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May 20, 2022

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Space.com

NASA’s live docking webcast will begin Friday at 3 p.m .EDT (1900 GMT). Boeing’s Starliner astronaut taxi is launching Thursday (May 19) on a crucial test flight, but coverage …

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Space.com

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is officially on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after 2.5 years of delays. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Space …

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Space.com

Starliner lifted off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket Thursday evening (May 19), kicking off a crucial uncrewed mission to the ISS called Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2). The capsule is scheduled to arrive at the orbiting lab on Friday at around …

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The Washington Post

The spacecraft successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 6:54 p.m. aboard an Atlas V rocket, lighting up the skies over the Florida Space Coast. The flight is a test for Boeing to demonstrate that its autonomous capsule can meet up with the station …

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Spaceflight Now

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft thundered into orbit Thursday from Cape Canaveral aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, aiming to dock at the International Space Station on a years-late test flight to prove the capsule’s systems before flying …

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Space.com

In 1996, a researcher working in the Egyptian desert found a small pebble that scientists later determined was likely extraterrestrial in origin, as it comprised mysterious mineral compounds found nowhere else on Earth. In the new study …

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The New York Times

Boeing’s second chance at a do-over is off to a successful start as Starliner, its space taxi, launched to orbit on Thursday. The spacecraft was built for NASA to take astronauts to and from the International Space Station. But before it can do that, …

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Space.com

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is finally on its way to the International Space Station (ISS). Starliner lifted off today (May 19) atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. The duo rose off a pad at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station …

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Scientific American

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is officially on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after 2.5 years of delays. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Thursday (May 19) at …

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Phys.Org

Some metals are in liquid form, the prime example being mercury. But there are also enormous quantities of liquid metal in the Earth’s core, where temperatures are so high that part of the iron is molten and undergoes complex flows.

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