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Recent articles by Amanda:

Today's NASA Mars weather report: It's freakin' cold

And you thought it got chilly where you are. → Read More

'UFO' in police video excites alien fans despite not being a UFO

We've identified this not-flying not-object. → Read More

Asteroid set to eat a bullet from a JAXA spacecraft this week

Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is finally ready to collect a sample of the asteroid Ryugu. → Read More

Yes, this is a real view of the ISS transiting the moon

The International Space Station looks like it could touch the lunar surface. → Read More

This painting of NASA's late Mars rover Opportunity might make you sob

A digital artist imagines a reunion between humans and NASA's now-silent rover. → Read More

See a satellite spear space junk with a freakin' harpoon

It's exactly as awesome as it sounds. → Read More

Stranger Things D&D set stars Demogorgon figurines

Get ready to turn Dungeons & Dragons Upside Down. → Read More

ESA honors Valentine's Day with Earth hearts seen from space

ESA is showering its love on views of heart-shaped lakes, islands and mountains. → Read More

NASA Mars rover Opportunity earns heartbreaking eulogies: 'I'm crying'

Godspeed, Oppy. You were the best. → Read More

NASA Opportunity Mars rover earns heartbreaking eulogies

Godspeed, Oppy. You were the best. → Read More

Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly to run for John McCain's Senate seat

Pilot. Astronaut. Space shuttle commander. Senate candidate to represent Arizona. → Read More

Scientists discover tarantula with bizarre horn on its back

Researchers don't know what the heck that spider horn on the Ceratogyrus attonitifer is for. → Read More

NASA farewell view of Ultima Thule shows a 'giant pancake'

New Horizons' last look at the Kuiper Belt object deflates its earlier snowman appearance. → Read More

Elon Musk expects SpaceX ticket to Mars will cost $500,000

But the return ticket is free. → Read More

Elon Musk is flirting with Mars on Twitter and it's weird

Mars is sending hot pics to the SpaceX founder. → Read More

Endangered tiger killed by potential mate in zoo tragedy

The ZSL London Zoo is in mourning over the loss of a 10-year-old Sumatran tiger named Melati. → Read More

Space agency grooves to Ariana Grande's new NASA song

NASA wants Ariana Grande to have all the space she wants -- an entire universe, if necessary. → Read More

ESA Mars rover named after Rosalind Franklin, brilliant DNA pioneer

Franklin, who died in 1958, helped us understand the molecular makeup of DNA and RNA. → Read More

NASA moon orbiter spots Chang'e 4 lander in a crater

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter tracks down China's moon lander and snaps a picture. → Read More

Elon Musk Tesla still orbiting one year after SpaceX launch

There's a Starman waiting in the sky. → Read More