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April 3, 2022

NEWS

Space.com

The rocket is protected from lightning by three towers and a catenary wire structure to divert strikes to the ground away from the booster. The first three lightning strikes were relatively low power events, …

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Space.com

An issue with the moon rocket’s mobile launcher ground equipment, not the rocket itself, is to blame. NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard is seen atop. NASA’s Artemis 1 Space Launch System megarocket and its Orion …

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CNN

The wet dress rehearsal simulates every stage of launch without the rocket actually leaving the launchpad. This includes powering on the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft, loading supercold propellant into the rocket’s tanks, going through a full …

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EarthSky

View larger. | The view from New Horizons of a region on Pluto with multiple icy domes that scientists say are giant ice volcanoes. The surface and atmospheric hazes are in grayscale. An artistic interpretation of possible past volcanic processes is in …

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Space.com

You can watch three worlds practically hug each other in the night sky Monday and Tuesday (April4-5) if you get up a little early. Cloudy Venus, bright Mars and ringed Saturn will all get together again in the southeast predawn sky after forming a …

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Orlando Sentinel

UCF Lake Nona Medical Center professors are collaborating with Israeli researchers to better understand the human body in a microgravity environment by studying the four space participants, three of which paid for the flight and one of which is a former …

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WACH.com

The shark was likely less than 2 feet (60 centimeters) long and was named Scyliorhinus weemsi after esteemed geologist and paleontologist Dr. Robert Weems of the United States Geological Survey.

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WSOC Charlotte

“There are approximately 15 living members of this genus in the world’s oceans today, but their ancestry extends back to the time of the dinosaurs,” said scientist Jun Ebersole of McWane Science Center in Birmingham, Alabama, in a statement.

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LubbockOnline.com

Texas Tech University’s Department of Physics & Astronomy will host a Nobel Prize-winning physicist next week for its 2022 Bucy Distinguished Lecture. Cornell. Nobel Laureate Eric Allin Cornell will deliver a specialized address intended for physics …

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Motley Fool

NASA awarded SpaceX a $2.9 billion contract to build a lunar lander last year — and promised more contracts are coming. Last month, NASA previewed a new competition to build …

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