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Watch live tonight: SpaceX launching Turkish communications satellite

January 7th, 2021 by

SpaceX will launch a Turkish communications satellite to Earth orbit from Florida tonight (Jan. 7), and you can watch it live here.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ finishes season 3 with a mediocre finale

January 7th, 2021 by

The whole third season of “Star Trek: Discovery” on CBS All Access feels like a different team wrote each episode and weren’t allowed to talk to each other.

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SpaceX founder Elon Musk is now the richest person in the world

January 7th, 2021 by

Elon Musk just became the world’s richest person, nudging fellow space tycoon Jeff Bezos from the top spot.

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Meet Au-Spot, the AI robot dog that’s training to explore caves on Mars

January 7th, 2021 by

Scientists are equipping four-legged, animal-mimicking robots with artificial intelligence (AI) and an array of sensing equipment to help the bots autonomously navigate the Red Planet.

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China plans to launch core module of space station this year

January 7th, 2021 by

The Tianhe module will lift off atop a Long March 5B rocket a few months from now, if all goes according to plan.

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Best telescopes 2021: Top picks for beginners, viewing planets, astrophotography and all-arounders

January 7th, 2021 by

Whatever your budget, experience in astronomy or targets that interest you most, there’s a great telescope out there just for you — we’ve rounded up the very best

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