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SpaceX, NASA provides the last “go” for the historic astronaut launch on Wednesday

The sun rises behind SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket, which is ready for launch at Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on May 24, 2020. (Image credit: SpaceX) SpaceX is officially “go” to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station this week after the mission team completed its last launch readiness …

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Solve space junk problems

A computer-generated image representing space debris that could be seen from the high earth orbit. The two main debris fields are the object’s ring in a geosynchronous orbit and clouds of objects in the low Earth orbit. Credit: NASA Space gets crowded. Aging satellites and space debris penetrate the orbit of the low orbit and the launch of new satellites …

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Demo-2: How to see SpaceX launch NASA astronauts to ISS on May 27

This artist’s impression shows Crew Dragon docking to the ISS. SpaceX In July 2011, NASA’s space shuttle Atlantis launched from Florida to the International Space Station, the first time humans traveled to space from US soil. The long drought should soon be over as SpaceX prepares to send two NASA astronauts to the ISS inside a custom-built Crew Dragon capsule. …

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The newly discovered comet SWAN is now visible from the earth, but faces the fight for its life as it approaches the sun – RT World News

Astronomers keep a close eye on the newly discovered comet SWAN has discovered that it faces a battle for survival as it approaches the sun. But this is good news for skywatchers, as the space rock is more beautiful than before. The comet, whose official name is C / 2020 F8, was discovered in late March by astronomer Michael Mattiazzo …

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Scientists discover giant fiery monk-shaped galaxy

Astronomers have discovered a rare type of galaxy that is described as a “cosmic eld.” This artist’s illustration shows the galaxy as it was 11 billion years ago. This is an artist’s impression of Wolfe Disk, a massive rotating disc galaxy in the early universe. A light yellow “twist” near the center of this image shows where a planet can …

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How SpaceX and NASA launch astronauts into space during a pandemic

Ahead of this week’s launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, NASA is working to keep the ongoing threat of COVID-19 in the distance during its historic launch. To protect its astronauts, ground crew and potential visitors, NASA has adapted its approach to this much-awaited event. If successful, the launch will not only break America’s nine-year drought of crew on the …

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