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team of Russian cosmonauts arrives at the International Space Station | Space News

The liftoff marked the first launch by a space crew since Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24. Three Russian cosmonauts have arrived safely at the International Space Station (ISS), docking their Soyuz capsule at the outpost for a mission that continues a 20-year shared Russian-American presence in …

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NASA-CNSA Space Domination Battle: China Showcases Impressive Lineup of Space Exploration Missions for the 2030s | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

An artist’s illustration of the returning Chinese spacecraft Chang’e 5 lunar samples. (CNSA/NASA) If you’ve felt like NASA is the only space agency spending hours boosting space exploration and dominating space, we have news for you. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has been fighting for the space crown for …

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Asteroid crash on Earth? Check what NASA just did!

An asteroid crash is a constant threat to Earth. And now a NASA project has been revealed. NASA constantly monitors “potentially hazardous” asteroids that may pose a threat to Earth. NASA is also preparing for the worst-case scenario: an asteroid crash. Yes, an asteroid can even crash into Earth. In …

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How SpaceX could save the ISS if Russia bails out

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has vast implications, not only in the geopolitical sphere but also outside the atmosphere. On the International Space Station (ISS), the Russians are working alongside astronauts from other countries that are currently imposing economic and trade sanctions in an attempt to force their country to …

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Eight ways Russia’s war in Ukraine is affecting space exploration

A sector that has always been sheltered from political struggles on the ground is becoming increasingly vulnerable following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Sanctions imposed on Russia by the US, UK, EU and Japan are affecting activities in space, with Russia suspending cooperation with many countries in response to the sanctions. …

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The Incredible Story of NASA’s Construction of the $10 Billion James Webb Telescope

Everyone is excited about the seemingly endless potential of the James Webb Space Telescope as it explores the unseen depths of the universe, examines the viability of alien worlds, and more. But it wasn’t built in space. Before Webb could take his rightful place in orbit around the second Lagrange …

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SpaceX launches Starlink satellites on ‘American broomstick’ and lands rocket at sea

SpaceX successfully launched a new batch of Starlink internet satellites on Wednesday, March 9, marking the company’s 10th launch in as many weeks. One step in two steps Falcon 9 rocket launched 48 Stellar Link satellites in orbit from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 8:45 a.m. EST …

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When was NASA created? Here’s how long the spatial organization has been around

NASA has a rich history with many accomplishments. But how long has he been exploring the universe? Here’s what you need to know! Nasa is well known today as one of the biggest names in space exploration, but when was NASA created and how long has the organization been around? …

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Putin foiled as UK refuses to sell Galileo alternative: Let’s get started! | Science | News

Russia’s Soyuz rocket was set to blast 36 OneWeb satellites into orbit from a launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Roscosmos, Russia’s space agency, said Britain had to sell its shares in the company or promise not to use the satellites for military operations. The head of the …

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NASA tweets brilliant image that may make you a little introspective, Science News

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) never fails to amaze us. Not only is the US space agency at the forefront of space exploration and research, but its social media feeds are also widely admired for jaw-dropping images and interesting space-related information. And it never fails to captivate us. So …

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Launch of ExoMars 2022 “very unlikely” following Russian sanctions

Roscosmos withdrew from the European spaceport, leaving ESA to find an alternative to Soyuz for its space exploration launches. The European Space Agency (ESA) has been forced to review its cooperation with Russia in light of the recent attacks on Ukraine and the global response. In a statement released today …

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Australian astronaut to go into space after government encouragement

Fleet Space, Centauri 3 launched into orbit on Tuesday, March 23. Photo: RocketLab The federal government has asked the national space agency to embark on a mission to send an Australian astronaut into space, and also announced an additional $65 million in industry funding to bring local technology “into space …

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NASA’s Artemis 1 mission and the first launch of the SLS mega-rocket won’t lift off until at least May

Artemis 1, the first of NASA’s new generation of lunar missions, won’t launch until at least the end of May and could slip by in June, according to the space agency. It’s about to lift off atop the massive Space Launch System (SLS) mega-rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, …

