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September 24, 2021

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Space.com

Moonshots, private space stations and more: NASA chief Bill Nelson on the future of human spaceflight

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — NASA Administrator Bill Nelson is confident the agency’s human spaceflight future is bright, despite the inherent difficulty of …

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Space.com

This International Space Station VR experience lets you explore the ISS… and it’s as amazing as it sounds

(Image credit: OCULUS VR, LLC.) Think about what VR actually is. In the literal sense VR, of course, stands for ‘virtual reality’.

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Space.com

How to photograph meteors and meteor showers

Capturing the moment a meteor streaks across the sky is extremely rewarding. We explore the where, when and how in this guide to photographing meteors.

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Space.com

Watch SpaceX’s Inspiration4 astronauts see Earth through their huge window for the 1st time (video)

A new video shows the Inspiration4 crew unveiling their incredible view of Earth, as seen through a domed window in their Crew Dragon spacecraft.

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Space.com

Ancient impact that formed Earth’s moon was likely a one-two punch

Scientists think that the moon, our planet’s only natural satellite, was born in violence, coalescing from the material blasted into space after a Mars-size …

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NPR

After Years Of Delays, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope To Launch In December

Hello, SHORT WAVErs. This is Rhitu Chatterjee here. And joining me today is science correspondent Nell Greenfieldboyce with some exciting astronomy news. Hi, …

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Space.com

Scientists pinpoint age of ‘molten ring’ in stunning Hubble telescope image

New research suggests that we are seeing the galaxy in the ring as it was about 9 billion years old, when the universe was only about one-third its present age …

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Phys.Org

NASA’s Perseverance rover cameras capture Mars like never before

Using its WATSON camera, NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover took this selfie over a rock nicknamed “Rochette,” on Sept.10, 2021, the 198th Martian day, or sol, …

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BBC News

Footprints in New Mexico are oldest evidence of humans in the Americas

The topic of when the continent was first settled from Asia has been controversial for decades. Many researchers are sceptical of evidence for humans in the …

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Space.com

Soar into space aboard this inspiring trailer for ‘Among The Stars,’ a new Disney Plus docuseries

This six-part outer space trek airs starting Oct. 6 and explores the perils and promise of human spaceflight through the optimistic lens of NASA. Clear your …

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