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May 18, 2021

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Space.com

On the night of May 25-27, observers in Oceania, Hawaii, eastern Asia and Antarctica will see a lunar eclipse that coincides with the moon’s closest approach to Earth — making it a “supermoon” eclipse that will turn the moon reddish — also known as a “blood …

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Space.com

The weather forecast improved to 90% favorable for Tuesday’s launch, with nothing but blue skies over the space coast. “And liftoff of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with the fifth Space-Based …

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Space.com

The pictures probably showed more intense colors than the naked eye, as violet doesn’t show up well to humans against the black background of the night sky. The mission, also called …

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Space.com

Solar Orbiter, a mission jointly run by the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, launched in February 2020 and made its first close approach of our star a year later, on Feb. 10. Scientists are still digging through that data before the spacecraft begins its …

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Rolling Stone

At night, or whatever Earth hour his daily duties on the Red Planet end, Chamberlain-Simon is Proud Father, his longtime and long-secretive music project that will release its first music to humankind, the space-rock concept album The View of Earth From Mars.

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The Planetary Society

The next lunar eclipse happens on May 26, 2021. It will be a total lunar eclipse, meaning the Moon will be completely covered by the darkest portion of Earth’s shadow. To see specific times and whether it will be visible for your location, we recommend this …

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Scientific American

In the first few seconds of video taken at the Arecibo radio telescope on December 1, 2020, everything looks normal. Sure, support cables had broken the previous August and November, damaging the 300-meter-wide dish. And sure, the National Science …

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Space.com

A sample-return mission to Saturn’s moon Titan could discover unexpected forms of life and bring back chemical compounds that cannot be found on Earth. A team of NASA researchers is designing a mission concept that would use Titan’s lakes of methane as …

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CNN

(CNN) A happy accident has resulted in the Solar Orbiter mission spying eruptions from the sun. These eruptions, called coronal mass ejections, blast out solar particles across the solar system and have the potential to disrupt technology if they reach Earth.

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Phys.Org

Ants are renowned in the insect world for their complex social structure and behaviors. Workers and foragers support the queen, faithfully carrying out their social roles for the overall health of the colony. This complex “superorganism” —-as scientists have …

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