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A room overlooking the moon: The ISS astronaut reveals an incredible picture of the moon from orbit

CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) is a basket sized device designed to help crew members aboard the International Space Station. It has been described as a "flying brain" by Manfred Jaumann, Head of Microgravity payload in Airbus It has been trained to recognize voice and face of Alexander Gerst, 42, a geophysicist with the European Space Agency. When Gerst calls …

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Air Force Satellite launches to take place by 2020

On February 6, Elon Musk and SpaceX made history when they successfully launched and partially landed Falcon Heavy. 4 images Spectacular as it was, the launch made no money for a space company that essentially launches things to space for an accommodation. The load – a red Tesla Roadster electric car, a Hot Wheel toy model, a data storage device …

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Superbright Quasar could throw light on the youth of the universe

An artist's illustration of a radio beam spat out moving material from the newly discovered quasar PSO J352.4034-15.3373, which is approximately 13 billion light years from the earth. Credit: Robin Dienel / Carnegie Department of Science A newly founded quasar blasts out the brightest radio emissions ever observed in the early universe, new research reports. Quasars, the brightest objects in …

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Fragments of asteroid 2018 LA are found in Botswana | Human world

<! – -> The first meteorite was found after 5 days of wandering and scouring a landscape of sand, thick high grass, shrubs and thorn bushes. Meteorite expert Tomas Kohout (left) and gameperson Kegilwe Mogotsi in Botswana Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Image from the University of Helsinki. An international research group in Botswana has found meteorites known to be fragments …

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Russia launches its fastest freighter to the space station today: See live!

Russia's Roscosmos space agency launches the Progress 70 cargo ship on the fastest flight to the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on July 9, 2018. Here, the Progress 70 is ready for flight. Credit: RSC Energia Russia's Space Agency Roscosmos launches a new cargo ship on a fast flight to the International Space Station today (July 9) and …

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New Wasp species have exceptionally large stings

Researchers have discovered a new species of wasps with exceptionally large stings. The insect was found in the Lowland rainforest between Andes and Amazon and uses its unique stings both to lay eggs and piercing and inject poison. "The stingers of the new parasitoid weed Clistopyga crassicaudata are not only long but also very wide in comparison with the size …

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Mars soil samples and a panini press for weed

NASA's new climate science satellites switch on their lasers NASA's new climate monitoring satellites are almost ready to keep an eye on our planet's ice sheets, atmosphere and ocean levels. On June 13th, the twin Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) satellites switched on their lasers in search of one another for the first time. That the satellites' lasers …

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