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Archive for January 15th, 2021

Watch live early Saturday: Rocket Lab to launch ‘Another One Leaves the Crust’

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A Rocket Lab Electron booster will launch a small microsatellite into orbit from New Zealand’s M?hia Peninsula on Saturday (Jan. 16) and you can watch it live here.

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Vespera, a smart telescope to make astrophotography easier, nabs CES 2021 Innovation Award

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Vaonis, a French startup that raised eyebrows in 2018 with its sci-fi robot-looking Stellina smart telescope, has revealed its latest newbie-friendly astrophotography invention.

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Cold War heats up on the moon in ‘For All Mankind’ season 2 trailer for Apple TV+

January 15th, 2021 by

Space shuttles fly to the moon and astronauts take up arms in the new trailer for the second season of “For All Mankind.” The series returns to streaming on Apple TV+ on Feb. 19.

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SpaceX swapping out two engines on Starship SN9 prototype ahead of test flight

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SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype needs some maintenance work before it can take to the skies.

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Astronaut William Thornton, who invented space shuttle treadmill, dies at 91

January 15th, 2021 by

Former NASA astronaut William “Bill” Thornton, who used his own inventions to measure and combat the ill-effects of microgravity while on board two space shuttle missions, has died at the age of 91.

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Rian Hughes delivers a modernist sci-fi saga of epic proportions in his debut novel, ‘XX’

January 15th, 2021 by

The acclaimed graphic designer and comics creator explores extreme typographic territory in this wild first contact tale.

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