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June 20, 2022

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Space.com

Typically, these vehicles are Russian Progress capsules, but on Monday (June 20), a Northrop Grumman Cygnus vehicle was scheduled to complete a five-minute burn to evaluate whether the capsule is ready to take this duty on regularly.

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Space.com

Thousands of distant, primordial galaxies in different shapes and sizes glow in infrared light in a newly released image from the Hubble Space Telescope. The oldest galaxies are about 13 billion years old, dating from just a few hundred million years …

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CNN

This process includes loading supercold propellant, going through a full countdown simulating launch, resetting the countdown clock and draining the rocket tanks.

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Florida Today

That contrast — a facility aimed at the future while steeped in its own storied history — is visible everywhere from the building where astronauts suit up to the control room where teams give the rocket a final “Go” for launch.

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Space.com

Look to the east-southeastern sky in the early hours of Tuesday morning (June 21) to spot the waning crescent moon approaching Jupiter as it continues its monthly tour of the planets. The satellite will sit just a palm’s width to the lower right (or 5 …

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UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Frog-eating bat (Trachops cirrhosus). Credit: Marcos Guerra. Frog-eating bats trained by researchers to associate a phone ringtone with a tasty …

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Space.com

A piece of space junk from a Russian anti-satellite weapons test forced the International Space Station to maneuver to avoid the orbital debris on Thursday (June 16). Russia’s space agency Roscosmos used …

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CBS News

As an added bonus, the Moon will also be hanging out near the planetary lineup this week! Early Tuesday morning it will be just below and to the right of Jupiter, around 4 a,m. Perhaps the most camera-worthy moment will come early Friday morning.

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Phys.Org

Trapped-ion quantum computers are quantum devices in which trapped ions vibrate together and are fully isolated from the external environment. These computers can be particularly useful for investigating and realizing various quantum physics states.

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Big Think

With four inner, rocky planets, four outer, giant planets, and asteroids, moons, and Kuiper belt objects galore, our Solar System is a complex and wondrous place. Every one of …

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