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May 28, 2022

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Space.com

NASA plans to take another crack at a crucial fueling test of its Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket on June 19. SLS will make its debut on the upcoming Artemis 1 mission, which will send an uncrewed Orion capsule on a journey around the moon.

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Space.com

Dozens of meteors from the Geminids fill the night sky. Meteor storms can consist of thousands of meteors an hour, far more than regular meteor shower like the Geminids photographed here.

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Space.com

While in safe mode, a spacecraft shuts down all science and awaits instructions from its flight controllers on how to recover. In the weeks that followed, NASA managed to revive MAVEN from safe …

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Space.com

As Earth orbits the sun, it ploughs through dust and debris left behind by comets and asteroids.

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Space.com

Since videos are larger than images, it takes a while to send stuff via interplanetary networks, and operational data must come first on missions, that likely accounts for some of the delay in receiving the footage.

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Space.com

They will get at their closest at 4:57 a.m. EDT (0857 GMT) on Monday, although you can also see them relatively close on Tuesday (May 30). Venus and Saturn will also be visible near the super-close planets.

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oregonlive.com

Published: May. 28, 2022, 8:00 a.m.. Thin aspen trees with bright green leaves. Aspen trees provide cover for seedlings of …

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Mashable

In the Mojave Desert of Southern California, Bob Stephens has a wide view of the cosmos, where space rocks whiz in all directions. But Stephens is intent on making sense of that chaos. Some of his latest projects: tracking an asteroid he suspects to …

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Spaceflight Now

NASA plans to haul its huge Space Launch System moon rocket back to the launch pad June 5-6 for a fourth attempt to load it with 730,000 gallons of supercold propellants in a dress-rehearsal countdown to clear the way for a maiden test flight later …

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KTLA

A minor shower called the Tau Herculids could create a meteor storm for observers in the Americas next week. But while some websites promise “the most powerful meteor storm in generations”, astronomers are a little more cautious.

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