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Betelgeuse

Betelgeuse Is Shrinking

The famous star in the Orion constellation has reduced in size 15 percent over the past 15 years, according to observations from the University of California, Berkeley.

Tags: red giant star, star

LCROSS Lunar Mission

New Mission to the Moon

In June, NASA is sending two satellites, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), to the Moon to prepare for a future astronaut landing.

Tags: Moon, orbiter, satellite

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