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European Space Agency to launch space debris collector in 2025

European Space Agency to launch space debris collector in 2025

A £100million space "tow truck" created to remove dead satellited from Earth's orbit has been commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA). Debris in orbit is a hazard that is likely to increase ...

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Earliest known hunting scene uncovered in cave painting

Earliest known hunting scene uncovered in cave painting

The ancient painting was discovered in the limestone cave of Leang Bulu' Sipong 4 in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in 2017. "We can feel a connection to it", Maxime Aubert, lead author of the ne...

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Final full moon of the decade peaks at 12

Final full moon of the decade peaks at 12

This month's 12/12 12:12 full moon is called the " cold moon " due to its occurrence around the time when cold weather usually sets in. In fact in 2010, the full moon and winter solstice happene...

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Greta Thunberg named TIME magazine's person of the year

Greta Thunberg named TIME magazine's person of the year

Greta Thunberg joined thousands of youngsters in Madrid last week to protest against the lack of progress in tackling climate change after making a almost three-week journey across the Atlantic Oce...

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Look to the sky for the Black Supermoon

Look to the sky for the Black Supermoon

The event will happen at approximately 11:13 p.m. EDT. The moon waxes until it becomes a full moon , when the moon's surface is fully illuminated, then wanes until it becomes a new moon again. Bu...

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Chargers QB Philip Rivers Screams in Defender's Ear

Chargers QB Philip Rivers Screams in Defender's Ear

Rivers responded to Ngakoue's assistance by essentially screaming in his ear as he saw the play unfold: "90-yard touchdown! 90!" As soon as he stood up, Rivers got into Ngakoue's ear and it t...

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Moment World's Largest Rocket Fuel Tank Explodes during NASA Test

Moment World's Largest Rocket Fuel Tank Explodes during NASA Test

The test , which went down at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was another important step in NASA's Artemis program. As seen in the video posted by the agency's administr...

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin reusable rocket launch set for Wednesday

This is the 6th flight for this particular New Shepard vehicle, marking the first time a Blue Origin booster has made this many consecutive flights (the previous booster flew five times consecutivel...

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Greenland ice loss will 'expose 400m people to flooding each year'

Greenland ice loss will 'expose 400m people to flooding each year'

With the ice sheet melting at a much faster rate than previously thought, hundreds of millions of people living along coastal areas are now at risk for inundation and the irreversible impacts of the ...

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Exxon Mobil prevails in NY climate change lawsuit

Exxon Mobil prevails in NY climate change lawsuit

A judge said the NY state attorney general did not prove the company deceived investors - but also did not excuse it of responsibility for global heating. In October, as the NY trial was getting under...

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Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

Luca Parmitano, commander of the ISS, used a large robot arm to capture the SpaceX Dragon on Sunday, Dec. 8. The capsule holds 3 tons (2,720 kilograms) of supplies, including 40 mice for a muscle an...

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ESA Award Contract to Swiss Startup to Deorbit Vegas Debris

And other launchers from years gone by have been a little less careful, like ESA's VESPA. "This is the right time for such a mission", said Luc Piguet, founder and CEO of ClearSpace in ESA's stateme...

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Wardrobe malfunction shuts down NASA's first all-female spacewalk

Wardrobe malfunction shuts down NASA's first all-female spacewalk

McClain is now tentatively scheduled to perform her next spacewalk-the final one in this series-on April 8, with Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques. How did they not see this coming...

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NASA shows off SLS at Artemis Day

The test version of the SLS rocket's liquid hydrogen tank was taken to its limits as it endured more than 260% of the expected flight load. The rocket, 212 feet (65 meters) tall and more than 27 fee...

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College football playoff teams, schedule announced

The No. 2-ranked Buckeyes will face No. 3-ranked Clemson in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. ET in Glendale, Ariz. The top four teams are expected to be announced at around...

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In Final College Football Playoff Rankings Of 2019 Season

LSU faces No. 4 Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl in the other playoff semifinal. Dabo Swinney will absolutely have his guys ready to roll, but I'm just not sure there's any defense on the planet capabl...

