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April 6, 2022

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Space.com

The astronauts onboard are all private citizens, with the mission commander, Michael López-Alegría, a previous NASA astronaut. The other three members, Larry Connor, Eytan Stibbe, and Mark Pathy are described by the company as “entrepreneurs” and ” …

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Official portrait of Canadian astronaut Bjarni Tryggvason. (Image credit: NASA). Tryggvason’s one and only spaceflight preceded his …

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The vast majority of asteroids potentially threatening our planet are discovered by NASA-funded telescopes. The second spot currently belongs to Hungary, a tiny Eastern European country with less than 10 million inhabitants.

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Ax-1, which was organized by Houston company Axiom Space, is scheduled to lift off on Friday (April 8). It will send three paying customers and Axiom employee Michael López-Alegría, a former NASA astronaut who’s commanding the mission, to the orbiting lab …

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Artemis 1 is expected to lift off in June or thereabouts, but NASA won’t set a target date until it finishes a “wet dress rehearsal” — a practice run of the most important prelaunch activities, including fueling up the SLS.

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Spaceflight Now

NASA officials said Tuesday they are standing down from a cryogenic loading test on the agency’s Space Launch System moon rocket until after the launch of a commercial crew mission from a neighboring pad at the Kennedy Space Center.

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Space.com

There’s a lot going on at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida, as new photos show. SpaceX is gearing up for the Friday (April 8) launch of Ax-1, the first all-private crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS), from KSC’s Launch …

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Spaceflight Now

The Space Launch System is standing on pad 39B at Kennedy, where it is awaiting another countdown dress rehearsal ahead of NASA’s Artemis 1 mission, an unpiloted test flight to the moon with the Orion crew capsule.

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Florida Today

According to the Space Force, weather conditions should be about 80% favorable for the launch. SpaceX Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 Rollout to Launch Pad 39A ahead of the Axiom- …

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Broadway.me

The notebooks are part of the Darwin Archive at Cambridge University Library in the U.K., which contains journals, manuscripts and more than 15,000 letters written by Darwin. The journals were originally stored in the library’s high- …

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