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April 18, 2022

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The hologram teams, led by NASA flight surgeon Dr. Josef Schmid and Fernando De La Peña Llaca, CEO of software provider Aexa Aerospace, were the first humans to ever be “holoported” from Earth to space.

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Expedition 67 flight engineers Oleg Artemyev and Denis Matveev, both of Russia’s federal space corporation Roscosmos, exited the station’s Poisk module on the space-facing side of the station’s Russian segment at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT), beginning the 6 …

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Two Russian cosmonauts will take a spacewalk outside the International Space Station today (April 18) and you’ll be able to watch it live online. Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Denis Matveev, both of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will spend seven …

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The Artemis 1 stack — a giant Space Launch System (SLS) rocket topped by an Orion crew capsule — rolled out to Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on March 17 for a crucial series of prelaunch tests known as a “wet dress rehearsal.”.

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Spaceflight Now

The spacewalk is the third in Artemyev’s cosmonaut career, and the first for Matveev. Artemyev, Matveev, and crewmate Sergey Korsakov arrived at the space station last month on a Soyuz spacecraft. Up to seven …

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Photographer Michael Seeley captured the image of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket (with the Orion spacecraft on top) on Saturday (April 16) from a boat off the coast of Florida in the Atlantic Ocean, several miles offshore from the launch pad, he …

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EarthSky

This was a regular meteor, from within our own solar system. The interstellar meteor that crashed to Earth in 2014 near Papua New Guinea originated from a different star system altogether, according to a study written in 2019. Now the U.S. Space Command …

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You can see the red Martian regolith covering the lander, which touched down in November 2018, in a high-definition image acquired April 9 from the agency’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The spacecraft’s …

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The sun unleashed a major solar flare over the Easter holiday weekend, sparking radio blackouts and setting the stage for more solar storms to come. The Easter solar flare peaked late Saturday (April 16) at 11:34 p.m. EDT (0334 GMT on April 17) and was …

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Florida Today

NASA’s Bob Hines, Kjell Lindgren, Jessica Watkins, and the European Space Agency’s Samantha Cristoforetti touched down at the former Shuttle Landing Facility just after lunchtime in a NASA-owned private jet. Their next ride will …

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