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May 7, 2022

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Space.com

SpaceX’s Crew-3 Dragon Endurance space capsule streaks through the atmosphere to return four astronauts to Earth on May 6, 2022 off the coast of Florida. (Image credit: SpaceX). That’s no shooting star; it’s a spacecraft. SpaceX’s Crew-3 astronaut …

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Space.com

Meteor streaks delighted skywatchers this weekend as the Earth passed through the dust trail of Halley’s Comet in an annual meteor shower display. The Eta Aquarid meteor shower, which is visible in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres in the …

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center at first light Friday with 53 Starlink internet satellites, completing an all-nighter of space operations just five hours after returning four astronauts to a splashdown off the west coast …

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Space.com

The European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut posted a video to the social media platform from the International Space Station on Thursday (May 5), becoming the first-ever TikToker in the final frontier. (Or perhaps one of her associates posted it for her on …

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Space.com

“We were surprised to see this interesting pattering in the marine stratocumulus clouds off the coast of Chile today, that appears to form the letter ‘G.'”.

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The New York Times

They were pressure waves — that is to say, sound waves — 30,000 light-years across and radiating outward through the thin, ultrahot gas that suffuses galaxy clusters. They were caused by periodic explosions from a …

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USA TODAY

Thousands of emperor penguins waddling around Antarctica have a stalker: A yellow rover tracking their every move. ECHO is a remote-controlled ground robot that silently spies on the emperor penguin colony in Atka Bay. The robot is being monitored by …

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fox2now.com

Science fiction and some prominent scientists paint a bleak picture of what would happen, but our efforts are becoming more sophisticated. Honolulu Civil Beat, News Partner. Posted Fri, May 6, 2022 at 2:50 pm HT. Reply. (Credit: Honolulu Civil Beat).

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Space.com

Researchers have detected eight new “echoing” black hole systems in the Milky Way, and they sound like passing through an eerie wind tunnel. And intriguingly, the echoes reveal hints about the role of black holes in galaxy evolution.

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FOX 10 News Phoenix

The study outlines how this project, called a Beacon in the Galaxy (BITG), could hypothetically establish a universal means of communication of what Earth and its residents are like to any aliens in the cosmos.

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