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US-European ocean monitoring satellite launches into orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:17 a.m. and arced southward over the Pacific Ocean.

SpaceX launches 2nd crew, regular station crew flights begin

Four astronauts are in orbit and on their way to the International Space Station. Their launch Sunday night by SpaceX kicks off regular crew flights from the U.S.

Rare ‘blue moon’ will light up the Halloween night sky

Between a once-in-a-lifetime comet and a near-miss with an extremely close asteroid, 2020 has been a strange year for outer space.

Moon may hold frozen water in more places than suspected

Scientists say the moon's shadowed, frigid nooks and crannies may hold frozen water in more places and in larger quantities than previously suspected.

Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft

A NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from this week's grab that it's jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space.

NASA moon-landing tech hitches ride to space on Bezos rocket

Jeff Bezos' space company has launched a rocket with NASA's newest moon-landing tech on board.

Astronaut chooses daughter’s wedding over space test flight

The commander of Boeing's first astronaut flight has pulled himself off the crew.

Radish seeds, meats and cheeses launched to space station

A space station cargo ship is chasing after the International Space Station with a special food delivery.

ISS resupply rocket launch will be visible in North Carolina tonight

People in North Carolina, including the coast, looking skyward will catch a glimpse of the rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station.

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Darth Vader actor from original Star Wars trilogy, Dave Prowse, dies at 85

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Governor nixes parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

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