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Perseid meteor shower peaking now, but bright moon will get in the way

'Gigantic jet' that shot into space may be the most powerful lightning bolt ever detected

Rocket Lab plans another helicopter catch later this year

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The 2022 Perseid Meteor Shower Is Happening Now And The Nearly Full Moon Need Not Spoil It

C.D.C. Eases Covid Guidelines, Noting Virus Is ‘Here to Stay’

How to View the Last Supermoon of the Year

South Korean Investors Pour More Cash Into SpaceX At $125 Billion Price Tag

Impacts From Interstellar Objects Should Leave Very Distinct Craters

The Moon Stole Something From Deep Inside Earth Eons Ago, and Scientists Can Prove It