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July 15, 2022
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Space.com

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida this evening (July 14), sending a robotic Dragon resupply craft toward the International Space Station (ISS). The mission, known as CRS-25, lifted off tonight at 8:44 …

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Space.com

The current mission is SpaceX’s 25th cargo flight to the ISS for NASA, so it’s known as CRS-25. (CRS stands for “commercial resupply services.”) The number has increased at a slow but steady pace of about two per year since the company’s first operational …

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Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket will launch SpaceX’s 25th resupply mission to the International Space Station.

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Spaceflight Now

The excitement of Europe’s successful inaugural launch of its Vega-C rocket Wednesday was palpable at the launch site in French Guiana as the countdown went into two technical holds during the two-hour window. Flight VV21 finally lifted off from …

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CNET

Born in the cradle of deep space, blasting across the universe at nearly the speed of light and harnessing energy up to a million times greater than anything achieved by the world’s most powerful particle accelerator, cosmic rays are atom fragments …

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CNET

Born in the cradle of deep space, shooting at nearly the speed of light and harnessing energy up to a million times greater than anything achieved by the world’s most powerful particle accelerator, cosmic rays are atom fragments that relentlessly rain …

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Space.com

WASP-96b is a “hot Jupiter” exoplanet, a gas giant that orbits extremely close to its star. (“WASP” stands for “Wide Angle Search for Planets,” which has used arrays of robotic cameras in the Canary Islands and South Africa to discover almost 200 …

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The Verge

NASA launched a key instrument for its climate research, called the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT), aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft Thursday night from the Kennedy Space Center. Dust is a surprisingly …

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Christian Science Monitor

An observation of a planetary nebula from the NIRCam instrument of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, released July 12, 2022. Astronomers say such photos are more than new data – they are also fuel for imaginative speculation that can drive humanity’s …

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NPR

EMILY KWONG, HOST: You’re listening to SHORT WAVE from NPR. Hey there, nerds. So this week, stargazers and space watchers were in for a real treat. My news feed – and possibly yours – was interrupted by eye-popping images from the James Webb Space …

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