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October 10, 2021

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Space.com

NASA’s asteroid spacecraft Lucy launches this week on ambitious 12-year mission

NASA’s next asteroid-bound mission to explore the earliest days of our solar system is nearly ready to launch. The Lucy spacecraft is targeting a launch …

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CNET

Boeing Starliner test flight to ISS pushed back to 2022

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft being secured atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket this past summer. The August launch was scrubbed, …

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Space.com

Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Klaus Hasselmann helped to shape a ground-breaking Earth-observation mission that paved the way for the modern …

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The Oxford Spokesman

THIS WEEK @NASA: Space Station’s Next SpaceX Crew Rotation Mission, Change of Command Aboard ISS

On Oct. 4 aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 65 Commander Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency officially handed over …

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Reuters

In a rocky Israeli crater, scientists simulate life on Mars

RAMON CRATER, Israel, Oct 10 (Reuters) – From the door of the expedition base, a few small steps to the left an autonomous rover passes by.

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Wink News

Photos from NASA’s Perseverance rover indicate ancient flash floods on Mars

A new study from the team behind NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover reveals that areas of Mars — specifically the Jezero Crater, an area scientists think may …

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PCMag.com

Boeing and NASA Push Starliner Test Launch to 2022

Boeing might have to temporarily rename the Starliner to the Factoryliner. NASA announced that the spacecraft won’t have a chance to launch until sometime …

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Digital Trends

New Chang’e-5 lunar sample includes youngest volcanic moon rocks to date

The team of researchers found that the sample was around 1.97 billion years old. Although the moon today is volcanically inactive, over its 4.5-billion-year …

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Haaretz

The Most Advanced Simulation of Manned Mars Mission Is Happening in Israel

Any actual mission to the second-smallest planet in the solar system, a tremendous distance from Earth, must of course be pulled off without a hitch. To get to …

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Leak Herald

A mass extinction event occurred 30M years ago and scientists have only just learned about it

To reach this conclusion, the team comprised of researchers from the U.S., England, and Egypt studied fossils from five mammal groups: A group of extinct …

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