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March 15, 2022

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Space.com

Expedition 66 crewmates Kayla Barron and Raja Chari secured brackets and erected struts at the base of one of the space station’s eight original power-providing arrays, preparing the area for the future installation of an ISS Roll-Out Solar Array (iROSA).

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Space.com

“It’s gonna be amazing,” NASA Artemis launch director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson said during a news conference today (March 14). Teams retract two of 20 platforms around the Space Launch System rocket (left) and Orion spacecraft (close-up at right) for …

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Space.com

Two NASA astronauts will conduct a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Tuesday morning (March 15), and you can watch it live. Kayla Barron and Raja Chari are scheduled to step outside the orbiting lab Tuesday at 8:05 a.m. EDT (1205 …

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Spaceflight Now

Despite Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and worsening relations, joint operation of the International Space Station continues normally with plans in place to bring NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei back to Earth as planned aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft at the …

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Space.com

When NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei launched into space 11 months ago, he did not know how long he would be off the planet, let alone that he would be up there long enough to set any records. But when the clock strikes 12:24 p.m. EDT (1624 GMT) today …

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Space.com

NASA’s top-notch Red Planet geology rover is moving on to explore an ancient river delta now that its eighth rock sample is secured for future analysis. “Stashing my latest rock core sample (# …

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CNN

The spacewalking duo will assemble and install modification kits that will allow for future solar array upgrades outside of the space station. Barron and Chari will install struts and brackets that will be used to support the arrival of more ISS Roll-Out …

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Space.com

This weekend, an astronomer spotted a small asteroid just hours before the space rock crashed into Earth’s atmosphere and met its fiery demise. On Friday (March 11), astronomer Krisztián Sárneczky was observing the sky at the Piszkésteto Mountain …

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Scientific American

Modern brain science as we know it began with the work of a scientist whose creative thought sprang from memories of a childhood spent in the preindustrial Spanish countryside. By Benjamin Ehrlich | Scientific American April 2022 Issue.

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CNN

(CNN) Watch out giant hornets, your next mating could be your last. Researchers found that giant hornets can be lured into traps using sex pheromones, according to a new study published in …

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