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Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut4/24/2017 4:40:16 PM - U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the 534-day U.S. record for cumulative time in space on Monday and marked the occasion by speaking with President Donald Trump about plans for human trips to Mars.U.S. spacecraft to take slingshot dive inside Saturn’s rings4/22/2017 10:20:10 PMCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's Cassini spacecraft soared past Saturn's biggest moon for the last time on Saturday, tapping its gravity to slingshot into a series of exploratory dives inside the planet's rings, followed by a final fatal plunge into the gas giant.China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting space lab4/22/2017 5:24:55 AMSHANGHAI - China's first cargo spacecraft docked successfully with the Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, marking a major step toward Beijing's goal of establishing a permanently manned space station by 2022.'Genius' TV series shows drama of Albert Einstein's life4/21/2017 8:06:55 PMNEW YORK - Philosopher, humanitarian and physicist Albert Einstein is the subject of new TV series "Genius," which delves into the drama and passion of the man who developed the theory of relativity and helped initiate the U.S. effort to build an atomic bomb.Elon Musk on mission to link human brains with computers in four years: report4/21/2017 4:49:45 AM - Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink Corp is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices.Robots, chefs hope to bring invasive lion fish to restaurants near you4/21/2017 12:14:35 AMLOS ANGELES - As it turns out, some of the best cooks in the world think lionfish, a venomous predatory fish which is breeding out of control and destroying marine ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is delicious.China launches first cargo spacecraft as part of space station goal4/20/2017 11:51:13 AMBEIJING - China launched its first cargo spacecraft on Thursday, taking another step towards its goal of establishing a permanently manned space station by 2022.U.S.-Russian crew reaches space station with 'awesomeness'4/20/2017 5:20:34 PMCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A two-man U.S.-Russian crew floated into the International Space Station on Thursday, hours after blasting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed.Wily bald underground critter uses plant-like survival strategy4/20/2017 7:02:10 PMWASHINGTON - They are homely, buck-toothed, pink, nearly hairless and just plain weird, but one of the many odd traits of rodents called naked mole-rats that live in subterranean bliss in the deserts of East Africa could someday be of great benefit to people.Mongolia launches its first satellite4/19/2017 10:41:28 AMULAANBAATAR - Mongolia launched its first satellite on Wednesday, part of its efforts to make use of new technology to diversify its resource-dependent economy.