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NASA mission to Saturn's moon Titan with its Dragonfly drone will cost $1 billion
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NASA mission to Saturn's moon Titan with its Dragonfly drone will cost $1 billion

The dragonfly drone is as big as a land mower and it is built to last its mission life 2.7 years.

NASA New Horizons probe treks further on new hunt for moons after New Year flyby
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NASA New Horizons probe treks further on new hunt for moons after New Year flyby

Since its 2006 launch, the mission has studies Pluto, its five moons & hundreds of Kuiper Belt objects.

What do you call a moon that orbits another moon? A moonmoon of course!
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What do you call a moon that orbits another moon? A moonmoon of course!

The recent discovery of giant exoplanet Keplar 1625b may offer evidence for the 'moonmoon' theory.

Giant ice spikes on Europa's surface could make future landings treacherous: Study
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Giant ice spikes on Europa's surface could make future landings treacherous: Study

Europa's surface resembles a forest of sharp, jagged ice spikes, some towering 50-feet-high: Study.

NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equator
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NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equator

The pattern of dust storms along Titan's equator Cassini found resembles those seen on Earth & Mars.

Astronomers discover 12 new moons at Jupiter bringing the total count to 79
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Astronomers discover 12 new moons at Jupiter bringing the total count to 79

The latest discovery of 12 small moons brings the total to 79, the most of any planet in our solar system.

Researchers find over 121 giant planets that may host life-supporting moons
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Researchers find over 121 giant planets that may host life-supporting moons

Researchers have identified more than 121 giant planets that potentially host moons capable of supporting life

Thrice as nice: NASA captures rare sighting of Saturn's triple crescent moons
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Thrice as nice: NASA captures rare sighting of Saturn's triple crescent moons

NASA's Cassini spacecraft, on a study mission to Saturn since 1997, has captured a rare triple crescent moons sighting on Saturn.

Pluto's outer moons continuously topple and turn, says new Nasa study
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Pluto's outer moons continuously topple and turn, says new Nasa study

A computer simulation of Pluto's moon Nix, based on images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, showed the body tumbling, wobbling and flipping over.

See India's 'Supermoon' at 9pm tonight
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See India's 'Supermoon' at 9pm tonight

Tonight if the moon looks bigger and brighter to you, don't worry, you're not seeing things. The moon really IS bigger.

See India's 'Supermoon' at 9pm tonight
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See India's 'Supermoon' at 9pm tonight

Tonight if the moon looks bigger and brighter to you, don't worry, you're not seeing things. The moon really IS bigger.