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The Earth is a Planet: Why We Explore Space

Why spend effort and scarce resources on space exploration when we have so many problems here at home? Turns out, there are some pretty good reasons.

One month, one journal, so many missed space stories!

Or: Emily reads you the table of contents of Icarus.

Is this SMART-1's impact site?

Speaking of spacecraft crashing...

Space is vast. There's a lot of exploring to do.

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