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Central New Yorkers Will Be Able To Enjoy Rare Space Event Friday Night

Central New York get ready- Friday night will be one heck of a show from the Heavens.  A "penumbra" lunar eclipse during the full "snow" moon and the flyby of a comet.

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Jeanette Epps via Twitter
Jeanette Epps via Twitter
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Syracuse Native Jeanette Epps Becomes First African-American Crew Member Of The International Space Station

A Syracuse native will soon take Central New York to space with her during a spaceflight in May of 2018. NASA announced that Jeanette Epps will serve as an International Space Station crew member for Expeditions 56 and 57 as a flight engineer.

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The Solar Eclipse Is Observed In Asia
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Will New York See A Near Total Solar Eclipse On August 21st 2017?

Coming up on August 21st 2017, there will be a Total Solar Eclipse visible here in the United States. Will this event be visible to Central New York and the rest of the state?

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Rocket Launch Visible Tonight In For Parts Of Central New York

NASA has been reporting that the launch of the next commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station will be visible from parts of Central New York tonight.

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Photo via NASA
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Alan Bean Debunks Popular Apollo 17 Rumor

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean is coming to Central New York. Bean will be here to discuss "My Experience as an Artist on the Moon" as part of the Project Fibonacci STEAM Conference series of speakers on August 3rd. We got to chat with the famous moonwalker, and ask him some interesting questions about his experiences with space travel. 

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Gary Williams, Getty Images
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UAS Test Site In Rome Conducting Flights In Support Of NASA

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome is conducting UAS test flights this week through Thursday.

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NASA, Getty Images
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NASA Officials Will Visit Area Schools In April

Scott Wilson was born and raised in Frankfort, NY and for the last 25 years has been working for NASA on several projects. In April, Wilson will return to his hometown with other NASA officials to speak at local schools.

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YouTube, NASA Jet Propulsion Labratory
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New Video From NASA Gives You Virtual Tour Of Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover has been on the Red Planet for almost 4 years now, and for the first time, you can get a 360 degree view of Mars.

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Asteroid and Earth : Meteor impact
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Recently Discovered Asteroid to Pass Earth on Halloween

A newly discovered asteroid is expected to pass by Earth on October 31st. It is the biggest asteroid to come close to us since July 2006.

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NASA Finds Blue Skies And Water Ice On Pluto

It's an amazing time to be alive scientifically speaking. NASA announced it's discovery of water on Mars, and now it looks like Pluto may have water. Thanks to the New Horizons mission, it was discovered that Pluto has blue skies and water ice on the surface. 

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Why Can’t NASA Send Curiosity To The Water On Mars?

NASA just announced that water is on the surface of Mars. One would think we would just send either the Curiosity rover or Opportunity rover (both are currently on the surface of Mars) to investigate the area. However, NASA actually can't. Why?

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Best Times To View Draconid Meteor Shower For Utica and Rome Area

Looking to view the Draconid Meteor shower tonight and tomorrow? Here's the best times to view for the Utica/Rome area for New York. 

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