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April 5, 2022

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Space.com

An international team of astrophysicists using NASA’s Kepler space telescope, which ceased operations in 2018, have discovered an exoplanet similar to Jupiter located 17,000 light-years from Earth, making it the farthest exoplanet ever found by Kepler.

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Space.com

NASA’s second attempt to fuel its Artemis 1 moon mission megarocket hit another snag on Monday (April 4) due to a stuck valve on ground equipment. A jammed vent valve high up on the mobile launcher structure supporting the Artemis 1’s Space Launch …

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Space.com

While it might be a bit tricky to spot on your own, you’ll be able to watch a live stream of the event hosted by the Virtual Telescope Project, weather permitting. That video will go …

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CNN

(CNN) The three Russian astronauts who boarded the International Space Station last month in spacesuits that echoed the colors of Ukraine’s flag were paying tribute to their university and not protesting Russia’s invasion, NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei …

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Spaceflight Now

Axiom’s commercial crew launch, known as Ax-1, couldn’t go forward on the same day as NASA planned to load cryogenic propellants into the giant SLS moon rocket because pad 39A, which SpaceX leases from NASA for astronaut missions, shares some ground …

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USA TODAY

Using a microphone on the Perseverance, researchers collected audio samples from the moment it landed, recording noises such as its movement around the planet, the rover cutting up rocks for sampling and winds. The findings …

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Florida Today

Should all go to plan with the conclusion of NASA’s wet dress rehearsal of its Space Launch System rocket on nearby pad 39B, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule will be rolled out to pad 39A at KSC on Tuesday.

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USA TODAY

AB Aurigae b is a newly forming planet projected to be nine times the size of Jupiter. Images of the exoplanet were captured by the Hubble Space and Subaru telescopes. New research supports the “disk …

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Livescience.com

Scientists have discovered a brand-new type of cell hiding inside the delicate, branching passageways of human lungs. The newfound cells play a vital role in keeping the respiratory system functioning properly and could even inspire new treatments to …

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Phys.Org

Without the ocean, the climate crisis would be even worse than it is. Each year, the ocean absorbs billions of tons of carbon from the atmosphere, preventing warming that greenhouse gas would otherwise cause. Scientists estimate about 25 to 30 percent …

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