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SpaceX announces partnership to send tourists to ISS

SpaceX announces partnership to send tourists to ISS

Dragon has spawned two successor craft, Crew Dragon and Cargo Dragon (sometimes with a "2" appended), the former of which has understandably gotten the lion's share of attention. When it arrives, NASA...

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Large Asteroid to Fly by Earth Wednesday

Hold your breath! That means the distance would be 16 times of the distance between moon and earth . No. In an interview posted on the space agency's website, NASA's Center for Near-Earth Objec...

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NCAA expresses support for student-athlete name, image and likeness compensation

NCAA expresses support for student-athlete name, image and likeness compensation

The NCAA Board of Governors continued to march down the path to modernization of its rules on name, image and likeness , announcing Wednesday morning support for changes that would allow college ...

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Nintendo shares an Animal Crossing: New Horizons BINGO card

Nintendo shares an Animal Crossing: New Horizons BINGO card

In the unfortunate case that you are, the predicament will have you wondering what to do with fake art in Animal Crossing: New Horizons . Stick with this particular Animal Crossing Nintendo A...

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Asteroid 1998 OR2 to safely fly past Earth: Know all about it

That 3-mile-wide (5-kilometer-wide) object zoomed past Earth at 18 lunar distances. It further said that the planetary defense experts are always watching the skies to safeguard Earth from future ...

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3 Earth-Intersecting NEOs Approaching, Flying Past Planet Tuesday — NASA Asteroid Tracker

The observatory additionally captured the picture of the 1998 OR2 and it options make it appear to be it's carrying a masks, mentioned Anne Virkki , the top of Planetary Radar at Arecibo. However, ...

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Jessie J Shares Birthday Tribute to Channing Tatum Weeks After Breakup

Jessie J left fans wondering if she's reconciled with on-off partner Channing Tatum after she posted a heartfelt message on Instagram to mark his 40th birthday on Sunday. It was also shared that ...

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Largest-ever ozone layer hole above the Arctic closed

The first ozone hole was observed in the North Pole in 2011. "The #PolarVortex split, allowing #ozone-rich air into the Arctic, closely matching last week's forecast from the #CopernicusAtmospher...

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Mile-long asteroid 1998 OR2 dons 'mask' before Earth flyby

The head of planetary radar at Arecibo Observatory , Anne Virkki , sported a face mask alongside a radar image of the "masked" asteroid 1998 OR2 . A team of experts from the Arecibo Observatory m...

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North Pole’s largest-ever ozone hole finally closes

Scientists had spotted unusual hole in ozone layer over Arctic. "The unprecedented 2020 Northern Hemisphere ozone hole has come to an end, " CAMS researchers tweeted on April 23. However in recen...

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Progress docked to the ISS and set a record

Progress docked to the ISS and set a record

After an appointment without problem on two orbits, Progress has caught up with its career and has moored in the rear port of the laboratory. The Soyuz 2.1a propellant on the unmanned supply ship ca...

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Asteroid’s pictures go viral after it looks like it’s ‘wearing a mask’

Asteroid’s pictures go viral after it looks like it’s ‘wearing a mask’

The space rock, known as 1998 OR2 , will be almost 4 million miles away from Earth on Wednesday at 5:59 a.m. ET - classifying it as a "potentially hazardous" asteroid despite the impossibility of it ...

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China unveils name of first Mars exploration mission

China unveils name of first Mars exploration mission

The space agency said the mission to Mars should take place "in the coming months", according to a statement released Friday. The unmanned exploration mission to Mars expected to launched this y...

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Russian cargo capsule docks with International Space Station

It performed a ideal rendezvous in two orbits and docked with the International Space Station only three hours and 21 minutes after its launch. The launch was conducted within a two-orbit rendezvous...

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12 rangers killed in armed attack in national park in DRC

In 2018 attackers killed park ranger, Rachel Masika Baraka, during the brief kidnapping of two British tourists and their driver. Virunga Park Rangers were not the target of the assault but lost t...

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Bugged: Earth's insect population shrinks 27% in 30 years

Bugged: Earth's insect population shrinks 27% in 30 years

There was not enough data from Australia to establish a trend. "It's only because you haven't been there for years that you suddenly realise how much has changed, and all too often not for the better"...

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NASA reveals stunning 'Cosmic Reef' blasting to life in nearby galaxy

Now, to commemorate three decades of scientific discoveries, the above image is one of the most photogenic examples celebrating the many turbulent stellar nurseries the telescope has observed during i...

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Asteroid "in a face mask,quot; heads for Earth flyby"

Now, you wouldn't know, an asteroid is about to fly over Earth next week and, well, it looks like he's wearing a face mask of his own. The photo of asteroid 1998 OR2 , was captured by the Arecib...

