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NASA unveils 'the most powerful rocket ever built'

NASA unveils 'the most powerful rocket ever built'

Over the weekend NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine posted a video on Twitter showing the successful test of SLS' liquid hydrogen tank. Pretty well, actually. How do you test a tank that's 130 feet ...

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What To Know About Blue Origin's New Shepard Launch

Among the payload on the mission is an experimental program designed by Columbia University students to study the effects of microgravity environments on cell biology. We're going to do a series of ac...

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Dragon capsule delivers a floating robot and ‘Mighty Mice’ to ISS

Dragon capsule delivers a floating robot and ‘Mighty Mice’ to ISS

Dragon was loaded with 5,700 pounds of cargo when it arrived at the orbiting space hub. A 3rd cargo ship, a U.S. Cygnus spacecraft constructed by Northrop Grumman, can also be docked on the space st...

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Melting Greenland ice 'could leave 400 million homeless by end of century'

Melting Greenland ice 'could leave 400 million homeless by end of century'

Many scientists fear that global warming driven by greenhouse gas emissions have pushed the ice sheets to a point of no return, with potentially catastrophic consequences for mankind. The group of sci...

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Russian Federation kicked out of the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup!

Russian Federation kicked out of the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup!

Meanwhile, the AFP reported that the head of RUSADA says it is unlikely that the CAS would overturn the ban, which comes as a result of the country violating the terms of its reinstatement by tamper...

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NASA Engineers Deliberately Broke SLS Fuel Tank To Test Extreme Limits

NASA Engineers Deliberately Broke SLS Fuel Tank To Test Extreme Limits

The data will help with the development of SLS, while also reassuring NASA the tank can handle the rigors of launch and spaceflight. The program will lay the groundwork in NASA's plans to send cre...

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European Space Agency to launch space debris collector in 2025

European Space Agency to launch space debris collector in 2025

ESA said the simple, conical shape of a Vespa payload adapter makes it a ideal first goal prior to progressing to harder missions. "Today we have almost 2000 live satellites in space and more than ...

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Our Oceans Are Losing Oxygen At A Shocking Rate

Our Oceans Are Losing Oxygen At A Shocking Rate

Approximately 700 ocean sites have low oxygen at the moment, a stark comparison to "just" 45 in the 1960s. The report found that the loss of oxygen increasingly threatens fish species such as tuna...

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Science Weekly podcast: A brief history of Stephen Hawking

Science Weekly podcast: A brief history of Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking, whose work advanced the state of physics as much as the popular understanding of it, has died at the age of 76, his family has said. Details have not been released yet, but the BBC...

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China considers building research station on Moon

The video spans about three minutes and was captured by a camera that can pivot for more range. Last week China released new pictures showing the Jade Rabbit 2 rover and the Chang'e 4 spacec...

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China Moon mission lands Chang'e-4 spacecraft on far side

China Moon mission lands Chang'e-4 spacecraft on far side

No other details were provided. The landing showed China's space program had achieved the technological capability required for a tricky project, said Richard de Grijs, an astrophysics professor w...

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SpaceX CRS-19 Falcon 9 Launch Livestream Dec 5 2019

SpaceX CRS-19 Falcon 9 Launch Livestream Dec 5 2019

Later, specialists of the Energia Space Rocket Corporation (the developer of Progress spaceships) found a problem with the spacecraft's onboard cable during preparations at the Baikonur cosmodrome for...

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China to launch 3 artificial moons in space by 2022

China to launch 3 artificial moons in space by 2022

But Wu says the artificial moon would save the city on its electric bill because street lights would no longer be needed, while others have suggested the man-made moon would be a great tourist attra...

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

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

Although both died within a week and appeared to be normal, the baby animals had genetic material from cynomolgus monkeys in their heart, liver, spleen, lung and skin. The cells in two chimera mon...

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SpaceX's most powerful Falcon Heavy launches successfully on its first commercial mision

SpaceX's most powerful Falcon Heavy launches successfully on its first commercial mision

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. Center core: It's the landing of this third booster that...

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NASA finds missing Indian moon probe

With this impact like jet crash on lunar regolith, a very fine dust of 0.5 m to 5-6 m thick covering of lunar surface, I expected a great upheaval in the first impact site, spreading around 10m or mor...

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Australia slashes govt in public service revamp

Australia slashes govt in public service revamp

Department of Education merged with Department of Employment and Skills. Senior government sources said it was expected to be the biggest realignment and reform of the public service since Bob Hawke...

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket successfully blasts off

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket successfully blasts off

The launch was ultimately a success, but was made even better by SpaceX's three Falcon booster rockets making their return to the ground for the first time ever. The rocket is expected to be used pr...

