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October 13, 2021

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The New York Times

Watch Live: William Shatner Prepares for Blue Origin Launch to the Edge of Space

The actor who played Captain Kirk and three others will lift off soon in a tourist rocket built by Jeff Bezos’ private spaceflight company.

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Space.com

NASA’s daring Lucy asteroid mission is ready to launch

NASA’s newest asteroid mission, a spacecraft targeting space rocks that orbit ahead of and behind Jupiter, is ready to begin its journey.

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The New York Times

How to Watch William Shatner Launch to Space on Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company will launch the man who played Captain Kirk along with three other passengers on a short up and down flight to the edge of space.

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Spaceflight Now

Astronauts in final training for flight on brand new SpaceX crew capsule

Chari, pilot Tom Marshburn, mission specialist Kayla Barron, and European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer puit on the custom-fitted SpaceX fight suits …

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Space.com

Life on Venus may never have been possible

The previous, life-friendly modeling work determined that the planet cooled down enough to host liquid surface water thanks in large part to clouds, which …

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Space.com

Solar storm hits Earth, bringing northern lights to New York

A solar storm hit Earth and brought with it a spectacular light show visible as far south as New York. A massive solar flare, or coronal mass ejection (CME) …

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BBC News

Star Trek’s William Shatner blasts into space on Blue Origin rocket

The 90-year-old, who played Captain James T Kirk in the Star Trek films and TV series, took off from the Texas desert with three other individuals. Mr Shatner’s …

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Spaceflight Now

Blue Origin sends William Shatner to the final frontier

William Shatner, the 90-year-old veteran of countless imaginary space voyages playing Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, blasted off for real Wednesday, becoming the …

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The New York Times

At 90, William Shatner becomes the oldest person to reach ‘the final frontier.’

Ms. Funk excelled at tests for astronauts in the space program in the 1960s, before Mr. Shatner played Captain Kirk, but NASA did not allow women to become …

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Spaceflight Now

Webb completes sea voyage to launch base in French Guiana

The $10 billion observatory pulled into port at Pariacabo harbor in Kourou, French Guiana, aboard the French-flagged MN Colibri transport ship Tuesday, …

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