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NASA Hosts Conference All About Looking For Signs Of Civilization Beyond Earth

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The Colorado School of Mines has started the world's first Space Resources degree program. Professor Angel Abbud-Madrid conducts an online class from his offices in Golden, Colo. Dan Boyce for NPR hide caption

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Space Mining — Learning How To Fuel An Interplanetary Gas Station

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Retired NASA Agent Aims To Account For All 50 Moon Rocks

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Spock's Fictional Home Planet Discovered

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Cheers At SpaceX: Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot

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SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, on Monday, after announcing that he will be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Neil deGrasse Tyson attends Film Independent at LACMA presents StarTalk — A Conversation with Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, on June 5 in Los Angeles. Araya Diaz/Getty Images hide caption

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Astrophysicist Awarded $3 Million Prize

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Astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, pictured in 2011, has been awarded the $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. Colin McPherson/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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A 2-millimeter hole was found last week in a Russian Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft (left) that is docked to the International Space Station. NASA/AP hide caption

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Who Caused The Mysterious Leak At The International Space Station?

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Alberta Aurora Chasers captured STEVE in April in British Columbia, Canada. STEVE is the narrow ribbon of white-purple hues overhead, and the vibrant green light on the right is an aurora located further north. Ryan Sault hide caption

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Scientists In Canada Want Answers To STEVE

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