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The X-37B spacecraft steered itself to a landing early Saturday. - It was up there for quite a while. Wonder what it was doing?

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Academy of Sciences announce discovery of microbes capable of life on Mars

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These incredible photos from the International Space Station make Earth look like a video game

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Dragon Capsule Ready For Friday Rendezvous - So, the first commercially launched vehicle created to rendezvous with the ISS is up and running and made its first flyby of the station today. How do you feel about the name of it being Dragon? It's the Chinese year of the Dragon, after all, so maybe it's appropriate.

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Russia Will Build a Permanent Moon Base - IO9 Reports. The Russians want to build, with international collaboration, a series of habitats on the moon. Not to go all Gingrich, but this is something the U.S. should look to do as it would be a good test run for long term missions to other planets and stars.

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Wall Street Journal article about how the Japanese rolled out the red carpet for first Japan-Korea space collaboration, but the Korean media didn't notice.

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This is sloppy journalism, but, perhaps, an untold story. I was not aware of simian deaths during the early ages of space flight. I was aware of the dogs the Russians launched, and their untimely demise, but not monkeys, flown under US banners. I still am uninterested in hockey.

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Memorable image.

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Planetary Resources again, this time with comment from John S. Lewis, their science advisor about the feasibility of their asteroid capture plans.

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Article about Neil deGrasse Tyson - Interesting factoid: Spirit and Opportunity's mission webpage was 'briefly more popular than pornography' when the rovers first landed on Mars. That should always be the case.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Seeks New Inspiration for Space : DNews

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'Planetary Resources' is going to be about asteroid mining it would seem.

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Hypersonic 'glider' flight post-mortem.

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New space travel company announcing on April 24th, 2012.

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Enterprise in NYC skies delayed.

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Did earth 'migrate' to its current locale? Some scientists think it may have.

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On its way into history, a minor hiccup.

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