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Tossed net successfully captures space debris in an orbit-clean up mission
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Tossed net successfully captures space debris in an orbit-clean up mission

The net, about 16 feet across and its target will eventually fall out of orbit together and burn up.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope starts new mission to study the earliest galaxies
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope starts new mission to study the earliest galaxies

The study of six massive galaxy clusters will shed light on how the earliest galaxies evolved.

Hubble Telescope's new campaign to help astronomers understand galaxies
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Hubble Telescope's new campaign to help astronomers understand galaxies

The first observations by Hubble shows the galaxy cluster Abell 370.

Happy 15th birthday Spitzer! NASA's telescope completes fifteen years in space
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Happy 15th birthday Spitzer! NASA's telescope completes fifteen years in space

NASA's Spitzer Telescope is the youngest member of the Great Observatory programme.

NASA's history archive enables company to recreate Apollo 11 experience in VR
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NASA's history archive enables company to recreate Apollo 11 experience in VR

Apollo 11 VR is a paid app for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation virtual reality headsets.

Astronomers use the Hubble Telescope to precisely measure distance of an Ancient Globular Star Cluster
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Astronomers use the Hubble Telescope to precisely measure distance of an Ancient Globular Star Cluster

This stellar assembly, a globular star cluster called "NGC 6397", is one of the closest such clusters to Earth.

Astronomers use NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to unearth a 'relic galaxy' in the Milky Way's backyard
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Astronomers use NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to unearth a 'relic galaxy' in the Milky Way's backyard

The findings, published in the journal Nature, showed that the relic galaxy has twice as many stars as our Milky Way,

Expected dust storm on Mars could explain the reason for its arid state
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Expected dust storm on Mars could explain the reason for its arid state

The study showed that rising air during the 2007 global dust storm led to over a hundred-fold increase in water vapour in Mars' middle atmosphere.

Year in review: A comprehensive guide to everything that happened in the fields of space and astronomy in 2017
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Year in review: A comprehensive guide to everything that happened in the fields of space and astronomy in 2017

2017 was a great year for anyone interested in space and astronomy featuring several groundbreaking discoveries and heart-wrenching goodbyes

Casting has begun for the fifth of seven mirrors that will make up the world's largest telescope: GMTO
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Casting has begun for the fifth of seven mirrors that will make up the world's largest telescope: GMTO

The GMT will combine the light from seven 8.4-meter-wide mirrors to create a telescope with an effective aperture 24.5 meters in diameter

Asteroids located about 160 million miles away photobombed Hubble Telescope's deep images of the universe
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Asteroids located about 160 million miles away photobombed Hubble Telescope's deep images of the universe

Asteroids trail that appears as curved or S-shaped streaks intruded into the picture being taken by the Hubble Telescope.

NASA postpones launch of the James Webb Space Telescope from late 2018 to mid 2019
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NASA postpones launch of the James Webb Space Telescope from late 2018 to mid 2019

The James Webb Space Telescope will be successor to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures image of the farthest active inbound comet
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures image of the farthest active inbound comet

These observations represent the earliest signs of activity ever seen from a comet entering the solar system's planetary zone for the first time.

Hubble spots strange binary asteroids orbiting each other with comet-like features
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Hubble spots strange binary asteroids orbiting each other with comet-like features

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers has found that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features.

NASA's Hubble discovers an exoplanet with a glowing stratosphere that's hot enough to boil metals
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NASA's Hubble discovers an exoplanet with a glowing stratosphere that's hot enough to boil metals

The strongest known evidence has been gathered for a stratosphere on an exoplanet about 900 light years from the Earth, known as WASP-121b.

Martian moon Phobos makes a surprise appearance when NASA's Hubble was imaging the red planet
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Martian moon Phobos makes a surprise appearance when NASA's Hubble was imaging the red planet

Over the course of 22 minutes, Hubble took 13 separate exposures, allowing NASA astronomers to create a time-lapse video showing the moon's orbital path.

Massive coronal explosion on Proxima Centauri spotted by Astrosat, Chandra and Hubble
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Massive coronal explosion on Proxima Centauri spotted by Astrosat, Chandra and Hubble

Hubble, Astrosat and Chnadra have simultaneously detected a massive coronal explosion on the nearest planet-hosting star 'Proxima Centauri'.

NASA researchers measure mass of star using Einstein's Theory of Relativity
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NASA researchers measure mass of star using Einstein's Theory of Relativity

An international team of astronomers has used the Hubble space telescope to measure the mass of a star by employing Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

Nasa releases glorious close up of Jupiter captured by the Hubble Space Telescope
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Nasa releases glorious close up of Jupiter captured by the Hubble Space Telescope

The resulting photograph shows the turbulent atmosphere of Jupiter, with colourful bands of that are parallel to the equator.

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft to explore ancient object beyond Pluto
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Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft to explore ancient object beyond Pluto

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft is on its way to explore a small, ancient object located about 1.6 billion kilometres beyond Pluto, nearly two years after its historic encounter with the icy dwarf planet.