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May 14, 2022

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Spaceflight Now

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft descends under parachutes on Dec. 22, 2019, at the conclusion of the Orbital Flight Test-1 mission. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani. Members of NASA’s independent safety advisory panel on Thursday cautioned the space agency …

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Spaceflight Now

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbs into the sky over Vandenberg Space Force Base to begin the Starlink 4-13 mission. Credit: Gene Blevins / LA Daily News. SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Friday afternoon from California’s Central Coast with another …

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Space.com

If all goes according to plan, the rocket’s first stage will come back to Earth and land at sea on the SpaceX droneship Just Read the Instructions about nine minutes after liftoff. You can …

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Space.com

Top telescope pick! Celestron Astro Fi 102. (Image credit: Celestron). Looking for a telescope for the lunar …

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Space.com

Blue Origin’s fifth human spaceflight will take place next week, if all goes according to plan. Jeff Bezos’ aerospace company announced today (May 13) that it’s targeting May 20 for the launch of NS-21, the next crewed flight of its New Shepard …

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SpaceNews

“Our timeline was very aggressive, especially early in the mission,” said Michael López-Alegría, the former NASA astronaut and current Axiom employee who commanded Ax-1. “The pace was frenetic in the beginning.”.

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PBS NewsHour

For the first time this week, they released an astonishing image of it, about 27,000 light years away from Earth. An international collaboration of scientists and telescopes made the discovery. Miles O’Brien explores some of the mysteries surrounding the …

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Mashable

They’re intensely fascinating objects in space, places where matter has been crunched down into an intensely compact area. If Earth was (hypothetically) crushed into a black hole, it would be under an inch across. Yet the object would still be extremely …

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BBC News

The University of Cambridge said the system was a similar size to an AA battery and contained a non-toxic species of blue-green algae called synechocystis. The algae “naturally harvests …

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Mashable

“Mars remains active, just not as active as Earth,” Mark Panning, a planetary scientist and NASA’s InSight lander project manager, told Mashable. For reference, a magnitude 5 quake on Earth is …

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