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What if an asteroid hits Earth? Answers from NASA experts

A woman recently had a life-threatening experience in Canada. While she was sleeping all night, a meteorite, a small meteorite, passed through her roof and crashed into her pillow. He barely missed his head, but made a hole in the roof. The incident shed light on the question: what if …

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NASA and Boeing to update struggling Starliner status on Tuesday

CAP CANAVERAL, Florida – More from NASA and Boeing are expected Tuesday after the unmanned Starliner mission twice failed to reach the International Space Station. The first orbital flight test took place in 2019. Starliner’s second setback occurred last August. Space photographer Dr. Ken Kremer of Space UpClose noted that …

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How to watch the NASA launch on Jupiter

NASA embarked on a 12-year mission on Saturday to study a cluster of asteroids with the launch of Lucy, a robotic explorer who will meander through the unexplored caverns of deep space to find new clues to the creation of our solar system. The 5:34 a.m. EST takeoff from the …

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NASA leadership visits JPL, discusses climate change and Mars

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy affirmed the agency’s commitment to studying climate change during a visit to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California on October 14. The visit was hosted by Acting JPL Director Larry James and also included a meeting with scientists and engineers …

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NASA’s daring mission to asteroid Lucy is ready to go

NASA’s latest asteroid mission, a spacecraft targeting space rocks orbiting in front of and behind Jupiter, is ready to begin its journey. Called Lucy, the mission is scheduled to launch on Saturday, October 16 at 5:34 a.m. EDT (9:34 a.m. GMT) aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from …

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