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July 22, 2022
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There are many in Mars exploration circles that see Valles Marineris as a “tell all” place, ripe for human exploration that can uncover the planet’s history and its capacity to sustain microbial life. That said, how best to investigate the multifaceted …

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It may seem counterintuitive, but the most important asteroid discoveries are now being made in twilight, when astronomers are able to look close to the horizon — and close to the sun — for little-known asteroids that orbit inside the orbits of Earth, …

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Stars and meteors can be seen in the night sky as a man watches the Perseid. A man watches the Perseid meteor shower on the Pamir Plateau on August 13, 2021 in Xinjiang …

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Astronomers think that a new observation technique relying on the detection of faint radio signals will allow them to see the first stars that formed in the middle of thick hydrogen clouds shortly after the birth of the universe. Skip advert.

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The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket, which induced a scrub at T-46 seconds on Thursday (July 21), is now slated to lift off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California Friday. Liftoff …

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CNET

With its first formal set of images, the JWST delved into colliding galaxies, an active black hole and even provided a breakthrough look at an alien world. monisha-ravisetti.

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The appropriately named “Phantom Galaxy” glows eerily in a new image by Judy Schmidt based on James Webb Space Telescope data collected nearly a million miles away from our planet using the observatory’s mid-infrared instrument (MIRI).

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An image of SOFIA preparing for takeoff. NASA’s Boeing 747 carrying the infrared telescope SOFIA taking off for an observation flight. (Image credit: NASA).

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USA TODAY

“It’s a special day, the anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing 53 years ago. It’s really great to talk about this test flight to begin our Artemis program to go back to the moon,” Jim Free, NASA associate administrator, said in a briefing with reporters.

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CNET

“We found that the Galilean moons of Jupiter, one of which is the largest moon in our solar system, would very quickly destroy any large rings that might form,” Stephen Kane, an astrophysicist from the University of California, Riverside, who led the …

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