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Two huge chunks of space junk almost collided over Earth

A discarded Chinese rocket stage and a Soviet-era satellite nearly collided over Earth overnight. The collision would have created a huge amount of new space debris and made our current space junk problem >>

Earth’s Moon may be the reason we’re all here today

A new study suggests that Earth’s Moon may have been vital to the protection of Earth’s atmosphere early on in its development.  A sort of “lunar shield” may have protected the atmosphere long >>

Should we create our own alien life in outer space?

NASA is doing everything it can to avoid bringing Earthly organisms to other worlds, but what if we should be doing the opposite? Seeding other worlds with life could potentially have big benefits >>

We might finally know how old the Moon is

Researchers from the German Aerospace Center say they’ve developed a new numerical model that suggests the Moon is a bit younger than anyone thought. The scientists say the assumed age of the Moon >>