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March 3, 2022

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Space.com

Ukrainian employees of the U.K.-headquartered rocket company Skyrora are helping to defend the space city of Dnipro as it braces for air strikes, while the company’s Ukraine-born CEO admits that “there is nothing we can realistically do for them right …

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In some cases, neutron stars have a stellar companion, from which they accrete matter, forming what is also known as a low-mass X-ray binary system. Scientists have known that neutron stars often spit some of the matter back out into space in the form of …

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You can send your name on a trip around the moon with just a few clicks of your keyboard. NASA is inviting people to put their names on a flash drive that will launch on the agency’s Artemis 1 mission, which will send an uncrewed Orion capsule around …

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Or less dense mixtures of rock and ice, surrounded by steamy, water-rich atmospheres?” NASA asked. “With limited data and no planets of similar size and orbit in our own solar system to use for comparison, it has been difficult to answer these questions.”.

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NPR

While experts say there’s no potential threat to us here on Earth, it does highlight a growing problem around our planet — space junk. Observers say the rocket part, which is expected to hit the surface …

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Medscape

A dose-response relationship exists between number of years playing hockey and risk and severity of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), new research suggests. Early results from a study that examined donor brains showed that each additional year of …

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Space.com

SpaceX launched 47 satellites and landed the returning rocket on Thursday morning (March 3). A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carrying 47 Starlink internet satellites launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida Thursday at 9:35 a.m. EST (1435 GMT).

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The Virtual Telescope Project is planning to stream live telescope views of the asteroid 138971 (2001 CB21) during its approach. The space rock is technically classified as “potentially hazardous”, but there’s no need to worry.

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Smithsonian

Established scientists are casting serious doubts on new research suggesting that the infamous, ferocious dinosaur is actually three different species. Margaret Osborne. Contributor. March 3, 2022 10:46 a.m. …

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Science instruments and other hardware for the spacecraft will come together in the mission’s final phase before a launch to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa in 2024. When it’s fully assembled, NASA’s Europa Clipper will be as large as an SUV with solar …

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