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July 21, 2022
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The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Samantha Cristoforetti will join experienced spacewalker Oleg Artemyev for up to seven hours outside the International Space Station. The spacewalk is expected to begin around 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT), according to ESA.

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(In terms of spaceflight missions, architecture refers generally to the concepts underlying how a mission will be carried out.) The architecture proposal will be finalized in September, if the schedule holds, …

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Watch SpaceX launch 46 Starlink satellites from California on Thursday … Liftoff is scheduled for 1:39 p.m. EDT (1739 GMT) as the company attempts to beat their 2021 launch record.

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NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos have also agreed that cosmonaut Andrei Fedyaev will fly on Crew-6, currently targeting launch in the spring. Meanwhile, NASA astronauts Frank Rubio and Loral O’Hara will each fly on Soyuz missions in the coming …

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STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION. NASA’s first Space Launch System moon rocket inside High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building. Credit: NASA/Frank Michaux. NASA is tentatively targeting Aug. 29 for the long-awaited maiden flight of …

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The Flight Support Booster, or FSB-2, test will help engineers evaluate new materials, processes and improvements for upgraded solid rocket boosters that will power future versions of NASA’s Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket.

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Scientific American

“Anybody can actually go and explore the universe; we’re not keeping any secrets here,” says Susan Mullally, deputy project scientist for JWST at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. That’s the wonderful thing about NASA projects: the data …

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Through GLASS, astronomers are scrutinizing the galaxy cluster Abell 2744, which is so massive that its gravity is able to distort the space around it and act as a gravitational lens to magnify the images of far more distant galaxies behind it.

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You can see life, the universe and everything explode Trevor Noah’s horizons as he learns about NASA’s newest deep-space telescope in front of a live audience. The comedian sat down with Gregory Robinson, director of the James Webb Space Telescope …

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The reusable heavy-lift rocket will launch the new space telescope in 2026, NASA says.

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