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June 20, 2021

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CNN

(CNN) Space is hard — and no one understands that better than astronauts. After facing “technical delays” during a spacewalk on Wednesday, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet are conducting a …

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CTV News

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Livescience.com

Building these strong yet ephemeral traps is a process that follows patterns shared among spider species. But is there room for individual variation that makes one species’ web — or one individual spider’s — recognizably different from another’s? Are all webs …

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CBS News

A supermoon occurs when the moon is at its closest point to Earth in its orbit, known as perigee. It appears slightly larger and brighter than a typical full moon. However, scientists have yet to agree …

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Big Island Video News

HAWAIʻI VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – The prototype Continuous Laser Rangefinder was used to track the changes in the Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake during the most recent eruption. (BIVN) – Kilauea volcano is not erupting. “Lava supply to the …

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UPI.com

The three astronauts from Apollo 14 — Alan Shepard, Stuart Roosa and Edgar Mitchell — have died, but their families and several other Apollo-era figures recalled the trip as a triumphant return to the moon after the Apollo 13 accident.

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Livescience.com

These images, taken with the SPHERE instrument on the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope, show the surface of the red supergiant star Betelgeuse during its unprecedented dimming, which happened in late 2019 and early 2020. (Image …

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Science Times

TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – APRIL 11: People watch as the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from launch pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on April 11, 2019, in Titusville, Florida. The rocket is carrying a communications satellite built by Lockheed …

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Science Times

The space agency announced inviting proposals from commercial space firms in the United States to make space more accessible than ever before. STS-114 Steve Robinson on Canadarm2. (Photo: NASA / WikiCommons).

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Noozhawk

With the brilliant moon in our sky this week, stargazers must settle for viewing bright stars. And there are no brighter stars of the season than those of the summer triangle, now appearing low in the eastern sky after dark. The summer triangle is not an official …

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