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Archive for April 7th, 2021

‘World of Tanks’ honors the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic spaceflight with ‘To the Stars!’ event

April 7th, 2021 by

Tank battles and space history will collide this month as the makers of “World of Tanks” honor the legacy of famed cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.

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Philip Chapman, first Australian-born NASA astronaut, dies at 86

April 7th, 2021 by

An Apollo-era NASA astronaut who was the first person born in Australia to train for a spaceflight, Philip Chapman died at age 86, having never made it into orbit.

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These selfies of NASA’s Mars helicopter with the Perseverance rover are just amazing

April 7th, 2021 by

Two gorgeous new photo mosaics show NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover and Ingenuity helicopter as you’ve never seen them before.

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Air Force’s new hypersonic missile fails to launch during key test flight

April 7th, 2021 by

Some more work will be required to get the U.S. Air Force’s new ARRW hypersonic missile up to speed.

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Spooky ‘spiders on Mars’ finally explained after two decades

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Enormous “spiders” cover the Martian south pole, and scientists finally have experimental evidence to show how they’re created.

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Alien raindrops are similar to those on Earth

April 7th, 2021 by

The droplets falling through alien skies are broadly similar to the ones that splash down here on Earth, even if they’re made of different stuff.

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