According to a new study, there is a slim chance that Musk’s Roadster (and Spaceman) could collide with Earth or Venus is a few eons.
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According to recent study by a team of NASA scientists, ozone depletion around the south pole has decreased by 20 percent in the past 12 years.
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As it makes its way towards the asteroid Bennu, the OSIRIS-REx mission continues to provide us with breathtaking images of our planet.
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According to a recent study, multi-celled lifeforms lived on Earth as early as 3.5 billion years ago – a good indication that life exists elsewhere in the Universe.
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A new study by an international team of researchers has suggested that Mars formed farther from the Sun than previously thought.
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A new study lays out why Venus doiesn’t have a magnetic field like Earth’s. Basically, it may come down to the impact that formed the Moon.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – After postponing last week’s liftoff of the covert ‘Zuma’ spy satellite due to last minute concerns about the reliability of the payload fairing encapsulating it while poised for liftoff at KSC pad 39, SpaceX is set to at last resume launches from their previously damaged and now repaired Cape Canaveral pad 40 on a cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS) on Dec 4.
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NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are now busily unloading nearly four tons of science experiments, research gear, station equipment and crew supplies – following the spectacular launch of the Orbital ATK Antares rocket earlier this week on Sunday Nov. 12 from Virginia’s eastern shore that propelled the Cygnus cargo freighter to an on time arrival two days later on Tuesday Nov. 14.
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A new study led by researchers from NASA JPL has provided compelling evidence for the existence of a mantle plume beneath the Antarctic ice sheet.
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PORT CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – ‘The SpaceX boosters back in town! The boosters back in town!’ paraphrasing the popular lyrics of the hit single from Irish hard rock band Thin Lizzy – its what comes to mind with the speedy cadence of ‘launch, land and relaunch’ firmly established by CEO Elon Musk’s hard rocking crew of mostly youthful rocket scientists and engineers.
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