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Archive for January 24th, 2021

SpaceX launches a record 143 satellites on one rocket, aces landing

January 24th, 2021 by

SpaceX successfully launched an ambitious rideshare mission as one of its veteran rockets hoisted a record 143 small satellites into space before nailing a landing at sea.

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On This Day in Space! Jan. 24, 1986: Voyager 2 flies past Uranus

January 24th, 2021 by

On January 24, 1986, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Uranus. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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Apollo landers, Neil Armstrong’s bootprint and other human artifacts on Moon officially protected by new US law

January 24th, 2021 by

It’s hard to care about bootprints sunk in soil 238,900 miles away as humanity suffers the combined burden of an unforgiving virus and a political unease.

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South African astronomy has a long, rich history of discovery — and a promising future

January 24th, 2021 by

The South African Astronomical Observatory in Cape Town is the oldest permanent observatory in the southern hemisphere: it turned 200 in 2020.

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Wormholes may be lurking in the universe — and new studies are proposing ways of finding them

January 24th, 2021 by

Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity profoundly changed our thinking about fundamental concepts in physics, such as space and time.

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Watch live today: SpaceX launching 143 satellites on Transporter-1 mission

January 24th, 2021 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Transporter-1 rideshare mission with dozens of satellites from Cape Canaveral on Sunday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. EST (1500 GMT). Watch it live!

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