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February 26, 2022

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Space.com

Business with Russia continues as usual amid the escalating situation in Ukraine, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) chief said on Friday (Feb. 25). But it’s unclear if the partnership can survive Russia’s recent aggression, experts say.

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Spaceflight Now

Blaming European sanctions enacted after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Russian space agency said Saturday it is recalling dozens of engineers and technicians from French Guiana and suspending Soyuz rocket operations there, grounding a pair of European …

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Space.com

“Do you want to destroy our cooperation on the ISS?” read one of the tweets from Roscosmos Director-General Dimitry Rogozin, which was translated by Rob Mitchell for Ars Technica senior space editor Eric Berger, who shared Mitchell’s translation on Twitter …

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Space.com

Millions of new objects have just been cataloged in a vast new sky map that will lead to more investigations about our universe’s environment, the discovery team says. A map of roughly one-quarter of the northern sky was generated using a pan-European …

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EurekAlert

The novel device is the first to use graphene-based field effect transistors to detect four different synthetic and natural opioids at once, while shielding them from wastewater’s harsh elements. When a specific opioid metabolite attaches to …

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Space.com

The colorful remnants have displayed bright and brilliant flashes that look a lot like the newly found FRBs, which occurred in the galaxy M81, researchers said. “Some of the signals we measured …

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New York Post

Some honor their loved ones by planting a tree. Laurie Zaleski went a lot further: She founded an entire animal sanctuary, just as she’d once promised her mother. Her mom, Annie McNulty, was a spirited beauty with “impeccably bad taste in men,” she …

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CNET

NASA on Thursday announced a possible launch date of late May — which could dip into June — for its upcoming Artemis I mission, which aims to redirect humanity’s eyes to the moon by sending a spacecraft into lunar orbit. The new timeline appears to …

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CNET

The “image stacking” phase of the Webb telescope alignment involves the creation of a single unified image out of multiple images. This is 18 segments stacked to show a single star. NASA/STScI. When we saw one of the James Webb Space Telescope’s first …

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The New York Times

That is what pictures taken by NASA’s Parker Space Probe have revealed. The planet’s average temperature hovers around 860 degrees Fahrenheit, and thick clouds of sulfuric acid obscure the view. Until now, the only photographs …

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