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June 25, 2021

NEWS

Space.com

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet with the European Space Agency (ESA) completed a six-hour and 45-minute spacewalk on Friday (June 25), during which they install the second of six new International Space Station ( …

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Space.com

NASA will launch dozens of student experiments to space on a sounding rocket today (June 25), and you can watch it live here. After a 24-hour weather delay, the Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital sounding rocket is now scheduled to lift off from NASA’s …

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Space.com

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet, an astronaut from the European Space Agency, will exit the Quest airlock around 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), as long as the last-minute preparations complete on schedule.

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CNN

This illustration shows what Homo longi — dragon man — may have looked like. (CNN) A cranium hidden at the bottom of a well in …

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Phys.Org

Ever wondered how Mars rovers take a selfie? Color video from NASA’s Perseverance shows how the rover captured the historic April 6, 2021, image of itself beside the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter. As a bonus, the rover’s entry, descent, and landing …

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BBC News

Chinese researchers have unveiled an ancient skull that could belong to a completely new species of human. The team has claimed it is our closest evolutionary relative among known species of ancient human, …

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The New York Times

But first the bad news: It’s already half over. Plus, typeface puzzles, the “Dragon Man” skull and more in the Friday edition of the Science Times Newsletter.

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CNN

The Orion Nebula is 1,500 light-years from Earth and is located in<strong&gt. Photos: 31 years of Hubble telescope images.

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Phys.Org

The bright white region of this image shows the icy cap that covers Mars’ south pole, composed of frozen water and frozen carbon dioxide. Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/Bill Dunford. A new paper finds more radar signals suggesting the presence of subsurface …

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CNN

(CNN) It’s the summer of new solar power on the International Space Station. Astronauts Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency will conduct their third spacewalk in just over a week to install a second new solar array …

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