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NASA satellite orbiting Mars fires its engine to avoid collision with one of the planet’s two small moons.
From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers admired the supermoon – the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades – as it made its way across the skies.
On Monday (November 14) Kenyan astronomer, Susan Murabana set up her telescope at a remote village in the Rift Valley to see the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades. Murabana takes her telescope to various parts of the country to teach people about the stars and planets. Her initiative is also aimed at getting more children interested in science.
A computer-animated video created by a Berlin university shows what the terrain could look like in the so-called “Atlantis Chaos” region of the planet Mars.
A NASA camera onboard its Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite captures the rarely seen dark side of the moon.
(NASA TV) NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is closing fast on an unexpectedly spotted Pluto, the most distant planetary body ever explored.
NASA says New Horizons spacecraft is on track to be the first probe to visit Pluto — as it is due to pass the planet in less than 24 hours.