Jupiter is not only the largest planet in our solar system, it also has the most moons. Now scientists have found 12 more moons that they didn’t know about before.
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In December, 2014, Japan launched a rocket to send its spacecraft, Hayabusa2, into space. The Hayabusa2 has finally arrived near the asteroid it was sent to study.
Scientists have discovered that the clouds covering the planet Uranus smell like rotten eggs. The scientists found this out by studying sunlight bouncing off of the clouds.
Scientists have taken pictures of a star that is farther away than any single star ever seen. They were only able to see the star because gravity made it look bigger.
Tiangong-1 landed in the South Pacific Ocean on April 2, 2018 without any harm to humans.
A Chinese space station may come back down to earth soon. Scientists are not sure where it might hit. The station might also burn up before it hits the ground.
NASA is a United States agency that explores space. The letters of NASA's name stand for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.