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Blown away! Watch NASA's Artemis 1 Launch Abort System blast off into space (video)

 Blown away! Watch NASA's Artemis 1 Launch Abort System blast off into space (video)

Reported by Space

Luckily, the launch abort system wasn't needed during the Artemis 1 launch to the moon. But the view its departure left behind looks just like a moment from 'Interstellar' or 'Star Wars'. ...
  • By: elizabeth.howell@futurenet.com (Elizabeth Howell)
  • On: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 16:00 +0000

Veteran astronaut Tom Marshburn retires from NASA

 Veteran astronaut Tom Marshburn retires from NASA

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NASA's Tom Marshburn visited the International Space Station three times with three different spacecraft, accruing nearly a year in space over his career. ...
  • By: elizabeth.howell@futurenet.com (Elizabeth Howell)
  • On: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 15:00 +0000

NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission: Live updates

 NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission: Live updates

Reported by Space

See the latest news about NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission here. ...
  • By: tmalik@space.com (Tariq Malik)
  • On: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 14:17 +0000

Neutrons: Facts about the influential subatomic particles

 Neutrons: Facts about the influential subatomic particles

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Neutral particles lurking in atomic nuclei, neutrons are responsible for nuclear reactions and for creating precious elements. ...
  • By: Space
  • On: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 14:00 +0000

China's Shenzhou 14 astronauts return to Earth after helping build Tiangong space station

 China's Shenzhou 14 astronauts return to Earth after helping build Tiangong space station

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China's Shenzhou 14 astronauts have handed over control of the Tiangong space station and returned to Earth. ...
  • By: andrew.w.jones@protonmail.com (Andrew Jones)
  • On: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 13:41 +0000

'Avatar: The Way of Water': Dive into its immersive final trailer (video)

 'Avatar: The Way of Water': Dive into its immersive final trailer (video)

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20th Century Studios releases the final trailer for "Avatar: The Way of Water" ...
  • By: stingrayghost@gmail.com (Jeff Spry)
  • On: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 13:26 +0000