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December 4, 2021

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Space.com

The space agency broadcast live views of the eclipse as seen by scientists Theo Boris and Christian Lockwood of the JM Pasachoff Antarctic Expedition from their observing point in Union Glacier, Antarctica. Since solar …

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Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — United Launch Alliance (ULA) will launch an Atlas V rocket into space early Sunday morning (Dec. 5), and you can watch the action live online. The two-stage rocket is scheduled to blast off from Space Launch Complex 41 here at …

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Space.com

“This will be our first foray into understanding, what does it mean to use lasers to communicate and really connect directly to Earth and space users?” Jason Mitchell, Director of SCaN Advanced Communications & Navigation Technology Division at NASA, told …

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CNN

(CNN) Whenever we’re confronted with aspects of science fiction becoming scientific reality, philosophical questions arise. This week, many were asking this one: What is a robot, really? Films and TV shows have offered us myriad archetypes of what …

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Florida Today

Five add-on solid rocket boosters gleamed in the afternoon sunlight as United Launch Alliance teams guided the rocket over its third-of-a-mile trek from Launch Complex 41’s Vertical Integration Facility to the pad. At liftoff, currently set for a two-hour …

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Popular Science

Leonard’s comet, expected to be the brightest comet this year, should be the next sky sighting on your bucket list. The moon has been keeping this comet washed out as it is much brighter than the space rock. There’s been conflicting reports on social …

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Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana with two more Galileo navigation satellites for the European Commission and the European Space Agency. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

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Patch.com

The Geminids run from Dec. 4-17 and peak overnight Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 13-14. The best time to see the Geminids is around 2 a.m. the morning of the 14th when the shower’s radiant point — the constellation Gemini — is at its highest point in the sky.

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Orlando Sentinel

Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex is set to debut March 21. It will include futuristic spaceflight simulations and relics but will be able to deal with developments, Therrin Protze, the attraction’s chief operation officer, said during a hard-hat walk …

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PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lee esta nota de prensa en español aquí. NASA is looking for leaders for one of the best jobs on Earth for human spaceflight – including missions to the Moon – the position of flight director in mission control …

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