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March 19, 2022

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Space.com

Everything went according to plan, but the hatch opening was still surprising, because it revealed that Artemyev, Matveev and Korsakov were wearing bright yellow flight suits with blue highlights — the colors of Ukraine.

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CNN

The most powerful rocket NASA has ever built, the Space Launch System is now ready for a final prelaunch test for the uncrewed Artemis I mission. Known as a wet dress rehearsal, the trial includes loading the fuel tanks and conducting a launch countdown.

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The New York Times

Three Russian astronauts launched to the International Space Station early Friday. A few hours later, their Soyuz spacecraft docked at the space station and, when they boarded the orbiting outpost, they were wearing flight suits of striking colors …

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CNN

(CNN) A trio of Russian cosmonauts launched to the International Space Station on Friday. Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev and Sergey Korsakov lifted off aboard a Soyuz MS-21 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan at …

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CNET

A special fiber could bring our clothing to life. Fink Lab MIT/Elizabeth Meiklejohn RISD/Greg Hren. Wearable tech is extending far beyond Apple Watches and FitBits. Reimagining pants, T-shirts and jackets as having multiple purposes, scientists have …

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CNN

(CNN) Justin Blauwet noticed something unusual while working at a construction site in Iowa. At first glance, it appeared to be a block of stone, just under a foot long, covered in ridges. But Blauwet had a better idea of what it was, …

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Phys.Org

Three Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station on Friday wearing yellow flight suits with blue accents, colors that appeared to match the Ukrainian flag. The men were the first new arrivals on the space station since the start of …

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The Weather Channel

The rocket and spacecraft for NASA’s Artemis I mission were kept at the Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), and it is on the way to Launch Complex 39B for a wet dress rehearsal test.

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MIT News

As the world struggles to improve the efficiency of cars and other vehicles in order to curb greenhouse gas emissions and improve the range of electric vehicles, the search is on for ever-lighter materials that are strong enough to be used in the bodies of …

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CBS News

The cosmonauts are replacing three crew members — two Russians and an American — who are heading home at the end of the month to close out a record-setting flight. The launch comes amid high tension …

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