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Iran Successfully Lauches Monkey into Space

On Monday, Iranian state television announced the government successfully sent a monkey into space and back and he survived. The rocket wasn’t very big and it went straight up and back down, but it was a success.

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Star 1000x Larger Than the Sun Set to Collide With Interstellar Wall and Oh God What is an Interstellar Wall?!

Not only is the famed Betelgeuse star set to burn out the remainder of its astronomical life, but it is also on an immediate crash course with a ginormous interstellar wall. Thanks science, we were just saying earlier how we never wanted to sleep ever again!

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NASA May Stage Angry Birds-Style Invasion of Martian Moon

The Angry Birds franchise turned to NASA for the development and promotion of their game Angry Birds Space. Now it appears the space agency is turning to the super-addictive game for their latest strategy to explore the great beyond.

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Doomsday Asteroid Officially Upgraded in Size

An asteroid that scientists said could threaten Earth’s atmosphere in 2036 is now believed to be substantially larger than previously stated...

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Astronaut Hopefuls Apply in Record Numbers

This spring NASA plans to announce their latest class of astronauts. 9 to 15 candidates will be chosen for training to begin in August of this year. The space agency received more than 6,300 applications for a space program that doesn’t have a shuttle program anymore.

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Hear the First Song Ever Recorded On the International Space Station

Even scientists have soul! Take a listen to 'Jewel in the Night,' by Colonel Chris Hadfield.

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New NASA Spacesuits Look Exactly Like Buzz Lightyear

NASA revealed their new spacesuit - the Z-1 Prototype Spacesuit and Portable Life Support System (PLSS) 2.0 - and we can't help but think this new outfit was inspired by 'Toy Story's' own Buzz Lightyear. Are our astronauts headed to infinity and beyond?

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Voyager 1 to Leave Our Solar System

Space, the final frontier, a line made famous in. 'Star Trek,' and the Voyager 1 unmanned spacecraft is about to go to that final frontier. The Voyage 1 was launched 35 years ago and has traveled 11 billion miles in that time and is now about to leave our solar system.

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Students Send First Fast Food Burger into Space

Students Send First Burger Into Space

Thanks to a group of Harvard students, a fast food burger has boldly gone where no burger has gone before -- into the edge of space. Hey, it's better than eating it. Those things'll kill ya.

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John Glenn Oldest Person in Space

Today, October 29, is a special day in NASA history as astronaut John Glenn became the oldest person to travel in space. Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth aboard Mercury’s Friendship 7, orbiting Earth three times in about five hours. Alan Shepard and Virgil ‘Gus’ Grissom, where the first American’s in space, but did not travel all the way around the planet.

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