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Science Release: Hubble and Gaia team up to measure 3D stellar motion with record-breaking precision
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A team of astronomers used data from both the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESA’s Gaia satellite to directly measure the 3D motions of individual stars in a nearby galaxy. The achieved accuracy is better than anything previously measured for a galaxy beyond the Milky Way. The motions provide a field test of the currently-accepted […]

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Astronaut finishes the London Marathon from space in record-breaking time
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Astronauts work out daily on the space station to fight the negative effects of low gravity, but they still lose muscle mass and strength. And although Peake didn't have to deal with hills or terrain changes, he had to contend with a cumbersome harness.

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Astronaut Scott Kelly retiring from NASA after record-breaking space mission
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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is seen inside the cupola of the International Space Station, a special module that provides a 360-degree viewing of the Earth and the station in this undated photo released on March 11, 2016. (Reuters/NASA/Handout via Reuters).

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After a record-breaking year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly is coming home
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It has been a long, long time, but record-breaking rocket man Scott Kelly is finally coming back to Earth. On Tuesday, the 52-year-old NASA astronaut will wrap up a 342-day mission on the International Space Station. It's not the longest jaunt in space …

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Record-Breaking 408 Earthquakes Hit Bay Area City Over Past 2 Weeks
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A whopping 408 earthquakes have hit San Ramon, California, in the past two weeks, including 11 in one 24-hour stretch. This record-breaking earthquake swarm is nothing to fear, however, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Periods of …

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Russian Cosmonaut Returns From Record-Breaking Space Mission
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Cosmonaut Gennady Padalka's safe return from months aboard the International Space Station has put him in the record books for spending more time in space than any other human — the equivalent of nearly two and a half years on five different flights.

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