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Archive for January 20th, 2021

Outgoing NASA chief Jim Bridenstine calls for unity in space exploration pursuits

January 20th, 2021 by

Like its parent nation, NASA needs to prioritize bridging divides, the agency’s outgoing chief said.

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China kicks off a busy 2021 in space with communications satellite launch

January 20th, 2021 by

The launch of the Tiantong 1-03 communications satellite on Tuesday (Jan. 19) marked the start of a very busy year in space for China.

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Out of space, NASA is demolishing Apollo and space shuttle launch platform

January 20th, 2021 by

One of the three large steel platforms that supported the launch of NASA’s Apollo and space shuttle missions is being demolished — due to a lack of space.

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‘Sun Science’ postage stamps will feature NASA solar observatory images

January 20th, 2021 by

A new set of postage stamps will shine light on a NASA mission exploring our nearest star.

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SpaceX rocket launches on record 8th flight carrying 60 Starlink satellites, nails landing

January 20th, 2021 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched on a record 8th flight to send a new fleet of the company’s Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Wednesday (Jan.20) and then nailed a landing at sea.

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Replay: SpaceX launches its 1st Starlink satellites of 2021

January 20th, 2021 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch 60 more Starlink broadband satellites Wednesday (Jan. 20) at 8:02 a.m. EST (1302 GMT). Here’s how to watch live.

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