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See the Northrop Grumman Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch – Visiblity Map

    Credit: NASAGet up early June 15, grab a cup of coffee and watch the rise of Northrop Grumman’s Minotaur 1 rocket as it’s launched into sp…

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ExoMars Rover Replica Begins Earth-Based Mission in “Mars Terrain Simulator”

    Credit: Thales Alenia SpaceThe replica ExoMars rover that will be used in the Rover Operations Control Centre to support mission training an…

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Planetary Defense: NASA Approves Continued Development Asteroid Hunting Space Telescope

    NEO Surveyor is a new mission proposal designed to discover and characterize most of the potentially hazardous asteroids that are near the E…

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Nitrogen reduction to ammonia at high efficiency and rates based on a phosphonium proton shuttle

    Shuttling protons in ammonia synthesis An electrochemical route to ammonia could substantially lower the greenhouse gas emissions associated…

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Spiral morphology in an intensely star-forming disk galaxy more than 12 billion years ago

    Spiral features in the early Universe The early assembly of galaxies is thought to have produced disturbed and asymmetric objects. Morpholog…

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Spatiotemporal imaging of 2D polariton wave packet dynamics using free electrons

    Imaging polariton dynamics Two-dimensional (2D) materials can confine light to volumes much shorter than the wavelength, and, together, the …

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Satellites will crash into Verdansk in Call of Duty Warzone Season 4

    Satellites will fall when Call of Duty Warzone Season 4 launches June 17. (Image credit: Activision)Change is coming to Verdansk as season 4…

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Did a dark energy discovery just prove Einstein wrong? Not quite.

    The Dark Energy Camera imaged 10 selected areas of the sky called deep fields. The multiple images of each provided astronomers with a glimp…

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Watch Blue Origin auction a seat on its 1st crewed spaceflight today

    Blue Origin's New Shepard Spacecraft First Step launches on a suborbital spaceflight from West Texas on April 14, 2021. (Image credit: …

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This week on the Space.com forums: Parallel universes, the moon, UFOs and a solar quiz!

    The eclipsed sun rises over the U.S. Capitol Building on June 10, 2021, in an image from NASA photographer Bill Ingalls.(Image credit: NASA/…

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First seat to space on Blue Origin's New Shepard sells for $28 million

    Blue Origin's New Shepard launch vehicle lifts from the company's West Texas launch site on a suborbital test flight. Blue Origin …

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Freeze-Dried Mouse Sperm Survived 6 Years in Space Used to Conceive Healthy Baby Mice

    Healthy "space pups" were born from freeze-dried mouse sperm that orbited the planet for nearly six years aboard the International Space Sta…

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Rogue Exoplanets Lurking in Space Could Have Habitable Moons, Scientists Say

    It's hard to tell what's lurking out there, in the dark voids between the stars.Evidence, however, suggests the existence of a vas…

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7 Notable Space Shuttle Astronauts

    collectSPACE/Robert Z. PearlmanNASA's Shuttle AstronautsThe space shuttle has launched 134 times during its 30 years of service, and in…

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Transit of Venus 2012 App Enables Cosmic Calculations Next Week

    On June 5-6, amateur and professional astronomers alike will be treated to a very rare celestial event: the trek of the planet Venus across…

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African Art Inspired By the Cosmos on Display at DC Museum

    Untitled by Gavin Jantjes, South Africa.1989-1990. Materials: acrylic on canvas. Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collection…

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Space Station Science Experiment Blunder Blamed on Flawed Training

    With clouds and land forming a backdrop, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft is grappled by the Canadarm2 robotic arm at the Internatio…

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Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

    The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks on the night of July 28 to 29, 2012. Watch for meteors radiating from the southeast after midni…

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Telstar 1 in Pictures: Legacy of 1st TV Communications Satellite

    Bell LabsTelstar 1 SatelliteImage of the Telstar 1 satellite. Telstar was launched by NASA on July 10, 1962, from Cape Canaveral, Fla., and …

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Inflatable Heat Shields Could One Day Land Astronauts on Mars

    An artist's concept of an inflatable heat shield slowing a spacecraft for a Mars landing.(Image credit: NASA)NASA successfully tested a…

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Details of 1st Private Manned Mars Flyby Mis

    An artist's illustration of the manned spacecraft for the Inspiration Mars mission to send two astronauts on a Mars flyby mission in 20…

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Summer Olympics Cities Seen From Space (Gall

    NASA Goddard Space Flight CenterLondon, United KingdomThe image above shows London and the southern half of Great Britain as it appeared on …

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Next Space Telescope Must Survive 'Big

    A full-scale JWST sunshield membrane deployed on the membrane test fixture at Mantech, Hunstville. The JWST sunshield comprises five of thes…

