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Will NASA be able to return Mars samples to Earth? New audit raises doubts

Submit on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 04:11

NASA’s bold plan to get pristine samples of Mars to Earth for analysis is facing major challenges, according to a new report.

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Adam Sandler’s ‘Spaceman’ used NASA artifacts to create sci-fi film’s spaceship

Submit on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 03:11

There is a scene in “Spaceman” where Adam Sandler, playing a Czech astronaut, floats by a brown duffle bag. What sets the bag apart is that it is an authentic piece of space equipment.

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Japan’s SLIM moon lander powers down as long lunar night falls (again)

Submit on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 02:11

JAPAN’s SLIM moon lander entered its second lengthy period of dormancy after a dramatic touchdown in January. When the sun shines again on the moon, it might revive again.

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Why March is the best month to see the northern lights

Submit on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 02:11

According to scientists, March is the best month to see auroras due to heightened geomagnetic activity. We explore why this is the case and what we can expect this month.

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‘Wiggles’ of energy waves over Earth could hold the universe’s history

Submit on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 01:11

The CLASS telescope has mapped how microwave energy “wiggles” over Earth to learn more about the cosmic fossil that could help reveal the story of the universe.

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Astronaut Scott Kelly on advising Apple’s new space thriller ‘Constellation’

Submit on Friday, March 1st, 2024 23:11

Scott Kelly recently returned to the International Space Station during a trip to Berlin. The replica was built for the off-Earth scenes in “Constellation,” the psychological thriller on Apple TV+.

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Why ISS astronauts won’t know where to look for next total solar eclipse for a while

Submit on Friday, March 1st, 2024 22:11

NASA can usually give precise directions to astronauts about ISS activities. But when it comes to the next total solar eclipse, a paradox may create some issues.

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NASA ‘worm’ logo crawls onto Artemis 2 moon rockets (video)

Submit on Friday, March 1st, 2024 21:11

The NASA worm logo is wriggling its way onto solid rocket boosters that will help launch the four-astronaut Artemis 2 moon mission in 2025.

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