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September 3, 2022
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Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA called off the second attempt to launch an ambitious test flight of its new moon rocket on Saturday (Sept. 3), this time because of a stubborn leak that delayed fueling. The space agency hoped to launch its Artemis 1 moon …

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Space.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s Artemis moon program is the next giant leap for America’s space program, one all Americans should be proud of, Vice President Kamala Harris said this week.

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Space.com

The sun-studying Solar Orbiter spacecraft will swing by Venus on Saturday (Sept. 3) and gather bonus observations of our neighbor planet’s mysterious magnetic field. The Solar Orbiter mission, led by the European Space Agency (ESA), …

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The New York Times

A technical hiccup kept NASA’s giant moon rocket, the Space Launch System, from getting off the launchpad on Monday. So NASA will try again on Saturday, hopeful that its engineers have resolved the issue. Here’s what you need to know about the second …

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CNN

Turn to CNN for live coverage from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday afternoon. Space correspondent Kristin Fisher will bring us moment-by-moment reporting from the launch, along with a team of experts. Kennedy Space Center, Florida (CNN) The …

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The New York Times

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Before the first launch attempt of the Artemis I mission last Monday, Wayne Hale, a former program manager of NASA’s space shuttle program, shared a note of caution on Twitter that the day could end up disappointing:.

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Spaceflight Now

NASA’s Orion spacecraft, with its European service module, on top of the Space Launch System moon rocket. Credit: Stephen Clark / Spaceflight Now. The first unpiloted mission for NASA’s Artemis lunar program aims to prove out the most powerful rocket …

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Los Angeles Times

Suzanne Dodd, the project manager for the Voyager Interstellar Mission, at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She was just getting her driver’s license when the two Voyagers launched in 1977. (Myung J. Chun …

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CNET

A sunrise view of NASA’s Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft for Artemis I on the pad at Launch Complex 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Aug. 22. NASA/Ben Smegelsky.

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Steamboat Pilot and Today

Saturn was closest to the Earth on Aug. 14 when it reached opposition, 823 million miles away, in the direction of our constellation Capricornus. Saturn is hanging out near two little stars, named Deneb Algiedi and Nashira, in the tail of the Sea Goat.

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