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Archive for April 20th, 2021

Watch live Wednesday: NASA, SpaceX talk Crew-2 astronaut launch at ‘countdown clock’ briefing

April 20th, 2021 by

NASA is expected to hold a press conference Wednesday (April 21) at 8:30 a.m. EDT (1230 GMT) to discuss SpaceX’s plans to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station.

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Boeing pushes second Starliner test flight to late summer

April 20th, 2021 by

The second test flight for Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule, known as the Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission, won’t lift off until late this summer.

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NASA, SpaceX declare Crew-2 astronaut mission ‘go’ for Thursday launch

April 20th, 2021 by

NASA has given SpaceX the official go-ahead for the launch of its next crew mission to the International Space Station.

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NASA, SpaceX declare Crew-2 astronaut mission ‘go’ for Thursday launch in final review

April 20th, 2021 by

NASA has given SpaceX the official go-ahead for the launch of its next crew mission to the International Space Station.

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US military picks 3 companies to test nuclear propulsion in cislunar space

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has picked three big space companies for the first phase of a larger project to test nuclear propulsion above low Earth orbit by 2025.

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Strange crater suggests ancient Mars may have been frigid with occasional snowmelt

April 20th, 2021 by

Mars’ ancient history is interesting to scientists because if the arid planet was once warm and wet, it may have been habitable to life.

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