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Archive for September 8th, 2020

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ drops epic new trailer for season 3

September 8th, 2020 by

Prepare to beam to the future on Oct. 15.

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China’s reusable experimental spacecraft returns to Earth after two-day mystery mission

September 8th, 2020 by

A Chinese reusable experimental spacecraft has safely landed after two days in orbit, according to state media, and may have deployed a satellite during its mysterious, brief journey in space.

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3,200 megapixels! The camera heart of future Vera Rubin Observatory snaps record-breaking 1st photos

September 8th, 2020 by

The imaging sensors for the future Vera C. Rubin Observatory have taken their record-breaking first photos.

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California’s fast-moving Creek Fire spawns ‘fire cloud’ visible from space

September 8th, 2020 by

Fires continue to ravage California, with five new blazes igniting since Friday (Sept. 4).

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On This Day in Space: Sept. 8, 2004: NASA’s Genesis spacecraft crash-lands in Utah

September 8th, 2020 by

On Sept. 8, 2004, NASA’s Genesis spacecraft crash-landed in Utah after its parachutes failed to deploy. Here’s how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!

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4 Indian astronauts are training in Russia for future spaceflights

September 8th, 2020 by

Four Indian astronauts continue to train at Russia’s Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center near Moscow as prospective space travelers for India’s crewed Gaganyaan project.

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