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Archive for May 10th, 2021

Watch live now! NASA sounding rocket launch to make colorful cloud show over eastern US

May 10th, 2021 by

NASA will launch a Black Brant XII sounding rocket from the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia today (May 10), and you can watch it live online or in person.

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Want to bid on Blue Origin’s space tourist seat auction? Be sure to read the fine print

May 10th, 2021 by

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin plans to auction off a seat for its debut crewed spaceflight on July 20, but you should read the conditions carefully before applying.

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Farewell, Bennu! NASA spacecraft leaves asteroid to bring pieces of space rock to Earth

May 10th, 2021 by

The OSIRIS-REx probe began heading home today (May 10), kicking off a 1.4-billion-mile (2.3 billion kilometers) journey that will culminate with the touchdown of its sample capsule in the Utah desert in September 2023.

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NASA rocket launch may spark visible light show over US East Coast and Bermuda tonight

May 10th, 2021 by

A small NASA sounding rocket will launch tonight (May 10), creating a brief, colorful light show over the U.S. East Coast. Here’s how to watch.

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Brilliant fireball spotted over Minnesota by doorbell cameras

May 10th, 2021 by

A probable fireball lit up the skies above the Minneapolis-St. Paul area early Sunday morning (May 9), at 3 a.m. local time, according to reports.

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Watch live @ 4 pm ET: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft departs asteroid Bennu, heads back to Earth

May 10th, 2021 by

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will depart asteroid Bennu and begin its journey back to Earth today (May 10), and you can follow it live here, courtesy of NASA.

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