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September 27, 2021

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Spaceflight Now

Monday launch from California begins countdown to Atlas 5 retirement

An Atlas 5 rocket standing on a launch pad at Vandenberg Space Force Base, set for liftoff Monday with the Landsat 9 Earth observation satellite, is one of 29 …

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Space.com

How to photograph the Milky Way: A guide for beginners and enthusiasts

Jump to: Basic equipment; Planning; Set-up; Settings; Shooting tips; Editing. Learning the tricks and techniques for how to photograph the …

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Space.com

NASA launches powerful Landsat 9 satellite to monitor climate change, forest cover and more

Perched atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, Landsat 9 blasted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California right on time at 2:12 p.m. EDT …

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Space.com

NASA will launch a new Earth-observing satellite today, here’s how to watch

Called Landsat 9, the satellite is a joint endeavor by NASA and the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The satellite is set to blast off on Monday (Sept.

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Spaceflight Now

Launch timeline for Atlas 5’s mission with Landsat 9

A United Launch Atlas 5 rocket is set for launch with the Landsat 9 satellite, a joint project between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, and four small …

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Astronomy Magazine

Understanding just how big solar flares can get

The radiation burst was strong enough to split any water molecules that might exist on the temperate, Earth-sized planet orbiting that star; repeated blasts of …

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BBC News

Landsat-9 mission seeks to maintain vital Earth record

No other remote-sensing system has kept a longer, continuous record of the changing state of our planet. Landsat-9 will be sent up on an Atlas rocket from the …

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Phys.Org

‘Back to basics’ approach helps unravel new phase of matter

Researchers from the University of Cambridge used computer modeling to study potential new phases of matter known as prethermal discrete time crystals (DTCs).

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Phys.Org

Asteroid sample brought back to Earth gets close-up look

In December 2020, Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft swung by Earth to drop off a cache of rock samples taken from a near-Earth asteroid called Ryugu. Asteroids like …

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Phys.Org

NASA wants to harvest water on moon and Mars, and students think they can help

It’s the kind of liquid treasure scientists at NASA hope to one day mine using specialized drilling tools on the moon or Mars. As NASA looks for new technology …

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