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Watch live @ 7 pm ET: Virtual lecture on SpaceX and multiplanetary exploration

September 14th, 2020 by

The Explorers Club will hold a virtual lecture on SpaceX and the future of multiplanetary exploration today (Sept. 14) at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT). Watch it live here!

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MSSS to provide science cameras for Janus asteroid mission

September 14th, 2020 by

Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS) has been selected to provide the science payloads for the two Janus spacecraft. Last week, Janus was approved by NASA to proceed with final design of the mission hardware, including the MSSS cameras (called “JCam”).

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OHB’s Hispasat 36W-1 operating for three years

September 14th, 2020 by

The telecommunications satellite developed under ESA’s SmallGEO Partnership Project has passed three years of service in orbit.

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Virgin Galactic to launch its 1st suborbital spaceflight from Spaceport America in October: report

September 14th, 2020 by

Virgin Galactic will fly to space again next month, if all goes according to plan.

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The 10 weirdest facts about Venus

September 14th, 2020 by

From having a day longer than its year to its wind speeds faster than tornadoes, Venus is odd.

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The phosphine discovered in Venus’ clouds may be a big deal. Here’s what you need to know.

September 14th, 2020 by

A chemical you’ve likely never heard of has burst into the news thanks to scientists’ announcement that they have detected phosphine, which they say may be a sign of life, in the clouds of Venus.

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