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September 19, 2021



SpaceX’s Inspiration4 mission just opened a new era of private spaceflight

Inspiration4 sent four private citizens on a three-day trip around Earth aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, in the first-ever crewed orbital mission that didn …

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INSPIRATION4: Space Force Supports Historic Mission as Civilians Launched Into Orbit

A Falcon 9 rocket launches Inspiration4 toward space Sept. 15, 2021, at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Four private citizens were transported into orbit …

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TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Mike Lynch’s Skywatch: The King and his orbiting court

They’re the brightest star-like objects in that part of the heavens. Jupiter, the king of the observable planets from Earth, is to the left of Saturn and is …

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The New York Times

SpaceX astronauts will get a health check after splashdown.

When astronauts return to Earth from space, they can experience a number of health and physical issues after they land — a result of living without gravity.

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Fox News

NASA confirms Mars region had thousands of ancient volcanic eruptions

NASA scientists have found evidence that thousands of massive ancient volcanoes erupted on Mars. The so-called “super eruptions” occurred in a region of …

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The whitest paint ever could save your energy bills and the climate

The paint, which earned a Guinness World Records title, was developed by Purdue mechanical engineering professor Xiulin Ruan and his team of graduate students.

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Digital Trends

Volcanoes on Mars exploded in ‘super eruptions’ that blotted out the sun

Now, new evidence shows that volcanic eruptions on ancient Mars were incredibly dramatic, with thousands of “super eruptions” throwing huge quantities of dust …

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Digital Trends

Seasonal variations are making flying on Mars harder for helicopter Ingenuity

We therefore prepared for flights at atmospheric densities between 0.0145 and 0.0185 kg/m3, which is equivalent to 1.2-1.5% of Earth’s atmospheric density at …

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Cross-species locomotion features shared by dopamine-deficient worms, mice, and humans

Scientists from the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology at Osaka University used animal location tracking along with artificial …

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Fall equinox 2021: Exact time, start of autumn, and more for the September event

On September 22, the Sun will cross the celestial equator and mark the beginning of a new season and the September 2021 fall equinox.

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