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August 27, 2022
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Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is about to launch its biggest rocket since the famous Saturn V took Apollo astronauts to the moon — and that’s where this new mission is headed as well. The agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is set to lift off from …

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Spaceflight Now

Five decades after the final flight of NASA’s legendary Saturn 5 moon rocket, the U.S. space agency is poised to launch its most powerful rocket yet Monday for a critical, long-overdue test flight, sending an unpiloted Orion crew capsule on a 42-day …

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Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s new megarocket for deep space flights is ready to attempt its historic first test flight next week. The U.S. space agency on Saturday (Aug. 27) cleared the massive Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and its Orion spacecraft …

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Space.com

The exhibit will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the Artemis 1 program through a hands-on experience that teaches what it takes to build a spacecraft that can travel to the moon and back.

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CNN

The uncrewed Artemis I mission, including the Space Launch System Rocket and Orion spacecraft, is targeting liftoff on August 29 between 8:33 a.m. ET and 10:33 a.m. ET from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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MSUToday

A new model developed by MSU researchers is extracting more information than ever from camera traps and other low-cost data sources to help inform ecology studies and conservation efforts. Peer-Reviewed Publication. Michigan State University.

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Mashable

No one will be inside the capsule this time, save for three test dummies, but the flight’s success or failure could determine the future of the program. NASA wants to use the moon as an astronaut training ground for an eventual mission to Mars.

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CNBC

NASA plans to launch the Artemis I mission on Monday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, sending the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion capsule on a more than month-long journey around the moon. The uncrewed launch marks the debut of the most …

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Mashable

The research team used reptile fossil records from 20 countries for the study. While working to answer how reptiles survived the mass extinctions, the researchers found that reptiles took a foothold in diverse places, in both water and on land, long before …

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The Detroit News

A Galileo Galilei document that has been one of the University of Michigan library’s treasures turned out to be a forgery, a development that an expert on the famed 15th century Italian astronomer has praised the university for acknowledging.

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