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January 26, 2022

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Space.com

The uncrewed journey of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft will be crucial to get the two systems ready for humans for future moon missions later in the decade. Together the systems will …

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Space.com

The rocket in question launched the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), a joint effort of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA. DSCOVR studies our planet and the space weather environment from the Earth …

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Space.com

Could we send a spacecraft to the giant, cigar-shaped interstellar interloper ‘Oumuamua? Should we? In 2017, astronomers detected a space rock from another solar system whizzing through our cosmic neighborhood for the first time ever.

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Space.com

The agency hopes to send the uncrewed mission around the moon later this year, in preparation for future astronaut missions. Artist’s illustration of NASA’s Space Launch System megarocket launching the Orion crew capsule. (Image credit: NASA ).

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Space.com

“The team did such an amazing job representing the volumetric layers that viewers can immediately and intuitively comprehend the complex structure,” project lead Frank Summers, principal visualization scientist at Baltimore’s Space Telescope Science …

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Space.com

An artificial intelligence program suggests there may be hundreds of thousands of meteorites left for scientists to discover on the icy fields of Antarctica and reveals what may be the most likely places to unearth them, a new study finds.

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The New York Times

Instead, it is the four-ton upper stage of a SpaceX rocket launched seven years ago that is to crash into the moon on March 4, based on recent observations and calculations by amateur astronomers.

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CNN

(CNN) While mapping radio waves across the universe, astronomers happened upon a celestial object releasing giant bursts of energy — and it’s unlike anything they’ve ever seen before. The spinning space …

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Phys.Org

“What a beautiful Christmas present to have the James Webb Space Telescope launch on Christmas Day,” echoed Dan Weisz, a UC Berkeley associate professor of astronomy who leads another team awarded observing time as part of the “early release science” …

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Livescience.com

The secret behind a record-breaking nuclear fusion experiment that spit out 10 quadrillion watts of power in a split second has been revealed: a “self-heating” — or “burning” — plasma of neutron-heavy hydrogen inside the fuel capsule used in the …

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