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February 12, 2022

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Space.com

A special lens within the telescope’s near-infrared camera (NIRCam) instrument allowed engineers to take a look at Webb’s mirror alignment and to generate a cool view of the telescope, all at the same time.

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The Washington Post

In recent months, sky watchers have been treated to some of the most beautiful auroras in years as the sun enters a more active period of activity. Notably, moderate and strong solar storms in October and November spurred the dancing purple and green …

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Space Ref

The Expedition 66 crew members explored how living in microgravity affects sense of orientation, visual function, and the spine. At the beginning of the day, NASA Flight Engineers Raja Chari and Kayla Barron gathered again …

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Popular Science

Full-light images from the Parker Solar Probe confirm an age-old astronomy legend. By Purbita Saha | Published Feb 11, 2022 6:00 PM. Space · Science.

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KQED

This is an artist’s rendering of the spacecraft Juno, the planet Jupiter, and Jupiter’s. Montage depicting NASA’s Juno spacecraft during its June 7, 2021, close flyby of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede. ( …

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Science News

By serendipity, scientists have photographed Venus’ surface from space for the first time. Though the planet’s rocky body is concealed beneath a thick veil of clouds, telescopes aboard NASA’s Parker Solar Probe managed to capture the first …

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New York Post

Scientists think they’ve spotted a planet capable of sustaining life in a major new discovery. Experts weren’t even looking for aliens when they found signs of the key ingredient all living things need — water.

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The New Indian Express

A variety of available plants provide a long period of enjoyment. The beautiful flowers of the Phalaenopsis or moth orchid comes to mind. In nature, orchids grow on trees, so they are grown in pots with a bark-type potting mix.

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Spectrum News NY1

Researchers may have identified yet another planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the star closest in distance from the Earth (other than the sun) at just over four light-years away. What You Need To Know. Researchers may have identified yet another planet …

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The Independent

Satellites launched into low Earth orbit always contend with some amount of atmospheric drag, but in a statement released 8 February, SpaceX noted the drag produced by the geomagnetic storm was 50% higher than in earlier launches.

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