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Sunlight reflecting off of Titan's Hydrocarbon Sea. Image: JPL/NASA/University of Arizona
Sunlight reflecting off of Titan's Hydrocarbon Sea. Image: JPL/NASA/University of Arizona
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It’s the 10th Anniversary of the Historic Landing on Saturn’s Moon Titan

In 2014, the European Space Agency (ESA) did the incredible: it landed a probe on a comet. But this wasn't its first rodeo. Ten years ago, it parked a probe on the hazy, alien moon of Titan.

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(Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)
(Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)
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Radar Can Be Used for More Than Tracking Weather and Speeding Cars

Have you ever been pulled over while driving for speeding?  At one time in our lives, we all may have had the "pleasure" of being tracked with radar by law enforcement.  We're all aware, as well, that radar is used for tracking storms and other weather phenomena.  So how about using it for finding those great big, car and house-swallowing empty spaces called, sinkholes?  Yep.  It's the latest thing coming from (of all places) NASA.

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(NASA/Newsmakers/Getty Images)
(NASA/Newsmakers/Getty Images)
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An Asteroid Caused Dinosaur Extinction – Are Humans Next ?

Without the extinction of the dinosaurs, mammals, specifically humans, never could have risen to the top of the food chain because WE would have been the food for many of the (carnivorous) dinosaurs.  We can thank an asteroid for that.  Now another asteroid threatens to collide with Earth.  Are we to become extinct, too?

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(NASA/Newsmakers)
(NASA/Newsmakers)
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Apollo 11 Engine Gives Hope for Future U.S. Space Travel

The bad news is, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has lost a bunch of funding the past few years and the space shuttles have been scuttled.  Where do we go from here with space travel?  What will be the mode of space travel, if any, for the future?  This is where the Apollo 11 Engine comes in.

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Mars Science Laboratory
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Be A Part Of The Mission To Mars

Since a wee little lad, I, like many people young and old have dreamed of traveling to the far reaches of space. Heck, I'd settle with orbiting the Earth if that got me a ticket into space. Well, for my fellow couch astronauts, I'd like to present to you a way to leave this Earth and become a part of space history. Well, sort of.

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NASA Captures Massive Solar Flare on Camera
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NASA Captures Massive Solar Flare on Camera [VIDEO]

It’s an amazing sight — and something you’ll never see it on this planet. A 90-minute storm on the surface of the Sun was captured on video by NASA last week.

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