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November 2, 2015 marks the 15th anniversary of the first crew living on the International Space Station. For the last fifteen years, there has always been at least two people living in space!

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Asteroid 2015 TB145 will be making a close approach to the Earth on Halloween. The asteroid was discovered by the PanSTARRS team, and first noticed by Rob Weryk from London, ON who is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hawaii.

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In this case study, students will analyze video and print resources to explore the characteristics and potential effects of near-space objects in our solar system on the Earth.

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A rare spectacle was on display in the sky on the night of September 27-28, 2015: a total eclipse of a supermoon.

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Space food has changed over the years. Astronauts can enjoy such delicacies as beef stroganoff and re-hydrated spinach. But getting all this food ready to be eaten in a gravity-free environment is more complicated than you'd imagine.

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Does the universe have a beginning or was it here since forever? Evidence suggests that there was indeed a starting point to this universe we are part of right now.

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What is dark energy? What is dark matter? Well, if we knew exactly we would have a nobel prize – we know that they exist though. So what do we know about those strange things? This video points out that there is still a lot to know about our universe.

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When Pluto was discovered in 1930, it became the ninth planet in our solar system. Find out why the International Astronomical Union ”demoted” Pluto in 2006.

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On Monday, August 10, 2015, astronauts onboard the International Space Station became the first humans to ever eat space-grown food.

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This video explores the asteroid blast over Siberia in 1908 known as the Tunguska Event. See what the site looked like when the first scientists arrived to study the effects of the blast.

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