Space exploration

DART launch could be key milestone in planetary defense – The NAU Review

The latest NASA launch into space is going to have an impact. In fact, that is its whole mission. This is all part of a long-term planetary defense strategy to avoid an “Armageddon” scenario, and the NAU planetologist Cristina Thomas is part of the team studying this event. DART (Double …

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Bill Nye calls it his ‘mission in life’ to help people filter out false information

In a new MasterClass, over 13 lessons, Nye shares a timely reminder: science is always all over. Master class Say Bill Nye’s name, someone might be screaming “science guy”, and a millennial nearby will unlock a memory. They sit in a classroom as their teacher unrolls a cart containing an …

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The team behind NASA’s newest Martian rover to honor persevering students

Throughout the rover’s development, its journey to Mars, its white-fisted landing and ambitious surface mission so far, the Perseverance team has risen to new challenges. “It’s the most complex robotic system we’ve ever sent to another planet,” said Jennifer Trosper, Perseverance Project Manager at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern …

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NASA Gets Rare Asteroid Sample From Japan In Landmark Exchange

The historical exchange will help researchers gain insight into the past. HOUSTON – NASA has conducted an international asteroid sample exchange with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. This is the largest surviving sample of asteroids in the history of the Johnson Space Center. “It’s not me walking on the moon …

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Buzz Aldrin: Second man on the moon

Buzz Aldrin is a veteran astronaut who became only the second person to set foot on the moon. As part of the Apollo 11 space flight commanded by Neil Armstrong, he made the trip to the lunar surface in July 1969 where he collected lunar rock samples, photographed the terrain …

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NASA to launch final mission to test laser communication in space

NASA’s next laser communications mission will launch early Sunday morning. The Laser Communication Relay (LCRD) demonstration will take off on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket during a scheduled two-hour window of 4:04 am to 6:04 am EST from the Cape Canaveral space station in Florida. The LCRD, a …

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How Space Park Leicester inspires the next generation of space pioneers and engineers

The £ 100million Space Park Leicester opened its doors to dozens of young people to show them a fun way to jump into space technology as a future career. The research, innovation and education hub led by the University of Leicester has hosted experiments, 3D printing shows and thermal imaging …

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BioHarvest Sciences appoints astronaut Chris Hadfield to advisory board

Hadfield’s expertise will lead to expansion of BioHarvest’s focus to include space biology VANCOUVER, BC and REHOVOT, Israel, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BioHarvest Sciences Inc. (“BioHarvest” or the “Company”) (CSE: BHSC) Appoints Renowned Astronaut Chris Hadfield to its advisory board as part of a campaign to leverage …

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Astroscale Completes Largest Funding Round To Date, Raising $ 109 Million

The Astroscale team in March 2021 when ELSA-d was dispatched for launch. (photo: Astroscale) Astroscale has taken a major step forward in funding, achieving the largest funding round in its history. The company announced on November 25 that it has closed its Series F cycle with additional funding of $ …

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A thrill to see this musical start its theatrical journey

Loading Without Sondheim, Broadway wouldn’t have had a musical theater bar that tackles suicide, but the push for emotional depth (in a form that’s supposed to be superficial) puts Travelers in the company of successful contemporary musicals such as Next to normal and Dear Evan Hansen, who both face suicide …

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