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June 1, 2022

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Space.com

CAPSTONE is an important mission for the next generation of space exploration. A significant step on this ambitious journey will be a crewed mission to the surface of the moon under the Artemis program. The Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System …

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Space.com

The launch of NASA’s CAPSTONE moon mission has been pushed back another week, to no earlier than June 13. The 55-pound (25 kilograms) CAPSTONE spacecraft will lift off atop a Rocket Lab Electron booster equipped with a Lunar Photon upper stage, …

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CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. (CNN) New spacesuits made by Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace could be worn by astronauts that land on the …

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The Washington Post

On Wednesday, NASA reached a key milestone in a sometimes tortured journey to produce such a suit, announcing contracts for design and production to two companies, Axiom Space and a team led by Collins Aerospace. In total, the contracts could be worth a …

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Space.com

We now have a date for our first real images from NASA’s next-generation observatory. Following half a year of commissioning in space, NASA will release the first operational images taken by the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope on July 12, …

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CNN

The world’s largest living plant has been identified in the shallow waters off the coast of Western Australia, according to scientists. The sprawling seagrass, a marine flowering plant known as Posidonia australis, stretches for more …

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Livescience.com

Recent analysis of a megalodon (Otodus megalodon) tooth with a rare abnormality — a groove all the way down the middle — hints that the dental deformity may trace its roots to an injury to the giant shark’s jaw, perhaps caused by prey that fought back.

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Space Ref

Infectious microbes have evolved sophisticated means to invade host cells, outwit the body’s defenses and cause disease. While researchers have tried to puzzle out the complicated interactions between microorganisms and the host cells they infect, …

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Nature.com

Compared with diatomic molecules, polyatomic molecules have distinct rotational and vibrational degrees of freedom that promise a variety of transformational possibilities. For example, ultracold polyatomic molecules would be uniquely suited to …

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Livescience.com

Researchers found the enormous clone while studying the genetic diversity of seagrasses in Shark Bay, a protected body of shallow water in Western Australia. They learned that almost all the region’s meadows of Poseidon’s ribbon weed (Posidonia australis) …

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