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September 3, 2021

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Space.com

NASA’s Perseverance rover drills 1st Mars rock sample for an (eventual) return to Earth

The car-sized robot has likely snagged its first-ever Red Planet sample, apparently socking away a drilled-out core of a rock dubbed “Rochette,” mission team …

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CNN

Perseverance rover successfully cores its first rock on Mars

(CNN) The Perseverance rover successfully drilled into a Martian rock on Thursday, creating an intact core sample that could one day be returned to Earth. But …

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Big Island Video News

Volcano Watch: Comparing Signs Of Kilauea Eruption To “Intrusion”

HAWAIʻI VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – Scientists explain how the start of both events are identical, yet we can’t be certain that an intrusion will lead to an …

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Space.com

SpaceX’s newest drone ship returns to port after its 1st rocket landing at sea (photos, videos)

The massive ship is the newest in SpaceX’s trio of drone ships, which are designed to serve as floating landing platforms for the company’s rockets to land on.

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Popular Science

This could be a brand new type of supernova

Binary star mergers could cause explosive stellar deaths. By Leto Sapunar | Published Sep 3, 2021 6:00 AM. Space · Science. An illustration …

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CBS News

Mars rover apparently retrieves first rock sample for return to Earth: “A phenomenal accomplishment”

Initial photos taken Wednesday show a sample in the tube but later images were inconclusive because of poor lighting, NASA said in a news release. The rock …

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Ars Technica

Rocket Report: Alpha launches and then blows up, ULA to stop selling Atlas V

Welcome to Edition 4.14 of the Rocket Report! Lots of drama this week as Astra’s launch suffered an engine failure during its most recent spaceflight, …

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Phys.Org

Researchers develop an engineered ‘mini’ CRISPR genome editing system

The common analogy for CRISPR gene editing is that it works like molecular scissors, cutting out select sections of DNA. Stanley Qi, assistant professor of …

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CNN

Russian cosmonauts conduct first of 11 spacewalks for new space station module

(CNN) Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov are conducting a spacewalk Friday to prepare the new Nauka module for operations on the …

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SpaceCoastDaily.com

NASA’s Latest Augmented Reality Applications Assist Astronaut Repairs to International Space Station

NASA astronaut and Expedition 65 Flight Engineer Megan McArthur wears the specialized Sidekick headset and tests using augmented reality aboard the …

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