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# to infinity and beyond

This year
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New image from James Webb telescope holds clues on how the first stars formed
It shows a young cluster of stars NGC 346, which is more than 200,000 light-years from Earth.
Last year
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Nasa’s Orion capsule enters moon orbit as test mission nears halfway point
The mission is one of a number of test runs intended to return humans to the moon by 2025.
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Nasa's James Webb space telescope spots early galaxies hidden from Hubble
The Webb telescope is indicating stars may have formed sooner than previously thought.
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James Webb Space Telescope reveals ‘fingerprint’ created by two stars
New images show rings which were created when the stars came close together and streams of gas they blew into space collided.
# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about space?
It was reported earlier this week that the most distant star ever seen has been observed by astronomers.
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Star 13 billion light years from Earth is most distant ever discovered
Scientists said they were surprised by the distance of the star, which they have named Earendel.
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World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth
The telescope will let astronomers peer further back in time than ever before.
All time
# Walking on the moon
Nasa stepping up plans to go back to the moon... and stay there this time
The last person to walk on the moon was Eugene Cernan in December 1972, and Nasa wants to change that.