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NASA has launched the first rocket from the Australian Space Center

NASA has launched the first rocket from the Australian Space Center

The rocket exploded shortly after midnight on Monday from the Arnhem space center on the Dupuma plateau, near the city of Nhulunbui, according to Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA), the programmer, owner and operator of the center. The rocket is expected to travel more than 300 kilometers (186 miles) into space in its mission to observe …

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The Giant Sunspot AR3038 has doubled in size and is aimed straight at the Earth. Maybe Aurora is coming

Sunspots are usually not a real cause for concern, even if they double overnight and grow to twice the size of the Earth itself. This is exactly what happened with the active region 3038 (AR3038), a sunspot that faces the Earth and could produce some smaller solar flares. While there is no cause for concern, …

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NASA recorded the first launch of a rocket from a commercial location outside the United States

It is the first NASA rocket to be launched from Australia since 1995. Sydney: NASA’s first launch from a commercial location outside the United States took off from Outback, Australia, late Sunday, at a “historic” time for the country’s space industry. In the first of three planned launches from the Arnhem space center, the rocket, …

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NASA's launch of CAPSTONE cubesat on the Moon has been postponed again to test the system

NASA’s launch of CAPSTONE cubesat on the Moon has been postponed again to test the system

NASA dropped plans to launch a small cubes on the moon on Monday (June 27th) to allow more time to check its rocket booster for flight. The US space agency announced today that it no longer aims to launch the new CAPSTONE cubesat on Monday on the Moon at the Electron booster built by Rocket …

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Solar storm hits Earth, leaving forecasters in doubt – and could take days

A SOLAR storm hit the Earth over the weekend and caused a temporary disturbance of the planet’s magnetosphere. The storm was caused by an unexpected ejection of coronal mass (CME) that was built into the solar wind, according to The Express. 2 A solar storm hit the Earth this weekend causing a temporary disturbance of …

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A 125-million-year-old dinosaur fossil has the oldest navel known to science – IGN

Paleontologists have discovered the oldest navel known to science on a 125 million-year-old dinosaur fossil from the genus Psittacosaurus. Oh, the fossil also had the first dinosaur hole ever found. According to Live Science, Psitacosaurus lived during the Cretaceous period, which was between 145 million and 66 million years ago, and scientists discovered this navel …

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Watch the moon shine near Mercury before dawn on Monday as he completes his planetary tour

Watch the moon shine near Mercury before dawn on Monday as he completes his planetary tour

Look at the east-northeast horizon before dawn on Monday (June 27) to see how the moon ends its monthly tour of the morning plants with Mercury. “A silver piece of the crescent moon of the old moon will shine a few finger widths in the upper left corner (or 3.5 degrees to the celestial north) …

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From Windows 98 to Mars 2022: A major upgrade for a 19-year-old Martian water observer

An artistic impression of the Mars Express. The background is based on an actual image of Mars taken with a high-resolution stereo camera of the spacecraft. Credits: Image of the spacecraft: ESA / ATG medialab; Mars: ESA / DLR / FU Berlin, CC BI-SA 3.0 IGO The MARSIS instrument at the European Space Agency[{” attribute=””>Mars …

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