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World’s largest plane makes first test flight

World’s largest plane makes first test flight

Stratolaunch is created to be a mobile platform for launching satellites into space. Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft , founded Stratolaunch Systems Corp.in 2011 after emerging in aerospace by fu...

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SpaceX successfully recovered Falcon Heavy’s nosecone, and it’s going to space again

SpaceX successfully recovered Falcon Heavy’s nosecone, and it’s going to space again

Amid the fanfare of the Falcon Heavy successfully embarking on its second-ever trip to space, Elon Musk announced that his company was able to recover both fairing halves of the megarocket for the f...

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NASA reveals GROUNDBREAKING research on twin astronauts - ‘Most comprehensive EVER’

NASA reveals GROUNDBREAKING research on twin astronauts - ‘Most comprehensive EVER’

The researchers who carried out the " NASA Twins Study " found that most of the changes to Scott's body during his time in space returned to normal within months of his return to Earth - although not ...

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Black hole image gives Twitter a field day

Together, the team utilized enough image data to fill thousands of hard drives, seamlessly stitching together photos from eight telescopes - located in Hawaii, Chile, Mexico, Spain, Arizona, and the A...

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy sticks the landing in spectacular launch

SpaceX Falcon Heavy sticks the landing in spectacular launch

EST. A huge cloud of exhaust went up from the three Falcon 9 rocket cores that were yoked together to provide more than 5 million pounds of liftoff thrust. Musk's SpaceX, working to prove the flight-w...

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How to watch SpaceX Falcon Heavy's historic first commercial launch

SpaceX made headlines early previous year with the first-ever launch of the Falcon Heavy, and the successful return of two of its three boosters was a stunning sight. The rocket's payload, Arabsat-6A,...

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First black hole picture released

First black hole picture released

If her contribution had to be summarised in under 280 characters, it'd be this tweet by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. Yet many on Twitter couldn't help but see their fa...

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A grad student made the viral black hole photo possible

A grad student made the viral black hole photo possible

She led the project alongside a team from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, the MIT Haystack Observatory and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. We have to ...

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Touchdown today: Israel’s Genesis spacecraft approaching lunar surface

Touchdown today: Israel’s Genesis spacecraft approaching lunar surface

The competition offered $20 million for the first non-governmental entity to land a spacecraft on the moon . "It was very hard to raise money for this mission because it was really a mission impo...

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Scientists discover Cthulhu sea cucumber that terrorised oceans 430 million years ago

Scientists discover Cthulhu sea cucumber that terrorised oceans 430 million years ago

Lovecraft, though at a more manageable scale than its namesake. Although the fossil is only just over an inch (3cm) wide, the presence of a number of long tentacles would have made it appear ter...

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New species of early human found in cave in the Philippines

New species of early human found in cave in the Philippines

But he said the Philippines discovery gives new credence to an alternate view: Maybe some unknown creature other than H. erectus also slipped out of Africa and into Europe and Asia, and later gave r...

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Fossilized remains of 430 million-year-old 'sea monster' found

In all, it boasts 45 tube-like tentacles which researchers say were capable of sucking up food and helping attach to the ocean floor. British and American paleontologists used a special method t...

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Watch Live as Canadian astronaut goes on his first spacewalk

Watch Live as Canadian astronaut goes on his first spacewalk

EDT according to the US space agency, when they switched to battery power, officially disconnecting from the International Space Station. The Canadian's spacewalk comes on his first posting to the s...

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Adani coal mine a step closer with Environment Minister endorsing groundwater approvals

Adani coal mine a step closer with Environment Minister endorsing groundwater approvals

Though with the approval, the company has cleared the final hurdle from the federal government for the project, it would require Queensland government approvals to proceed. we'll just be guided by...

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How did NASA create its own pretty artificial auroras? Rockets, of course

How did NASA create its own pretty artificial auroras? Rockets, of course

Two Black Brant XI-A sounding rockets were launched at 6:14 and 6:16 p.m. EDT on April 5 carrying scientific instruments for studying the energy exchange within an aurora. An extraordinarily vivid lig...

