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Archive for November 23rd, 2020

Watch ‘The Real Right Stuff’ launch into the virtual orchestra frontier for an epic soundtrack (exclusive)

November 23rd, 2020 by

A new video from the National Geographic Channel shows musicians virtually coming together to score “The Real Right Stuff.”

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China launches ambitious lunar sample return mission

November 23rd, 2020 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 5; Payload: Chang’e-5; Date: 23 November 2020, 2030 UTC; Launch site: Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site, China. The Chang’e 5 spacecraft separated from the rocket 37 minutes after lift-off. The rocket placed the 8.2-metric ton Chang’e 5, which has four components — orbiter, lander, ascender and re-entry capsule — in an Earth-moon transfer trajectory.

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Launch dates for Soyuz missions

November 23rd, 2020 by

A Soyuz-ST-A rocket for orbiting a UAE FalconEye satellite will be rolled out to the launch pad of the Guiana Space Center on 25 November after repairs, a source in the Russian space industry said. Meanwhile, a Gonets launch from Plesetsk was delayed.

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China launches historic Chang’e 5 mission to collect the first moon samples since 1976

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The first lunar sample-return mission since the 1970s is underway.

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The best space gifts for kids 2020

November 23rd, 2020 by

Looking for a gift for a science or space-obsessed kid? From VR science kits and Baby Yoda Legos to plush astronaut dogs, Space.com has you covered.

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The best space gifts for kids 2020

November 23rd, 2020 by

Looking for a gift for a science or space-obsessed kid? From VR science kits and Baby Yoda Legos to plush astronaut dogs, Space.com has you covered.

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