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This Week In Space podcast: Episode 100 — Riding to Space on Virgin Galactic

March 3rd, 2024 by

On Episode 100 of This Week In Space, Tariq and Rod welcome back Dr. Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute to share what it’s like to fly on a private spaceplane.

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Immerse yourself in the total eclipse 2024 with ‘The Eclipse App’ from The Eclipse Company

March 2nd, 2024 by

Plan your total solar eclipse viewing experience on April 8 with ‘The Eclipse App’ designed to make sure you’re in the right place at the right time.

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Could tardigrades have colonized the moon?

March 2nd, 2024 by

What happened to the tardigrades that were travelling on the Beresheet probe from Israel that crashed into the moon in 2019?

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What are nacreous clouds?

March 2nd, 2024 by

Learn more about nacreous clouds, also known as polar stratospheric clouds. We take a look at how these colorful clouds form and why they’re so rare.

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Rare OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample debuts at Space Center Houston

March 2nd, 2024 by

Move over, moon rocks! Space Center Houston has a new type of space stone in its showcase: a sample of the asteroid Bennu.

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Watch private space capsule’s blistering return to Earth in amazing onboard video

March 2nd, 2024 by

Varda Space’s first off-Earth manufacturing capsule captured spectacular footage of its fiery homecoming last month.

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Holy Stone HS720R drone review

March 2nd, 2024 by

The Holy Stone HS720R is the first Holy Stone drone to feature a 3-axis gimbal but is let down by mediocre image quality despite reasonably good flight performance.

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Heaviest pair of black holes ever seen weighs 28 billion times more than the sun

March 2nd, 2024 by

The discovery could explain why, although supermassive black hole mergers are predicted theoretically, they have never been observed in progress.

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