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February 27, 2022

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Space.com

The three worlds will be clustered extra-close to the southeastern horizon as the sun is rising. Saturn is at magnitude 0.7 and Mercury at a brighter -0.1. (For perspective, most people can see stars down to magnitude 6 in dark-sky conditions.).

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket with a batch of 50 more Starlink internet satellites Friday from the Central Coast of California, the company’s second Starlink mission in four days. Two more Starlink launches are scheduled from Florida in the first half …

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Arizona Daily Star

This picture captures a coronal hole or a spot on the sun where the star’s magnetic field is open to space. Solar wind, which contains all types of gasses, escapes through these holes, causing geomagnetic storms (aka auroras) near Earth.

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Daily Beast

In 1961, U.S. President John F. Kennedy declared that his nation would be the first to land a man on the moon. That ambitious goal would later be fulfilled as two NASA astronauts took wobbly steps across the lunar surface on July 20, 1969, much to the …

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The Washington Post

Pour some coffee and daub a toasted muffin with planetary jam: It’s breakfast with the planets. Early in March, find Earth’s effervescent neighbor Venus easily in the southeast before sunrise. At -4.7 magnitude (exceptionally bright,) you can’t miss it …

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News On 6

Most of the specks of light visible in the image are billions of light years away from Earth, according to the scientists. Some of the rarer objects captured in the image include colliding galaxies and flaring stars in the Milky Way.

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SciTechDaily

Guemesia ochoai could have looked similar to relatives such as Carnotaurus sastrei (pictured). Credit: © Fred Wierum, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons. A new dinosaur which formed part of an array of “unusual” creatures has been …

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Detroit Free Press

The exhibition, which opened Feb. 19 and runs through May 8, examines the cultural, technological and political context of the era that culminated in the 1969 lunar landing. With more than 100 objects and artifacts …

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NEWS.com.au

Elon Musk has countered a threat from Russia to drop the International Space Station from orbit, saying SpaceX will step in before that happens. G. P. Rodriguez and The Sun. 2 min read. February 27, 2022 – 9:04AM …

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DNA India

In order to conduct further research, these NASA futuristic technologies have received a total of $5.1 million. This funding is part of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program which offers support to studies at an early stage.

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