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[l] at 5/4/20 3:53pm
Nickelodeon used its Kids' Choice Awards show broadcast to premiere the first footage of its trademark green slime floating on board the International Space Station.

[Author: Robert Z. Pearlman] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 2:51pm
Life can thrive in a 100% hydrogen atmosphere, according to a new study. The finding could completely change our understanding of how (and where) life might exist in the universe.

[Author: Chelsea Gohd] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 2:09pm
"Thor: Love and Thunder" writer/director Taika Waititi has signed on to write and direct a "Star Wars" film.

[Author: George Marston] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 1:43pm
Scientists have gotten their best look to date at three chaotic patches on the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa thanks to decade-old images from a long-defunct spacecraft.

[Author: Meghan Bartels] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 1:39pm
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk just tweeted an image looking up at the belly of the latest Starship prototype, the SN4, which is on the test stand ahead of a key engine firing.

[Author: Mike Wall] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 12:48pm
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower from late April to mid-May offers a long stretch of spectacular 'shooting stars' that even a casual observer can spot in the night sky.

[Author: Jesse Emspak] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 11:29am
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (May 4), with the best views arriving before dawn on Tuesday (May 5).

[Author: Joe Rao] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 10:21am
"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" arrives on Disney Plus for Star Wars Day today (May 4), putting all nine films from the Skywalker saga in one place for fans and yes, there is a trailer.

[Author: Tariq Malik] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 10:00am
As scientists continue to weigh in, one thing is clear: the "monster black hole" discovered in 2019 doesn't exist.

[Author: Chelsea Gohd] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 7:53am
An astronaut on board the International Space Station captured almost all of Mexico in a single shot while photographing planet Earth from inside the station's Cupola observatory.

[Author: Space.com Staff] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 6:03am
On May 4, 2011, the first organized "Star Wars" Day celebration happened in Toronto. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!

[Author: Hanneke Weitering] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 5:53am
A panoramic view of the Milky Way galaxy's dusty core reveals several colorful deep-space nebulas.

[Author: Miguel Claro] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 5:53am
The moon isn't "dead" after all: Newly discovered ridges on the moon's surface are leading scientists to think that the moon might have an active tectonic system.

[Author: Chelsea Gohd] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 5:50am
The sun offers plenty of brainteasers: Right now, for instance, it's sporting magnetic knots formed by two different cycles — simultaneously.

[Author: Meghan Bartels] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/4/20 5:41am
The United Arab Emirates had its sights set on Mars the day before it launched its second satellite ever.

[Author: Meghan Bartels] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/3/20 10:44pm
A long time ago — roughly four decades — the world was introduced to Jedi knights, lightsabers, droids and the Force. Before long, elements of the space fantasy had an effect on real-life space technology.

[Author: Elizabeth Howell] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/3/20 9:21am
A newly discovered asteroid about the size of a bus will zip safely by Earth today (May 3), passing at a distance just over halfway to the moon.

[Author: Tariq Malik] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/3/20 7:38am
Around the planet, a loosely knit but closely woven band of amateurs monitor the whereabouts of satellites — be they secretive spacecraft, rocket stages, orbital debris or lost space probes.

[Author: Leonard David] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/3/20 7:37am
Magnetars — highly magnetized, rapidly rotating super-dense stars — are among the most enigmatic creatures to inhabit the cosmos and their origins are shrouded in mystery.

[Author: Paul Sutter] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/2/20 9:16am
These are the top space stories this week from Space.com.

[Author: Elizabeth Howell] [Link to media]

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[l] at 5/2/20 9:09am
Rejoice, "Star Wars" fans, the wait is over. "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" lands on Disney Plus on May 4.

[Author: Tariq Malik] [Link to media]

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