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April 26, 2022

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has partnered with Lego Education to bring to life — or at least, life-size — the minifigures featured in the toy company’s popular “Build to Launch: A STEAM Exploration Series.” …

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A SpaceX crew capsule splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Georgia Monday with a retired NASA astronaut and three wealthy businessmen, closing out an extended 17-day mission on the first fully commercial, non-government visit to the …

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Artemis 1, an unpiloted mission, is the first test flight of the Space Launch System, the rocket NASA designed to send astronauts back to the moon. “We’ve got the vehicle back in …

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The U.S. space agency wants to focus on science and exploration and hand over all low Earth orbit services to commercial players. NASA plans to replace its workhorse space data highway with commercial services. (Image credit: NASA).

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Three NASA astronauts and one from the European Space Agency (ESA) will soon head to the International Space Station (ISS) on the Crew-4 mission, which SpaceX is conducting for NASA. The crew is scheduled to launch no earlier than April 27 at 3:52 a.m. …

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Anyone with a strong Internet connection can watch a bus-sized asteroid make a safe flyby of Earth today (April 26). Weather permitting, the Virtual Telescope Project plans to livestream live telescopic …

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NASA’s marsquake-hunting lander has detected its two largest seismic events to date — and on the far side of the planet, no less. NASA’s InSight lander touched down on Mars in November 2018 carrying the most sensitive seismometer ever designed.

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Four private astronauts made history today (April 25), splashing safely down on Earth after completing the first fully private crewed mission aboard the International Space Station. Today, a SpaceX Dragon capsule splashed down off the coast of …

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SpaceX will launch the Crew-4 astronaut mission for NASA early Wednesday morning (April 27), and you can watch the action live. A Dragon capsule carrying the four Crew-4 astronauts is scheduled to lift off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy …

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Key building blocks of DNA that previous research mysteriously failed to discover in meteorites have now been discovered in space rocks, suggesting that cosmic impacts might once have helped deliver these vital ingredients of life to ancient Earth.

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