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Marine life and fisheries are threatened as the oceans lose oxygen

Marine life and fisheries are threatened as the oceans lose oxygen

Some of the oceans' most productive biomes, which support one fifth of the world's wild marine fish harvest, are formed by ocean currents carrying nutrient-rich but oxygen-poor water to coasts tha...

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Chinese Craft First to Land on Moon’s Far Side

Chinese Craft First to Land on Moon’s Far Side

While there have been many Moon missions over recent years, they have all been to orbit, flyby or impact. The last crewed landing was Apollo 17 in 1972. The Chang 'e-4 probe transmits the world's firs...

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SpaceX delivers ‘mighty mice,’ worms, robot to space station

SpaceX delivers ‘mighty mice,’ worms, robot to space station

Last, CIMON-2's predecessor, the first generation of CIMON, joined the space station's crew.This SpaceX Dragon mission is scheduled to end on January 6, 2020, when CRS-19 will return to Earth with 1...

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Ford and McDonald's partner to turn coffee waste into car parts

To form the molds, the chaff is heated at high temperatures under low oxygen. The resulting pellets can be formed into various shapes. These components match the quality specifications required by t...

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SpaceX Launches Genetically Enhanced 'Mighty Mice' to International Space Station

SpaceX Launches Genetically Enhanced 'Mighty Mice' to International Space Station

Dragon will join three other spacecraft now at the station. The Progress MS-13/74P spacecraft lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:34 a.m. On board the SpaceX Dragon spacecraf...

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Chinese city plans 'artificial moon' to light up skies

Chinese city plans 'artificial moon' to light up skies

AFP was not able to contact Wu nor the Tian Fu New Area Science Society to confirm the reports. The satellite will produce light thanks to a reflective coating that can "deflect sunlight" back to Eart...

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Watch SpaceX launch a Dragon capsule twice flew direct from the ISS

Watch SpaceX launch a Dragon capsule twice flew direct from the ISS

Since the space shuttle program ended in 2011. The private spaceflight company SpaceX will launch a critical launch escape system test for its Crew Dragon spaceship to no earlier than January 4,...

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World's first monkey-pig hybrids are born in Chinese lab

World's first monkey-pig hybrids are born in Chinese lab

But critics have warned that the scientific development will create "disturbing" dilemmas over the ethics of human-animal hybrids. But the piglets all died within a week. He mentioned: 'For us to co...

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Australia to trim government as PM demands policy delivery

Australia to trim government as PM demands policy delivery

Scott Morrison is poised to put an axe through the public service today with plans to dramatically cut the number of government departments with another round of mandarins set for the chopping block....

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Friendly floating robot headed for International Space Station

Friendly floating robot headed for International Space Station

CIMON-2 is taking this a step further". Similar in shape to CIMON-1 with a spherical shape, slight smile and ability to move around the ISS, CIMON-2 is meant to be on the floating laboratory "for up...

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Twitch streamers capture awesome footage of SpaceX rocket landing

The Thursday April 11 launch marked the first flight of the 230-foot-tall (about 70 meters) rocket with the payload from a paying customer. The rocket is expected to be used primarily for U.S. Lifto...

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NASA's probe soaring near sun reveals surprises about solar wind

NASA's probe soaring near sun reveals surprises about solar wind

The more we learn about what's going on the Sun , the better we understand how it shapes the space we live in. With the NASA Parker Solar Probe getting closer to the Sun , we're getting a hand...

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Climate change is causing birds to shrink, says study

Climate change is causing birds to shrink, says study

Their work has documented what might be called the incredible shrinking bird. "The phrase "climate swap" as a contemporary phenomenon became once barely on the horizon". The temperatures at the bree...

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SpaceX launches 19th cargo mission to space station with robot aboard

SpaceX launches 19th cargo mission to space station with robot aboard

The goal, said IBM's Matthias Biniok, is to provide astronauts with constantly updated robotic helpers, especially at the moon and Mars. Cimon will spend up to three years at the space station, thre...

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