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On This Day in Space! April 4, 1968: Apollo 6 launches final uncrewed Saturn V rocket test flight

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On April 4, 1968, NASA launched the final uncrewed test flight of its Saturn V rocket. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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A tiny crystal device could boost gravitational wave detectors to reveal the birth cries of black holes

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In 2017, astronomers witnessed the birth of a black hole for the first time.

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Six ways satellites make the world a better place

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Satellites provide a vital service.

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If everyone on Earth sat in the ocean at once, how much would sea level rise?

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Let’s start by considering a smaller version of the same question.

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NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity touches down on the Red Planet

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NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity touched down Saturday (April 4) after being dropped by the Perseverance rover.

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