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Pompeo: U.S. calls on China to permanently close wildlife wet markets

Pompeo: U.S. calls on China to permanently close wildlife wet markets

The news comes after Pompeo urged in an interview a "structural fix of the WHO", stating: "Even more than that, it may be the case that the United States can never return to underwriting, having US ta...

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Jaguars Received No Trade Offers For Yannick Ngakoue

Jaguars Received No Trade Offers For Yannick Ngakoue

In an interesting turn of events, Khan opted to engage with Ngakoue, assuring him he is in no way avoiding the pro bowl defender, but rather preparing for the NFL Draft , something Khan informs Ngako...

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Doug Ford's mother-in-law diagnosed with COVID-19 at long-term care home

Doug Ford's mother-in-law diagnosed with COVID-19 at long-term care home

While health officials have said community spread appears to be peaking, cases in long-term care continue to rise. Ontario Public Health's daily summary is based on data reported by the regional pub...

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SpaceX targets next month to launch astronauts

SpaceX targets next month to launch astronauts

Once the mission onboard the ISS is complete, Crew Dragon will autonomously undock from Station and perform a series of burns to begin the re-entry process. NASA has great experience sending astron...

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Musk: SpaceX is

Musk: SpaceX is "fixing" brightness from satellites

The Falcon 9 used in this mission has previously been used, during the first flight of SpaceX's astronaut spacecraft Crew Dragon to the International Space Station during an uncrewed demonstration mis...

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Ontario reports another 634 new cases of COVID-19 today

Ontario reports another 634 new cases of COVID-19 today

As of Thursday morning, the new cases brings the total to 12,879, with nearly half of the cases resolved at 6,680. The head of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario says she finds it surpris...

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Germany and United Kingdom to Start Human Trials for Vaccine

Germany and United Kingdom to Start Human Trials for Vaccine

Mr Hancock said the government will now invest in manufacturing capability so that if either the Oxford or Imperial vaccine works safely, it will be made available to the United Kingdom pu...

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Meteors set to light up night sky tonight

Meteors set to light up night sky tonight

In reality, the latest national weather forecast shows pre-dawn temperatures in the north and the northeast United States and Great Lakes as well as parts of the Northern and central Rockies on or b...

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Ontario COVID-19 deaths up 37 as 510 new positive cases reported

Ontario COVID-19 deaths up 37 as 510 new positive cases reported

They are desperately trying to get reliable, accurate and up-to-date information about what's happening in both long-term care and retirement homes", said Laura Tamblyn Watts, CEO of the national seni...

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Does Air Pollution Add to Risk of Death From Covid-19?

Does Air Pollution Add to Risk of Death From Covid-19?

More cities experienced more days with spikes in particle pollution in this year's report. According to the report, USA air quality is dramatically declining. For cities that failed all 3 pollution ...

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Earth Day Brings the Lyrids Meteor Shower Peak

One of the biggest stars show of the year 2020 will be observed in the sky this week. Each year, when the Earth collides with the comet's orbit, vaporizing debris arrives in our atmosphere at 110,...

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Hyderabad To Witness Celestral Event Of ‘Lyrids Meteor Shower’ On April 23

Interestingly, as the event is marked on a moonless night, one might be able to get a clearer view of the night sky. This isn't the most stunning shower of the year-more impressive ones will come ...

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There's a Six-Planet System Orbital Harmony in Our Solar System

There's a Six-Planet System Orbital Harmony in Our Solar System

In the Solar System, it's really uncommon in planetary bodies; most likely the best model is Pluto and Neptune. The authors of the new study came across the rare star system using the SOPHIE spectr...

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Cities with worst air pollution have bigger coronavirus outbreaks, say scientists

Cities with worst air pollution have bigger coronavirus outbreaks, say scientists

And a 2003 University of California, Los Angeles study suggested people from areas of high air pollution were more than twice as likely to die from the disease. Over the three-year period, the reg...

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'Earth-like' exoplanet over 300 light-years away discovered

'Earth-like' exoplanet over 300 light-years away discovered

Red dwarf stars are smaller and less massive than the Sun, so their habitable zones are closer than those of Sun-like stars. Although NASA's Kepler mission ran out of fuel back in 2018 and the s...

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Strange Chemical Makeup Gives Insight Into Origins of Interstellar Comet Borisov

Strange Chemical Makeup Gives Insight Into Origins of Interstellar Comet Borisov

This study was published today (April 20) in the journal Nature Astronomy . "This shows that 2I/Borisov is not a completely alien object, and confirms some similarity with our "normal" comets, so...

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Lyrid meteor shower to peak on 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Lyrid meteor shower to peak on 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Stargazers are in for a real treat. Between 10 to 18 meteors are expected to shoot across the sky per hour, from Wednesday night. The Lyrids typically show off up above the southern hemisphere bet...

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