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  • NASA footage gives us our best look yet at Saturn

    The Cassini spacecraft returned the closest, clearest images of Saturn's atmosphere as it swooped between the gas giant and its rings last month. NASA recently released a video showing an hour's worth of images in time lapse, so you can make out tiny details in this never-before-explored ...

  • NASA to beam gorgeous 4K livestream down to earth

    Mark your calendars: NASA is finally showing off the glory of the celestial void in its first 4K livestream later this month. Not that anyone needs a reason to broadcast -- or watch -- a livestream of space in glorious high resolution but there is a reason for this. The livestream ...

  • NASA's Peggy Whitson sets record for most spacewalks by a woman

    Peggy Whitson made history today by floating outside the International Space Station for a record eighth time. The spacewalk lasted about six-and-a-half hours, and saw Whitson surpass the previous record for spacewalks by a woman by American Sunita “Suni” Williams. The walk ...

  • LEGO immortalizes NASA women in brick form

    LEGO is honoring some of the most important women in the history of NASA (and science) -- by turning them into minifigs. The set comes from an idea submitted by Maia Weinstock, deputy editor of MIT News. She proposed it ...

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