space

Tarrah Gibbons
February 12, 2020 - 4:02 pm
Mysterious radio signals from space have been known to frequently occur. For the first time ever, astronomers have noticed something different.
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Tarrah Gibbons
January 17, 2020 - 10:44 am
Some people might break the ice with a first date dinner. But what about traveling to the moon? That's what Yusaku Maezawa is looking to do with one lucky lady. The Japanese billionaire and entrepreneur, who recently made waves when he vowed to give 1,000 Twitter users $9 million , is offering a...
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jacquie-cadorette
January 14, 2020 - 12:33 pm
The American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium is getting a new space show, and it gives viewers a look into other planets to help them understand the workings of our own. “Worlds Beyond Earth” is a Hayden Planetarium Space Show featuring narration from Academy Award winner and "Black...
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tarrah-gibbons
January 10, 2020 - 1:24 pm
This NASA intern made an out-of-this-world impression at his new gig. Wolf Cukier, a high school intern at NASA from Scarsdale High School in New York State, helped discover the first-ever planet that orbits two suns, CNN reports . NASA’s planet-hunting TESS mission has discovered multiple planets...
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Perseid Meteor Shower
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Caitlin Lally
October 21, 2019 - 11:04 am
(KMOX) — Streaks of light will dazzle stargazers Monday night and into Tuesday morning as the Orionid meteor shower crosses the sky. "I would rank the Orionids in the top five meteor showers of the year," AccuWeather astronomy blogger Dave Samuhel said. Accuweather Orionid meteors are debris left...
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NASA
Caitlin Lally
October 16, 2019 - 10:44 am
(KMOX) — Two astronauts are readying their spacesuits as the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station is set to happen this week, according to NASA . Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to install new batteries on the ISS Friday. The two were...
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Perseid Meteor Shower
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August 12, 2019 - 4:55 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — If you want to catch some meteors streaking through the night sky, tonight's the night to do it. Accuweather The annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak Monday night and early Tuesday morning. “Up to 100 meteors per hour will occur during the peak night,” according to...
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moon
August 08, 2019 - 12:54 pm
(KMOX) — Stargazers should be eager to hear that this weekend Jupiter and Saturn will align with the moon. On Friday night, Aug. 9, the moon will appear close to Jupiter — the second-brightest planet after Venus, according to the Farmers' Almanac . Then on Saturday night, Aug. 10, the moon will be...
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waxing moon phase
July 31, 2019 - 2:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — You may have heard that a "Black Supermoon" will be in the sky tonight, but what does that mean? Contrary to its ominous name, a Black Moon is nothing to worry about. It is a nickname for the second New Moon occuring in one standard calendar month. It is typical for one New Moon...
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