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Catch a glimpse of Lyrid meteor shower

INDIANAPOLIS – Are you ready to catch a meteor … or at least the sight of one? Your next chance comes up! The evening of April 21 to the morning of the 22nd is your best chance to see Lyrid meteor shower. That's when the earth will pass through the top of the shower. According to the US Meteor Association, …

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Atlas V Rocket launches US military satellite and experimental spacecraft

A United States Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket launched two American air force satellites on Saturday, April 14, which set the stage for improved military satellite communications and a new generation of space vehicle design. Atlas V rocket lifted by 07:13 EDT (2313 GMT) from Space Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The US …

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Boeing boss Dennis Muilenburg challenges Elon Musk in a race to Mars

Elon Musk's cherry Tesla Roadster in space could face an unexpected reunion with his billionaire owner, with permission from Boeing. According to Dennis Muilenburg, CEO of SpaceX's rival, they made the sweet comments during an interview at a Political Space Forum. Muilenberg said "we can get it out and take it back" because he challenged Musk in a race to …

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This wild conspiracy theory claims that the world will end in April

A wild conspiracy theory argues that the end of the world is just around the corner. Some incredible conspiracy theorists, according to Daily Express, have noted codes in the Bible that "the end of the world is imminent, with the earth set to be destroyed on April 23," theorist David Meade said. According to Meade, the assumed positioning of the …

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A planned space hotel hopes to welcome guests before 2022 – at a cost of nearly $ 800,000 a night |

Looking for a getaway that offers unrivaled views of sunrises and sunsets? Specifically, 384 of them in 12 days? Try outer space. Houston-based Orion Span hopes to launch the first luxury hotel in space – 35-foot-14-foot Aurora Station – since 2021 and bring guests on board the following year. The hotel accommodates up to four travelers and two crew members …

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SpaceX Rocket is ready to launch NASA's next planet hunting telescope

NASA encapsulates the TESS satellite inside SpaceX's Falcon 9 fairing at the Kennedy Space Center. The Observatory is about to start April 16, 2018. Credit: NASA / Twitter SpaceX is switching to launch NASA's next major exoplanet hunter on Monday, April 16, now as a successful test-fire of its The Falcon 9 rocket is under the company's belt. The Hawthorne, …

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Sun in 3 different wavelengths | Picture of the day

Solar Dynamics Observatory image of the sun caught in 3 different extreme ultraviolet wavelengths. <! – -> From 20 March to 2018, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured three sequences of our sun in three different extreme ultraviolet wavelengths. Image from NASA / GSFC / Solar Dynamics Observatory. The resulting image illustrates how different functions that occur in one sequence …

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NASA, SpaceX to launch the TESS planet hunting telescope Monday

TESS, a new NASA planetary spacecraft, is set to write the next revolutionary chapter in astronomy by revealing more details about the nearest exoplanets and perhaps revealing the first signs of life beyond our spinning rock. In the centuries, we did not know any planets in addition to this solar system, until the first trickle of exoplanet findings in the …

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