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November 25, 2022
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Space.com

Mars helicopter Ingenuity aces 1st flight after major software update

NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity has performed its shortest-ever flight, the first after a major software update that will allow the little chopper to land more safely and navigate over rugged terrain. Ingenuity’s 34th flight, which took place on …

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Space.com

Watch Artemis 1’s Orion spacecraft enter lunar orbit Friday

On Friday at 4:52 p.m. EST (2152 GMT), Orion is scheduled to perform an engine burn that will insert the spacecraft into a distant retrograde orbit (DRO) around the moon. You can follow all the action live here at Space.com, courtesy of NASA, beginning at …

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Phys.Org

Direct observations of a complex coronal web uncover an important clue as to what mechanism drives solar wind

Using observational data from the U.S. weather satellites GOES, a team of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) in Germany has taken an important step toward unlocking one of the sun’s most persevering secrets: How …

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CNN

NASA’s Orion spacecraft snaps a selfie on its journey beyond the far side of the moon

NASA released a selfie taken by the Orion capsule and close-up photos of the moon’s crater-marked landscape as the spacecraft continues on the Artemis 1 mission, a 25-and-a-half day journey that will take it more than 40,000 miles beyond the far side …

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Phys.Org

Possible organic compounds found in Mars crater rocks

A study published in Science analyses multiple rocks found at the bottom of Jezero Crater on Mars, where the Perseverance rover landed in 2020, revealing significant interaction between the rocks and liquid water. Those rocks also contain evidence …

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Space.com

Gaze into the heavens with this Celestron Black Friday deal

The Celestron Powerseeker 127EQ is ideal for telescope beginners and actually serves casual astronomers well thanks to its inclusion of a German Equatorial mount. The Equatorial (EQ) mount comes with setting circles that can more accurately locate and …

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Business Insider

25 photos of space that could change the way you see our universe and make you feel very small

Webb captured the Tarantula Nebula star-forming region in this mosaic image stretching 340 light-years across. NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Webb ERO Production Team. The universe is beautiful, strange, and vast across space and time — perhaps more than you …

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Phys.Org

Artemis: why it may be the last mission for NASA astronauts

The Artemis mission is using NASA’s brand new Space Launch System, which is the most powerful rocket ever—similar in design to the Saturn V rockets that sent a dozen Apollo astronauts to the moon. Like its …

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CNN

NASA discovery provides clue about possible past life on Mars

Caroline Smith, who works at the Natural History Museum, discusses a new discovery made by a NASA rover that may provide evidence of past life on Mars. Source: CNN. Space (15 Videos). NASA discovery provides clue about possible past life on Mars …

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Mashable

Scientists make unprecedented detection on a planet 700 light-years away

The powerful Webb telescope doesn’t need to take pretty pictures to revolutionize our grasp of the cosmos. Astronomers focused the space observatory — which successfully reached its outpost one million miles from Earth this year — on the Saturn-like …

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