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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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This Day in History for February 20 – USPS Established and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1792 – The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by President George Washington (More info)

1872 – The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City (More info)

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Category: Art, Music News, News, Space
Dan Callister, Getty Images
Dan Callister, Getty Images
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This Day in History for February 18 – First Oscars Awarded and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1929 – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the winners of the first Academy Awards (More info)

1930 – Pluto, once believed to be the ninth planet, is discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh (More info)

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Category: History, Movies, Space, Sports
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NASA
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NASA Wants to Hire You — No, Seriously

Lots of little kids dream about becoming astronauts — and for some lucky grown-ups, those dreams could become a reality. NASA recently concluded an open call for civilians to apply for a spot in the next astronaut class.

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Category: News, Space
Virgin Galactic
Virgin Galactic
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Forget That Vacation in Hawaii — Why Not Book a Trip to Space? [VIDEO]

If you’ve ever dreamed of going to outer space, your wish may soon come true — and you won’t have to join NASA to make it happen.

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Category: News, Space
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NASA
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New Planet Kepler 22b May Prove We’re Not Alone in the Universe [VIDEO]

Monday marks the day when astronomers made a startling announcement: after years of searching, they’ve discovered an Earth-like planet outside the solar system that may very well be habitable.

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Category: News, Space
YouTube
YouTube
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Japanese Astronaut Plays Baseball By Himself In Space

During long periods of isolation in outer space, boredom is no doubt a major problem. So how did one Japanese astronaut decide to pass the time? By playing a baseball game all by himself, of course.

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Category: Space, Sports, Weird News
NASA/Cornell/Arecibo; Diagram: NASA/JPL-Caltech
NASA/Cornell/Arecibo; Diagram: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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Asteriod’s Close Call With Earth!

According to the manager of NASA’s Near Earth Object Program, an asteroid just larger than an aircraft carrier is passing between the Earth and moon this Tuesday.  He says he is 100% sure that the Earth and the moon are NOT in any danger.

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Space Farm 7
Space Farm 7
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NASA Corn Maze Patterns Are Out of This World [PHOTOS]

When you hear about crop circles, the first thing that immediately pops to mind is strange, unexplainable alien patterns encoded in farmland. So what better way to celebrate NASA’s rich history of space exploration than with some amazing corn maze crop circles

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Category: Photos, Space
NASA Goddard Photo And Video
NASA Goddard Photo And Video
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What Did 9/11 Look Like From Space? [PICTURE]

The Twin Towers were enormous buildings and the attacks of 9/11 were of such magnitude that people were able to see the skyline change from neighboring states and camera-equipped satellites were even able to capture the aftermath from space.

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Category: Photos, Space
Moon (Kevork Djansezian/Getty)
Moon (Kevork Djansezian/Getty)
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NASA Moon Probes To Play Chase Over Lunar Surface

NASA is sending a set of robotic twins to the moon to measure lunar gravity while chasing one another around in circles.

Thursday and Friday's scheduled launches were delayed by high winds at Cape Canaveral, so NASA will try again on Saturday morning. Their launch window extends into mid-October.

The near-identical twins called GRAIL-A and GRAIL-B, (short for Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory), will create the most precise lunar gravity map ever, helping scientists figure out what's beneath the lunar surface and pinpoint the best landing sites for future explorers.

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Astronomers Discover Planet Made of Diamonds

In the most stunning piece of planetary news since Pluto’s sad demotion, astronomers have found a star-orbiting land mass that is so dense it's carbon is crystalline — which means it’s basically a planet made out of diamonds.

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Category: Space, Weird News
Space Shuttle Atlantis (Joe Raedle/Getty)
Space Shuttle Atlantis (Joe Raedle/Getty)
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Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands to End the 30 Year NASA Program

Space shuttle Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral in the pre-dawn hours on Thursday, ending the 30-year NASA program.

The shuttle fleet has kept U.S. astronauts flying to a from orbit longer than any other rocketship.

During their 13-day mission Atlantis delivered a year's worth of supplies to the International Space Station. The payload included 2,677 pounds of food and 9,400 pounds of spare parts. On the return trip, Atlantis carried nearly 5,700 pounds of unneeded material from the station back to Earth. (That's what I call taking out the trash)

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