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China just launched a ‘reusable experimental spacecraft’ into orbit

September 4th, 2020 by

China launched an experimental spacecraft into orbit on Friday (Sept. 4), with few details about what the spacecraft will do.

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Trump signs Space Policy Directive-5 on space cybersecurity

September 4th, 2020 by

Space Policy Directive-5 establishes a set of principles designed to protect the nation’s valuable space assets from a burgeoning variety of cyber threats.

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The same black hole can collide with its kin multiple times, lopsided merger suggests

September 4th, 2020 by

For black holes, a collision doesn’t have to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, new research suggests.

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See Mars rendezvous with the moon this Labor Day weekend

September 4th, 2020 by

Every once in a while, something will appear in the sky that will attract the attention of even those who normally don’t bother looking up.

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Hilary Swank takes us to Mars in Netflix’s ‘Away’ and tensions run high (review)

September 4th, 2020 by

The new space series “Away,” which highlights the emotional (and often life-threatening) struggles that the first humans embarking on a trip to Mars may face, launches on Netflix today (Sept. 4).

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Netflix Mars mission series ‘Away’ lifts off with nods to NASA history

September 4th, 2020 by

In a show that is primarily set aboard a fictional spacecraft flying through simulated space, there is a scene in the new Netflix Mars mission series, “Away,” that looks particularly close to the real thing — and that is because it is.

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