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Can you guess what is shown in this viral image posted by NASA? | Tendency

Nasa took to Instagram to share the viral photo which has now had people hooked. Nasa’s latest article is simply fascinating and also instructive. However, that’s not all the action has to offer. It’s also a post that may leave you confused as the space agency asked people to identify …

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SpaceX proved itself just in time to save NASA a huge headache

Space has always been a geopolitical battleground, from the first Soviet satellite to the brewing space race between China and the United States. This time, thanks to SpaceX, NASA can avoid the thorny issue of Russian sanctions that have just been announced following the invasion of Ukraine by this country. …

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SpaceX will launch a spacewalk with an all-civilian crew this year

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Is a fairly standard question for kids, with a fairly standard set of unrealistic answers including, cowboy, movie star, and astronaut. However, one of those unlikely dreams is about to become much more realistic, thanks to the company alone. SpaceX …

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SunLive – Women in Space on a mission to reach for the stars

Is your future in the stars? If you work in the space sector in New Zealand or someone who wants to, there is a network of Kiwi women committed to achieving stellar goals Women in Space Aotearoa New Zealand is a new organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and …

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China presents its space program

China’s Tiangong Space Station.Credit: Xinhua/eyevine China has had a bumper few years in space exploration and its ambitions are about to get bolder. China’s National Space Administration has released an outline of its plans for the next five years, which include launching a robotic craft on an asteroid, building a …

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NASA discovers 10 new exoplanets since early 2022

Since the beginning of 2022, NASA has discovered 10 new “exoplanets”, bringing to light distant and mysterious worlds. We are only six weeks away from 2022 and NASA is already shedding light on distant and mysterious worlds. The US space agency has discovered ten exoplanets since the start of the …

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Persevering students receive messages from Mars, courtesy of NASA

“I read your stories and was so inspired,” Trosper told the kids, adding, “That perseverance, that courage, and that determination — that’s what it takes to be successful.” Learn more about “You have perseverance” The program connects students with the JPL rover team, whose members faced several challenges during the …

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Testing Rocks on Earth to Help NASA’s Perseverance Work on Mars

“It was very physical work,” said Louise Jandura, JPL’s chief sampling and caching engineer, who led the testing campaign. “We were shaking with rock hammers and crowbars. A few boulders were big enough that the five of us had to hold a canvas taut to put it in the bed …

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Halle Berry Says ‘Moonfall’ Role As NASA Director Was Important

In February, Lionsgate released a new movie titled “Moonfall.” The sci-fi disaster film presented Halle Berry and other talented actors including Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Peña, Charlie Plummer, Kelly Yu and Donald Sutherland. MEGA Berry, known for her award-winning role in the 2001 romantic drama “Monster’s Ball,” starred as …

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“How about Interplanetary Pizza Day?” NASA’s Juno mission saw “Pepperoni” storms over Jupiter’s North Pole

NASA’s Juno mission spotted “pepperoni” storms on Jupiter. The space agency released the news on National Pizza Day, making Jupiter’s storms all the more interesting for us. NASA posted a video of the giant planet’s north pole on its Instagram handle. You can see a dense formation of thunderstorms with …

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A geomagnetic storm damaged the last batch of Starlink satellites

item CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES – 2022/02/03: People watch from Canaveral National Seashore the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket carries 49 Internet Starlink s CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida. – SpaceX says a geomagnetic storm damaged …

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Ultrasonic Exploration and Space Psychology Kick Off ISS Week

Through Nasa February 8, 2022 The International Space Station is pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavor during an orbiting lab flyby that took place after it undocked from the space-facing port of the Harmony module on November 8, 2021. Credit: NASA Johnson The Expedition 66 crew kicked off the …

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OneWeb founder plans to launch 100,000 satellites into space

Greg Wyler, the space entrepreneur who founded Britain’s OneWeb, plans to put up to 100,000 satellites into orbit this decade with his latest commercial venture E-Space. The company announced on Monday that it has raised $50 million in seed funding from Prime Movers Lab, a fund that invests in breakthrough …

