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NASA to Move Space Station Module: Watch Live Wednesday

Flight controllers will robotically move the Permanent Multipurpose Module from the orbiting lab’s Unity module over to the Tranquility module. You can watch live here at Space.com beginning at 8 a.m. EDT Wednesday, courtesy of NASA TV. Read more at: SPACE.com

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ISS Module Move Makes Way For U.S. Commercial Spacecraft | Animation

The Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) will be moved to a nearby port to create a spare docking port for United States commercial crew transport by SpaceX, Boeing and possibly others in the future. Read more at: SPACE.com

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Google ‘Doodle’ Celebrates Sally Ride, 1st American Woman in Space

Google has paid tribute to Sally Ride, the United States’ first woman in space, with animated Doodles on its site. The whimsical scenes are timed to celebrate what would have been the late astronaut’s 64th birthday. Read more at: SPACE.com

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Did Curiosity Rover Cause Mars’ Mysterious Methane Spike?

A scientist has raised questions about the latest detection of methane on Mars, suggesting that NASA’s rover could be responsible for the mysterious burp. Highly unlikely, but not impossible, says the Curiosity team. Read more at: SPACE.com

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Best Space Stories of the Week – May 24, 2015

The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B space plane launched on another mystery mission, Russia’s Proton rocket failed during a satellite launch and astronomers found the most luminous galaxy in the universe. Here’s a look at Space.com’s top stories of the week. Read more at: SPACE.com

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See Jupiter and the Moon in Night Sky Spectacle Tonight

If your local weather is clear tonight (May 23), check out the western sky around mid-twilight – about an hour after sunset. There, about half way up from the south-southwest horizon to the overhead point, you’ll see an eye-catching sight for the Memorial Read more at: SPACE.com

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