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Archive for May 12th, 2021

China’s Yutu 2 rover about to ‘wake up’ on the far side of the moon

May 12th, 2021 by

China’s plucky Yutu 2 rover is about to wake up and continue to explore the far side of the moon as the nation works to land a rover on Mars this May.

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SpaceX will launch a moon mission funded by Dogecoin in 2022

May 12th, 2021 by

SpaceX books a mission to the moon funded entirely by Dogecoin just days after SpaceX founder Elon Musk joked on Saturday Night Live about his role in spreading memes about the cryptocurrency.

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The commander pulls an April Fools’ Day prank on the crew – Commander’s Report: lunar day 2

May 12th, 2021 by

Commander Musilova pranked the new Selene V crew with the help of a previous crew at the HI-SEAS habitat, as part of their initiation to surviving their analog lunar mission.

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The bright ‘evening star’ Venus returns to the night sky this month

May 12th, 2021 by

You might have been wondering where the most brilliant of all the planets has been in recent months.

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China launches more classified Yaogan satellites into orbit

May 12th, 2021 by

China conducted two launches of classified Yaogan satellites in the last week while much of the world waited to see where and when the Long March 5B would fall.

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Rocket Lab to recover Electron booster from ocean after Saturday launch

May 12th, 2021 by

Rocket Lab will fish another booster out of the sea this weekend, if all goes according to plan.

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