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March 20, 2022

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Space.com

They launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft (which they named Endeavour), marking the first time NASA astronauts ever launched into orbit on a commercial spacecraft. In photos: SpaceX’s …

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Space.com

Juno’s latest view of the two moons was captured during the spacecraft’s 39th close flyby of Jupiter on Jan. 12. At the time, the spacecraft was about 38,000 miles (61,000 kilometers) above Jupiter’s cloud tops, at a latitude of about 52 degrees south.

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Digital Trends

SpaceX set a new record for reuse of a rocket booster this week when it used a Falcon 9 booster for its 12th mission. The booster was used as part of the company’s Starlink launch which carried 53 satellites into orbit to join the Starlink satellite …

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Digital Trends

The James Webb Space Telescope recently hit a big milestone when engineers completed the alignment of its mirrors. But there is still a lot to do before the telescope is ready to begin science operations this summer. With the mirrors aligned with …

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Mashable

A smiling cosmonaut wearing a yellow flight suit with blue accents floats out of an open. Credit: NASA. > Tech …

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13WMAZ.com

NEW YORK — When three Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station wearing yellow flight suits with blue accents, some saw a message in them wearing the colors of the Ukrainian flag. They shot that down on Saturday.

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8News

(NEXSTAR) – The Hubble Space Telescope captured a photo of a barred spiral galaxy that’s so mesmerizing, you could get lost looking into its eye. The galaxy, called NGC 1097, is located 48 million lightyears from Earth in a constellation called Fornax, …

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Fortune

Never miss a story: Follow your favorite topics and authors to get a personalized email with the journalism that matters most to you. ATLANTA—NASA Administrator Bill Nelson on Friday played down recent comments by the head of Russia’s space agency that …

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Fox News

NASA has shared an image depicting what researchers say is the first observation of a debris cloud from a massive celestial collision. In a study published earlier this month in the Astrophysical Journal, a group of astronomers led by the University of …

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SpaceFlight Insider

This was the 11th launch to the fourth shell of the Starlink constellation. It was also the 12th flight for Falcon 9 first stage core B1051 after a 90-day turnaround from its previous mission. SpaceX …

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