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Archive for November 4th, 2020

Launch of U.S. spy satellite delayed again

November 4th, 2020 by

The launch of the NROL-101 mission aboard an Atlas V rocket has been scrubbed today as ULA teams were unable to resolve a problem with the liquid oxygen system at the launch pad.

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Exomars modules reunited

November 4th, 2020 by

The Rosalind Franklin ExoMars rover has been reunited with the Kazachok surface platform, carrier module and descent module in Cannes, France.

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NASA contacts Voyager 2 using upgraded Deep Space Network dish

November 4th, 2020 by

On 29 October, mission operators sent a series of commands to NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft for the first time since mid-March. The spacecraft has been flying solo while the 70-meter-wide radio antenna used to talk to it has been offline for repairs and upgrades. Voyager 2 returned a signal confirming it had received the “call” and executed the commands without issue.

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Scientists detect strange ‘fast radio burst’ from within our own Milky Way

November 4th, 2020 by

Astronomers have detected the first fast radio burst from a magnetar in our own Milky Way galaxy.

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Unpredictable space radio bursts may stem from asteroids around magnetic stars

November 4th, 2020 by

Mysterious repeating bursts of radio waves that fire in random patterns might come from neutron stars blasting asteroids with magnetic winds that travel at nearly the speed of light.

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Unpredictable space radio bursts may stem from asteroids around magnetic stars

November 4th, 2020 by

Mysterious repeating bursts of radio waves that fire in random patterns might come from neutron stars blasting asteroids with magnetic winds that travel at nearly the speed of light.

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