does NASA's Twins Study Mean for the Future of Humans in Space?

    From digestion to the rate we age, life in space could have surprising side effects.

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    15 Awesome Exoplanets Humans Have Discovered So Far

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    15 Awesome Exoplanets Humans Have Discovered So Far

    Some of these new-found worlds are so fantastic, it's hard to believe they actually exist.

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    Interview: Space Historian Glen Swanson Talks the Apollo Program

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    Interview: Space Historian Glen Swanson Talks the Apollo Program

    "There’s a lot to be told from their perspective, and I don’t know if that ever will happen. There might be stories they’ll just be taking with them to their graves."

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    Which Dystopia Will the Donald Trump Presidency Most Resemble?

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    It's Time to Embrace the Hive Mind

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    It's Time to Embrace the Hive Mind

    From The Borg in Star Trek to the bugs in Empire of the Ants, sci-fi is full of sinister hive minds. But is that scary reputation justified?

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    5 Extraordinary Facts About Katherine Johnson

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    5 Extraordinary Facts About Katherine Johnson

    Get to know the out-of-this-world achievements of one of NASA's 'human computers.'

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