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UFOs – unwanted flying objects – in night sky over North Queensland easily identified, expert says

Unexpected, if not unidentified, flying objects surprised some North Queenslanders who were observing the skies this week, with images of a long, thin object floating in the night sky, trending on social media. Key points: There have been a number of UFO sightings in North Queensland in recent days. Space …

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Blue Origin loses offer to land Artemis’ first astronauts on the moon

Blue Origin lost its months-long battle to be reconsidered for a contract with NASA to transport astronauts from the moon’s orbit to its surface. Blue Origin’s lawsuit in the U.S. Federal Claims Tribunal challenged NASA’s selection of rival SpaceX – and only SpaceX – for the contract. U.S. Judge Richard …

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Is Indonesia going to make its way in the space race?

BIAK, Indonesia – For 15 generations, members of the Abrauw clan have lived much like their ancestors. They cultivate with wooden plows in plots of the rainforest, gather medicinal plants and set traps to catch snakes and wild boars. The land they occupy on the island of Biak is everything …

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U.S. FAA aims to complete SpaceX spacecraft review by December 31

A SpaceX SN15 prototype spacecraft is seen as it sits on a transporter after Wednesday’s successful launch and first landing since the company’s spacecraft facility, in Boca Chica, Texas, USA, on May 6, 2021. REUTERS / Gene Blevins WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (Reuters) – The United States Federal Aviation Administration announced …

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SpaceX accepts delivery of NASA’s DART asteroid impact spacecraft

NASA says the Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART) spacecraft has arrived at SpaceX’s Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB) facility for launch later this month. After being carefully packaged for shipment from the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University (JHUAPL) in Maryland on September 29, the small 690 kg (~ …

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