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Watch SpaceX launch a US spy satellite and land a rocket in this riveting drone video

A stunning new video from SpaceX captures what it’s like to watch a rocket launch from the air and then witness the booster return to Earth. The video, captured by a flying SpaceX drone, shows the company’s launch of classified satellite NROL-87 for the US National Reconnaissance Office. The mission …

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NASA honors Black History Month with live webcasts

NASA has a series of talks ready to discuss the impact of Black History Month on space exploration. From highlighting African Americans who flew in space to black people working at the agency’s top levels today, NASA’s Black History talks will include webcasts and other events. live to continue the …

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Moonwalk on the podium: discover the creations of the RISD students for the clothes that the astronauts wear during the NASA lunar mission 2025

The latest space news? The Rhode Island School of Design is designing clothes NASA astronauts could wear as they fly to the moon on the Artemis mission, which is currently scheduled for liftoff in 2025. NASA’s last manned lunar landing was the Apollo 17 mission in 1972. For Artemis, the …

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Coast Guard investigates Royal Caribbean ship that blocked SpaceX launch

A Coast Guard investigation is underway after the Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas cruise ship was responsible for cleaning up a SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Sunday night. The ship veered into the exclusion zone along the flight path of a Falcon 9 rocket just …

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New funding to support the sustainable future of space

Space debris is a major threat to the satellite services we rely on 13 projects involve industry and universities across the UK The UK Space Agency is providing £1.7million for new projects to support sustainable space operations, Science Minister George Freeman announced today. The 13 new projects will help track …

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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Italian satellite on January 29; here’s how to watch live

SpaceX is preparing to launch an Italian-made Earth observation satellite, which will lift off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on January 29. The COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation (CSG-2) FM2 will launch aboard the Falcon 9 rocket at 4:41 a.m. (IST) and is part of the Cosmo-SkyMed Second Generation …

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Why Virgin Orbit stock soared on Thursday

What happened Shares of pristine orbit (NASDAQ: VORB) climbed 3.9% in afternoon trading on the Nasdaq Thursday at 2:30 p.m. ET. Virgin Orbit, Sir Richard Branson’s latest Special Purpose Space Acquisition (SPAC) company, launches satellites into air orbit via rockets deployed from an airborne 747 jetliner. So what Virgin Orbit …

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Said they won’t take off with his pictures

Despite a general consensus among degen apes that NFTs are headed for the proverbial moon, space agency NASA has revealed that it will not allow its content and logos to be used for liftoff. This is an important clarification because images and video content from US government agencies are generally …

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Israel signs NASA-led Artemis program to land astronauts on lunar surface

Israel officially signed on Wednesday to a NASA-led space program to land astronauts on the lunar surface and establish a long-term human presence on the moon in preparation for future missions to Mars. The agreement to join the Artemis program establishes principles for cooperation on space exploration and the human …

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NASA Memorial Day: A ceremony will be held for fallen astronauts

The tribute to the lives lost in the pursuit of space will take place at 10 a.m. on January 27. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Every January, NASA pauses to honor and remember the lives lost in the pursuit of space and “advance the cause of exploration and discovery.” The tribute …

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NASA faces astronaut shortage, new report says

A shortage of astronauts could affect NASA’s upcoming missions to the International Space Station and beyond over the next five years. A new report from NASA’s astronaut corps management says the space agency is concerned it won’t meet mission demands with the current number of trained astronauts. The news comes …

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Science mission begins for NASA’s new X-ray eye on the universe – Spaceflight Now

Artist’s concept of imaging X-ray polarimetry explorer. Credit: NASA A NASA astronomy satellite launched Dec. 9 from Kennedy Space Center on a SpaceX rocket has begun X-ray observing the universe, embarking on a mission to study the nature of black holes and the super-dense skeletons left behind by exploded stars. …

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Most Read – Automotive MCUs, Bitcoin Waste, Semiconductor Crashes

