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April 24, 2022

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Space.com

Giant Jupiter and the shadow of its biggest moon, Ganymede, dominate the view in this latest image from the system based on a NASA spacecraft’s data. NASA’s Juno mission whizzed close by the radiation-spewing planet for the 40th time on Feb.

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Space.com

The revamped LHC will see more particle collisions and mind-blowing energy levels to hunt for dark matter and extra dimensions. The Large Hadron Collider restarted after a three-year shutdown on April 22, 2022. (Image credit: CERN).

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Phys.Org

The three businessmen and a former NASA astronaut had spent more than two weeks on the station on a history-making mission organized by startup company Axiom Space. A SpaceX capsule was scheduled to undock from the …

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Salon

Surprisingly, scientists arrived at a new understanding of Europa by comparing its geography with Greenland. By Matthew Rozsa. Published April 24, 2022 2:00PM (EDT). Jupiter’s large moon, Europa, is covered by a thick crust of ice above a vast ocean of …

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Charlie Duke poses for a portrait before a gala at the San Diego Air & Space Museum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 16 mission. Duke was the command module pilot during that historic mission.

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UPI.com

April 23 (UPI) — Proliferating levels of debris are posing a threat to the space environment and should be regulated as more satellites are being launched into space, researchers say. Advertisement. Edinburgh University researchers said in a study …

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Duluth News Tribune

NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover captured images of Mars’ moon, Phobos, partially eclipsing the sun April 2, 2022. The tiny moon is only 14 miles (23 kilomesters) across. The dark specks are sunspots. See the video.

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Inverse

If you’re thinking that’s some advertising stunt, think again. On April 24, 1962, MIT worked with the U.S. Air Force to use the Echo 1 communications satellite to send …

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BGR

Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA Science Mission Directorate also attended. Astrobotic CEO, John Thornton, says that building the Peregrine lunar lander is a dream from true. “This is why …

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Loveland Reporter-Herald

Editor’s note: The date of the upcoming lunar eclipse has been corrected to May 15. This month’s Colorado sky plays host to one of the more uncommon celestial events when, for the first time in two years, Loveland observers will, on the evening of May …

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