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04.11.16
NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health
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NASA's Kepler space telescope is back in good health

The mission crew successfully brought their spacecraft back from the brink.

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02.20.16
NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble
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NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble

WFIRST's extremely large viewing area will help you understand the universe.

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01.11.16
Gamma ray map offers best view yet of our galaxy's energy
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Gamma ray map offers best view yet of our galaxy's energy

NASA's Fermi space telescope has given us a better view of our galaxy... and then some.

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05.24.15
NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns
05.24.15

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at somet...

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10.09.14
Astronomers accidentally discovered the brightest pulsar on record
10.09.14

Astronomers accidentally discovered the brightest pulsar on record

Remember NuSTAR, the specialized space telescope NASA designed specifically to study black holes?...

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02.26.14
NASA discovers 715 alien planets by looking for them in groups
02.26.14

NASA discovers 715 alien planets by looking for them in groups

We know that it's no longer rare to discover alien worlds, but NASA just made it downright commonp...

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12.05.13
DARPA tests ground-based prototype of its folding space telescope (video)
12.05.13

DARPA tests ground-based prototype of its folding space telescope (video)

Researchers want higher-resolution images of the Earth from space, but glass-based telescopes won'...

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06.20.13
ARKYD space telescope reaches its funding goal, new add-ons await (video)
06.20.13

ARKYD space telescope reaches its funding goal, new add-ons await (video)

And communal space astronomy is go. Planetary Resources has successfully hit the $1 million crowdf...

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04.09.13
NASA gives planet-hunting TESS space telescope go-ahead for 2017 launch
04.09.13

NASA gives planet-hunting TESS space telescope go-ahead for 2017 launch

NASA's Kepler space telescope hasn't exactly been a slouch when it comes to planet hunting, but th...

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