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Replay: NASA test-fires 1st SLS megarocket engines in critical test

Submit on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 19:54

NASA will fire up the engines of its first Space Launch System megarocket today (Jan. 16) in a critical test for the agency’s Artemis moon program. Here’s how to watch it live.

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Watch live now: NASA’s to fire 1st SLS megarocket engines in critical test

Submit on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 19:54

NASA will fire up the engines of its first Space Launch System megarocket today (Jan. 16) in a critical test for the agency’s Artemis moon program. Here’s how to watch it live.

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On This Day in Space! Jan. 16, 1969: 1st docking of 2 crewed spacecraft

Submit on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 14:00

On January 16, 1969, two crewed spacecraft docked in orbit for the first time. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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Rocket Lab calls off microsatellite launch due to sensor issue

Submit on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 13:58

The small-satellite launch company Rocket Lab called off its first launch of 2021 from New Zealand Saturday (Jan. 16) due to some strange sensor readings ahead of liftoff.

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How to spot the Pleiades, Hyades and other star clusters in the winter night sky

Submit on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 13:30

For much of the U.S. we’re now into the coldest part of the winter season, and for those who may have recently received a telescope for a holiday gift, the biggest complaint usually is: “I’d love to spend time looking at the wintertime stars, but it’s so cold!”

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‘Bumblebee gravity’ could explain why the universe is expanding so quickly

Submit on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 13:19

Bumblebee gravity could explain dark energy — if it’s proven true.

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