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Astronomers have found 12 more moons orbiting the planet Jupiter. These moons are all small — just 5 kilometers or less across — and one of them behaves very strangely.

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The Government Accountability Office released a report warning NASA that further delays in the space agency's commercial crew program could keep American astronauts from reaching the space station.

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Astrophysicist Adam Frank has a new book out, Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth. He talks to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about it.

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NASA posted the glittery image of stars that "live fast and die young" on the eve of Independence Day. It shows a cluster of "huge, hot" stars called NGC 3603, about 20,000 light years away.

(Image credit: NASA, ESA, R. O'Connell (University of Virginia), F. Paresce (National Institute for Astrophysics, Bologna, Italy), E. Young (Universities Space Research Association/Ames Research Center), the WFC3 Science Oversight Committee, and the Hubble Heritage Team)

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Photographs of a young planet orbiting a star provide useful information about how planets form and grow.

(Image credit: ESO/A. Muller et al.)

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Have you ever wanted to casually point out Cygnus, Leo and Cassiopeia? Just in time for summer, this panoramic video shows you some tricks to help you navigate the night sky.

(Image credit: Adam Cole/NPR's Skunk Bear)

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The rover has shut itself down because the solar panels aren't getting enough sunlight to charge the batteries. If the storm persists, the rover mission may be over, ending a 14-year run.

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