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Space

Space and science coverage including asteroids, galaxies, planets, NASA and SpaceX launches.

up close view of hubble telescope

Hubble just captured this dazzling image of a star cluster

August 10th, 2022

The James Webb space telescope may finally be out there collecting data, but its predecessor hasn’t called it quits just yet. In fact, the latest image from the Hubble space telescope includes a mind-blowing star cluster unlike anything we’ve ever seen. The cluster in question is NGC 6638, a cluster contained within the constellation Sagittarius.

Blue full moon against milky way galaxy

Here’s where we might really be able to set up a colony on the Moon

August 4th, 2022

Hopes of one day making a lunar colony may have found some extra encouragement. Normally, the surface of the Moon reaches upwards of 260 degrees Fahrenheit during the day. Then, it drops to a chilling minus 280 degrees Fahrenheit at night. However, research shows some lunar pits stay around 63 degrees Fahrenheit, providing much-needed safety …