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July 27, 2022
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Space.com

NASA’s Perseverance rover, expected to still be active when a NASA MSR lander touches down in 2031, will now be tasked with bringing the samples it is collecting and caching to a Mars ascent vehicle. Failing that …

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An international team of astronomers used some of the most powerful ground and space-based telescopes — including the Gemini North telescope in Hawai’i and the Gemini South telescope in Chile — to trace the origins of these “castaway” short gamma-ray …

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New research has revealed that high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays that bombard the Earth from deep space originate in blazars — actively galactic nuclei (AGN) that lurk at the center of galaxies and are powered by supermassive black holes.

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Powerful storms around the north pole of Jupiter swirl in stunning new images captured by NASA’s Juno probe during its close approach to the giant planet on July 5. The storms reach depths of over 30 miles (50 kilometers) in the turbulent atmosphere of …

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Nearly 600 people saw a bright fireball break up over Texas on Sunday night (July 24), and some have even heard its sonic boom indicating pieces of the rock may have reached Earth.

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A new technique could help astronomers detect exoplanets that orbit exotic binary star systems called cataclysmic variables. Skip advert. Advertisement. Such systems comprise two stars that …

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A team of planetary scientists from Rice University, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) believe that the concentrated chunk of tridymite was spewed into the Gale Crater by a volcano when it was still filled …

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CNN

This illustration shows an updated concept for multiple robots that would work together to return Martian samples collected by NASA’s Perseverance rover to Earth. Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory …

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The robotic Tianzhou 3 launched to Earth orbit on Sept. 20, 2021, delivering about 6 tons of supplies to Tianhe, the core module of China’s Tiangong space station, which is still under construction. The freighter undocked from Tianhe on July 17, opening a …

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EarthSky

The James Webb Space Telescope captured a tiny slice of the vast universe for its 1st image. What you’re seeing is approximately the size of a grain of sand held at arm’s length. Teams of scientists are finding record-breaking distant galaxies, pushing …

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