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“Honey, pack your bags – we’re goin’ on a space trip….”

Imagine…..someday that may be the conversation between (human? alien?) spouses as they prepare for a “road” trip between Earth and one of these Kepler planets: Kepler Telescope finds 1,284 new planets

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Congrats SpaceX !! Falcon has Landed – on the barge : )

Cool!!!!!!

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SpaceX Launch today!

SpaceX launch this afternoon! High expectations for a successful Falcon landing on the barge today. My son had a hand in testing this rocket at the McGregor test facility. : ) http://www.spacex.com/webcast

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Ninth Planet?

Cool! Although I feel bad for poor Pluto, aka Planet R. Dangerfield…. https://www.caltech.edu/news/caltech-researchers-find-evidence-real-ninth-planet-49523  

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A rare treat for all us amateur astronomers!

Break out the ‘scopes! http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/sciencefair/2016/01/18/planets-morning-sky-january-february/78962134/

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