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June 6, 2021

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Approximately 9 minutes later, the booster’s first stage returned to Earth, landing on one of SpaceX’s two drone ships, called “Just Read The Instructions” stationed out in the Atlantic Ocean. The launch occurred at the start of a nearly 2-hour window.

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Spaceflight Now

The tardigrades and squid are part of scientific investigations to examine biological changes caused by microgravity might affect humans. The two solar array wings will augment the space station’s aging electrical grid. After a smooth rendezvous, …

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Spaceflight Now

A Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral early Sunday with a high-power digital radio satellite for SiriusXM, marking SpaceX’s 18th Falcon 9 flight since Jan. 1, but just the third dedicated to external commercial customers in a year dominated by …

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Spaceflight Now

SiriusXM will get a new radio broadcasting satellite with a launch scheduled early Sunday from Cape Canaveral aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, following the failure of an identical spacecraft after a launch last December. The high …

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Space.com

No probe has gotten a good view of Jupiter’s largest moon since 2000, when NASA’s Galileo spacecraft swung past the strange world, which is the largest moon in the whole solar system. But on Monday (June …

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is set for liftoff from Cape Canaveral early Sunday, heading due east over the Atlantic Ocean to deliver the SXM 8 radio broadcasting satellite into orbit around 32 minutes later. The 229- …

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EarthSky

The scientists are part of the Dark Energy Survey, a collaboration of more than 400 scientists from 25 institutions in seven countries. They used artificial intelligence, or AI, to analyze images of 226 million galaxies in the southern sky.

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EarthSky

Robotic rover on brownish rocky terrain with hills in background. The Curiosity rover took this “selfie” photo on May 12, 2019. The rover has found indirect evidence for organic salts on Mars, which could provide valuable clues about past habitable conditions …

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CBS News

SpaceX launched another Falcon 9 rocket early Sunday from Cape Canaveral, this one boosting the SiriusXM-8 radio satellite into orbit to relay entertainment programming to receivers in cars, boats, homes and offices. The previous Maxar-built satellite in the …

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The Verge

On Monday NASA’s Juno space probe, which has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, will get a close-up look at Jupiter’s biggest moon Ganymede, the agency said in a press release. It will be the closest NASA has gotten to the largest moon in the solar system …

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