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Boeing Starliner Launch From Cape Canaveral Friday

Boeing Starliner Launch From Cape Canaveral Friday

It's one of NASA's two big bets on commercial crew vehicles, with the other being SpaceX's Crew Dragon. Data from the mission will validate spacecraft system performance and will move Starliner fa...

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NASA's next-gen supersonic plane just got one step closer to reality

NASA's next-gen supersonic plane just got one step closer to reality

With the design and construction of X-59, NASA and aeronautics and defense company Lockheed Martin hope to make supersonic travel much kinder on the ears. communities to generate data from both sens...

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Australia has its hottest day on record; more to come

Australia has its hottest day on record; more to come

The current heat wave and rising winds are increasing the danger this week, according to weather officials. Health authorities in New South Wales are warning them to stay indoors during the heat of th...

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Did it keep its flavour? Stone-age 'chewing-gum' yields human DNA

Did it keep its flavour? Stone-age 'chewing-gum' yields human DNA

The team published its findings in the journal Nature Communications . This makes prehistoric birch a valuable source of DNA , which could reveal much about ancient humans when no remains can be fou...

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Stunning images of Milky Way Galaxy reveal ancient starburst

Stunning images of Milky Way Galaxy reveal ancient starburst

Following the event, the central region of the galaxy gained 5% of its stellar mass within a period of 1 million years. This rapid star formation apparently happened around eight to 13.5 billion yea...

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Hubble Watches Interstellar Comet Borisov Speed Past The Sun

Hubble Watches Interstellar Comet Borisov Speed Past The Sun

The object's bright central core looks smeared as Hubble was tracking its movement. The second image is Hubble's revisit observation of the comet near its closest approach to the Sun. "These are i...

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Europe postpones launch of planet mission, seeks Soyuz fix

Europe postpones launch of planet mission, seeks Soyuz fix

So keep fingers crossed for tomorrow same time'. CHEOPS , short for CHaracterising ExxOPlanet Satellite, will seek to better understand what exoplanets are made of - an important step in the long q...

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Brazil's Amazon deforestation this year almost size of Puerto Rico, says agency

Brazil's Amazon deforestation this year almost size of Puerto Rico, says agency

Destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest reached 563 km 2 in November, 103% more than the same month past year. The figures were released on Friday by the National Institute for Spac...

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Truck Driver Arrested in Florida in 1980 Colorado Killing

Truck Driver Arrested in Florida in 1980 Colorado Killing

She had only been in town two weeks when she was killed, he said at a news conference Monday. Police believe that she was abducted near Union Ave and Broadway in Englewood while walking from the bus...

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NASA Maps Wind Circulation in the Upper Atmosphere of Mars

NASA Maps Wind Circulation in the Upper Atmosphere of Mars

The US-based space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) could have big plans for its future projects on the Moon; However, the agency has even bigger plans for Mars. This r...

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Elon Musk's SpaceX resupply flight sending weed to ISS in 2020

However, if the latest reports are anything to go by, the next such mission by the Elon Musk-owned company will carry an even more unusual shipment - cannabis . "This is an opportunity to see whether...

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60 more mini satellites for global internet

60 more mini satellites for global internet

Elon Musk tweeted earlier this year using a connection provided by a Starlink satellite for the first time , and the company aims to launch service for customers in the USA and Canada following si...

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REx Spacecraft will Bring Samples

REx Spacecraft will Bring Samples

U.S. space scientists selected a site on the distant asteroid Bennu for the OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to swoop down, grab a sample from the orb's boulder-strewn surface and return to earth, NASA said ...

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NASA astronauts perform the 1st all-female spacewalk

NASA astronauts perform the 1st all-female spacewalk

The four remaining members of the Expedition 62 crew, all men, had stayed inside the station. Spacewalking is widely considered the most risky assignment in orbit. "I think many of us are looking fo...

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Spacex Will Carry Cannabis to the ISS in Its 20th Trip

Spacex Will Carry Cannabis to the ISS in Its 20th Trip

Will NASA stream stoned astronauts? A team of astronauts on the ground is going to monitor the plants for 30 days before they get transported back to earth. Dr. Jonathan Vaught , Co-Founder, an...

