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See an astronaut's view of Super Bowl 50 from orbit

While the Super Bowl is a big spectacle down on Earth, it's a mere speck from the International Space Station.

By February 8, 2016

Review

Altec Lansing IML247 Orbit USB stereo

While the sound quality of the Altec Lansing Orbit Stereo speakers isn't likely to blow you away, the travel-friendly and affordable USB speakers do sound significantly better than the internal audio found on most laptops.

By June 15, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating June 15, 2011
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U-Turn's Orbit Basic is a bespoke turntable for the analog purist

The Orbit Basic is our favorite turntable under $200, no question. With a dead simple set-up, a variety of customizable options on the website, and snag-free playback quality all at an entry-level price tag, the Basic is a no-brainer if you're shopping for a new turntable.

By January 29, 2016

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Space cheese and 9 other weird items we've sent into orbit (pictures)

Space isn't just for spaceships, satellites and astronauts. Some unusual objects ranging from a wheel of cheese to a Christmas tree have hitched rides into orbit.

10 Images By January 6, 2016

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Japan's Akatsuki orbiter sends back triumphant Venus images

Years after a failed attempt at orbiting Venus, the Akatsuki spacecraft snuggles up next to the planet and snaps a series of photos.

By December 9, 2015

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Watch an exoplanet orbit a distant star

Astronomers have obtained direct images of an exoplanet moving around a star 63 light-years from Earth.

By September 18, 2015

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India's Mars orbiter sends stunning canyon photo

The country's space agency has also released 3D images of the massive canyon known as the Ophir Chasma.

By August 16, 2015

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NASA: Earth may be buzzed by an asteroid in March

There's little data on asteroid 2013 TX68, leaving doomsayers predicting a cataclysmic collision. But the space agency is far less concerned.

By February 3, 2016

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Astronomers find another 'Jupiter' orbiting a sun just like ours

A surprising find has researchers thinking that they may have discovered a "Solar System 2.0."

By July 15, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015