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SpaceX launches 20 Starlink satellites from California

Submit on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 12:11

SpaceX launched 20 of its Starlink satellites from California on Tuesday night (June 18), ending a 10-day spaceflight drought for the company.

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Three bright stars mark the beginning of summer. Here’s how to spot the ‘Summer Triangle’ this week.

Submit on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 05:11

The appearance this week of the three bright Summer Triangle stars — Vega, Deneb and Altair — marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Here’s how to spot them.

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The Strawberry Full Moon of 2024 rises near the June solstice with an Antares encounter

Submit on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 04:11

When June 2024’s Strawberry Moon is almost full, it will occult the bright star Antares.

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NASA, Boeing delay Starliner astronaut landing to June 26 amid thruster issues

Submit on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 03:11

Boeing’s Starliner will come back to Earth with its two astronauts no earlier than June 26. The four-day extension will allow for more thruster testing at the ISS.

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NASA reschedules ISS spacewalk after astronaut experiences ‘spacesuit discomfort’

Submit on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 03:11

NASA has rescheduled last week’s EVA, which was called off only an hour before the astronauts were set to exit the station.

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The GOES-U satellite will catch a ride to space on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket

Submit on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 03:11

NOAA’s GOES-R series constellation will be complete in space with the launch of its GOES-U satellite at the end of June. This will mark the first time a NOAA satellite will be transported to space using a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.

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SpaceX launching European TV satellite today on 1st leg of doubleheader

Submit on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 02:11

SpaceX plans to launch two missions today (June 18), sending the SES Astra 1P telecom satellite and 20 of its own Starlink broadband satellites to orbit.

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Doctor Who ‘The Legend of Ruby Sunday’: Who is Susan Triad?

Submit on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 00:11

Why does this mysterious woman keep popping up in the Doctor’s timeline? And what’s her connection to the season’s Big Bad?

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