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

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Watch scientists reveal the first-ever image of a black hole live

April 10th, 2019

Well, the day is finally here. After centuries of wondering and developing technology capable of actually spotting a black hole, the international group of researchers that make up the Event Horizon Telescope project are ready to unveil their findings to the world. Thankfully, the scientists know how big of a deal this is and have …

The International Space Station is disgusting

April 8th, 2019

The International Space Station has been home to space travelers for nearly two decades now, and with the current crew of six, there’s been a total of 59 expeditions — or, teams of astronauts from the U.S., Russia, and other countries — since it was put into service. With so many human bodies moving in …

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Boeing’s Starliner is officially delayed, again

April 3rd, 2019

It hasn’t been a great year thus far for Boeing. The company has been dealing with a whole bunch of its commercial planes being grounded due to a pair of crashes that claimed hundreds of lives, and its contract with NASA to deliver a crewed spacecraft has resulted in nothing but cost overruns and massive …

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We’re probably about to see the first-ever photograph of a black hole

April 2nd, 2019

Black holes are so strange that they’re kind of hard to wrap your brain around. They’re super-dense objects with gravitational pull so strong that nothing can escape them and, while we know they exist, astronomers have never actually photographed one. Weird, right? When it comes to spotting a black hole the distance is really what …