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June 16, 2022

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Space.com

NASA officials held a call with reporters on Wednesday (June 15) to give an update ahead of those tests, which together comprise a launch simulation known as a “wet dress rehearsal.”.

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Space.com

A visualization of two Earth-like exoplanets discovered by NASA’s TESS space telescope around the. Two Earth-like exoplanets have been discovered orbiting the dwarf star HD 260655 only 33 light- …

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Space.com

The destination for NASA’s Artemis 1 mission looks big and bright in stunning new photos from the agency taken Tuesday (June 14). In the new images, the full moon looms large behind Launch Complex 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Space.com

We now know who will get to take Boeing’s Starliner capsule out for its first crewed test ride. NASA astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Suni Williams will fly on Crew Flight Test (CFT), Starliner’s first crewed mission to the International Space …

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The Washington Post

The Greenland ice sheet borders them to the west, while open ocean borders them to the east, limiting their travel and interaction with other polar bear populations. The team isn’t certain how the bears got there, but the data suggested they have probably …

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CNN

(CNN) A genetically distinct and isolated population of polar bears have been documented living in southeast Greenland. Scientists who studied and tracked the bears determined that they survive despite having limited access to sea …

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Spaceflight Now

NASA and the European Space Agency have agreed that a pathfinder data relay satellite to support missions on the polar regions and the far side of the moon will be launched on a commercial U.S. rocket, deepening trans-Atlantic ties on the Artemis lunar …

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CNET

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Survey, better known as TESS, has spotted a buzzing galactic neighborhood only 33 light-years away from our planet. It has a central star, a couple of planets circling that star …

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KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) — For over two years, scientists have been working to unravel a case of what they call “cosmic cannibalism,” and on Wednesday, June 15, the team presented their results. A dead star, called a white dwarf, is basically ripping up its …

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Salon

The astronomy world was abuzz after a report came out that China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), also nicknamed the “Sky Eye Telescope,” may have detected a radio signal originating from an alien civilization.

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