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October 26, 2021

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NASA clears next SpaceX crew mission for launch, pending review of toilet system

The mission is SpaceX’s third operational crew rotation flight to the station, and fifth astronaut flight using a Crew Dragon capsule. Commander Raja Chari, pilot Tom Marshburn, mission specialist Kayla Barron, and European Space Agency …

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Space.com

Mysterious radio signal from Proxima Centauri was definitely not aliens

Potential evidence of extraterrestrial radio signals from Proxima Centauri, the closest star to Earth, were likely just interference from human technology, researchers say. The mysterious signals were first detected in 2020 by the Breakthrough Listen …

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Space.com

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon ‘safe enough’ to fly Russian cosmonauts, Roscosmos chief says

Russian cosmonauts will be allowed to fly to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon space capsule in the future as the technology has now proved to be sufficiently safe and reliable. The director of Russia’s space agency Roscosmos …

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Space.com

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endurance arrives at rocket hangar in awesome photos

This Halloween (Oct. 31), SpaceX’s latest crewed launch to the International Space Station will lift off from Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:21 a.m. EDT (0621 GMT). The mission will send four astronauts off on a six-month journey in …

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Space.com

SpaceX is ‘go’ to launch astronauts to space station on Halloween

No showstoppers were found during a flight readiness review (FRR) for the company’s Crew-3 mission, which will send four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.

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Space.com

The Boeing Company: From rockets to commercial crew

From planes to rockets; Commercial spaceflight; Additional resources. The Boeing Company is an American aerospace company that makes rockets, airplanes, satellites, missiles and other high- …

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Spaceflight Now

Japanese H-2A rocket ready for launch with navigation satellite

Japan is set to launch a replacement satellite Monday for a navigation spacecraft that has been in space since 2010, augmenting the U.S. military’s GPS network to provide more precise positioning and timing services over the Asia-Pacific region.

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Space.com

Mars helicopter Ingenuity soars through Red Planet’s summer air after radio blackout (video)

NASA’s helicopter Ingenuity has successfully completed its 14th test flight on the Red Planet, demonstrating its ability to fly in summer weather conditions on Mars. As temperatures at little chopper’s Jezero Crater landing site get warmer, …

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CNN

NASA discovers first possible planet outside our galaxy

A composite image of M51 with X-rays from Chandra and optical light from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope contains a box that marks the location of the possible planet candidate.

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The Washington Post

Astronomers using NASA telescope find signs of a planet beyond our galaxy

Astronomers using a space telescope that detects X-ray emission have found signs of a planet outside our galaxy. According to NASA, this is a first that could launch a search for planets millions of light-years farther away than the ones we know of.

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