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Watch live tonight! Cygnus cargo ship, SpaceX Falcon 9 launch in space doubleheader

October 2nd, 2020 by

SpaceX and Northrop Grumman are launching a rocket doubleheader tonight starting at 9:16 p.m. EDT (0116 GMT). Watch live.

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Texas company aims to 3D-print buildings on the moon with ‘Project Olympus’

October 2nd, 2020 by

Austin-based startup ICON, which 3D-prints houses here on Earth, just launched Project Olympus, an ambitious effort to develop a space-based construction system.

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Scientists nail down the total amount of matter in the universe

October 2nd, 2020 by

Scientists have conducted a new cosmos-wide matter census, finding that the stuff makes up 31% of our universe.

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On This Day in Space: Oct. 2, 2015: 100th liftoff for United Launch Alliance

October 2nd, 2020 by

On Oct. 2, 2015, the United Launch Alliance launched its 100th rocket! See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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Don’t miss Mars and the nearly full moon huddling together in tonight’s sky

October 2nd, 2020 by

Friday night is date night for two bright celestial meetups that will light up the sky tonight (Oct. 2 – Oct. 3).

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Astronaut sees destruction of new California wildfires from space

October 2nd, 2020 by

California continues to face devastating fires this year, which NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy continues to monitor from his outpost on the International Space Station.

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