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NASA opens International Space Station to visitors - for $52,000 a night
00:24
Rare blue moon visible over Germany's Brandenburg Gate
Four Kiwi university students accepted into international NASA internship programme
01:51
First black hole image proves New Zealand mathematician's work to be true
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NASA-funded experiment perplexes Norway locals, one said it looked like an 'alien attack'
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Thirteen small satellites were launched from the Māhia peninsula last night.
Watch: Rocket Lab launches rocket into space from Māhia Peninsula site
02:23
The biggest and brightest super moon of the year illuminated the sky this week.
What's so super about a Super Moon, anyway?
The super snow moon is seen from Mount Maunganui.
Super Snow Moon lights up night sky above Aotearoa
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NASA says goodbye to 'Oppy', lost in a Martian dust storm after 14 years on the job
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The Chang'e-4 probe took 12 minutes to descend onto the moon's surface earlier this month.
Watch: First images of far side of the moon released by China's national space agency after historic probe landing
The spectacular galactic display is caused by debris produced by a comet as it passes near earth.
Astronomer says fireball sighted soaring across NZ skies the brightest he's seen
Stunning image of Mars' surface shows 82km-wide crater covered in ice
03:23
The Mackenzie Country has one of the best night skies in the world.
Ex-cop carrying out painstaking restoration of famous telescope in the Mackenzie Country
View from space: Black hole in the nebula
Aliens among us? Earth may have already been visited, or is currently an ET hotspot, NASA scientist suggests
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Rocket Lab launches first rocket carrying only commercial satellites from Mahia Peninsula
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As NASA’s Orion space programme preps to take humans into deep space in 2023, a small Kiwi company is playing its part.
From Otago to outer space, Kiwi sheep could hold key to keeping astronauts safe
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If successful, the recognition will provide the island's tourism industry with a welcome winter boost.
Stewart Island applies to be a 'dark sky sanctuary', a haven for star-gazers
The eclipsed moon will appear a deep red during the celestial event which will be visible in southern parts of the country.
Fake 'moon' using huge space mirror could be launched over China by 2020
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Once up to speed it’s hoped the Mt Wellington factory will build a new Electron rocket every week.
'New Zealand's space industry personified' – an exclusive look inside Rocket Lab's new Auckland factory
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'Instead of a car, a newborn baby' - William Shatner takes dig at Elon Musk, bizarrely suggests sending baby Neve to space
00:30
Ms Ardern helped unveil the new Mount Wellington facility, where she spoke about Rocket Lab’s launch site in Māhia Peninsula.
Star Trek actor William Shatner, Jacinda Ardern help launch new Auckland Rocket Lab factory
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Based in Central Otago, it'll be the first radar of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
Southern Hemisphere’s first space junk radar to be built in Otago
SpaceX to reveal identity of tourist they aim to fly around moon
02:06
Weatherman Dan Corbett and Stardome Educator Josh Kirkley give their opposing view of when spring actually starts.
When does spring start? We asked the experts for their opinion
Photos: 'Meteor' mesmerises North Canterbury residents
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Watch: Southern stargazers capture incredible Aurora Australis on camera
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'One giant leap' - Kiwi students could blast off as astronauts after NASA internships
The Electron rocket on the launch pad at the Rocket Lab facility on the Mahia Peninsula.
Rocket Lab to launch first two commercial flights of Electron rockets late in year
Sir Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation
Sir Patrick Stewart to reprise his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in new Star Trek series
NASA announces nine-person team heading back to space after seven-year break
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