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Amazon, Amblin documentary ‘Good Night Oppy’ to tell Mars rover’s story

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“Good Night Oppy” will tell the story of the connection that grew between the Opportunity rover and the people who created it.

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Hubble Space Telescope in safe mode after software glitch

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Hubble went into a protective “safe mode” early Sunday morning (March 7), but its handlers seem confident it will bounce back in relatively short order.

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On This Day in Space! March 8, 1979: Volcanoes spotted on Jupiter’s moon Io

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On March 8, 1979, NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft discovered active volcanoes on Jupiter’s moon Io. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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Arecibo Observatory telescope cleanup could cost up to $50 million, NSF reports

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Cleaning up the collapsed radio telescope at the iconic Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico could cost between $30 million and $50 million, according to the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Relativity Space teams with HI-SEAS, NASA to celebrate International Women’s Day

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California-based aerospace startup Relativity Space will celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month with a new video highlighting an all-woman analog astronaut crew.

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Women in space: A gallery of firsts

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Here’s a run-through of the trailblazing women who achieved major firsts in space.

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