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Nobody has claimed ownership of the mysterious rocket that recently crashed on the moon

Last week, NASA reported that its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter photographed a strange double crater on the Moon that was caused by a crashing rocket in…

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NASA Reveals Three Design Concepts For Nuclear Power On The Moon

NASA isn’t planning on getting back to the moon alone – it will be working with other agencies and private companies involved in various parts…

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NASA’s James Webb telescope gets hit by a micrometeroid

Astronomers everywhere have high hopes for NASA’s James Webb telescope. It’s supposed to give us an insight into the first stars and galaxies that ever…

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James Webb Space Telescope fully aligned and capturing crisp images

NASA has shared an image showing the sharpness check of all of Webb’s instruments, showing that they are all crisp and properly focused. Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/james-webb-fully-aligned/…

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Space station’s new robotic arm springs to life

Two spacewalkers at the International Space Station activated the facility’s new robotic arm for the first time on Thursday, April 28. Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/space-station-new-robotic-arm/ Droolin’ Dog…

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NASA’s Mars Helicopter Spots Wreckage From Perseverance Landing

During a flight on April 19, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter snapped a photo of the wrecked backshell and parachute that helped land the Perseverance rover…

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Astonishing new image of Jupiter from NASA and a citizen scientist!

NASA has just released this astonishing new image of Jupiter captured by the Juno space probe during its 40th class orbit around the giant planet….

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Russia to withdraw cooperation from ISS over economic sanctions

Without announcing a date that formal cooperation will end between Russia and the other ISS project participants, Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin has vowed the end…

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Jupiter Twin Spotted 17,000 Light-Years Away

An exoplanet with distinctly Jupiter-like characteristics has been discovered in old data gathered by NASA’s Kepler space telescope. Remarkably, Kepler made the observation using gravitational…

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Mars helicopter Ingenuity hits 23rd flight, can’t be stopped

The tiny Mars helicopter Ingenuity continues to power through its flights, exceeding all expectations. Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/ingenuity-helicopter-flight-23/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Solar Orbiter image shows the boiling, roiling face of the sun

The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter has taken an incredible high-resolution image of the sun, showing its full face and its outer atmosphere or corona….

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NASA Confirms There Are Now Over 5,000 Known Exoplanets

The search for planets in our universe which could support life has reached a huge milestone. Here’s why scientists are so excited. Source: https://www.slashgear.com/806997/nasa-confirms-there-are-now-over-5000-known-exoplanets/ Droolin’…

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The James Webb Telescope’s Mirrors Are Now Aligned – Why That’s Important

With the successful alignment of its 18 hexagonal segments, the Webb team now knows they built the right telescope. Source: https://www.slashgear.com/801197/the-james-webb-telescopes-mirrors-are-now-aligned-why-thats-important/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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There’s a tiny star spraying antimatter all over the Milky Way — should we be worried?

Scientists at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory recently uncovered a twinkling little star that might hold the key to several of the universe’s deepest mysteries. Called…

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Hubble images two galaxies aligned but light-years apart

This week’s image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows two galaxies which appear to be overlapping but are actually light-years apart. Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/hubble-galaxies-reddening/ Droolin’ Dog…

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NASA’s Roman telescope could spot Earth-like planets

James Webb might be grabbing all the headlines right now, but NASA has big plans for another space-based telescope too: The Nancy Grace Roman Space…

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Webb Telescope reaches major milestone: All its light is in one place

Enlarge (credit: NASA/STSci) Today, NASA shared an image indicating that it had successfully completed the image alignment stage of commissioning the Webb Space telescope. The…

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Hubble captures epic view of three galaxies merging into one

This week’s image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows no less than three galaxies that are in the process of merging to become one, called…

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The James Webb Telescope Is in Position. Now It’s Booting Up

After successfully launching and maneuvering the spacecraft, JWST researchers still have months of prep work to do before they can start taking pictures. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/the-james-webb-space-telescope-is-in-position-now-its-booting-up/…

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NASA is designing a quieter supersonic plane, the X-59

NASA is working on a new design of supersonic plane which, instead of causing a sonic boom, causes a quieter sonic thump. Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/nasa-x-59-quiet-supersonic/ Droolin’…

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How to watch NASA’s update on James Webb’s arrival at L2

As the James Webb Space Telescope makes its final burn to enter its orbit around the sun, NASA will broadcast a Science Live show about…

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A new NASA astronaut corps for the next era in space

NASA’s next crewed missions to the Moon will need a larger, differently-trained and multi-skilled astronaut corps to deliver on the agency’s ambitions. Why it matters:…

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