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The Amazon rainforest is burning. Be afraid

44 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

The world is reacting in fear and outrage right now at the sight of what's happening in the Amazon. NASA satellites show huge plumes of smoke drifting up from the burning...
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Worldwide pleas to save the Amazon as fires decimate rainforest

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

A NASA scientist tells NBC's Anne Thompson that nearly all the fires its satellites see in Brazil were started by people trying to make room for crops and cattle. A...
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The blazes in the Amazon are so big they can be seen from space. One map shows the alarming scale of the fires

The blazes in the Amazon are so big they can be seen from space. One map shows the alarming scale of the fires

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The "lungs of the planet" are burning at a record rate: The Brazilian Amazon has experienced more than 74,000 fires this year, whereas last year's total was around...
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Inside Sierra Nevada's Inflatable Space Habitat for Astronauts in Lunar Orbit

Inside Sierra Nevada's Inflatable Space Habitat for Astronauts in Lunar Orbit

4 hours ago   |   Space

Astronauts may one day orbit the moon, live on the lunar surface or travel to Mars in a multifloor, inflatable habitat, should Sierra Nevada's Gateway concept be adopted by NASA.
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A $2 Billion Prize Will Develop the Moon for Less Money Than Waiting on NASA | Opinion

6 hours ago   |   Newsweek

And if you don't believe us, just ask Elon Musk.
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Boeing's space tourism: flying the 'friendly' skies

15 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Reuters was given rare access at the Johnson Space Center in Houston where NASA astronauts are training for the upcoming inaugural mission aboard Boeing's new Starliner...
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NASA headed to ocean world that might harbor alien life

18 hours ago   |   NBC News

The space agency is moving ahead with its long-anticipated Europa Clipper mission.
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NASA headed to ocean world that might harbor alien life

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The space agency is moving ahead with its long-anticipated Europa Clipper mission.
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Jupiter got hit by a planet 10 times the mass of Earth billions of years ago, and its core is still reeling, a new study suggests

Jupiter got hit by a planet 10 times the mass of Earth billions of years ago, and its core is still reeling, a new study suggests

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Jupiter was struck by a young planet with 10 times the mass of Earth about 4.5 billion years ago, a new study suggests. The planet struck Jupiter's core and stirred up the...
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Robots Explore 'Mars-Like' Lava Field in Iceland as Prep for NASA's Mars 2020 Rover

Robots Explore 'Mars-Like' Lava Field in Iceland as Prep for NASA's Mars 2020 Rover

1 day ago   |   Space

Researchers traveled to Iceland this summer to test a prototype rover and drone. These tests will help to inform the Mars 2020 operations team.
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Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

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