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May 29, 2021

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Space.com

As you unlock milestones and complete missions, you find yourself waging a PR battle with the other space agencies and also with your own funders. If you do well, the other agencies will give you a few Easter eggs (I got free Venus flyby development tech), …

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Space.com

And although Biden did not propose delaying the 2024 moon landing — a timeline set by the previous presidential administration — NASA Chief Financial Officer Steve Shinn acknowledged that the ambitious mission could be delayed. Related: Presidential …

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Spaceflight Now

The launch rate to start 2021 is a record for orbital missions from Cape Canaveral. The cadence has largely been driven by SpaceX’s rapid deployment of Starlink internet satellites. In an interview, Eno said the pace …

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Space.com

The image is a combination of 21 individual photographs the rover took recently to study a strange type of wispy cloud over its Gale Crater home. Scientists realized two Earth years ago that the cloud type was forming earlier in the Martian year than they …

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CNN

(CNN) Try to imagine for a moment, if you will, what it must be like to walk in space. After suiting up, you step outside the airlock. The International Space Station, nearly the length of an American football field, dwarfs you. Its exterior will be your workspace for …

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WIRED

Eventually, the tunnels had become a museum, managed by the cave enthusiasts of the Trieste Alpine Club; they wanted to know who else was hanging out down there, besides tourists, school groups, and them.

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Space.com

China’s new space station module is about to get its first robotic visitor. The Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft launched from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center on China’s Hainan Island today (May 29), rising off the pad atop a Long March 7 rocket at 8:55 a.m. …

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Phys.Org

As part of preparing for an experiment aboard the International Space Station, researchers explored new ways to culture living heart cells for microgravity research. They found that cryopreservation, a process of storing cells at -80°C, makes it easier to …

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SpaceCoastDaily.com

(NASA) – Cloudy days are rare in the thin, dry atmosphere of Mars. Clouds are typically found at the planet’s equator in the coldest time of year, when Mars is the farthest from the Sun in its oval-shaped orbit.

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KTRK-TV

It’s auctioning off one seat on its first spaceflight with people on board, targeted for July. NASA even has a new acronym: PAM for Private Astronaut Mission. Retired NASA astronaut Mike Mullane didn’t consider himself an astronaut until his first space shuttle …

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