Satellite That Lit Up Night Sky Highlights Concerns Over Space JunkSocial media last night lit up with videos of what turned out to be space junk - specifically part of a Chinese rocket burning up upon reentering the atmosphere over the western United States.
Fireball In Sky Was A Chinese Rocket BoosterA Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky over the Western United States lit up social media as people shared photos and video of the bright object.
Latest Search For Dark Matter Leaves Scientists Empty HandedA team of scientists that included a UC Berkeley phycisist have come up empty-handed in their latest effort to find elusive dark matter, the plentiful stuff that helps galaxies like ours form.
Ship Filled With Space Station Trash Expected To Burn Up Over EarthIt’s trash day for the International Space Station.
Jeff Bezos' Space Company Blue Shepherd Successfully Lands Unmanned RocketAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ private space company successfully landed its unmanned Blue Shepherd rocket for the fourth time.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Lands Rocket At Sea For Third Time After Satellite DeliveryThe 1st-stage booster of the unmanned Falcon rocket settled vertically onto a barge 400 miles off Florida's east coast, eight minutes after the late afternoon liftoff.
Mars, Other 'Naked Eye' Planets Making Close Approach To EarthStargazers will get a treat for the rest of this month as Mars making its closest approach to Earth on May 30th.
Transit Of Mercury Underway: How To Watch It In The Bay AreaMercury has begun a relatively rare move across the sun.
NASA Experts Propose Building Base On Moon To 'Learn To Live On Another World'A group of NASA experts are proposing we go back to the moon, and set up shop for a while.
Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Over Bay Area Early Wednesday MorningSharp-eyed stargazers in the Bay Area who are willing to wake up early Wednesday morning will have the opportunity to witness a “penumbral” lunar eclipse.
Amazon CEO's Space Company Plans Test Flights With Humans By 2017Private space travel company Blue Origin expects its first test flights with people in 2017, company founder Jeff Bezos said during a tour of the venture's research and development site outside Seattle.
Santa Cruz Astronomer Discovers Galaxy Far, Far AwayAstronomers say they have discovered a hot, star-popping galaxy that is far, far away -- farther than any previously detected, from a time when the universe was a mere toddler of about 400 million years old.

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