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May 26, 2021

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Space.com

“What a beautiful day for rocket launch here. As you can see the Falcon 9 has successfully lifted off from Pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, carrying our stack of 60 Starlink satellites to orbit,” SpaceX engineer Youmei Zhou said during a live …

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Space.com

A guide to the timing of the total lunar eclipse and supermoon of May 25-26, 2021.

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Space.com

The eclipse was visible from the western part of the Americas, islands of the Pacific Ocean, all of Australia and parts of eastern Asia. Those in Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Papua New Guinea had …

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Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX will launch its fourth Falcon 9 rocket of the month today (May 26) to carry a new fleet of Starlink broadband satellites into space and you can watch the action live online. The private spaceflight company will launch a full …

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CNN

A tether connects you to the space station, and the absence of gravity keeps you from falling. “There’s a lot of things that you really need to do, one of which is just keep your focus, even though it’s amazing out there,” said NASA astronaut Mike Fincke. “It’s really …

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Space.com

The Jupiter moon Europa may be an even more promising abode for life than scientists had thought. A recent study suggests that active volcanoes may lurk on the seabed of the 1,940-mile-wide (3,120 kilometers) Europa, which harbors a huge ocean of salty …

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The New York Times

A Discovery reality TV competition, a Russian medical thriller and more productions could be heading to the orbital outpost in the next year.

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CNN

These animals will be joining the astronaut crew aboard the International Space Station for research purposes. SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 22nd cargo resupply mission to the space station on June 3 at 1:29 p.m. ET. The spacecraft will carry supplies, …

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Phys.Org

The bessbug beetle not only eats its own poop, known as frass, but also uses the material to line the walls of its log-based galleries and to build protective chambers around its young. UC Berkeley scientists have discovered that the frass contains antibiotic …

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Phys.Org

Ohio State University researchers show in a new study that a single material, a layered crystal consisting of the elements rhenium and silicon, turns out to be the gold standard of transverse thermoelectric devices. The scientists …

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