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Trump is trying to take control of other planets, Russian space agency says

New executive order states that US does not believe outer space is a ‘global commons’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/trump-nasa-planets-russia-space-agency-roscosmos-mining-space-a9452831.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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SpaceX Starship Prototype Collapses in Third Failed Test

Space is hard. We now have another reminder of this sad fact, as a prototype of SpaceX’s next-gen rocket collapsed in on itself during tests…

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US Space Force will send its first satellite into space today

The US Space Force will kick off its first National Security Mission this afternoon. It’s sending a Lockheed Martin Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-6) satellite…

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You Can See the Coronavirus From Space

Satellite images show empty cities, pop-up mega-hospitals, and other signs of the pandemic’s spread. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus-satellite-imagery/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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NASA confirms Commercial Crew still a priority, but James Webb Telescope testing and other activities paused

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has been sharing regular updates about how his agency is approaching the rapidly changing global coronavirus pandemic situation. This week, NASA…

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Two stars merging created iconic blue SUPERGIANT supernova in a galaxy next door

Two stars in a galaxy next door to ours came together to create an epic space event by merging into a supergiant star that subsequently…

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Supermoon: 'Worm moon' to light up night sky on Monday

Celestial object will appear 14 per cent bigger than usual Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/super-worm-moon-monday-when-how-to-see-a9385176.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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The next Mars rover will be named ‘Perseverance’

During a live webcast on Wednesday, NASA administrators unveiled the official name of the upcoming Mars 2020 Rover mission. Say hello to Perseverance. Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/05/the-next-mars-rover-will-be-named-perseverance/…

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SETI@Home ends its crowdsourced search for alien life after 21 years

The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence is a series of projects that scrub the background noise of the universe to look for alien life. One of…

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Nasa shares picture of unusual hole in Mars that could 'contain Martian life'

Holes – and the caves they could be an entrance to – have prompted speculation as possible shelters from the harsh environment of the red…

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Ultra-massive white dwarf star is like none ever seen before, say scientists

‘When we looked at it, it didn’t make any sense,’ says lead astronomer Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/star-white-dwarf-carbon-atmosphere-sun-esa-european-space-agency-a9370031.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Alien world could be a home for life, scientists say

Planets bigger than Earth but smaller than Neptune could be habitable, study suggests Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/exoplanet-new-earth-life-alien-habitable-liquid-water-k2-18b-a9361586.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Comparing the size of known asteroids to New York City

MetalBallStudios made this animated video that helps you envision the size of various named asteroids by placing them in Manhattan. [via Laughing Squid] Source: https://boingboing.net/2020/02/25/comparing-the-size-of-known-as.html…

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SpaceX private space missions are coming: Here’s what we know

It may not be long before we see SpaceX’s Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket shuttling private citizens into space. Today, Space Adventures announced a…

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SpaceX Falcon 9 launch: Rocket crashes into the sea after dropping internet satellites in space

It is not clear why booster missed its barge Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/spacex-falcon-9-launch-rocket-crash-sea-landing-a9341046.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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A giant leap for womankind

Christina Koch completed three all-female spacewalks and set a record for time in space, but you should remember her for much more, writes Mary Robinette…

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Rock found at the edge of the solar system changes our understanding of how planets form, Nasa says

Surface of distant object is still surprising astronomers Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/nasa-rock-solar-system-space-arrokoth-ultima-thule-new-horizons-planet-a9336251.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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Oh Yeah, Betelgeuse Is Definitely Looking Weirder

At this point, we’re all crossing our fingers that the dying star Betelgeuse will hurry up and explode already, because who doesn’t love a good…

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We might be wrong about how Mars was made, scientists say

The planet may have formed over a much longer time than we’d thought, researchers say – and in much more violent circumstances Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/mars-formation-collisions-meteorites-earth-space-a9332336.html Droolin’…

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White House requests $15 billion to establish Space Force

The Space Force will be taking one giant leap towards reality if the Department of Defense’s proposed budget and operations go through. $15 billion is…

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Powerful radio signal from deep in space is repeating in a 'pattern', say scientists

Mysterious pattern could be an important clue to the origin of mysterious blasts Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/radio-signal-space-burst-science-interstellar-alien-black-hole-star-latest-a9326616.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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