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NASA's $ 1 billion SLS rocket could cost $ 2 billion – or more

Do you like space? Would you like to see humanity return to the moon? Keep your paperbacks ready, people – that will cost you. The rapid growth of SpaceX and its Falcon 9 rocket fleet could reduce the cost of spacecraft launch into the low Earth orbit to $ 50 million. But as we've been saying for months, the new …

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NASA's next mission to Mars will search for signs of alien life

NASA discovered an oasis on Mars where life might once have lived, and an upcoming mission to the Red Planet will seek fossil evidence for extraterrestrial beings. Two new studies revealed that Jezero Crater The Mars 2020 Rover is scheduled to land on February 18, 2021 and contains mineral deposits of hydrated silica, a substance that is "particularly good" for …

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NASA's First SLS Megarocket Core Tier for the Moon Has Its Motors (Photos)

NASA's First New Megarocket Rocket for the US Aerospace Authority's Moon Flight Artemis program now has all the engines for the first unoccupied moon flight. NASA officials have captured the milestone on a new photo. It shows four RS-25 engines attached to the core stage (the first stage) of the agency's powerful space rocket whose mission is to bring 2024 …

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NASA's New Horizons Mission's snowman-shaped target has a new name

A snowman shaped object that NASA New Horizons flew past in early 2019 now has a brand new name. On November 12, NASA officials announced that the item, formerly known as MU69 – formerly called Ultima Thule – would now bear the name Arrokoth, which means "heaven" in Powhatan / Algonquian. Arrokoth is still the most common distant object ever …

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NASA's Voyager 2 discovers new details about interstellar space

About a year ago, the NASA spacecraft Voyager 2 left our solar system. Several recent reports published in Nature Astronomy describe the main scientific findings of the spacecraft. According to NASA, Voyager 2's mission has led to new discoveries across the border separating our solar system from interstellar space. "Interstellar" means "between stars". However, scientists define interstellar space as the …

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The TESS spacecraft in search of NASA's planet offers a spectacular panorama of the Milky Way

NASA's Planet Hunting Spacecraft has created a spectacular panorama of the Southern Sky showing our home galaxy, the Milky Way. The Panorama contains 208 images taken by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) during its first year of science operations completed on 18 July. This celestial motion is a slightly broader view than usual for the mission, which is optimized …

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NASA's Curiosity rover took a photo of the Mars horizon

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover is still traversing the Red Planet on its own, looking for evidence of past life there. © NASA / JPL-Caltech  NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity took this image on November 1. The image shows the distant rim of the Gale Crater, a dried-up lake with a mountain in it's center, though Much of it is concealed by …

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NASA's Curiosity Rover made a scary photo of the Marsh horizon

On the final leg of his solo mission, the rover took pictures of something sinister. The picture shows the distant edge of the Gale crater, a dry lake with a mountain in the middle, but mostly covered with dust. NASA scientists have asked curiosity to look for signs of past life. Curiosity photographed the Marsh horizon on its way to …

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