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April 29, 2022

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A new robotic arm for the International Space Station successfully made its first moves as two Russian cosmonauts conducted the 250th spacewalk to service and upgrade the outpost. Expedition 67 flight engineers Oleg Artemyev and Denis Matveev on …

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This year, humans on Earth will experience four eclipses: two of the sun and two of the moon. The first of these is a solar eclipse set to take place on Saturday. Interestingly, this partial solar eclipse of April 30 will involve the second of two new …

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‘Shenanigans’ arose in space from their plush turtle and monkey mascots, the astronauts joked.

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The California-based company is scheduled to launch 34 satellites with its two-stage Electron rocket today from its New Zealand site during a two-hour window that opens at 6:35 p.m. EDT (2235 GMT).

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Following a zero-funding allocation in the White House’s 2023 federal budget request in March, NASA and its partners at the German Aerospace Center (known by its German acronym, DLR) said they have agreed to close out operations of the Stratospheric …

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With a mission Friday to deploy more Starlink internet satellites, SpaceX will try to shave nearly a week off the company’s previous record for the shortest time between two launches of the same Falcon 9 booster. The Falcon 9 rocket scheduled to blast …

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An astronaut from an Arab nation will head to the International Space Station (ISS) for a long-term stay next year for the first time ever, if all goes according to plan. The Houston company Axiom Space announced today (April 29) that it has signed a …

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The Milky Way serves as a celestial pathway between two telescopes in a stunning image from Chile’s Atacama Desert. The telescopes are part of La Silla Observatory, a facility of the European Southern Observatory that has been in operation since the …

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At the center of the photo, which was taken on April 21, you can see a Falcon 9 rocket launching a batch of SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. It’s not the only rocket in view, …

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch another big batch of Starlink internet satellites and land on a ship at sea Friday (April 29), and you can watch the action live. A Falcon 9 topped with 53 Starlink spacecraft is scheduled to lift off Friday at 5:27 …

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