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This Week In Space podcast: Episode 119 —Junkyard in Space

Submit on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 22:11

On Episode 119 of This Week In Space, Rod and Tariq talk with John Crassidis from the University of Buffalo about orbital debris and its dangers.

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‘The Last Starfighter’ at 40: Director Nick Castle on making his sci-fi fantasy classic (exclusive)

Submit on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 22:11

An exclusive interview with director Nick Castle for the 40th anniversary of “The Last Starfighter,” which premiered on July 13, 1984.

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Chinese company iSpace suffers 4th launch failure in 7 tries

Submit on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 21:11

iSpace’s seventh Hyperbola-1 rocket suffered an anomaly on Wednesday (July 10), dragging the launch company’s success rate below 50%.

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Is the universe still making new galaxies?

Submit on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 19:11

We think of galaxies as ancient. Our own galaxy, the Milky Way, formed 13.6 billion years ago, and the James Webb Space Telescope has allowed us to peer back to some of the first galaxies in the early universe. But are galaxies still being born today?

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US military project aims to prevent hackers targeting satellites and recognizes rising threat of cyberattacks in space

Submit on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 17:11

The US military recently launched a groundbreaking initiative to strengthen ties with the commercial space industry.

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Join’s 25th Anniversary Virtual Panel on July 17: The Next 25 Years of Space Exploration – To the Moon, Mars and Beyond

Submit on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 05:11

Be sure to join us at at 12 p.m. ET (1600 GMT) on July 17 for what promises to be an amazing discussion on the future of space exploration and astronomy.

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Hurricane Beryl sets multiple records as 1st major storm of 2024 Atlantic season (video)

Submit on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 04:11

What started as a tropical wave off the coast of Africa has now set multiple records and claimed the spot as the first hurricane to develop during the 2024 Atlantic season.

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NASA’s $5 billion Europa Clipper mission may not be able to handle Jupiter’s radiation

Submit on Saturday, July 13th, 2024 02:11

NASA is troubleshooting a recently revealed problem with the transistors aboard its $5 billion Europa Clipper spacecraft, which is slated to launch this October.

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