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January 2, 2024
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CNN

Robots on the moon and astronaut fly-bys: Here’s why 2024 could be the year of lunar exploration

A portrait of the Artemis II crew provided by NASA. The astronauts are, from left, NASA Astronauts Christina Koch, Victor Glover, Reid Wiseman, and Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen.

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Space.com

Where will the most crowded places be for the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024?

New data reveals how many people will travel to see a total solar eclipse and predicts where they will go. Comments (0). People watch the solar eclipse at Saluki Stadium on the campus of Southern Illinois University on.

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The Washington Post

There’s a total solar eclipse coming soon. Here’s everything you need to know.

In the case of a solar eclipse, the moon passes between the sun and Earth and casts its shadow on our planet. There are many types of solar eclipses. A total eclipse occurs when …

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Space.com

NASA Juno spacecraft reveals Jupiter’s moon Io like never before (images)

Passing within around 930 miles (1,500 kilometers) of Io, the most volcanic body in the solar system, on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023, Juno was able to capture stunningly detailed images of the Jovian moon.

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Space.com

A bizarre speed-demon star has winds powering a cloud of gas called ‘Potaroo’

Astronomers have discovered a new rapidly spinning star that races through the universe at millions of miles per hour and spins 14 times a second. The pulsar, the rapidly spinning core of a dead star, also blows a powerful wind of particles, creating a …

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The New York Times

A Stunning Eclipse, a Moon Race and Other Space Events in 2024

For space and astronomy lovers, these were some of the biggest events of 2023. The year ahead promises even more memorable happenings on launchpads, in orbit and around the solar system. Here’s a look at …

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Spaceflight Now

Live coverage: SpaceX’s first Falcon 9 launch of 2024 to feature first 6 direct-to-cell Starlink satellites

SpaceX is wasting no time in kicking off what it plans to be a historically busy year for orbital launches. The company plans to launch its workhorse Falcon 9 rocket on a Starlink satellite mission after sunset on Tuesday.

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Space.com

Coronal mass ejection from colossal New Year’s Eve solar flare will strike Earth today

This Earth-directed CME component has the potential to trigger a minor or “G1” geomagnetic storm. Storms like this have the capability to cause weak fluctuations in power grids and could have minor impacts on satellite operations.

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PBS NewsHour

A look at 2023’s discoveries in space exploration

In 2023, we saw incredibly detailed images from the most advanced telescope in space and the 25th year of a global partnership sending astronauts to orbit Earth. Digital video producer Casey Kuhn delves into the major discoveries from last year with …

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Space.com

Total solar eclipse April 2024: 10 of the biggest cities within in the path of totality

On April 8, 2024, over 31 million people in North America will witness a total solar eclipse, around a third of them in just 10 cities. Comments (0). The Dallas skyline is a colorful landscape in late afternoon light. Interstates 45 and 35.

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