What topics are covered this week? There’s Virgin Orbit completing its third mission, Infineon’s 28nm Aurix automotive microcontrollers, a crackdown on Bitcoin mining in China, the (illusory) hopes of building a national chip industry, and predictions of a coming crash for the semiconductor industry… 5. Virgin Orbit’s successful horizontal launch …

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Axiom Space: Building the Alien Economy

Axiom Space wants to take the extraterrestrial economy to new heights. The Houston-based company, which was founded in 2016, aims to build and operate its own space station in low Earth orbit (LEO) in the coming years. And Axiom has signed agreements with SpaceX to carry out several tourist missions …

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Virgin Orbit successfully launches seven more satellites into space

Virgin Orbit has successfully launched seven new satellites into space, on a rocket launched from an adapted Boeing 747 flying over the Pacific Ocean. Richard BransonThe Mojave Space Company placed the small satellites into a 310-mile orbit, from the Mojave Air and Space Port in California at 4:39 p.m. ET …

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Chinese astronauts, students from Beijing, Macau and Hong Kong in space-to-Earth interview on New Year’s Day

Three Chinese astronauts from the Tiangong space station had a video chat with students in Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday afternoon, the first day of 2022. The live space-Earth conference brought together around 500 young students at the three sites. The astronauts shared their space dream and their …

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LEGO to launch NASA-inspired moon sets in time for Artemis I launch

December 29, 2021 LEGO is launching a new series of NASA Artemis Program-themed construction toys just in time to coincide with the first mission. The toy company recently unveiled the first two of its NASA-inspired LEGO City Space sets with clues about more to come. The release of the new …

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Innovative in space

From global space agencies to emerging private sector players and even the general public, each of us has a role to play in guiding global space travel. By Salem Humaid AlMarri, Managing Director of MBRSC In the space realm, we keep thinking about the next big thing. Since the advent …

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The Great British Space Race | Space

Britain is set to make a remarkable aerospace breakthrough over the next 12 months. For the first time, a satellite will be put into orbit from a launch pad in the United Kingdom. It will be a historic moment – although it is not yet clear exactly where this great …

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Bahrain takes first step into orbit, joining Gulf space race

Image of a previous SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base on May 4, 2019 in … [+] Cape Canaveral, Florida (Photo: Paul Hennessy / NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Bahrain said it sent a satellite into space on December 21, making its first …

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What is a comet? | NASA Space Square – NASA Science For Kids

The short answer: Comets are large objects made of dust and ice that orbit the Sun. Best known for their long, sinking tails, these ancient objects are vestiges of the formation of the solar system 4.6 billion years ago. Comets, like the comet ISON pictured here, are believed to contain …

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Japanese space tourists return to Earth – Spaceflight Now

Russian Commander Alexander Misurkin smiles after exiting the Soyuz MS-20 landing capsule, visible below. Credit: Roscosmos Two Japanese space tourists and a veteran Russian cosmonaut left the International Space Station and landed on Earth on Sunday, ending a 12-day mission with a parachute-assisted landing in freezing Kazakhstan. The Soyuz MS-20 …

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Summary of scientific news: geologists discover a “treasure” of dinosaur tracks in Poland; NASA’s Webb Telescope promises ‘incredible journey’ for astronomy and more

Here is a summary of scientific news briefs. Geologists find “treasure” of dinosaur tracks in Poland Hundreds of dinosaur footprints, so well preserved that even scaly skin can be seen, have been found in Poland, giving a glimpse of a complex ecosystem around 200 million years ago, geologists said. Described …

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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’s James Webb Space Telescope receives power for launch on December 22

The James Webb Space Telescope is powered up and getting ready for launch. (Image credit: ESA / CNES / Arianespace) The new James Webb Space Telescope is complete and one step closer to take off. Members of the mission team have finished feeding the James Webb Space Telescope in advance …

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SpaceX test fires rocket for NASA X-ray telescope mission | SpaceX News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – SpaceX test fires rocket for NASA X-ray telescope mission – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. SpaceX completed a static test firing …

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Weekly bytes | Android phones work like car keys, NASA chooses companies to develop space stations, and more

