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September 4, 2021

NEWS

Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s first all-civilian launch is officially “go” for launch. “#Inspiration4 and @SpaceX have completed our flight readiness …

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Spaceflight Now

Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov ran about an hour behind schedule getting two bundles of cables hooked up between the newly-arrived Nauka lab module and the …

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Phys.Org

A month ago, Perseverance drilled into much softer rock, and the sample crumbled and didn’t get in the titanium tube. The rover drove a half-mile to a better …

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BBC News

Plants and trees absorb up to a third of our CO2 emissions from the atmosphere each year. Yet, as we fell vast swathes of primary forests around the globe, we …

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NPR

Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket was “terminated” over the Pacific Ocean shortly after its 6:59 p.m. Thursday liftoff from Vandenberg Space Force Base, …

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Chron

President Joe Biden arrived Friday to survey the damage. He met with local officials and toured a neighborhood in LaPlace, a community between the Mississippi …

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Florida Today

Later this month, four civilians are slated to launch atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center for three days of orbiting Earth in a …

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Space.com

First up, a Long March 2C lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert, northwest China, at 7:15 a.m. EDT (1115 GMT, 7:15 p.m. local …

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Mashable

That’s what led Perseverance to drill into one particular briefcase-sized rock and, for the first time during its still-young mission, collect a core sample.

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EarthSky

Meanwhile, from August 20 to 24, scientists studied the rock with the Goldstone antenna near Barstow, California. They sent radio signals to the asteroid and …

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