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Historic Mount Wilson Observatory survives close call with Southern California’s Bobcat Fire

September 18th, 2020 by

Firefighters protected the historic observatory as the wildfire crept dangerously close.

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Here’s every successful Venus mission humanity has ever launched

September 18th, 2020 by

This slideshow shows every successful Venus mission in history, according to information from NASA.

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‘Stupendously large’ black holes could grow to truly monstrous sizes

September 18th, 2020 by

A team of scientists now suggests black holes could reach what they call “stupendously large” sizes, each harboring the mass of 100 billion suns or more.

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Tropical storms and billowing wildfire smoke rage in the same NASA satellite photo

September 18th, 2020 by

A satellite spotted several tropical storms and dozens of wildfires ravaging the United States together in one image.

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The 1st Artemis astronauts on the moon may not visit the lunar south pole after all, NASA says

September 18th, 2020 by

For 18 months, NASA has focused on landing astronauts in 2024 near the moon’s south pole, but that last piece of the directive may need to take a back seat if executing the mission gets too tricky.

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Astronauts to film Estée Lauder skincare serum on International Space Station: report

September 18th, 2020 by

NASA astronauts will be receiving and filming bottles of Estée Lauder skincare aboard the International Space Station later this month, according to CNN Business.

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