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June 21, 2022

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Space.com

NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission completed a crucial preflight milestone today (June 20), wrapping up a two-day set of tests known as a wet dress rehearsal. Those tests included fueling up Artemis 1’s huge Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and performing a …

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Space.com

China’s Zhurong Mars rover captured this panorama of the Red Planet. Visible in the foreground. China’s Zhurong Mars rover, part of the country’s Tianwen-1 mission, captured this panorama of …

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NPR

In An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us, Pulitzer prize-winning science journalist Ed Yong explains that, on a real walk instead of this one we’ve imagined, humans would not be able to hear the treehoppers’ music without …

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Space.com

“Terzan 9 is dotted with so many glittering stars that it resembles a sea of sequins, or a vast treasure chest crammed with gold,” ESA officials wrote.

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Space.com

A graphic showing the moon and Mars close together in the night sky. The crescent moon approaches mars in the predawn sky on Wednesday (June 22). (Image …

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Space.com

The companies have written a joint letter to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), declaring harmony in low Earth orbit (LEO) for spectrum coordination between their respective current and next generation broadband constellations.

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The Verge

After three previous aborted attempts, NASA successfully fueled its new massive deep-space rocket, the Space Launch System, for the first time on Monday — completing a critical milestone ahead of the vehicle’s first flight. However, there was a shadow …

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The New York Times

But agency officials said it was too early to know whether the rehearsal would be enough to give the go-ahead for the rocket, the Space Launch System, to launch the Orion capsule on a test flight around the moon with no astronauts aboard.

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USA TODAY

An image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Forecast Office shows a sunspot. What are sun spots and solar flares? Sunspots are areas on the surface of the sun that …

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Phys.Org

In their paper published in the journal Agronomy for Sustainable Development, the group describes an experiment they conducted with women farmers in the Niger Republic and the use of human urine. Humans have …

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