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Star Trek, rocket launch and a ghostly galaxy

Photograph of the International Space Station orbiting 263 miles above Brazil’s southeast coast on the Atlantic Ocean in an orbital sunriseCredit: NASA Night turns to day The International Space Station was orbiting 263 miles above Brazil’s southeast coast on the Atlantic Ocean in an orbital sunrise when this photograph was …

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NASA’s Dragonfly in search of life on Titan

Saturn’s Titan moon is one of the most intriguing places in the solar system, so much so that NASA plans to send a rotorcraft there in the mid-2030s. The science team behind this Dragonfly mission have now set their goals. and scientific goals, with the search for signs of life …

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Solar Corona Probe NASA MaGIXS Mission Solar X-ray Imager

Image source: NASA The Sun’s surface temperature is above 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, but the corona regularly measures over 1.8 million degrees Fahrenheit NASA scientists successfully launched a sophisticated X-ray solar imager on suborbital flight via a sounding rocket to gather new information on how and why the solar corona is …

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NASA awards $ 1 million grant to improve carbon monitoring in East Africa

False-color 2014 satellite image of the Pleiades from a land restoration project in Weira Amba, Ethiopia, with green areas showing reforestation. Source: Cornell University Cornell University researchers to develop first high-resolution carbon monitoring system for East Africa that combines bottom-up ecological modeling with top-down satellite data, thanks to grant $ …

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