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NASA Unveils Stunning Images From The Historic OSIRIS-REx Mission

NASA Unveils Stunning Images From The Historic OSIRIS-REx Mission

Event mark a Major first for NASA And a potential boon to our understanding of science , space exploration and the solar system. "The spacecraft's sampling arm - called the Touch-And-Go Sampl...

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Quebec town of Abestos votes to change name to Val-des — NewsAlert

Quebec town of Abestos votes to change name to Val-des — NewsAlert

There's something in the air in Asbestos and the infamously-named town in Quebec has finally earned a new moniker. Asbestos, a town 62 miles (100 kilometers) from Montreal with a population of 6,700...

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US Spacecraft Diving to Asteroid for Rare Rubble Grab

US Spacecraft Diving to Asteroid for Rare Rubble Grab

If all goes well, this model will be explored by scientists for generations to come. Osiris-Rex can handle three touch-and-go strategies in case of shortening. To achieve this historic first for NASA,...

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Tesla records fifth straight quarterly profit with new sales record

Tesla records fifth straight quarterly profit with new sales record

Tesla's bosses are aiming to deliver 500,000 vehicles this year, requiring them to produce about 181,000 cars this quarter - 29% more than their previous quarterly record. It was on the company's thir...

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Brazilian volunteer in AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial dies

Brazilian volunteer in AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial dies

Dr Juan Carlos Zevallos, the health minister of Ecuador , announced that the country has entered into Covid-19 vaccine supply agreements with pharmaceutical companies, such as Pfizer and BioNTech ...

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United States goes nuts over flying squirrel thieves

United States goes nuts over flying squirrel thieves

The squirrels were captured by poachers throughout Florida, sold to a wildlife dealer in Bushnell then laundered through the business's license who claimed they were captive-bred, not wildlife, and ...

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Bioenergy, biofuels account for almost half of U.S. renewables use

Bioenergy, biofuels account for almost half of U.S. renewables use

In the publication, the EIA uses a conversion of different energy sources into common heat units (Btu) in order to compare the various forms of energy. Solar photovoltaic cells, including rooftop pan...

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Seven new cases in NSW

Covid 19 coronavirus: Seven new cases in NSW

Victoria, Australia's second-most populous state, on Thursday reported five new COVID-19 cases, the ninth straight day of single-digit rise in new cases. Meanwhile, NSW Health wants people in southeas...

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Ontario developing enhanced Blue Box Program

Ontario developing enhanced Blue Box Program

The proposed provincial regulations also address other concerns Lambton politicians raised during the summer, including maintaining current levels of Blue Box service in communities and seeing more of...

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NASA selects Nokia to build the first cellular network on the Moon

NASA selects Nokia to build the first cellular network on the Moon

The telecommunications company says the network will be up and running in 2022 with equipment delivered by a lunar lander and created to be installed remotely. They'll be able to use it for voice and ...

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NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touches asteroid

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touches asteroid

The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft, is an global sample-return mission led by NASA and joined by science team members fr...

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Orionid Meteor Shower Should Be Good Viewing

Orionid Meteor Shower Should Be Good Viewing

One of the best meteor showers of autumn is set to peak in the coming nights, providing skywatchers a great opportunity to spot some shooting stars ahead of the long, but frigid, winter nights that ...

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Asteroid May Attack Earth Day Before Election: Astrophysicist Neil De Grasse Tyson

Asteroid May Attack Earth Day Before Election: Astrophysicist Neil De Grasse Tyson

In August, news of the 6.5-foot asteroid's approach spread due to its proximity to Election Day in the United States. "Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has said that a refrigerator sized ast...

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Got any signal up here? Nokia to build mobile network on moon

Got any signal up here? Nokia to build mobile network on moon

After delivery, the network will configure itself and establish the first LTE (Long-Term Evolution) communications system on the moon , Nokia said . NASA said that the their Space Technology Missio...

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Asteroid Headed Our Way Before Election Day, According To NASA

EDT on August 16. According to a statement made by the space agency, the meteorite called "2018 VP1" is expected to pass from the closest position to our planet on November 2, 2020 , one day befo...

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October's Second Meteor Shower: Orionids To Peak This Week

October's Second Meteor Shower: Orionids To Peak This Week

Because that celestial celebrity orbits past Earth once every 76 years, the showers this weekend are your chance to view the comet's leftovers until the real deal next passes by in 2061. In early May,...

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SpaceX prepared for Falcon 9 blastoff with next Starlink career

SpaceX prepared for Falcon 9 blastoff with next Starlink career

Approximately one hour, two second-stage burns, and two coast phases after liftoff, all 60 Starlink satellites were deployed successfully drifting away from the rocket's upper stage into low Earth o...