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Nasa spacecraft Parker Solar Probe gets close to the Sun

Nasa spacecraft Parker Solar Probe gets close to the Sun

However, the origin of the "slow solar wind , which is denser but about half the speed of the 'fast" solar wind, is more poorly understood. "Imagine that we live halfway down a waterfall, and the wa...

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Climate Change Linked to Shrinking Bird Sizes

Climate Change Linked to Shrinking Bird Sizes

Climate change had not come to the forefront in those days. 49/52 species showed significant shrinkage in body size, and the lower leg bone was reduced in length by nearly 2.4%. From 1978 to 2016, the...

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Sticks Triple Rocket Landing With First Paid Mission

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Sticks Triple Rocket Landing With First Paid Mission

But everything went exceedingly well and the satellite ended up in the proper orbit. The launch is a powerful endorsement of Falcon Heavy , which provides far more payload capacity, at far lower co...

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Huawei Moves Key Personnel From US to Canada

Huawei Moves Key Personnel From US to Canada

Canada has also been considering allowing Huawei to access its 5G network, something U.S. President Donald Trump condemned as a "tremendous security problem" in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation me...

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United Nations leaders and delegates arrive in Madrid for the Climate Change Summit

United Nations leaders and delegates arrive in Madrid for the Climate Change Summit

Mr Guterres, a former Portuguese Prime Minister and leading advocate of more ambitious action to reverse the upward march of greenhouse gas emissions, urged Governments to avoid a "path of surrender" ...

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This Is the Future: SpaceX successfully sends Saudi satellite into orbit

This Is the Future: SpaceX successfully sends Saudi satellite into orbit

And as a piece de resistance , all three rocket cores autonomously landed themselves back on Earth and will soon be ready to fly again. The rocket is getting all the attention, but SpaceX wasn't ju...

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Watch SpaceX launch a twice-flown Dragon capsule to the ISS live

Watch SpaceX launch a twice-flown Dragon capsule to the ISS live

Two robotic leak detectors will be stored in the toolbox, for example. RiTS will provide protection from heat and physical protection from radiation and objects that are hurling through space. Eastern...

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Researchers Discover Unexpectedly Large Black Hole

Researchers Discover Unexpectedly Large Black Hole

Additionally, the discrepancy with Gaia's information could possibly be defined if the star has been excessively wobbling across the black hole, Science News famous. Chinese-led researchers have dete...

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg lands in Lisbon ahead of COP25 climate summit

Climate activist Greta Thunberg lands in Lisbon ahead of COP25 climate summit

She says she wants adults to listen to the voices of young people and to pay more attention to the scientists and climate experts who say more needs to be done to protect the environment. I should be ...

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75-Foot Asteroid Approaches Earth Today — NASA Warning

75-Foot Asteroid Approaches Earth Today — NASA Warning

This asteroid is classified by NASA as being in "close approach to Earth" trajectory. However, asteroid 2017 XQ60 is not a novelty for scientists, because the first time they saw it was on 3 Decem...

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NASA Finally Discovers The Shattered Remnants of India's Lost Moon Lander

NASA Finally Discovers The Shattered Remnants of India's Lost Moon Lander

Images taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera show the lander's crash site about 600 km (372 miles) from the Moon's south pole, shown below, including an impact point and field of debris s...

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Meet Katie Bouman, the Genius behind the Blackhole Photograph!

Meet Katie Bouman, the Genius behind the Blackhole Photograph!

The New York Times wrote that Bouman " accidentally became the face of the black hole project " because "many nonscientists on social media overstated her role in what was a group effort by hundreds...

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New study suggests Moon is still tectonically active

Meteor strikes, like those that caused the Moon's most distinctive features, still rain down today, so astronomers couldn't be sure whether the Moon was shaking itself, or being shaken by external for...

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China unveils follow-up lunar exploration missions

China unveils follow-up lunar exploration missions

That image was taken prior to Chang'e 4's touchdown, explained LROC principal investigator Mark Robinson, who's based at Arizona State University in Tempe. The first two phases have been accomplishe...

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Sonic youth: healthy reef sounds lure young fish to degraded areas

Sonic youth: healthy reef sounds lure young fish to degraded areas

Tim Gordon, the marine biologist from the University of Exeter , set up submarine loudspeakers in the patches of dead corals around Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef. "Reefs become ghostly qu...

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Town of Asbestos Seeks New Name

Town of Asbestos Seeks New Name

Although health concerns associated with breathing asbestos dust fibres had been raised as far back as the turn of the last century, it was only close to the turn of this century that serious concerns...

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Massive Attack: 'offset and forget' mentality of music industry is damaging planet

Massive Attack: 'offset and forget' mentality of music industry is damaging planet

The aim is to provide information and guidance to the wider music industry to reduce negative environmental impact in the midst of the increasing climate emergency. Today Massive Attack released a col...

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