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Vote Now! Best Space Stories of the Week – Aug. 31, 2014

NASA's New Mega-Rocket for Deep Space Will Be Launch Ready by 2018

NASA/MSFC

August 28 NASA new mega-rocket, a towering booster designed for deep space missions, will be ready for its first test flight no later than November 2018, space agency officials announced Wednesday (Aug. 27).

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NEXT: Smash! Aftermath of Colossal Impact Spotted Around Sunlike Star

Smash! Aftermath of Colossal Impact Spotted Around Sunlike Star

NASA/JPL-Caltech

August 28 A strange signal from a star in deep space has the telltale sign of planets colliding.

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