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Rare chance to see 5 planets with the naked eye June 24

Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will be aligned and most visible in the night sky on June 24.

Anil Menon

Minnesota native named to NASA's new astronaut class

When he's done training, he could be sent to the space station or the moon.

Mark Vande Hei

MN astronaut forced to shelter on space station after Russia blows up satellite

The crew was forced to shelter as the ISS passed through a debris field caused by Russia blowing up a satellite.

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Draconid meteor shower will be most visible Friday evening

The meteor shower is most visible in the northern hemisphere.

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Jupiter, Saturn will nearly align this month, creating a Christmas star

It's a rare planetary event that hasn't happened in about 800 years.

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NASA's Boeing 747-mounted telescope makes a stop at MSP

It drew quite a crowd to the MSP viewing area.

Astronaut, Nobel Prize winners in town to inspire young innovators

They'll speak to thousands of students and researchers.

Want to be different from your identical twin? Go to space

The study is a precursor to a three-year manned trip to Mars.