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August 26, 2022
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Space.com

Jump to: Distance; Duration; Rocket; Alexa; Solar power; Snoopy; Fan names on board; 10 cubesats; 3 mannequins; Super-speedy splashdown; Additional Resources.

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Space.com

Flight systems, rockets and technologies are focused on similar challenges at both destinations, he said, including mitigating the effects of radiation and preparing for long-duration stays in space. Lunar science, he added …

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Jump to: History; Accuracy; Inventing time; Atomic clocks; Additional resources; Bibliography. Have you ever wondered how the world clock works to keep …

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NASA’s Artemis 1 mission will launch on the first Space Launch System rocket and its Orion spacecraft on Monday, Aug. 29. … Jump to: Artemis 1 backup launch dates; Artemis 1 future launch …

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Spaceflight Now

NASA and Boeing have penciled a launch date in February for the first piloted test flight of the Starliner commercial crew capsule, allowing time to implement fixes on the spacecraft after an unpiloted demo to the International Space Station earlier …

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Space.com

Punches from the sun are overpowering skywatchers these days. Yet another series of solar flares series shimmied out from the sun on Friday (Aug. 26) after a dazzling show of green-hued auroras crashed through the atmosphere just days ago.

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The New York Times

In a paper published this month in the journal Ethology, researchers report that some macaques frequently rub or tap stones around their genitals, and that these behaviors are associated with signs of physiological arousal that other stone handling actions …

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Space.com

On Sept. 26 at 7:14 p.m. EDT (2314 GMT), the DART spacecraft will crash into the asteroid Dimorphos at approximately 15,000 mph (24,000 kph) in an attempt to alter the celestial body’s trajectory around a larger asteroid called Didymos.

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Boeing’s first astronaut mission for NASA won’t lift off this year after all. The company had been aiming to launch Crew Flight Test (CFT), the first-ever crewed mission of its Starliner capsule, toward the International Space Station (ISS) sometime in …

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The Washington Post

That assumption about the early universe was due in part to observations by the Hubble Space Telescope, which revealed clumpy, irregularly shaped early galaxies. But Hubble observes in a relatively narrow portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, including …

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