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May 6, 2022

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Space.com

You may have heard that Russian space chief Dmitry Rogozin recently threatened, yet again, to pull his nation out of the International Space Station program. Several media outlets reported that news last weekend, basing their stories on an interview …

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Spaceflight Now

NASA’s Psyche spacecraft inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA/Isaac Watson. A U.S. military cargo plane delivered NASA’s Psyche spacecraft from California to the Kennedy Space Center last …

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Space.com

A crewed Mars mission could happen sooner than you think. Astronauts will likely make it to the Red Planet’s surface before the end of the 2020s, SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell told CNBC’s Shepard Smith recently.

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Space.com

The Artemis 1 stack — a huge Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with an Orion crew capsule on top — rolled out to Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida in mid-March for its “wet dress rehearsal,” a crucial series of tests that includes …

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX raised a Falcon 9 rocket vertical on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center Thursday, ready for a pre-sunrise blastoff Friday with 53 more Starlink internet satellites, using a booster stage flying for a record-tying 12th time.

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Tech Times

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Starlink 4-17 mission will launch SpaceX’s next batch of 53 Starlink broadband satellites.

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CNN

Black hole binaries occur when these celestial phenomena are orbited by a star, which they sometimes use to siphon gas and dust as a snack. The echoes have …

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CNN

The groundwater system, found in deep sediments in West Antarctica likely to be the consistency of a wet sponge, reveals an unexplored part of the region and may have implications for how the frozen continent reacts to the climate crisis, according to new …

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Florida Today

A 230-foot SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket wrapped up a jam-packed week of space news early Friday, delivering dozens of Starlink internet satellites to orbit just hours after astronauts returned from the International Space Station.

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Astronomy Magazine

A bright meteor from the Eta Aquariid shower streaks across the sky over Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming On May 5, 2013. David Kingham (Flickr). Friday, May 6. The Eta Aquariid meteor shower peaks early this morning. The best time to catch …

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