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NASA Announces Brightest Lunar Explosion Ever Recorded

  A boulder-sized meteor slammed into the moon in March, igniting an explosion so bright that anyone looking up at the right moment might have spotted it, NASA announced Friday. NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office is reporting the discovery of the brightest impact seen on the moon in the eight year history of the monitoring program.…

Asteroid DA14 Unveiled in New NASA Video

After all the excitement last week Friday when Earth had an encounter with two space rocks, one lies in countless fragments in the frozen Ural Mountains in Russia while the other is heading intact out into interplanetary space. (Related pictures: “Meteorite Hits Russia.”) NASA unveiled a new 72 frame movie using the 230 foot (70…