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July 31, 2022
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Spaceflight Now

The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, or KPLO, spacecraft is set for launch at 7:08 p.m. EDT (2308 GMT) next Thursday, Aug. 4, aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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Space.com

A huge Chinese rocket fell back to Earth this weekend in a dazzling (if fiery) display as it broke apart during reentry as it plunged from space over the Indian Ocean. The rocket, a 25-ton booster for China’s most powerful rocket the Long March 5B, …

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Space.com

In a project combining its two passions — science and clothing — fashion brand Svaha has launched a new JWST-themed collection, including a dress, top and cardigan. The cotton material of each of these items is fully covered with NASA’s image, representing …

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CNET

A decade ago it was a sky crane, a be-mohawked NASA engineer named Bobak and a $2.5 billion rover called Curiosity that took my career in a new direction. Mainly, it was the high-resolution photos that NASA’s state-of-the-art rolling robot sent back …

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Space.com

Multiple galaxies shine bright against the dark backdrop of space in a newly released Hubble Space Telescope image. The image captures several spiral and irregular galaxies in the constellation of Hercules. The most noticeable galaxy …

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EarthSky

First quarter moon was on August 5, and now the moon is in a waxing gibbous phase: more than half lighted but less than full. The moon will be bright in our sky as evening falls. On the evenings of August 6 and 7, 2022, you’ll find the bright moon near …

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pressherald.com

The month of August is named for Augustus Caesar, just as July was named for Julius Caesar. This is the last full month of summer already and also the hottest time of the year since it takes about half a season for the land and water to really warm up …

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The Delaware County Daily Times

July 31, 2022 at 5:30 a.m.. Sunrise and Sunset Times (Eastern Daylight Time) — Sun rises at 6:00 am and sets at 8:16 pm …

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

This image shows the first measurements taken by NASA’s Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) from aboard the International Space Station at 7:51 p.m. PDT (10:51 p.m. EDT) on July 27, 2022, as it passed over western Australia.

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The Verge

China’s uncontrolled Long March 5B rocket reentered the Earth’s atmosphere over the Indian Ocean, landing somewhere near Sarawak, the Malaysian state on the island of Borneo. The US Space Command confirmed the rocket’s reentry at 12:45PM ET, …

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