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September 11, 2021

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Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s next astronaut launch is just four days away. On Wednesday (Sept. 15), a crew of four private citizens will strap into a Crew Dragon spacecraft and blast off on a three-day journey around the Earth dubbed Inspiration4.

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CNN

(CNN) Today is one for remembrance and holding your loved ones a little tighter. There’s no way around it. September 11 will always be a difficult day because the memories don’t fade. I’ll never forget sitting in my classroom on that beautiful fall …

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Space.com

As solemn ceremonies across the United States mark the devastating terrorist attacks 20 years ago today on Sept. 11, 2001, astronauts in space are also paying tribute from the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, …

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Space.com

Alarms blared aboard the Russian side of the International Space Station (ISS) early Thursday (Sept. 9), and the crew reported seeing smoke and smelling burnt plastic, according to news reports. The incident occurred in Russia’s Zvezda module as the …

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Deseret News

A decade ago, during a dispute over sperm whales at an academic conference, a fellow academic raised his fist to University of Utah biology professor David Carrier. “He said, ‘I can hit you with this, but that’s not why it evolved,’” Carrier said.

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EarthSky

This radio telescope is the first to be designed specifically for the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). On Friday afternoon, the fire was approximately 12 miles (19 km) south of the Array. Scientists …

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USA TODAY

At the bottom of the image, the text says an “unidentified and mysterious satellite of extraterrestrial origin is in the near-polar orbit of Earth. Scientists have named it the ‘Black Knight Satellite.’ …

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Livemint

A Martian rock dubbed “Rochette” that provided NASA’s Perseverance rover its first two samples. NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover has now collected two rock samples, with signs that they were in contact with …

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Inverse

NASA won’t be sending a rover to Saturn’s moon Titan in search of alien life. It’s sending a Dragonfly. Jon Kelvey. just now. In many ways, Saturn’s moon Titan is one of the more pleasant places you could take a stroll in our Solar System.

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Digital Trends

Space technology is complicated. Whether it’s a crewed spaceship or a large structure like the International Space Station (ISS), when astronauts need to maintain or replace certain components it’s never a simple task. Currently, repairs like those …

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