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    SpaceX Is Launching Robonaut’s Legs and More Supplies to the ISS Today Starting at 2:15PM ET

    Robonaut's transformation to Doctor Octonaut was delayed on Monday when a helium leak forced SpaceX to scrub their ISS cargo launch. Fortunately, they're going to get another shot today, and you can watch the live coverage from NASA and SpaceX starting at 2:15PM ET. The launch is scheduled for 3:25PM ET.

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  2. Space

    Watch Live as NASA Makes Kepler Planet-Hunting Mission Announcement at 2:00PM EDT

    NASA is going to be making an announcement about the Kepler planet-hunting mission's latest discovery. The Kepler telescope is being used to find potentially habitable planets. Our guess is they'll be announcing new planets or one that happens to be very interesting. In this case interesting means habitable.

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    Cassini May Have Captured an Image of Saturn’s Rings Giving Birth to a New Moon: “Peggy”

    The Cassini spacecraft has been bringing us great shots of Saturn for a while now, but this new image may shed some light on a pretty rare phenomenon: the formation of a moon. It appears that particles on the outer edges of Saturn's rings are forming together and may be showing us how Saturn got so many moons.

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    You Can Watch Time-Lapse of Last Night’s Lunar Eclipse If Clouds Ruined It for You

    If you live on the east coast of the United States, odds are that last night's total lunar eclipse was spoiled for you by some clouds, but the Internet has your back. Here's a time-lapse video of the Moon passing into the Earth's shadow last night and taking on a reddish-orange hue.

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    NASA Will Send Robonaut’s Doc Ock Legs to the ISS Today With SpaceX, and You Can Watch With Us

    NASA's Robonaut 2 has been patiently awaiting the arrival of his robotic Doc Ock legs as he sits completely immobile on a support post. Today, his lower half is launching to the ISS aboard the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 4:58PM ET, and then he'll be able to move freely about the space station and free up human astronauts for more complex tasks.

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  6. Space

    Here’s How to Watch Tonight’s Lunar Eclipse That Starts off a Tetrad, Which Is Still Not a Sign of the Apocalypse

    If you see someone standing outside staring at the sky in the wee hours of the night tonight, don't worry—they're not drunk (as far as I know). They're just watching the first lunar eclipse visible to most of North America since 2010. If you can't get out there to join them, it's the first in a Tetrad of four eclipses over the next year and a half.

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    Sorry, Internet. It Turns out That Video of a Meteorite Falling Past a Skydiver Was Just a Rock

    Last week, there was a video flying around the Internet of what geologists and members of the Norwegian Meteor Network thought was a meteorite in "dark flight" nearly hitting a skydiver. Unfortunately for our hopes and dreams, they've now concluded with their crowdsourcing effort that it was just a rock. Thanks a lot, Internet.

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  8. Space

    New Method Could Turn Astronaut Pee Into Drinking Water and Fuel

    Pee and other human waste (poop) are a problem in space. Processing astronaut urine for useable drinking water is nothing new on board the International Space Station, but a new process can recycle that urine into both water and energy—and it's not just limited to space. We could all soon be generating pee-fuel.

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  9. Space

    Bacon Was the First Thing Ever Eaten on the Moon, Obviously

    I know it's been keeping you up at night. "Sure, American astronauts have made great leaps in exploring the final frontier. But, have we eaten enough bacon in space?" Not to worry, fellow patriots: turns out having access to bacon was a top priority for many of history's most intrepid space explorers.

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  10. Space

    Still Not Aliens: NASA Says That Flash of Light Seen by Curiosity Rover Isn’t What UFO Speculators Think It Is

    The above image is making it's way around UFO sites and news outlets alike. It's a photo taken by the Mars Curiosity rover on April 3rd, and it doesn't show aliens. Relax, Internet.

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  11. Space

    The Moon And Jupiter Are Going To Be Sky-Bros Tonight, You Should Probably Check It Out

    If you head outside once it gets dark tonight, you'll be able to see some serious cosmic beauty. The moon and Jupiter are going to look incredibly close together tonight, giving you a great view of both celestial bodies, and even a change to spot some of Jupiter's moons.

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    Remember That Time Our Friend Bill Nye And Neil deGrasse Tyson Were Loveable Jerks On Stargate: Atlantis

    Way back in 2008, Stargate: Atlantis realized the incredible coolness of Our Friend Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson before everyone else. Our favourite scientists appear in the fifth season episode "Brain Storm," where they chat with under-appreciated genius Dr. Rodney McKay at a gala. Oh, and they're kind of jerks. It's a piece of brilliance.

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  13. Space

    The Sky’s Not Falling, That’s Just Footage of a Meteorite Almost Hitting a Skydiver, Probably

    Don't blink. Blink, and you're dead you'll miss what experts believe to be a meteorite dropping past a skydiver in mid-jump. After meteorites go through their pretty, bright-streak-in-the-sky phase, they go into "dark flight," in which they fall straight down to the Earth and mostly look like Superman shook a pebble out of his shoe mid-flight.

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  14. Space

    First Images Of “Galactic Serial Killer” Released

    NGC 1316 is millions of light years away, but the European Space Observatory is still charging it with murder. Astronomers say this recently released image shows physical evidence that the the galaxy has a violent past of disrupting, destroying, and swallowing it neighbors.

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  15. Space

    Attention People of Earth: NASA Wants You to Take a #GlobalSelfie on Earth Day, April 22

    Looking for something to do on Earth Day, April 22nd? NASA has a plan for a global selfie, and they want you to be a part of it. Here's how.

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