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November 9, 2021

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Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After six months in space, SpaceX’s Crew-2 astronauts returned to Earth late Monday (Nov. 8), splashing down off the Florida coast to end the private company’s second long-duration mission. SpaceX’s Crew-2 mission for NASA …

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Space.com

Crew-2’s safe return to Earth lit up the night sky over New Orleans and Florida on Tuesday (Nov. 9), wowing viewers with a sky show. The SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico just south of Pensacola, Florida, …

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Space.com

“It flew for 128.8 seconds. Preliminary localization places us within our targeted landing zone. Ingenuity opportunistically took images of science interest and they’ll be processed soon,” JPL officials wrote in the tweet.

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The Washington Post

On Wednesday, SpaceX is scheduled to launch another quartet of astronauts to the space station — a mission that had been scheduled to lift off last week but was delayed because of weather and an astronaut’s illness. NASA did not say which astronaut got …

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Space.com

Scientists have released the largest catalog of gravitational wave detections to date, shedding new light on interactions between the most massive objects in the universe, black holes and neutron stars. The catalog was compiled by three groundbreaking …

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The New York Times

After some 200 days aboard the International Space Station, astronauts from NASA, France and Japan will splash down near the Gulf of Mexico on Monday night. Video. Advertisement. LIVE. 00:00. 00:00. Live. Watch Live: NASA Astronauts Return to Earth …

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CNN

New York (CNN Business) Four astronauts splashed down off the coast of Florida aboard their SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, capping off their six-month stay in space. Their journey kicked off Monday just after 2 pm ET when the astronauts strapped into the …

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Space.com

The team developed a new model using data from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Earth Observing System (GEOS). This is an agency Earth science model that monitors levels of global atmospheric carbon dioxide every three hours …

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CNN

(CNN) NASA has released the first snapshots of Earth taken with its new highly sensitive satellite which is designed to capture high-resolution images of the planet and help track the impacts of climate change. NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey …

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The New York Times

The space agency acknowledged that it cannot return astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024, a timeline set under President Trump.

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