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October 11, 2021

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Space.com

How to Photograph the ISS

Tracking; Equipment; Planning; Settings; Editing. The ISS is a laboratory orbiting the Earth 400 km above its surface, at a speed of over 27,000 km per …

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Spaceflight Now

Secondary payloads launched with Landsat begin commissioning

NASA says engineers have not established contact with another CubeSat designed for space weather research. Four CubeSats launched as rideshare payloads with the …

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CNET

NASA’s Lucy mission launches this week: What to know about journey to Jupiter’s orbit

Out in Jupiter’s orbit lies 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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Scientific American

‘Auroral’ Exoplanets Could Help Boost Searches for Alien Life

As a world moves through the magnetic field of its star, it can produce bursts of radio waves. The effect is akin to one astronomers have closely studied right …

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The Weather Channel

Venus’ Cloud Layers Could Support Earth-like Photosynthesis, Suggests New Study

When Earth’s sister planet Venus was born, its surface temperatures and shallow oceans created opportunities for life formation.

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CNET

First moon rocks returned to Earth since 1976 may alter lunar history

Chang’e 5 landing site overview. Chinese National Space Agency’s Lunar Exploration and Space Engineering Center. Late last year, a Chinese space capsule …

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Scientific American

Mammoths Roamed when Humans Started Using Tobacco at Least 12300 Years Ago

It was a “dead ringer,” Duke says, for an ancient hearth. Duck bones and tools discovered around the hearth indicated that it was likely used for a few nights …

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Florida Today

321 Launch: Space news you may have missed over the past week

William Shatner and Audrey Powers, Blue Origin’s vice president of mission and flight operations,. Welcome to 321 Launch, a weekly newsletter that focuses on …

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Phys.Org

Chemists create chemical probe to better understand immune response

A trio of chemists at Indiana University Bloomington has created a new sensor to detect chemical changes in immune cells during the breakdown of pathogens.

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Reuters

Hearth site in Utah desert reveals human tobacco use 12300 years ago

Researchers discovered four charred seeds of a wild tobacco plant within the hearth contents, along with stone tools and duck bones left over from meals. Until …

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