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September 8, 2021

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Space.com

SpaceX, NASA targeting April 15 for launch of Crew-4 mission to space station

The Crew Dragon will be carrying NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Robert Hines and the European Space Agency’s Samantha Cristoforetti, as well as a fourth …

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Space.com

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launch delayed to December

“Webb and its Ariane 5 launch vehicle are ready, thanks to the excellent work across all mission partners. We are looking forward to seeing the final …

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CNN

Giant ‘swimming head’ creature lived in our oceans 500 million years ago

Researchers from Russia’s RAS Institute of Archeology excavated the burial sites of four women, who were buried with battle equipment in southwestern Russia …

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IndustryWeek

Safeguarding clean water for spaceflight missions

The current study by Yang and her team investigated key functional properties of waterborne bacterial isolates from the ISS potable water system that were …

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SpaceCoastDaily.com

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Completes Collection of First Sample of Martian Rock from Jezero Crater

Through the Mars Sample Return campaign, NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) are planning a series of future missions to return the rover’s sample tubes to …

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The New York Times

‘Spaceship-Shaped’ Fossil Reveals Hungry Predator of Ancient Oceans

Titanokorys gainesi, turned up in the Canadian Rockies, was among the largest known predators 500 million years ago.

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Scientific American

Success! Perseverance Mars Rover Finally Collects Its First Rock Core

When the rover first attempted the manoeuvre, on 6 August, the rock it was trying to sample crumbled into powder before making it into a sample tube. The second …

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CNET

NASA’s Hubble telescope exposes anti-aging secrets of white dwarf stars

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope just detected that some dying stars, or white dwarfs, have an anti-aging regimen effective enough to shelve an intergalactic …

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Space.com

China’s Tianwen-1 Mars mission is going offline for a while

China’s Zhurong Mars rover captured this panorama of the Red Planet. Visible in the foreground are the …

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EarthSky

Small asteroid skimmed close to Earth, hours after discovery

Astronomers at Mount Lemmon in Arizona discovered a car-sized asteroid yesterday (September 7, 2021). Quick calculations of its trajectory showed it was due …

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