2 April 2018

Image of the Day

NASA astronaut Drew Feustel dangles from the International Space Station some 250 miles (400 kilometers) above the Earth during a spacewalk on Thursday (March 29).

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Meteor and Jupiter Light Up the Night Sky Over a Glistening Lagoon (Photo)

In this cloudy, winter scene, a bright and fast meteor crosses the night sky near Arcturus, the brightest star in the constellation Bo├Âtes.

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Kids Have a Blast Exploring Space in 'Ready Jet Go!' Season 2

Young Amy Mainzer was one of the few children who looked forward to a trip to the dentist. In those pre-internet times, the waiting room was one of the few places she could read about NASA's Voyager missions.

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Boom! Cosmic Collisions Give Earth Life on 'One Strange Rock'

Earth may be the most hospitable place in the universe that we know of, but our planet would never have become such an ideal place to live if it weren't for a series of violent and catastrophic collisions.

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SpaceX Cargo Mission Launches to the Space Station Today: Watch It Live

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft will launch toward the International Space Station today (April 2) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, hauling more than 5,800 lbs. (2,630 kilograms) of experiments and supplies.

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On This Day In Space! April 2, 1963: Luna 4 Launches on Lunar Flyby Mission

On April 2, 1963, the Soviet Union launched the Luna 4 spacecraft to attempt the first-ever soft landing on the moon. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series here.

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