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NASA Shuts Down Galaxy-Hunting Space Telesco

    The Galaxy Evolution Explorer was launched on April 28, 2003. Its mission is to study the shape, brightness, size and distance of galaxies a…

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Robonaut 2, NASA's Humanoid Space Robot

    NASA's Robonaut 2 flexes its newly built legs in this still from a video demonstration of the robot's new capabilities released De…

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This Is How Elon Musk Motivates The Tesla Te

    Originally published on EVANNEX.In spite of tremendous obstacles, Elon Musk has succeeded where others have doubted him. According to USA To…

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SpaceX to Send Japanese Billionaire to The M

    A Japanese billionaire has signed up to become SpaceX's first private passenger to fly to the Moon. But he doesn't intend on trave…

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Russians end 7-hour spacewalk at Internation

    In this image taken from Roscosmos video, Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky, left, and Pyotr Dubrov, members of the crew to the International…

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Researchers Create Tiny, Cicada-Like Drones

    Screenshot: Kevin Yufeng ChenWhen we think of drones, we imagine massive, quadrotor machines that buzz around like manic seagulls. But what …

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These Astronauts Will Fly SpaceX, Boeing Spa

    NASA today announced the names of nine US astronauts who will be the first to ride to the International Space Station on private spacecraft …

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CryoSat Mission Reveals Massive Ice Loss Fro

    Gulf of Alaska. Using information from ESAs CryoSat mission, new research shows that between 2010 and 2019, the Gulf of Alaska lost 76 Gt of…

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Symphony of Science: "The Case for Mars"

    John Boswell has done it again -- he's created another Symphony of Science music video, this time called "The Case for Mars."The video …

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Attention, People of Earth

    The New Yorker brings us an important message from extraterrestrials, translated by writer Paul Simms.I'm just gonna start this dialog …

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Remembering Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan passed away 15 years ago today.Sagan was a gifted astronomer, astrophysicist, writer, and evangelist of science; he was best know…

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The Late Movies:The Sagan Series

    Reid Gower has been assembling videos featuring Carl Sagan, primarily using Sagan's narration from Pale Blue Dot and assorted documenta…

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In acoustic waves, engineers break reciproci

    An acoustic wave obeying reciprocity; it travels outward in all directions (like concentric circles that form after a stone is dropped in a …

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In acoustic waves, engineers break reciproci

    An acoustic wave obeying reciprocity; it travels outward in all directions (like concentric circles that form after a stone is dropped in a …

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Spacetime Crystals: New Mathematical Formula

    A Penn State scientist studying crystal structures has developed a new mathematical formula that may solve a decades-old problem in understa…

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World's largest iceberg breaks off Anta

    The iceberg, dubbed A-76, measures around 4320 sq km in size – currently making it the largest berg in the world.A huge ice block has broke…

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In acoustic waves, engineers break reciproci

    An acoustic wave obeying reciprocity; it travels outward in all directions (like concentric circles that form after a stone is dropped in a …

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Blue Origin auctions seat on first spaceflig

    itemProp="image" Jeff Bezos' space venture Blue Origin auctioned off a seat Saturday on its first crewed spaceflight scheduled on July …

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Why We Don't Know the Animal Origins of

    Chinese horseshoe bat. Credit: MerlinTuttle.org and Science SourceOver the past century, many notable viruses have emerged from animals to c…

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The COVID Lab-Leak Hypothesis: What Scientis

    A security member keeps watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Credit: Thomas Peter AlamyDebate over the idea that the SARS-CoV-2 co…

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Wearing face coverings in indoor public spac

    In a groundbreaking new research study conducted by scientists at UCL, wearing “appropriate” face masks reduces aerosol transmis…

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Excess Deaths Reveal the Pandemic’s Hi

    The Navajo Nation was heavily impacted by the pandemic, and some of the most excess deaths occurred in Navajo County, Arizona. Here, a Navaj…

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SpaceX launches tiny critters, solar panels

    CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. -- SpaceX has launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station, including thousands of tiny sea cre…

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Transcendence Happens All the Time

    Credit: CDC, Alissa Eckert, MSMI, Dan Higgins, MSM and Caleb A. Scharf (ASCII art).The ongoing coronavirus pandemic might not seem like an o…

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Jeff Bezos riding his own rocket to space in

    Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket into space next month, joining the first crew to fly in a Blue Origin capsule.The Amazon founder announc…

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The First ‘Google Translate’ for

    Young elephant exhibits protective behavior towardhis younger sibling. Credit: AlamyWhen a male African savanna elephant folds his ears whil…

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Jeff Bezos is going to space for 11 minutes.

    Jeff Bezos can have anything. He could circle the globe in a private jet or sail it forever in a fleet of megayachts. He could afford to buy…

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