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Scientists want to build a doomsday vault on the moon

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Engineers want to build an underground lunar ark, filled with millions of seed, spore, sperm and egg samples from Earth's species, hidden in a network of tubes on the moon to provide a genetic backup for the planet ...

In ‘Kid 90,’ Soleil Moon Frye opens a time capsule about being young and famous in the ’90s

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Turns out Soleil Moon Frye -- TV's "Punky Brewster" -- meticulously documented her formative years, recently wading back through home movies, phone messages and photos and assembling them into "Kid 90," a documentar...

Astronaut artifacts on moon — like Apollo landers and Neil Armstrong’s bootprint — now protected by US law

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(The Conversation)It's hard to care about bootprints sunk in soil 238,900 miles away as humanity suffers the combined burden of an unforgiving virus and a political unease. But how humans treat those bootprints and ...

Test fire of NASA’s SLS moon rocket ends prematurely

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NASA's Space Launch System rocket ignited its four main engines Saturday on a test stand in Mississippi, but the space agency prematurely ended the test. The hot fire test was the eighth and final test of a series a...

The moon may have far more lunar craters than previously known

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Moon craters formed when meteorites and asteroids slammed into the lunar surface. Like fossils on Earth, they reveal something about the history of the solar system and how planets were formed. Using artificial int...

NASA begins assembling the rocket for Artemis moon mission

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NASA engineers have begun assembling the massive rocket designed to take the first woman to the moon later this decade as part of the Artemis program. The first booster segment of the Space Launch System (SLS) was s...

Only two countries have collected rocks from the moon. For China, it’s just the beginning

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China successfully launched its Chang'e-5 lunar mission Tuesday to collect rocks from the moon -- the first attempt by any country since the 1970s. The unmanned Chang'e-5 probe, named after the mythical Chinese god...

Bacteria from Earth could potentially be used to mine on the moon or Mars

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Experiments performed on the International Space Station have suggested that bacteria from Earth could be used to extract useful minerals on the moon or Mars. Microorganisms are already used on Earth to mine economi...

Jupiter’s moon Europa may glow in the dark

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Jupiter's icy moon Europa is considered one of only a few bodies in our solar system that has the potential to host some form of life. It has a ocean deep beneath a frozen crust, which like Earth's, may contain sal...

The rare Halloween Blue Moon called for a breakfast twist at Denny’s

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In honor of the rare Halloween Blue Moon on Saturday, Denny's restaurants in Miami are offering a sandwich of a different color. The restaurant chain is serving its Moons Over My Hammy breakfast sandwich with a twi...

If you decide to go trick or treating Saturday, you’ll get an extra special full moon

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Not everybody is trick or treating this Halloween. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is discouraging door-to-door activities, costume masks and Halloween parties because of the coronavirus. The agenc...

This weekend is nuts. Halloween, full moon, time change and just before the election. How do we cope?

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This week is a kind of Hell Week, figuratively and literally. Our demons are coming out. The campaign signs dotting the streets in our neighborhoods are strewn in with gravestones and mock murder scenes and skeleton...

‘Over the Moon’ doesn’t succeed in lifting Netflix into Disney’s orbit

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With Disney invading Netflix's streaming turf, turnabout is fair play, as "Over the Moon" overtly tries to emulate Disney animation without occupying its orbit. Although the movie is visually impressive, the Chinese...

NASA outlines $28 billion plan to land the first woman on the Moon by 2024

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NASA has big plans for 2024. The space agency said that in four years, it plans to land the first woman ever on the Moon and the first man since 1972 through its Artemis program. The program calls for $ 28 billion ...

A rare blue moon will light up the sky on Halloween

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Spooky season is almost upon us -- and this year it will be a little bit spookier. The night sky on Halloween will be illuminated by a blue moon, the second full moon in a month. The relatively rare occurrence happe...