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September 18, 2021

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The New York Times

Unlike the missions that SpaceX flies for NASA, Inspiration4 did not go to the space station. Instead, the Resilience capsule orbited Earth for three days at an …

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Space.com

After three days in space, SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew will return to Earth tonight with a splashdown off the Florida coast to end a mission like no …

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The New York Times

Until Friday afternoon, the four members of the Inspiration4 crew put out almost zero updates to the general public — no video of them floating in the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, no audio saying hi to the world.

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Spaceflight Now

The Inspiration4 crew members wrapped up their third and final day in orbit Saturday and set their sights on an automated plunge back to Earth, a steep descent …

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The Washington Post

His death was announced by Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, where he was an emeritus fellow. Dr. Hewish was associated with Cambridge for his entire scientific career, and was working at the school’s Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory …

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CNET

Millions of Americans stared in horror on Sept. 11, 2001, as their TVs flashed with images of hijacked airplanes crashing into New York’s Twin Towers. Former NASA astronaut Frank Culbertson watched from the International Space Station.

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USA TODAY

The harvest moon – the full, orange moon that reliably appears every autumn – has been a blessing for pre-Industrial Age farmers harvesting crops and an …

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Newsweek

Tom Cruise got a sneak preview of what it’s like to circle Earth in a SpaceX capsule. Representatives for SpaceX’s first privately chartered flight revealed …

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nj.com

The equinox occurs when the sun rises directly over the equator, bringing an almost equal amount of daylight and darkness hours in the northern and southern …

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CNN

(CNN) We live in a time bookended by extremes. Many believe our future is in space, where one day humans will live across the solar system.

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