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March 7, 2022

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Space.com

“NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have been transformative, opening the door to the infrared universe, beyond the realm of red visible light,” Webb scientist Daniel Weisz, an associate professor of astronomy at the University of California, …

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Phys.Org

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) aboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. On 7 March 2002 astronauts installed the ACS during Hubble Servicing Mission 3B, also known as STS-109. With its wide field of view, …

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CNET

A natural impact on the moon created this crater in 2013. It’s about to get another. NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Arizona State University. A big hunk of space junk met an explosive end on Friday when it collided with the moon, and astronomers are …

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Phys.Org

“Seeing the spacecraft fully assembled for the first time is a huge accomplishment; there’s a lot of pride,” said Brian Bone, who leads assembly, test, and launch operations for the mission at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California. “This …

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The Hill

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) demonstrated plans to monitor the space between the Earth and moon past where traditional satellites orbit the planet through its Cislunar Highway Patrol System (CHPS). AFRL notes space traffic to the moon …

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Livescience.com

This has led scientists to suggest that the 3-inch (7.6 centimeters) bright-yellow-striped spiders — whose hatchlings disperse by fashioning web parachutes to fly as far as 100 miles (161 kilometers) — could soon dominate the Eastern Seaboard.

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USA TODAY

If you can’t wait to travel in space, NASA is offering the public the chance to send their names on their next mission as they prepare to send humans back on the moon. Later this year, NASA will launch their their Artemis I mission at the Kennedy Space …

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Florida Today

SpaceX teams at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station are now targeting the middle of the week for the company’s next launch of a batch of Starlink internet satellites. A 230-foot Falcon …

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The Weather Channel

Millions of miles away from Earth, a robotic rover is fighting for survival on a planet with the deadliest dust storms in the entire solar system. NASA’s car-sized Mars rover, Curiosity, has been painstakingly looking for signs of past life on the …

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Gizmodo

NASA’s Perseverance rover has involuntarily adopted a traveling companion, in the form of a stone that’s lodged in one of its six aluminum wheels. Advertisement. An image captured by Perseverance’s Onboard Front Left Hazard Avoidance Camera, …

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