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October 6, 2021

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Space.com

The object, dubbed 2005 QN173, orbits like any other asteroid, but most such objects are rocks that don’t change much as they loop through the solar system. Not …

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Space.com

This mission follows Inspiration4, an all-civilian crewed mission that lifted off on Sept. 15 for an orbital journey aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft.

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Spaceflight Now

Ground teams completed testing of the Lucy spacecraft last month inside a climate-controlled clean room at the Astrotech payload processing facility in …

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Space.com

Mann and Cassada had both been training on Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner capsule, Mann in preparation for the spacecraft’s first crewed test flight to the orbiting …

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The Washington Post

David W.C. MacMillan of Princeton University and Benjamin List of the Max Planck Institute in Germany were awarded the Nobel for their development of a precise …

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Phys.Org

The Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to German scientist Benjamin List of the Max Planck Institute and Scotland-born scientist David W.C. …

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Astronomy Magazine

The James Webb Space Telescope will be protected from heat from the Sun and Earth by a sunshade, allowing the observatory to gaze deeper into the infrared …

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CNET

Out in Jupiter’s orbit lie a collection of rocks known as the Trojan asteroids — fossils from the earliest era of our solar system. These time capsules are …

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Phys.Org

The mysterious lack of fine regolith became even more surprising when mission scientists observed evidence of processes capable of grinding boulders into fine …

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The Verge

Astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada were supposed to be among the first human passengers on Starliner during its first crewed flights in the coming years.

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