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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

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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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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

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Here's how you put an asteroid boulder in orbit around the moon (pictures)

NASA has a bold new plan to steal a boulder from an asteroid and bring it back for orbit around the moon, to help test an Earth-defense system.

10 Images By March 26, 2015

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Farewell, Philae: Rosetta's lost comet lander faces eternal rest

After months of Philae's radio silence, the Rosetta mission team is finally giving up on hearing from the comet lander.

By February 12, 2016