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President John F. Kennedy’s stirring “moon speech” was delivered at Rice University in Houston on Sept. 12, 1962. 

President John F. Kennedy’s stirring “moon speech” was delivered at Rice University in Houston on Sept. 12, 1962. 

Did you see Sunday’s supermoon? Sunday night’s full moon appeared bigger and brighter than normal, and if you missed it, we got you covered.

Aug. 10 brings the start of the “Old Faithful” of meteor showers, the Perseids, as well as a super moon: http://usat.ly/V8h7AS

The so-called “Supermoon” is here!
The full moon this weekend will be another Supermoon, the first of three to grace the sky this year. Since the moon is “fullest” early Saturday morning, you can look for the Supermoon both Friday and Saturday nights.

The so-called “Supermoon” is here!

The full moon this weekend will be another Supermoon, the first of three to grace the sky this year. Since the moon is “fullest” early Saturday morning, you can look for the Supermoon both Friday and Saturday nights.

This amazing composite image from NASA took nine years to create and shows 10,000 multi-colored galaxies.
(Photo: AP via NASA)

This amazing composite image from NASA took nine years to create and shows 10,000 multi-colored galaxies.

(Photo: AP via NASA)

Newly discovered mega-Earth challenges the idea that big planets can’t support life.
(Photo: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)

Newly discovered mega-Earth challenges the idea that big planets can’t support life.

(Photo: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)

For the first time, a human-made object has entered interstellar space. NASA’s scrappy Voyager 1, which launched in 1977, has ventured past the sun and into vast reaches of space where nothing has traveled before: http://usat.ly/17tRexA

(Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

For the first time, a human-made object has entered interstellar space. NASA’s scrappy Voyager 1, which launched in 1977, has ventured past the sun and into vast reaches of space where nothing has traveled before: http://usat.ly/17tRexA

(Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

44 years ago today.

44 years ago today.

The East Coast heat wave as seen from space.
A look at hot weather across the USA: http://usat.ly/15taSYm
(Image by NOAA/NASA GOES Project)

The East Coast heat wave as seen from space.

A look at hot weather across the USA: http://usat.ly/15taSYm

(Image by NOAA/NASA GOES Project)