Here’s our curated list of important tech news from this week in byte size. Some Android phones can now lock, unlock a car Some Android phones can now provide simple and secure keyless access to a car, allowing owners to lock, unlock and even start their cars. The digital car …

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NASA Private Space Station Contracts: Blue Origin, Nanoracks, Northrop

Concept art of a “Starlab” space station Nanoracks NASA has awarded contracts to three companies to develop private space stations, as the agency prepares for withdrawal from the International Space Station. Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and Jeff Bezos’ Nanoracks have received a total of $ 415.6 million under NASA’s Commercial …

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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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Each space tourism package in 2021 ranked: $ 125,000 to $ 60 million

Sir Richard Branson flew into space aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft, a trip he described as “the experience of a lifetime” at Spaceport America in New Mexico, the United States, on 11 July 2021. Virgin Galactic / Handout / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images 2021 is a historic year for …

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100 times more powerful than US technology, China says its nuclear reactor for space missions will surpass NASA’s device

Chinese scientists are currently building a powerful nuclear reactor for their expeditions to the Moon and Mars. Beijing says its reactor will be 100 times more powerful than the device the US space agency wants to install on the moon’s surface by 2030. The new technology is part of a …

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Astroscale raises $ 109 million Series F round

With this latest round, Astroscale has raised $ 300 million, providing the company with capital to move forward on several satellite maintenance and debris disposal initiatives. This includes its Astroscale End-of-Life Services Demonstration Mission (ELSA-d), which in August demonstrated the ability to release and capture an object in orbit. Another …

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NASA launches ‘suicide’ spacecraft to deflect asteroid off course | Space News

NASA has launched a mission to deliberately crush a spaceship onto an asteroid – a test if humanity ever stops a giant space rock from wiping out life on Earth. It might sound like science fiction, but the DART – Double Asteroid Redirection Test – is a true proof of …

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Meet Anousheh Ansari, the only woman to ever travel to space on a self-funded mission

Fifteen years before Amazon founder Jeff Bezos catapulted himself into space in a rocket, Anousheh Ansari became the first female space tourist, spending nine days on the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. She is still the only woman to travel to space on a self-funded mission, which …

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NASA’s DART mission to strike an asteroid is launched this week. Here’s how to watch it online.

NASA’s asteroid impact mission is about to begin, and you can watch the event and several science briefings live. The Dual Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is scheduled to launch no earlier than 1:20 a.m. EST (6:20 a.m. GMT) on Wednesday, November 24 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg …

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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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Q + A-What is space debris and how dangerous is it?

Band Supantha Mukherjee STOCKHOLM, November 16 (Reuters) – Russia’s test on Monday to detonate one of its own satellites in space drew criticism for endangering the International Space Station crew and, experts said, created a field of debris that has increased the risks to space activities for years. WHAT DOES …

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NASA’s SOFIA airborne observatory observes star formation near the galactic center

SOFIA flies over the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountains with its telescope door open during a test flight. SOFIA is a modified Boeing 747SP. Credit: NASA / Jim Ross Examining the ionized carbon emissions of Sagittarius B provides essential information about star formation in our own galaxy and beyond. Sagittarius, or …

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NASA pushes back human lunar mission schedule to 2025

Workers pressure wash the NASA logo on the vehicle assembly building before SpaceX sends two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA, May 19, 2020. REUTERS / Joe Skipper Nov. 9 (Reuters) – NASA extends …

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Oman to launch its first satellite in 2022

Three companies have come together to design and manufacture a complete satellite imagery system based on CubeSat technology. From left to right: Damian Jamroz, COO and Vice President of SatRevolution Grzegorz Zwoli? Ski, CEO and President of SatRevolution; Piotr A. Wrzecionowicz Ph.D., Dr. Sc., Mech. P. Eng., President and Professor, …

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Making Earth Observation Profitable Using Nanosatellites

The future of satellites is nanosatellites. However, the small size of these space technologies does not limit the impact they can have. Image Credit: Dima Zel / Shutterstock.com Since Russia launched the first man-made satellite in 1957, Earth has seen a steady increase in the number of orbiting satellites, with …

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