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NASA Administrator to Discuss Human Lander Update for Artemis Program 0

NASA, 19 August 2019 – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, joined by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks, Robert Aderholt, Scott DesJarlais and Brian Babin, will discuss updates on the agency’s plans for

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Webb Telescope Secondary Mirror Tested 0

ESA – 18 August 2019 – The secondary mirror , visible in the top right corner of the image, is among the most important pieces of equipment on the NASA/ESA/CSA

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Plant Growth Has Declined Drastically Due To Dry Air 0

NEW SCIENTIST – 14 August 2019, Donn Lu – A lack of water vapour in the atmosphere has caused a global decline in plant growth over the past two decades,

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New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station 0

NASA 14 August 2019 – SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call

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First Private Moon Lander Heralds New Lunar Space Race

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN – 21 February 2019 – Elizabeth Gibney – Israeli firm is sending a privately built craft to the Moon – and leading a fresh era of exploration. Israel is heading

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Astronaut Photography Benefiting The Planet

ESA – 18 Feb 2019 – When astronauts take photographs of our planet while orbiting 400 km above our heads, they are doing much more than just taking pretty pictures.

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Hubble Fortuitously Discovers a New Galaxy

Pys.org – 30 January 2019 – Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study some of the oldest and faintest stars in the globular cluster NGC 6752 have made

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Arctic Weather Plunges into North America

NASA – 29 January 2019 – Desperately cold weather is now gripping the Midwest and Northern Plains of the United States, as well as interior Canada. The culprit is a

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The True Story of Space Pens vs Pencils

CURIOUS DROID – NASA’s Million Dollar Space Pen vs The Soviet Pencils.  Ah, the age old story of government waste vs. simple solutions…but that’s not the real story.

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NASA to Name Astronauts Assigned to First Boeing, SpaceX Flights

(NASA) – NASA will announce on Friday, Aug. 3, the astronauts assigned to crew the first flight tests and missions of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon, and

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