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Archive for January 21st, 2021

SpaceX to launch dozens of satellites on Transporter-1 flight Friday and you can watch it live

January 21st, 2021 by

SpaceX is preparing one of its veteran rockets to launch a stack of small satellites into space on Friday (Jan. 22). Here’s how to watch.

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You can see Uranus, Mars and the moon get close in a rare night sky sight tonight

January 21st, 2021 by

Look up tonight (Jan. 21) to see Uranus and Mars nestled together in the night sky.

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Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft software passes qualification review for next NASA test flight

January 21st, 2021 by

Boeing passed a big spacecraft software test for its commercial crew spacecraft as it continues the long road to fixing the problems that bugged out a 2019 test flight to the International Space Station.

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Did water once flow through meteorites?

January 21st, 2021 by

Water may have recently flowed within meteorites, suggesting the asteroids they broke off from may bear ice, a new study finds.

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Powerful cosmic eruptions traced to brilliant ‘magnetar’ in nearby galaxy

January 21st, 2021 by

Astronomers may have captured the first good look at giant flares from the strongest magnets in the universe.

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Biden administration appoints Steve Jurczyk acting NASA chief

January 21st, 2021 by

After NASA’s chief Jim Bridenstine’s resigned yesterday (Jan. 20), President Joe Biden’s administration has appointed Steve Jurczyk to serve as acting administrator.

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