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July 8, 2021

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Space.com

This dark fate may arise from the actions of a few black holes that may currently lie within that cluster of stars, and the finding may shed light on the future of dozens of similar clusters in the Milky Way, researchers say.

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Space.com

What do you do if you discover a big rock on a collision course with Earth and have very little time to take action? A repurposed telecommunication satellite about to hit an asteroid to safe humankind from extinction. (Image credit: Airbus). Large satellites used …

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Space.com

The CRS-22 Dragon cargo ship will undock from the station’s Harmony module at 10:35 a.m. EDT (1435 GMT) for an eventual arrival in the Atlantic Ocean. The procedure will be broadcast live on NASA Television and you can watch in the window above, …

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Science Magazine

SIGN UP FOR THE SCIENCE eTOC · Type I and III innate interferons (IFNs) are rapidly induced in mammalian cells in response to virus infection. · The IFN system is absent from invertebrates and plants, which protect themselves from viral infection by means of …

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CNN

(CNN) Today through July 21 marks one decade since the last NASA space shuttle flight, with the Atlantis shuttle launching on July 8, 2011, to spend 13 days partly delivering supplies to the International Space Station. On the 10th anniversary of that last …

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Scientific American

Scientists have long known the Crab Nebula as a very energetic astrophysical object beaming off radiation ranging from radio waves to gamma rays. But recently, scientists discovered it is even more energetic than they thought. Using an …

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Spaceflight Now

Astronauts Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo tested new-generation Chinese-built spacesuits, installed foot restraints and a work platform on the space station’s robotic arm, and mounted a panoramic camera outside the complex, according to the China Manned …

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Popular Mechanics

Two years removed from the Columbia disaster, the June 2005 issue of Popular Mechanics investigated a growing sentiment that the space shuttle needed to be retired. Safety and staggering operating costs had caused many to question its usefulness in the …

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EarthSky

The globular star cluster Palomar 5 has always been strange. The cluster is one of the “fluffiest” known, It’s less massive than other globulars and has a greater distance between its stars. It also has two long streamers of stars flowing away from the cluster.

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Phys.Org

“F Prime has enabled a lot of goals we’ve had at JPL to design a truly reusable multi-mission flight architecture with the added bonus of the open-source collaboration and visibility afforded by the Mars Helicopter project,” Canham said.

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