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Astronauts dress as Jedi for NASA Expedition 45 portrait

International Space Station-bound astronauts dressed as Jedi pose with lightsabers in their mission poster for NASA. Proud of them, Yoda would be.

By February 13, 2015

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The magnificent hidden world of microscopic plankton (pictures)

The three-year-long global Tara expedition has created the world's most complete catalogue of planktonic organisms, including thousands of new species.

10 Images By May 25, 2015

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Hidden life of the ocean revealed in new giant survey

A team of international scientists has provided an unprecedented look at microscopic life in the ocean.

By May 25, 2015

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Astronaut reads 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' in space

The best way to celebrate the late author Douglas Adams and his beloved sci-if book "The Hitchhiker's Guide the Galaxy" just so happens to be while you're floating around a space station.

By May 26, 2015

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Watch this stunning time-lapse of the aurora borealis from space

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captures a series of stills of an aurora borealis from the ISS. Those images of the light show get turned into an amazing time-lapse video.

By May 19, 2015

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Live-streaming from the bottom of the Caribbean Sea

Watch: Miles below the surface, a remote-controlled sub is sending live video of its mission, complete with jellyfish cameos.

By April 13, 2015

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Icefin robot: Today, exploring Antarctica's depths. Tomorrow, Jupiter's moon?

As part of a NASA-funded program, a needle-like robotic vehicle is plunging the icy depths at our planet's poles. Jupiter's moon Europa could be next.

By April 3, 2015

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This is what boarding the ISS looks like

See Scott Kelly, Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko board the International Space Station, which two will call home for a full year, and get a warm greeting from crewmates already there.

By April 1, 2015

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Typhoon eye seen from space is terrifying and fascinating

Astronauts on the International Space Station get an awe-inspiring look at Typhoon Maysak as it builds into a Category 5 super-typhoon.

By April 2, 2015

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Check out astronaut's amazing Vines from the International Space Station

Astronaut Terry Virts has been on the ISS since December, taking video. Luckily for us, he likes to share.

By March 20, 2015