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Satellite Events for Tonight

SpaceX Just Completed a Static Fire of Starship Prototype SN5. Next Comes the Hop

Reported by Universe Today

SpaceX successfully completed a static fire test with its SN5, which will be followed shortly by a hop test! The post SpaceX Just Completed a Static Fire of Starship Prototype SN5. Next Comes the Hop appeared first on Universe Today. ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:14 +0000

Trump hails SpaceX's 1st splashdown with NASA astronauts. Obama, too.

Trump hails SpaceX's 1st splashdown with NASA astronauts. Obama, too.

Reported by Space.com

President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama hailed SpaceX's first splashdown of NASA astronauts on Sunday (Aug. 2)...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:41 +0000

Cosmic singer Grace Potter will rock a space-themed set tonight. Watch it live online!

Cosmic singer Grace Potter will rock  a space-themed set tonight. Watch it live online!

Reported by Space.com

Singer-songwriter Grace Potter will perform a space-themed set of music donning a Star Trek-inspired costume. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:37 +0000

Join astrophysicist Joe Pesce for an AMA about Mars, the cosmos (and more) in our Space.com Forums!

Join astrophysicist Joe Pesce for an AMA about Mars, the cosmos (and more) in our Space.com Forums!

Reported by Space.com

Here's your chance to have your astronomical questions answered by astrophysicist Joe Pesce in our Space.com Forums!...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:13 +0000

On Mars, massive ice sheets — not rivers — may have carved ancient valleys

On Mars, massive ice sheets — not rivers — may have carved ancient valleys

Reported by Space.com

Early Mars may not have been quite the warm, wet paradise scientists have hoped for — not if the valleys scarring its surface work the same way as their counterparts here on Earth do....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:45 +0000

Astra's 1st orbital launch attempt scuttled by wayward boat

Astra's 1st orbital launch attempt scuttled by wayward boat

Reported by Space.com

Astra was poised to send a rocket to Earth orbit for the first time ever last night (Aug. 2) — until a boat got in the way....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:26 +0000