Partial Solar Eclipse Occurs at Sunset Today: Watch It Live
Partial Solar Eclipse Seen in Brisbane, Australia, April 29, 201
October 23rd, 2014
The online Slooh Community Observatory will air a special three-hour solar eclipse webcast Thursday starting at 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT). You can watch the show at http://www.slooh.com, or here at Space.com, courtesy of Slooh.
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Cosmonauts Breeze Through Speedy Spacewalk at Space Station
cosmonaut working in spacesuit
October 22nd, 2014
Cosmonauts Max Suraev and Alexander Samokutyaev went outside the International Space Station today. They completed what was supposed to be a six-hour spacewalk in just three hours and 38 minutes.
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Partial Solar Eclipse Today: A Weather Forecast
This graphic, provided by NASA, shows which parts of the globe will be able to see the partial solar eclipse of Oct. 23, 2014.
October 23rd, 2014
Viewers throughout most of the United States are in position to see a partial solar eclipse Thursday afternoon (Oct. 23). Unfortunately, clouds will likely get in the way in some parts of the country.
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Spacewalk Photos: Cosmonauts Float Outside Space Station (Oct. 22, 2014)
Equipment Jettisoned from ISS During Spacewalk Oct. 22, 2014
October 22nd, 2014
Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev and Flight Engineer Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency worked outside in the International Space Station on Oct. 22, 2014.
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Hundreds of 'Exocomets' Around Nearby Star Come in Two Flavors
Exocomets Orbiting the Star Beta Pictoris
October 22nd, 2014
The best look yet at nearly 500 comets around a distant star reveals these alien snowballs come in very different flavors, just like comets around the sun. These "exocomets" could shed light on what the solar system was like in its tumultuous youth.
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First Private Moon Mission to Launch on Chinese Rocket Today
Artist's concept of the 4M mini-spacecraft, which is scheduled to launch on a trip around the moon on Oct. 23, 2014 aboard a Chinese Long March rocket.
October 23rd, 2014
The 4M mission will piggyback on a Chinese moon flyby unofficially dubbed Chang'e 5-T1, which aims to test out tech for a future lunar sample-return mission. Liftoff is set for 1:59 p.m. EDT Thursday from China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
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A Decade into a New Spaceflight Era, a Mixture of Frustration and Optimism
Brett Alexander of Blue Origin
October 22nd, 2014
Company executives and government officials at a commercial space conference expressed a mixture of optimism and impatience.
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