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NASA astronauts successfully made their highly-anticipated splashdown from space, Mars’ Curiosity rover celebrates its eighth anniversary on our neighboring planet and a new astronomy term combines ”black hole” and ”planet.” These are just some of the top stories this week from  

Trump makes false claims about NASA.

(Image credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Many users on Twitter pointed out the errors in a tweet that President Donald Trump published on Aug. 5. In the message, Trump falsely claimed that he brought NASA back from being ”Closed & Dead,” when in fact the news-making feats that the space agency has recently achieved — such as the successful flight of two astronauts via its Commercial Crew Program — have been in development over the last two presidential administrations.

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