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June 2, 2021

NEWS

Space.com

“Our voyage to discovery requires us to be able to untether ourselves from our own solar system,” Abigail Rymer, a space physicist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland and a member of the Outer Planets Assessment Group …

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The announcement came on Wednesday (June 2) during NASA administrator Bill Nelson’s livestreamed State of NASA speech. The two missions, called DAVINCI+ and VERITAS were selected from NASA’s shortlist of four spacecraft for the next round …

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Expedition 65 Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov, both of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, opened the hatch of the Poisk airlock at 1:53 a.m. EDT (0553 GMT), marking the beginning of today’s spacewalk.

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“We are less than 24 hours away from our 22nd resupply mission to the International Space Station,” Sarah Walker, Dragon mission management for SpaceX, which has been flying commercial cargo missions for NASA since 2012, said during a news …

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CNN

(CNN) The Curiosity rover is heading for the hills as it continues to explore Mars, and the proverbial gold it’s looking for may surprise you: organic salts. No, that’s not for your farm-to-table cooking. Organic salt is a key ingredient in the quest for evidence of life …

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Expedition 65 Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov are expected to start their spacewalk at 1:20 a.m. EDT (0520 GMT). The extravehicular activity, or EVA, should last six and a half hours, although the timing is subject to change depending on how …

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Phys.Org

In a recently published study in Nature, ICFO scientists Dario Lago, Samuele Grandi, Alessandro Seri and Jelena Rakonjac, led by ICREA Prof at ICFO, Hugues de Riedmatten, have achieved scalable, telecom-heralded matter-matter entanglement between two …

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The telescope is set to be shipped in August to Kourou, French Guiana, where Webb will launch to space atop an Arianespace Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Center. However, while …

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Phys.Org

Satellite systems expert Dr. Joon Wayn Cheong, from UNSW School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, says that as humans launch more objects into space, this debris may increasingly threaten the safety of satellites and human astronauts.

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“We live in an ocean of dark matter, yet we know very little about what it could be,” said Flip Tanedo, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and the paper’s senior author. “It is one of the most vexing known unknowns in nature.

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