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Boeing's crew capsule declared ready for 1st space flight

After an intensive review Thursday, NASA and Boeing managers agreed to a December 20 liftoff. Should events not pan out as expected, alternative dates have also being lined up if extra time is nee...

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World's Deepest Land Canyon Discovered in Antarctica

World's Deepest Land Canyon Discovered in Antarctica

Other fascinating discoveries were also revealed at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union . A University of California , the Irvine-led group of glaciologists, has unveiled probably...

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Australian PM Defends Bushfire efforts, Denies Climate Change Links

Australian PM Defends Bushfire efforts, Denies Climate Change Links

As U.N. chief Antonio Guterres warned that the world would be "doomed" unless big emitters step up commitments, Australia's energy minister Angus Taylor said targets alone can not address climate c...

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United Nations climate talks unraveling, face failure

United Nations climate talks unraveling, face failure

Campaigners are concerned that as negotiations dragged on into the early hours of Saturday, delegates may be tempted to hastily adopt weak resolutions to conclude the marathon. Veteran observers of Un...

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Cyclone size of Texas discovered on Jupiter by NASA's Juno mission

Cyclone size of Texas discovered on Jupiter by NASA's Juno mission

The craft found a sequence of big cyclones across the fuel big's poles early in its mission, with 9 to the north and 6 to the south, every practically as huge because the continental U.S., spinning co...

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The fastest comets ever striking through our solar system

It's not known where the comet comes from or when it started heading towards our Sun, but it's important to note that it will not be hanging around here for too long. The first image shows the comet...

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Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge Smothered in Bushfire Smoke

Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge Smothered in Bushfire Smoke

That's pushed air quality ratings beyond 2200 in Sydney's east and north-west - 11 times the hazardous level. The air pollution in Sydney is at an alarming level that has set off smoke alarms in o...

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Chubba Purdy to Visit Florida State

Chubba Purdy to Visit Florida State

That's $4.4 million annually, before factoring in an annual retention bonus of $250,000. So that would add another $1.5 million if he lasts the entire six years. If Norvell leaves FSU for another coll...

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New NASA image provides more details about first observed interstellar comet

New NASA image provides more details about first observed interstellar comet

It travelled at speeds of more than 175,000kph, making it one of the fastest comets ever seen, and it remains one of only two objects known to have passed through our solar system. The scientists were...

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Poland left out of EU's 2050 climate neutrality targets

Poland left out of EU's 2050 climate neutrality targets

Hungary relies on nuclear power for about a third of its energy needs, with coal making up less than 15 per cent of its energy mix. "There is no splitting of Europe into separate parts but one memb...

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Biology: Genetic 'clock' predicts lifespan in vertebrates

The ageing process is very important in biomedical and ecological research. 'Vertebrates vary massively in lifespan, from a pgymy goby, a tropical fish which lives for under eight weeks, to a bowhea...

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Blue Origin moves closer to human spaceflight with 12th New Shepard launch

Blue Origin moves closer to human spaceflight with 12th New Shepard launch

New Shepard space capsule is created to fly commercial payloads and up to six passengers on suborbital space flights for science and tourism. "Today, we're sending our first batch of those postcards...

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The Impressive Geminids Meteor Shower Will Be Visible in Australia This Weekend

The Impressive Geminids Meteor Shower Will Be Visible in Australia This Weekend

A Geminid meteor streaks between peaks of the Seven Sisters rock formation early in 2018, in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Geminids are pieces of debris from 3200 Phaethon, basically a ro...

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NASA Releases 'Treasure Map' of Ice on Mars

NASA Releases 'Treasure Map' of Ice on Mars

The Mission behind landing "Curiosity" in 2004 would be to "follow the water", the double rovers "Spirit" and "Opportunity" discovered proof that our planet once hosted operating liquid before getti...

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The final full moon of the decade is tonight

NASA has also said that this moon will look full from Tuesday till Friday morning . Full moons appear fully illuminated to us Earth-dwellers since the side catching the sunlight is facing us. The n...

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