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May 24, 2022

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Space.com

Japanese astronauts will ride on NASA Artemis missions to the moon, and potentially even reach the surface, amid an interagency push to expand lunar exploration. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida …

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Space.com

Artist’s illustration of a crewed outpost on Mars. NASA is working to make such a vision a reality by the late 2030s.

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Space.com

A little spacecraft will have to wait a bit longer for its big lunar launch. The CAPSTONE mission, short for “Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment,” will now launch no earlier than June 6, …

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Space.com

A total lunar eclipse, which happens as the full moon moves into the deep umbral shadow of the Earth, was visible from parts of the Americas, Antarctica, Europe, Africa and the eastern Pacific on May 15 and 16.

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Scientific American

On May 4, three-and-a-half years into its mission, NASA’s InSight lander registered the largest “marsquake” ever detected. The magnitude 5.0 quake was nearly 10 times more powerful than the previous record-holding Red Planet temblor, reaching the upper …

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Phys.Org

The newly discovered massive black holes reside in dwarf galaxies, where their radiation competes with the light of abundant young stars. Credit: NASA & ESA/Hubble, artistic conception of black hole with jet by M. Polimera.

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USA TODAY

The discovery of new fossils suggest gigantic dragons were flying around Earth alongside dinosaurs 86 million years ago. Scientists in Argentina discovered a new species of flying reptiles that stretched the length of a school bus known as “The Dragon …

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CNN

(CNN) NASA’s Earth Observatory has released satellite images of an undersea volcano erupting. The image, taken on May 14 by the Operational Land Imager 2 on the Landsat 9 satellite, shows a …

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Florida Today

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set for liftoff from the Space Coast Wednesday afternoon, its southern trajectory mission set to produce window-rattling sonic booms when the booster returns to Cape Canaveral.

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Orlando Sentinel

Boeing and NASA are eager to finish the uncrewed test flight of the CST-100 Starliner and help pave the way for a future crewed flight to the International Space Station. The capsule one of two in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program alongside SpaceX’s Crew …

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