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May 22, 2021

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Space.com

The Falcon 9 will be able to carry Blue Ghost to the moon without forcing the lander to expend much of the fuel it might need for the actual touchdown, Ferring added. Firefly has …

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Space.com

Saturday, May 22 Beijing Time). It is expected to spend the next 90 days mapping the area, searching for signs of water ice, monitoring weather and studying the surface composition.

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CNN

The realistic and colorfully mesmerizing simulation, developed by a team of scientists, is called STARFORGE, or Star Formation in Gaseous Environments. It models an entire gas cloud that serves as stellar nursery. This is where stars are born.

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Phys.Org

China’s Mars rover drove from its landing platform and began exploring the surface on Saturday, state-run Xinhua news agency said, making the country only the second nation to land and operate a rover on the Red Planet. The launch last July of the …

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Business Insider

China has become only the second nation to ever drive a rover on Mars, joining the US. After successfully touching down on the red planet on May 15, the Chinese National Space Administration’s Zhurong rover sat tight on its landing pad, charging up as its …

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CNN

Zhurong is named after a god of fire in Chinese mythology and landed in the red planet’s Utopia Planitia region.

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The Weather Channel

The US space agency has announced the launch of its first mobile robot to the Moon in late 2023 in search of ice and other resources on and below the lunar surface. As part of the Artemis programme, data from the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration …

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SpaceCoastDaily.com

(NASA) – As part of the Artemis program, NASA is planning to send its first mobile robot to the Moon in late 2023 in search of ice and other resources on and below the lunar surface. Data from the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, or VIPER, …

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WLS-TV

The upcoming supermoon, the flower moon, will be the first total lunar eclipse in two years on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. AccuWeather explains how to watch the eclipse and what to expect.

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9News.com KUSA

The university said 55 students were referred to the student conduct process and 4 were suspended. Some cases are still under review.

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