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May be double what the models predict, suggests studying

CLOSE Temperatures across the United States have risen 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit in the past 30 years. In Salida, Colorado, residents have noticed the change through more lawns, increased air conditioning and larger fires. (June 18) AP This map shows Earth's average global temperature from 2013 to 2017, compared to a baseline drug value from 1951 to 1980, according to an …

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It's time to think about using Safe Solar System Exploration Daily Planet

A new report from the national science, technology and medicine academies published this week says that NASA should update its planet protection policy to keep our world's and others safe from biological damage. The change is motivated by future missions, already in the planning stages, which poses a risk of forward contamination – the possible spread of the planet's life …

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NASA's OSIRIS-REX spacecraft supplies its way to Asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REX spacecraft continues its journey to Asteroid Bennu after successfully completing its second Deep Space Maneuver on June 28th. According to the space agency, the engine's firing was completed as planned and kicked off by a decisive series of maneuvers that will keep spacecraft on track for their rendezvous with Bennu. The control resulted in a change of 37 …

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NASA may have found a meteorite at the bottom of the ocean

Three days ago, researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration joined NASA hoping to find remaining pieces of a meteorite that entered the ocean back in March. NASA had a pretty good idea of ​​where the space stone affected the ocean, but finding some trash was still a long shot. Now it looks like the expedition has expired. The …

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Watch SpaceX's Dragon Ship for Astronaut's Ace A Parachute Abort Test

SpaceX's crew Dragon Spacecraft survived a parachute test during an acute abortimulation across southern California last month and the company took it all on camera. Two videos posted on Twitter by SpaceX (we've combined them with what you see above) show the 16th test of Crew Dragon's parachute system. During the test, SpaceX released an uncrewed Dragon prototype from a …

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The world's second largest coral reef is no longer threatened

Belize Coral Reef, the second largest in the world and the largest in the Northern Hemisphere, has been removed from Unesco threatened list. The reef is no longer facing immediate danger from development, according to New York Times . "Over the past two years, especially in the last year, the Belize government has really made a transformation change," Fanny Douvere, …

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