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January 14, 2022

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Space.com

In 2022 NASA’s Artemis 1 test flight will take the first step on returning astronauts to the lunar surface. An Illustration of the Artemis 1 Orion capsule. An artist’s impression of the Artemis 1 Orion capsule. (Image credit: NASA). Jump to:.

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Space.com

SpaceX has some nice before-and-after photos to mark the 10th launch of one of its Falcon 9 rockets, thanks to a satisfied customer. A Falcon 9 successfully delivered 105 satellites to orbit Thursday (Jan. 13), including 44 “SuperDove” cubesats for …

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Space.com

A necessary part of that process is taking images of the sky to see how well the alignment is proceeding, but Jane Rigby, Webb operations project scientist, warned everyone not to expect much from the “first light” of Webb.

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Space.com

Astronomers have spotted three new exoplanets orbiting dangerously close to their parent stars, on the brink of extinction. The three exoplanets, named TOI-2337b, TOI-4329b and TOI-2669b, were discovered using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey …

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NPR

The hunt for moons outside our solar system has just turned up another possible lunar world, a moon bigger than Earth that’s orbiting a Jupiter-like planet. The planet and its moon — if it really is a moon — orbit a Sun-like star that’s over 5,000 …

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EarthSky

The astronomers – at the Center for Astrophysics (CfA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland – were led by data visualization expert Catherine Zucker of CfA. She explained:.

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Orlando Sentinel

While the Artemis I mission to the moon will carry the new Orion spacecraft into space for the first time, launches in 2022 look to send up missions from new Axiom Space and Sierra Space for the first time while Boeing hopes to finally get its CST-100 …

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PBS NewsHour

As climate scientist Kevin Trenberth explains, while the temperature at Earth’s surface is what people experience day to day, the temperature in the upper part of the ocean is a better indicator of how excess heat is accumulating on the planet.

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Phys.Org

Astronaut Tim Peake’s first blood draw completed in space. The sample was taken as part of the MARROW experiment. Credit: NASA. A world-first study has revealed how space travel can cause lower red blood cell counts, known as space anemia.

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Smithsonian

For the first time, researchers have studied a series of events beginning 14 million years ago that caused a still-expanding cosmic bubble to envelop Earth’s galactic neighborhood, forming all the nearby stars, a statement explains.

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