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Archive for January 31st, 2021

Replay: bluShift Aerospace launches 1st biofuel rocket from Maine

January 31st, 2021 by

The small-satellite launch startup bluShift Aerospace will attempt its first Stardust suborbital rocket launch from Maine Sunday (Jan. 31) and you can watch it live here.

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Roscosmos selects four new candidates, all men, to begin cosmonaut training

January 31st, 2021 by

Russia has chosen four new candidates to begin cosmonaut training after an extended one-and-a-half-year selection process.

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Watch live today: bluShift Aerospace to launch 1st biofuel rocket from Maine

January 31st, 2021 by

The small-satellite launch startup bluShift Aerospace will attempt its first Stardust suborbital rocket launch from Maine Sunday (Jan. 31) and you can watch it live here.

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The Valoria 1 crew is fighting to survive the night — Commander’s Report: sol 8

January 31st, 2021 by

Storms on simulated Mars have deprived the Valoria 1 crew of solar power and forced them to resort to extreme measures. Living in the cold and dark, Commander Musilova reflects on the many challenges they faced and have yet to face to complete their mission at HI-SEAS.

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Neutrons’ ‘evil twins’ may be crushing stars into black holes

January 31st, 2021 by

The universe may be filled with “mirror” particles — and these otherwise-undetectable particles could be shrinking the densest stars in the universe, turning them into black holes.

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Aliens could be sucking energy from black holes. That may be how we’ll find them.

January 31st, 2021 by

A new study examines a potential mechanism for extracting energy from a rotating black hole, and suggests it may account for some of the energetic flares observed near these massive disruptions in time and space.

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