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November 2, 2021

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Space.com

A German astronaut is showing his love for Earth during a few extra days on the planet’s surface before his first space mission. Matthias Maurer, who is waiting with the rest of Crew-3 team for a delayed ride to the International Space Station, …

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Space.com

The new mission, announced by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Union’s Earth-monitoring program Copernicus during the U.N Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow on Tuesday (Nov 2), will rely on a dedicated constellation of satellites.

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Space.com

As the search for extraterrestrial life heats up, scientists may need to step up their reporting game a bit. Researchers should report evidence for alien life on a scale similar to the technological readiness level scale commonly used to assess the …

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Spaceflight Now

The agency said the delay is not related to COVID-19 and it is not a medical emergency, but no other details were provided. It’s not known which of the “Crew-3” astronauts — commander Raja Chari, pilot Thomas Marshburn, Kayla Barron and European Space …

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Space.com

NASA is still working to understand a glitch that took instruments on a venerable space observatory out of commission. On Oct. 25, the science instruments on the Hubble Space Telescope went into safe mode, according to a brief statement released that …

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CNN

After growing for four months, the peppers were harvested on Friday by NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei. Next, they were sanitized before the crew settled in to taste some of the red and green chiles and take surveys about the flavor and texture.

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Phys.Org

Global warming has caused extreme ice melting events in Greenland to become more frequent and intense over the past 40 years, raising sea levels and flood risk worldwide, finds new research involving UCL academics. Over the past decade alone, …

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CNET

From left are NASA astronauts Kayla Barron, Raja Chari and Tom Marshburn, along with European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer in front of a Falcon 9 rocket at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. SpaceX. The four astronauts of NASA and SpaceX’s …

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Phys.Org

After studying the chemical composition of “polluted” white dwarfs, they have concluded that most rocky planets orbiting nearby stars are more diverse and exotic than previously thought, with types of rocks not found anywhere in our Solar System.

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Phys.Org

Whether soil contaminated with nuclear material or archaeological finds: Analyzing isotopes can help determining the age and origin of a sample very accurately. Researchers from Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz …

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