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Russia and China cooperate to explore the moon

The first country to land a spaceship on the moon and the only country to do so since the 1970s are working together for a lunar return. In 1966, the Soviet Union made the first soft moon landing during the Luna 9 mission which sent the first images from the lunar surface back to Earth. The country spent a decade …

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International Space Station to make brilliant passes over the East Coast after sunset

The international space station, seen from the space shuttle discovered during the separation. (NASA / AP) Looking for cool Friday night plans? How about watching the largest spacecraft ever zip across the sky at 7.76 miles per second? The International Space Station is scheduled to make a light passage across the east coast coast on Friday night, visible from cities …

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Underground continents can be as old as the earth

Underground continents deep in the earth's stomach may have formed when an ancient sea of ​​magma solidified on the surface of the baby planet 4.5 billion years ago, according to a new study. The finding was detailed in a fascinating story on the American Geophysical Union blog GeoSpace . As reporter Abigail Eisenstadt explains, scientists have known about these buried …

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Spooky & # 39; Black Hole & # 39; on Jupiter is just a big shadow

Jupiter seen by Juno on September 12, 2019. The large black dot is a shadow cast by Jupiter's moon Io. Image : NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / MSSS / Kevin M. Gill NASA's Juno spaceship recently captured this ominous view of Jupiter, showing a massive black stain on top of gas giant's broken cloud . Looks scary, but there …

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Antarctic glaciers move 100% faster towards the sea than previously thought

An explosive new study shows that meltwater in the surface causes a sudden and rapid acceleration in the flow of glaciers towards the sea – a harbinger for rapid sea level rise. According to a new study published in Nature Communications, the discovery is the first time scientists have correlated surface melting to affect the flow of glaciers in Antarctica. …

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Musk shares the latest development of Starship Prototypes

SpaceX is approaching its next big leap with super heavy launch systems Starship . With the hover tests completed, the public is eagerly waiting for full-scale prototypes to be completed and lane testing to begin. Never one to disappoint, Elon Musk has posted regular updates on Twitter showing the latest advances in Starship Mk.1 and Mk.2 . The latest images …

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India's Chandrayaan-2 Marks 60 Years of Moon Crashes and Hard Landings

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon lander made a hard landing on Sept. 7, less than five months after Israel's Beresheet lander crashed into the moon. A composite image of the Beresheet crash site, highlighting recent surface changes. NASA; Goddard Space Flight Center; Arizona State Univ. The two impacts were the latest in a 60-year series of crashes, belly flops and hard landings …

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SLS: NASA's giant "Moon rocket" takes shape

Copyright copyright NASA Captions The massive core section of the SLS has a legacy in it NASA has finished assembling the most important structural components for its largest rocket since the Apollo era Saturn V. Engineers at the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans joined the last of five sections that form the core of the Space Launch System …

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