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Friday The 13th's Strawberry Moon Is Almost Too Unlucky

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June 12, 2014
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Two great superstitions collide in a rare event that hasn't happened since 1919: a June full moon on Friday the 13th! Video provided by Newsy


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Space Research Hotline to the Moon

Space Research Hotline to the Moon

Deutsche Welle (Jan. 7, 2013) — Despite funding being scarce, Europe still has grand plans to make it to the Moon and Mars. The first goal is to build an outpost on the Moon to facilitate further trips into space. But such a station would have to be contactable at all times. Space researchers in Stuttgart are working out how to set up a sustained radio connection. They hope to position communication satellites at a spot between the Moon and the Earth where the gravitational forces of the two celestial bodies balance out.
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Helping Africa to Reach for the Moon

Helping Africa to Reach for the Moon

Reuters - Business Video Online (Dec. 11, 2014) — An African-led space exploration initiative launches a crowdfunding mission to reach the continent's final frontier - the moon. As Grace Pascoe reports, it's about winning the hearts of young Africans too. Video provided by Reuters
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Astronomers Crowdfund for African Space Mission.

Astronomers Crowdfund for African Space Mission.

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 12, 2014) — The final frontier - an African led space exploration initiative launches crowdfunding mission to get the continent's first orbiter to The Moon and to raise awareness and interest about the cosmos. Grace Pascoe has more. Video provided by Reuters
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Manned Mission to Mars? Hedgehogs May Go First

Manned Mission to Mars? Hedgehogs May Go First

Reuters (Feb. 27, 2013) — American entrepreneur, Dennis Tito, says he wants to launch a manned mission to Mars in January 2018, but researchers at NASA and Stanford University argue that it may be better to visit the mysterious Martian moon, Phobos first. They're developing a team of robots they call "hedgehogs" to explore Phobos in the belief that a trip to the Martian moon will make a subsequent mission to Mars safer and more productive.
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