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November 14, 2021

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Space.com

SpaceX shows off epic photo of Starship SN20 engine test

When SpaceX’s newest Starship prototype fired up its six engines last week, you can bet the cameras were on. A new SpaceX photo captures the moment of ignition for the new Starship SN20 rocket, the first of SpaceX’s shiny, silver Starship prototypes …

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Wink News

Asteroid that orbits near Earth may have come from the moon

The origins of a certain near-Earth asteroid — about the size of a Ferris wheel — has stumped scientists for years. Now, astronomers believe the asteroid called Kamo`oalewa broke off from the moon, according to data published in the journal Nature on …

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Space.com

Diamond hauled from deep inside Earth holds never-before-seen mineral

Named davemaoite after prominent geophysicist Ho-kwang (Dave) Mao, the mineral is the first example of a high-pressure calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) found on Earth. Another form of CaSiO3, known …

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Beaumont Enterprise

SpaceX delivers new crew of 4 to station, ‘glorious sight’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts pulled up Thursday at the International Space Station, their new home until spring. It took 21 hours for the flight from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to the glittering outpost.

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Newsweek

Richland astronaut 601st to reach space

KENNEWICK — NASA astronaut Kayla Barron of Richland is on the International Space Station. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket topped with the Crew Dragon Endurance blasted off Wednesday. “Enjoy your holiday among the stars. We will be waving as you fly by,” was …

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Daily Express

Alien life: ‘Plausible’ Oumuamua evidence gives huge boost to ‘artificial origin’ theory

But Mr Siraj, who as director of Interstellar Object Studies at Harvard’s Galileo Project is dedicated to the systematic scientific search for evidence of extraterrestrial technological artefacts said the latest study, which he co-authored with Prof Loeb, …

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Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Human space travelers now top 600

ORLANDO, Fla. — When the SpaceX Dragon Endurance took flight atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, it marked the fifth flight to carry humans aboard the commercially built spacecraft. It also transported among its four …

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SciTechDaily

Fusion Breakthrough: At the Brink of Fusion Ignition at National Ignition Facility

After decades of inertial confinement fusion research, a record yield of more than 1.3 megajoules (MJ) from fusion reactions was achieved in the laboratory for the first time during an experiment at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) National …

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News Net Nebraska

Discover a black hole hidden in a star cluster – space and astronomy

To find out thanks to the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (Vlt – Eso), was an international group led by Sarah Saraceno of Liverpool John Moores University, in which the Palermo Astrophysical Observatory of the National Institute of …

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The American Bazaar

Indian American astronaut Raja Chari reaches Space Station

Indian American astronaut Raja Chari (middle) after SpaceX Crew-3’s arrival at space station. (Photo Credit: NASA TV). Son of Indian immigrants, Chari commands mission on his very first space flight. A SpaceX Crew-3 Dragon capsule commanded by Indian …

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