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Archive for October, 2022

‘Planet killer’ asteroid found hiding in sun’s glare may one day hit Earth

October 31st, 2022 by

A giant asteroid that might one day cross paths with Earth has been discovered hiding in the glare of the sun.

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Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch for 1st time since 2019 on Tuesday

October 31st, 2022 by

After more than three years, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy — the world’s most powerful operational rocket — is about to launch again.

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Halloween night sky 2022: See Jupiter, Mars and maybe some spooky fireballs

October 31st, 2022 by

Skies will be mainly clear tonight (Oct. 31) across the contiguous United States; making for ideal Halloween skywatching conditions. What will you be looking out for?

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Asteroids threatening Earth could be spotted by network of spacecraft near Venus’ orbit, Chinese scientists say

October 31st, 2022 by

We could detect potentially hazardous near-Earth asteroids by using six surveyor spacecraft deployed in Venus-like orbits, Chinese researchers propose.

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NASA has a life-detecting instrument ready to fly to Europa or Enceladus

October 31st, 2022 by

OWLS, the Ocean Worlds Life Surveyor, would autonomously search for life on the icy moons of the outer solar system.

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NASA seeks origin of ‘weird’ fast-spinning dwarf planet Haumea

October 31st, 2022 by

The dwarf planet Haumea may be the weirdest object in the solar system. Now NASA researchers may finally understand how it was formed.

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