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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off Monday from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying 60 Starlink satellites. The Starlink constellation eventually will consist of thousands of satellites designed to provide worldwide high-speed Internet service. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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As SpaceX Launches Dozens Of Satellites At A Time, Some Fear An Orbital Traffic Jam

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North American Skywatchers Prepare For Transit Of Mercury

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The planet Mercury is seen in silhouette (lower left) as it transits across the face of the sun on May 9, 2016. Another transit of Mercury — the last one for 30 years — will take place Monday. Bill Ingalls/AP hide caption

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Space Station Astronaut Casts Absentee Ballot From Space

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The U.S. Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Mission 5 is seen after landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida on Sunday. U.S. Air Force via Reuters hide caption

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Engineer Joel Steinkraus tests solar panels on one of two CubeSats that made up NASA's Mars Cube One mission. The MarCO CubeSats — the first to be sent into deep space — flew to Mars and relayed telemetry from NASA's InSight lander. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Itty-Bitty Satellites Take On Big-Time Science Missions

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All-Female Spacewalk Friday

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Instrument Deployment Camera on Mars InSight lander showing scoop "pinning" thermal instrument called the mole. NASA/Caltech-JPL hide caption

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NASA Scientists Try A New Approach To Free InSight Mars Lander's Stuck Thermometer

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Astronauts Christina Koch (right) and Jessica Meir pose for a photo on the International Space Station on Oct. 4. NASA moved up the first all-female spacewalk because of a power system failure at the space station. NASA via AP hide caption

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You Know It's Halloween Season When The Night Sky Glows Orange

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NASA's New Black Hole Model

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A prototype of SpaceX's Starship stands at the company's Texas launch facility on Saturday. The Starship spacecraft is a massive vehicle designed to eventually be able to take people to the moon, Mars and beyond. Loren Elliott/Getty Images hide caption

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SpaceX Squares Off Against Homeowners Near Texas Launch Facility

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