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

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 20:15

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

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 19:35

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

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 19:35

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

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 17:45

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

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Never-ending detonations could blast hypersonic craft into space

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 15:00

A never-ending detonation could be the key to hypersonic flight and space planes that can seamlessly fly from Earth into orbit.

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A longstanding Venus mystery has been cracked by a NASA sun probe

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 13:00

As the sun’s activity waxes and wanes, so does the ionosphere of Venus, a key layer in the upper atmosphere, according to new observations that cinch a decades-old suspicion.

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