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September 22, 2021

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Space.com

Apophis: The asteroid we thought might hit us

On Friday, April 13, 2029, Earth will experience a dramatic close encounter with the asteroid 99942 Apophis. The 1,120 feet (340-meter) wide object will pass …

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Space.com

Flying on Mars getting tougher as Ingenuity helicopter gears up for 14th hop

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is getting ready for its 14th Red Planet flight, but the thinning Martian air is making such sorties more and more challenging.

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Space.com

Boeing’s next Starliner test launch for NASA may slip to 2022

Boeing and NASA had originally aimed to launch Starliner’s Orbital Test Flight 2 (OFT-2), a crucial uncrewed trial mission to the International Space Station ( …

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Scientific American

The Nail-Biting Journey of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Is about to Begin

But before this $10-billion observatory can begin its work, it must survive a daunting commute that includes a voyage at sea, a rocket launch and a 1.5-million- …

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Phys.Org

Webb telescope to explore forming planetary systems

Webb will measure spectra that can reveal molecules in the inner regions of these protoplanetary disks, complementing the details ALMA has provided about the …

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Popular Science

SpaceX’s Inspiration4 shows spaceflight is changing fast—and science must keep up

On Saturday, four explorers splashed down off the Florida coast after spending three days circling the planet. Like the crews who have orbited the Earth …

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The Weather Channel

Sun’s Coronal Mass Ejections Influence Accuracy of Space Weather Prediction: Study

File photo: The image was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory in extreme ultraviolet light that was colourised in red and gold. (NASA/SDO).

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EarthSky

Bible story of Sodom revisited. Was it a meteor strike?

Artist’s concept based on scientific evidence shows a depiction of a blast caused by a meteor impact. It had the power of 1,000 Hiroshimas, scientists say. Did …

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Phys.Org

Team creates micro-robots propelled by air bubbles and ultrasound

A scanning electron microscope image shows a cell-size robotic swimmer that can be powered and steered by ultrasound waves. Credit: Cornell University.

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Livescience.com

How to run for longer without getting tired: increase stamina and mental resilience

Jump to: Stamina; Avoid boredom. If you’re looking to get fit, or take your fitness regime to the next level, …

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