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NASA finds Gym-like bacteria on International Space Station

NASA finds Gym-like bacteria on International Space Station

The most common bacteria were Staphylococcus (26%); Pantoea (23%), and Bacillus (11%). NASA wish to use Astrobees in order to learn more about how humans interact with robots over extended t...

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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy will now fly on Wednesday, hopefully

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy will now fly on Wednesday, hopefully

All of SpaceX's rocket launches are streamed live online via the company's website and official YouTube page . The rocket launch was postponed from early April due to unspecified concerns, and then...

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Earth's glaciers are melting faster than scientists thought

Earth's glaciers are melting faster than scientists thought

The melted ice of glaciers therefore accounts for 25 to 30 percent of the current increase in global sea levels. An global team of scientists used satellite and direct field observations to conclude t...

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Astronauts take spacewalk to swap space station's batteries

Astronauts take spacewalk to swap space station's batteries

Two flight engineers of the United States space agency NASA completed the first spacewalk of this year out of the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday to upgrade the space lab's power system....

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Origins of life: Japan probe blasts asteroid, seeking clues to life's origins

Origins of life: Japan probe blasts asteroid, seeking clues to life's origins

The force of the explosion was expected to punch the copper plate into a bullet-nosed missile about the size of a baseball that would hit the asteroid traveling at about 2000 meters per second. The Ha...

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Space station teeming with bacteria & fungi, Nasa finds

Whether these opportunistic bacteria could cause disease in astronauts on the ISS is unknown. "This would depend on a number of factors, including the health status of each individual and how these ...

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Israel's Beresheet completes second successful maneuver ahead of moon landing

Israel's Beresheet completes second successful maneuver ahead of moon landing

During its lunar orbit, Genesis will be at its nearest point to the moon (perilune) at 470 kilometers (292 miles) from the lunar surface, and the farthest from the moon (apolune) at 10,400 km (6,462 m...

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NewsAlert: David Saint-Jacques becomes fourth Canadian astronaut to complete spacewalk

NewsAlert: David Saint-Jacques becomes fourth Canadian astronaut to complete spacewalk

The Canadian record for the most spacewalks is held by retired astronaut Dave Williams, who ventured outside the space station three times during a 2007 mission for a total of almost 18 hours. Canadia...

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NASAs Curiosity images two solar eclipses on Mars

NASAs Curiosity images two solar eclipses on Mars

But Earth isn't the only planet photos are being shot from: NASA's Curiosity rover has captured some handsome solar eclipse photos over the past few weeks from the surface of Mars. Curiosity cap...

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We're About To Get Our First Ever Picture Of A Black Hole

We're About To Get Our First Ever Picture Of A Black Hole

Simultaneous news conferences are scheduled in different parts of the world including Brussels, Shanghai, Tokyo, Santiago and Taipei. A black hole's event horizon, one of the most violent places i...

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Spacecraft bombs asteroid for samples

Spacecraft bombs asteroid for samples

The conical small carry-on impactor with a diameter of about 30 centimeters works by ejecting a copper plate attached to its base. As the impactor was built specifically for this task, an explosives...

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch with Arabsat reset for Tuesday

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch with Arabsat reset for Tuesday

The company is excruciatingly close to being ready for the big day, but its current projected launch dates of April 7th or 8th are looking increasingly unrealistic . Once it's sent into space it will...

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United States space agency to continue cooperation with ISRO

United States space agency to continue cooperation with ISRO

Satheesh Reddy . "The US has also done such a test", the DRDO chief said. He further said that the situation will worsen when more and more countries start this anti satellite weapon testing and the ...

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Researchers In Florida Remove Nearly 20-Foot Long Snake From Preserve

Researchers In Florida Remove Nearly 20-Foot Long Snake From Preserve

The environmental group said: "She is the largest python ever removed from Big Cypress National Preserve - and she was caught because of research and a new approach to finding pythons". Some 1,600...

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NASA plans to land astronauts on Mars by 2033

NASA plans to land astronauts on Mars by 2033

At a congressional hearing on NASA's budget in the monetary year 2020 on Tuesday, NASA director Jim Bridenstine referred to the objective of putting astronauts on Mars by 2033, as a motivation behind ...

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