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The first satellite ever made in Kenya was launched into space from the United States

A first satellite manufactured in Kenya, a cube satellite, was brought to the International Space Station (ISS). The Cubsat, as it is commonly known, was shot into orbit on Monday at 16:30 (East-US time), with Secretary of State Monica Juma calling this an important milestone in the country's exploration program. A team drawn from the University of Nairobi (UON) along …

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The evolution of the race to the cosmos

In his book "The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest for the Cosmos," Christian Davenport explores the new story surrounding modern space racing: affluent individuals from private companies competing to reach the stars. Read the following excerpt of the Blue Source headquarters in Seattle and the rapidly changing space industry. They had their first glimpse of 25,000 …

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Paleontologists dig into the past in Indiana Caverns

CORYDON, Ind. (WHAS11) – Visitors to the Indiana Caverns can get a rare glimpse of the Ice Age while a team of paleontologists search for bones and other artifacts that have been buried for centuries. "In here you can just walk around and point to bones all over the floor, so it's really special and neat to be down here," …

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NASA astronaut throws Queen a line from space – Kingston

Drew Feustel, NASA astronaut and former alumnus of the Queen, paid a virtual visit to the Queen's University on April 6 – from outer space. READ MORE: How the Queen's University is Connected to the International Space Station's Mission Feustel and his crew members arrived at the International Space Station on March 21, but he took the opportunity to meet …

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Aurora Station, the first luxury hotel in space, is in fashion

(CNN) – Want to see 16 sunrises in one day? Float in weightlessness? Be one of the few who have considered our home planet from space? In just four years, and for $ 9.5 million astronomical dollars, it is claimed that you can. What is being billed as the world's first luxury space hotel, the Aurora Station, was announced Thursday …

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"Looking Up" to the Astronaut | The Kingston Whig standard

Astronaut and Queen's University graduate Drew Feustel and his alma mater went down to the students, faculty and elementary school students via video downlink on Friday Feustel left and was due to leave Kazakhstan on 21 March in the International Space Station, where he will spend six months as a flight engineer for Expedition 55 and then as commander of …

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Paleontologist digging into the past at Indiana Caves

CORYDON, Ind. (WHAS11) – Visitors to the Indiana Caverns can get a rare glimpse of the Ice Age while a team of paleontologists search for bones and other artifacts that have been buried for centuries. "In here you can just walk around and point to bones all over the floor, so it's really special and neat to be down here," …

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