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'The Last Starfighter' at 40: Director Nick Castle on making his sci-fi fantasy classic (exclusive)

'The Last Starfighter' at 40: Director Nick Castle on making his sci-fi fantasy classic (exclusive)

An exclusive interview with director Nick Castle for the 40th anniversary of "The Last Starfighter," which premiered on July 13, 1984....

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This Week In Space podcast: Episode 119 —Junkyard in Space

This Week In Space podcast: Episode 119 —Junkyard in Space

On Episode 119 of This Week In Space, Rod and Tariq talk with John Crassidis from the University of Buffalo about orbital debris and its dangers....

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Chinese company iSpace suffers 4th launch failure in 7 tries

Chinese company iSpace suffers 4th launch failure in 7 tries

iSpace's seventh Hyperbola-1 rocket suffered an anomaly on Wednesday (July 10), dragging the launch company's success rate below 50%....

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Is the universe still making new galaxies?

Is the universe still making new galaxies?

We think of galaxies as ancient. Our own galaxy, the Milky Way, formed 13.6 billion years ago, and the James Webb Space Telescope has allowed us to peer back to some of the first galaxies in the early...

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US military project aims to prevent hackers targeting satellites and recognizes rising threat of cyberattacks in space

US military project aims to prevent hackers targeting satellites and recognizes rising threat of cyberattacks in space

The US military recently launched a groundbreaking initiative to strengthen ties with the commercial space industry....

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Join Space.com's 25th Anniversary Virtual Panel on July 17: The Next 25 Years of Space Exploration - To the Moon, Mars and Beyond

Join Space.com's 25th Anniversary Virtual Panel on July 17: The Next 25 Years of Space Exploration - To the Moon, Mars and Beyond

Be sure to join us at Space.com at 12 p.m. ET (1600 GMT) on July 17 for what promises to be an amazing discussion on the future of space exploration and astronomy....

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Hurricane Beryl sets multiple records as 1st major storm of 2024 Atlantic season (video)

Hurricane Beryl sets multiple records as 1st major storm of 2024 Atlantic season (video)

What started as a tropical wave off the coast of Africa has now set multiple records and claimed the spot as the first hurricane to develop during the 2024 Atlantic season....

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Hubble Telescope tracks a dwarf galaxy's stars to map out dark matter

Hubble Telescope tracks a dwarf galaxy's stars to map out dark matter

By measuring the motions of stars in the Draco dwarf galaxy, the Hubble Space Telescope was able to map the density profile of dark matter....

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NASA's $5 billion Europa Clipper mission may not be able to handle Jupiter's radiation

NASA's $5 billion Europa Clipper mission may not be able to handle Jupiter's radiation

NASA is troubleshooting a recently revealed problem with the transistors aboard its $5 billion Europa Clipper spacecraft, which is slated to launch this October....

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