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September 26, 2021



Scientists pinpoint age of molten ‘Einstein ring’

New science from a stunning 2020 Hubble image illuminates the back story behind a shining loop of light. The circle, also called an Einstein ring after the …

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Earth glows mystical green in epic aurora image from the International Space Station

ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet captured a stunner of a view of an aurora during a full moon. ESA/NASA/Thomas Pesquet. I’ve seen a lot of photos taken from the …

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What’s up in October: Changing skyscape is spectacular, like the brilliant fall landscape

Summer constellations are slowly sinking into the western sky as winter constellations are already beginning to rise in the east. By BERNIE REIM.

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An alarm went off on SpaceX’s all-tourist space flight. The problem was the toilet

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Inspiration4 crew launches from Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sept. 15. (Chandan …

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Atlas V Rocket on Track for Liftoff from Vandenberg SFB with Latest Landsat

The team will target liftoff of the Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 on the South Base at 11:12 a.m., but there will be a 30-minute launch window to …

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Perseverance Takes A Selfie On Mars

Here, using its WATSON camera, NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover took this selfie over a rock nicknamed “Rochette,” on Sept.10, 2021, the 198th Martian day, …

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The NASA Landsat 9 Mission Will Be Launched By ULA From Vandenberg Space Force Base Via An Atlas V Rocket

The Atlas booster for this mission is powered by the RD AMROSS RD-180 engine. Aerojet Rocketdyne provided the RL10C-1 engine for the Centaur upper stage. The …

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United Launch Alliance to Launch Landsat 9 Mission

Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., (Sept. 25, 2021) – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the Landsat 9 mission …

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THIS WEEK @NASA: Lunar Landing Site Selected for Artemis Rover, Lunar Crater Named After Matthew Henson

ABOVE VIDEO: Positioning the agency for future success, a lunar landing site selected for a robotic explorer, and highlighting diversity on the Moon … a few …

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NASA’s first interactive graphic novel is free and includes AR features

The comic, which is titled “First Woman,” leverages readers’ phones to immerse them in the story using augmented reality tech. As with other media published by …

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