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Roskosmos evaluates Sea Launch’s readiness for future missions

September 9th, 2020 by

The top management of Russia’s state space corporation Roskosmos, as well as industry experts and S7 officials, have assessed the readiness of the Sea Launch space complex for missions of the prospective Soyuz-5 and Soyuz-6 rockets, Roskosmos said in a statement.

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USSF, NOAA begin joint operations of weather satellite

September 9th, 2020 by

The U.S. Space Force has declared Initial Operational Capability of the Electro-optical Infrared Weather System Geostationary (EWS-G1) spacecraft. EWS-G1, formerly known as GOES-13, was transferred to the U.S. Air Force by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in 2019 under an agreement between the U.S. Air Force and NOAA for Interagency Cooperation on Collection of Space-Based Environmental Monitoring Data.

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‘The Virtual Astronaut’ launches with live space explorer event series

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You can now attend a full lineup of live astronaut talks and “meet and greet” opportunities — all without having to leave your home.

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‘The Virtual Astronaut’ launches live space explorer event series for charity

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You can now attend a full lineup of live astronaut talks and “meet and greet” opportunities — all without having to leave your home.

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Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ adaptation gets first trailer

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The long-awaited first trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi saga has arrived and it’s going to blow your mind.

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Interstellar visitor ‘Oumuamua could actually be a cosmic dust bunny

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A new theory has emerged that the cigar-shaped space rock ‘Oumuamua might actually be a dust bunny.

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