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On This Day in Space! March 7, 1962: NASA launches Orbiting Solar Observatory

Submit on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 12:25

On March 7, 1962, NASA launched the first Orbiting Solar Observatory. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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‘Gravity portals’ could morph dark matter into ordinary matter, astrophysicists propose

Submit on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 12:22

Astrophysicists have a wild idea to explain the bizarre abundance of super-high-energy radiation shooting from the center of our galaxy: gravity portals.

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A billion years from now, a lack of oxygen will wipe out life on Earth

Submit on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 12:22

Earth will not be able to support and sustain life forever.

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Artemis: How ever changing US space policy may push back the next moon landing

Submit on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 12:19

History shows just how vulnerable space programmes, which require years of planning and development spanning several administrations, are.

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In the Space.com forums this week: Perseverance prizes, exploration and breaking theories!

Submit on Saturday, March 6th, 2021 12:00

This week, the Space.com forums kicked off our Perseverance Prize giveaway, talked space exploration and more. See what’s up here.

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NASA names Perseverance rover’s Mars touchdown site ‘Octavia E. Butler Landing’

Submit on Saturday, March 6th, 2021 11:32

The Perseverance rover’s Red Planet touchdown site has been renamed for Octavia E. Butler, the noted African American science fiction author.

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