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China's Chang'e-4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the moon Thursday morning Beijing time, the latest milestone marking the nation's determination to become a global leader in space exploration.

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Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.

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And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.

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Anne McClain will be closer to her mother in Spokane, Washington, for the holidays than she’s been for most years since high school — depending on where in orbit the International Space Station (ISS) is.

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The Pentagon has released its most detailed plan yet on how it will make President Donald Trump's Space Force a reality, and the first thing to clarify is what isn't there.

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The Trump administration plans to establish a Department of the Space Force – a sixth independent branch of the U.S. military – by 2020, Vice President Mike Pence announced on Thursday.

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On July 25th, a fireball graced the skies over icy Greenland near Thule Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force’s northernmost base and a key to its aerospace defense strategy. The meteor released 2.1 kilotons of energy over a installation designed to detect nuclear missile launches, which led to a predictable media freakout; Fox News posted a story about the incident beneath a picture of an explosion — definitely not this one — with a mushroom cloud spilling from Earth into space:

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