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SpaceX just landed a rocket back on Earth after flying it to space. How's your Monday?

SpaceX just landed a rocket back on Earth after flying it to space. How's your Monday? The first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket built by Elon Musk's SpaceX came in for a dusty and impressive landing at the company's landing zone in Cape Canaveral, Florida on Monday.The landing occurred about 10 minutes after the rocket launched a Dragon cargo craft carrying supplies to the International Space Station.

Cassini Probe Dips Its Toes in Saturn's Atmosphere

Cassini Probe Dips Its Toes in Saturn's Atmosphere NASA’s Cassini probe has been studying Saturn and its moons since 2005, and it’s almost time for the spacecraft to call it a day.The probe is running low on fuel, but scientists intend to get the most out of Cassini before it’s no longer capable of doing science.

Well, now we know what blowing bubbles in space with tropical punch looks like

Well, now we know what blowing bubbles in space with tropical punch looks like Up in the International Space Station, astronaut Jack Fischer's been documenting his cool space experiments and sending them back down for all Earthlings to see.This week, he demonstrated how water reacts to being poured out in space where there's no gravity.

As the big solar eclipse draws near, eclipse FOMO is on the rise

As the big solar eclipse draws near, eclipse FOMO is on the rise That nagging sensation at the back of your mind, the tingling that goes off anytime someone mentions the upcoming historic solar eclipse?That surge of butterflies whenever someone asks you if you have your eclipse glasses ready to go?

Serious question: Does Donald Trump even know there's a total solar eclipse coming up?

Serious question: Does Donald Trump even know there's a total solar eclipse coming up? Next Monday, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies across the U., from coast to coast, for the first time in about 100 years.

How to watch the total solar eclipse from anywhere on Earth

How to watch the total solar eclipse from anywhere on Earth As the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, blotting out our nearest star on August 21, millions of Americans will look up to see the total solar eclipse in person.Here's a rundown of how you can watch the eclipse from literally anywhere on the planet.

This is the best simulation you'll find of the upcoming total solar eclipse

This is the best simulation you'll find of the upcoming total solar eclipse The Weather Channel (TWC) employs some of the top geeks in the world, and when it comes to obsessing about events in the sky, they can be hard to beat.CNN may have its holograms and election news building projectors, but TWC has added augmented and mixed reality segments to explain things, too.

Neil deGrasse Tyson on all things Great American Eclipse

Neil deGrasse Tyson on all things Great American Eclipse The Great American Eclipse will occur on Aug.21, 2017.

You can still make last-minute plans to see the eclipse, but get on it now

You can still make last-minute plans to see the eclipse, but get on it now It's not impossible at this point to get to the path of totality that starts in Oregon and crosses the U.Campsites are also long gone in places like Oregon and other parks, like those in Nebraska, will be beyond crowded.

New Girl Scout badges go where Girl Scouts have never been before: Space

New Girl Scout badges go where Girl Scouts have never been before: Space The Girl Scouts of the USA has been turning out smart future leaders of America for the past century.But, surprisingly, the 105-year-old organization has never offered a "space science" badge — not even in the late 1960s when America first went to the moon.

You can damage your eyes in mere seconds during the solar eclipse

You can damage your eyes in mere seconds during the solar eclipse Even if most of the sun is covered, the star is still so bright that it can cause eye damage.The sun's light can effectively burn your eyes the way it can burn your skin.

Stunning new view of Jupiter flips Great Red Spot on its side

Stunning new view of Jupiter flips Great Red Spot on its side A new view of Jupiter takes the usual shot of the planet's Great Red Spot and flips it on its side.The north end of the planet is shown on the left side of the new photo (above) and that's where the Great Red Spot rages.

Rule The Starry Skies With This Gift Guide For Space Lovers

Rule The Starry Skies With This Gift Guide For Space Lovers Check this gift guide for great ideas on what to give that person in your life whose head is always in the clouds.You’re never too far away from your own set of stars with this umbrella.

Here are all the corny things brands are doing to celebrate the eclipse

Here are all the corny things brands are doing to celebrate the eclipse As the world prepares for the moon to completely cover the sun next week, brands are elbowing to get their eclipse-themed promotions in front of you.Next Monday will herald the first total solar eclipse visible from the U.