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Watch 2000+ Comets Whiz Past The Sun | 1998 to 2010 Animated

The NASA and the European Space Agency’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) has been detecting icy space rocks for two decades. The 3000th new observation came on September 13th, 2015. SOHO data from 1998 to 2010 – compiled here – show the orbits of sun-grazers and others. Credit: NASA/GSFC To source

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Launching 'The Mars Generation': Teen on Mission to Get People to Mars

The Mars Generation, launched on Sept. 15, 2015, aims to prepare the next generation of space buffs by getting youth excited about space and science education.Credit: The Mars Generation Abigail Harrison wasn’t alive to see the moon landings. She wasn’t alive to witness the first space shuttle launch. And she’s not even old enough to […]

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Blue Origin Invests $200 Million In Florida Launch Complex | Video

On September 15th, 2015, Amazon / Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos announced intentions to revitalize Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 36, site of the Mariner, Surveyor, Pioneer and other launches. Florida governor Rick Scott is excited that 300+ jobs will thus be created on the ‘Space Coast.’ (Full Story) Credit: NASA To source

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