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ASTRO WATCH New observations by two Arizona State University astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have caught a red dwarf... 5 hours
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Scientists in Chile unveil 'A Cosmic Titan' cluster of galaxies
REUTERS Astronomers peering billions of light years into space have detected the largest, most extensive collection of... 4 days
NASA's Fermi mission energizes the sky with gamma-ray constellations
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CBC An international team of astronomers has uncovered the largest and most massive structure ever discovered in the early... 4 days
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Astronomers find a cosmic Titan in the early universe
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The Best Space Gifts for Kids 2018
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New infrared telescope first to monitor entire northern sky
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SPACE NEWS Canadian satellite startup Kepler Communications raised $16 million from investors, securing funding to build and launch its first-generation constellation of... 6 days
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NASA X-ray Space Telescope back online after brief shutdown
PHYS.ORG One of NASA's space telescopes is back in business after a two-day shutdown. 6 days
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CNET The space agency gets some good news about one of its stricken space telescopes, though Hubble remains in safe mode. 6 days
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CBC NASA says one of its space telescopes, the Chandra X-ray Observatory, came back online Friday after being shut... 6 days
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Hubble Finds Strong-Lensing Galaxy Cluster
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Observations unveil an ionized halo of planetary nebula IC 5148
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Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit
PHYS.ORG Another NASA space telescope has shut down and halted science observations. 1 week
Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit
ABC NEWS Another NASA space telescope has shut down and halted science operations 1 week
Another NASA space telescope just went into safe mode - CNET
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SCIENCE-NEWS Hubble is in safe mode, but astronomers are optimistic that the observatory will keep working. 2 weeks
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Hubble Space Telescope sidelined by serious pointing failure (Update)
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SPACE.COM Hubble, which has been observing the heavens since 1990, went into a protective safe mode on Friday (Oct. 5) after another one of its orientation-maintaining gyroscopes failed. 2 weeks
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NASA and Russia's aborted Soyuz flight shows how far we've come - CNET
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From Marvel to DC: James Gunn will write next Suicide Squad movie - CNET
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Soyuz launch to ISS aborted after booster failure; crew safe
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