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Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in the central Atlantic

Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in the central Atlantic

The storm is now stationary and little overall movement is expected through Monday evening, according to the center. According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, a slow northwestward motion should...

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NASA awards Nokia contract to set up 4G network on moon

NASA awards Nokia contract to set up 4G network on moon

Yes, NASA is giving Nokia $14.1 million to install a cellular network on that big rock in the sky, Mashable reports. To clarify it is Nokia of America Corporation that is getting the money as NASA...

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NASA aims to snatch a handful of rubble from asteroid Bennu

NASA aims to snatch a handful of rubble from asteroid Bennu

Tuesday's attempt to touch the surface of the asteroid " 101955 Bennu " ( Bennu ) marks NASA's first effort to return a sample of the asteroid . With names inspired by Egyptian mythology, the O...

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Latest Space Station crew docks in record time following successful launch

Latest Space Station crew docks in record time following successful launch

Rubins and her fellow crewmembers blasted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:45 a.m. EDT. The oxygen production system has failed on the Russian segment of the International Space Stat...

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Nokia secures NASA funding to set up 4G on the Moon

Nokia secures NASA funding to set up 4G on the Moon

Last month, NASA published the detailed plans for its Artemis lunar exploration programme, where the space agency reiterated its commitment to send American astronauts, including the first woman and t...

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Celebrity star Betelgeuse is smaller and closer than we thought

Celebrity star Betelgeuse is smaller and closer than we thought

It may be another 100,000 years until the giant red star Betelgeuse dies in a fiery explosion, according to a new study by an worldwide team of researchers. The co-author Dr. László Molnár of the Ko...

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2 studies suggest blood type O at less Covid-19 risk

2 studies suggest blood type O at less Covid-19 risk

The team has researched almost half a million people in the Netherland tested for COVID-19 between the period of late February and late July. Both studies were published in the journal Blood Advances...

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SpaceX to launch 60 Starlink satellites to orbit

SpaceX's first-stage booster returned to Earth roughly 9 minutes after launch and landed on one of SpaceX's drone ships floating on the deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean. "Once these space lasers are ...

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Warmer, drier winter expected for much of United States, says NOAA

Warmer, drier winter expected for much of United States, says NOAA

Experts with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted the northern Pacific Northwest will have "below-normal temperatures" and the region will have "wetter-than-average" condition...

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China's Sinovac May Start Philippine Vaccine Trials This Year

China's Sinovac May Start Philippine Vaccine Trials This Year

With a second wave of coronavirus cases sweeping Russian Federation, the Kremlin needs the vaccine as it battles rising daily infection rates while seeking to avoid a repeat of a nationwide lockdown...

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David Crosby regrets Eddie Van Halen 'meh' comment

David Crosby regrets Eddie Van Halen 'meh' comment

Guns N' Roses manager Alan Niven tells Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon there "was a time apparently when Eddie was so frustrated, and I think this would have been 1983, somewhere around there, that he cal...

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Canada signs on to new rulebook for exploring the moon

Canada signs on to new rulebook for exploring the moon

The space treaty which was signed by world powers like the United States, Russia, and China, barred the usage of weapons of mass destruction on the moon and other space bodies. The terms set in the ...

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‘Unique’ picture of tigress hugging tree wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year

‘Unique’ picture of tigress hugging tree wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Gorshkov was able to take the photograph with the help of park rangers, who guided him to a tree marked with tiger hair, odor and claw marks. "I'm here because tomorrow night I'm announcing the 56...

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Mars to Shine Brightest on October 13

Mars to Shine Brightest on October 13

Although cloudy weather is forecast for parts of the UK, Mars should be visible among any breaks and even through lighter cloud, Ms Banyard said. The Red Planet is now at its closest point to our bi...

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'Very high risk' defunct Russian satellite and Chinese rocket body will collide

'Very high risk' defunct Russian satellite and Chinese rocket body will collide

If enough debris filled Earth's orbit, there would be great danger to active satellites and even rocket launches. And given the altitude of nearly 1,000km, the resulting fragments would stay around ...

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Winners of Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020

Sergey Gorshkov was crowned the 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year with his image. She wears a matching black blazer too, as seen in behind-the-scenes images of her taping. Winners of other cat...

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Climate-related disasters 'almost doubled in the last 20 years'

Climate-related disasters 'almost doubled in the last 20 years'

The report said that disaster management agencies "are fighting an uphill battle against" an ever-rising tide of extreme weather events .More lives are being saved but more people are being impact...

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See The Final Light From a Star Eaten By A Black Hole

See The Final Light From a Star Eaten By A Black Hole

Black holes are famously ravenous objects, gobbling up anything that wanders too close to their incredible gravitational pull. Reference: "An outflow powers the optical rise of the nearby, fast-ev...

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