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May 25, 2021

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Space.com

If you take a photo of the 2021 total lunar eclipse let us know! You can send images and comments to spacephotos@space.com. No avid skywatcher ever misses a total eclipse of …

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Space.com

Whitson, a record-setting astronaut, will launch with pilot and racecar drive John Shoffner.

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Spaceflight Now

Peggy Whitson, America’s most experienced astronaut, and veteran GT3-class race car driver John Shoffner, a long-time pilot, will anchor a four-person crew launching to the International Space Station aboard Axiom Space’s second commercial trip to orbit, the …

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Space.com

A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides approximately with the moon’s perigee, or the point in its elliptical orbit at which it is closest to Earth. As a result, the moon appears to be bigger and brighter than usual.

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Space.com

In a total lunar eclipse, the moon gets completely covered by Earth’s shadow as the moon and sun line up on exact opposite sides of our planet. So what does it look like and what can skywatchers at home expect?

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Space.com

You’ll also want to consider how you frame your shot. “Look for foreground objects to frame the moon, give context, or add to the design of your image,” NASA advises. NASA …

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CNN

(CNN) The moon is about to put on a bit of a show. The full moon on May 26 will be the first total lunar eclipse since January 2019, according to EarthSky. It will take the moon just under three hours to cross through the Earth’s shadow, but the actual lunar …

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Phys.Org

Rice physicist Junichiro Kono, alumnus Takuma Makihara and their collaborators found an orthoferrite material, in this case yttrium iron oxide, placed in a high magnetic field showed uniquely tunable, ultrastrong interactions between magnons in the crystal.

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Phys.Org

NASA’s new boss Bill Nelson doesn’t consider himself an astronaut even though he spent six days orbiting Earth in 1986 aboard space shuttle Columbia—as a congressman. “I reserve that term for my professional …

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