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Astronauts celebrate July 4th from the space station

American astronauts on the International space station celebrate Independence Day from space. In a video released on July 2, two days before July 4 – the independence day holiday in the United States – NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley thought of vacation from space. Cassidy, commander of Space Station’s current Expedition 63, first introduced the three …

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Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19 p.m. ET

Public firework shows may be in short supply this weekend due to the pandemic, but Rocket Lab is ready to fill the gap. It is planned to launch the 13th mission, “Pictures or It Didn’t Happen,” from a complex on the New Zealand Mahia Peninsula at 5:19 p.m. Eastern. A livestream (below) is available 15 minutes before the start. The …

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Astronaut Doug Hurley tweets a picture of the American flag from the International Space Station

Astronaut Doug Hurley tweeted a picture of the American flag from the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday to celebrate the nation’s independence and the July 4th holiday. “I wish everyone in the US a happy 4th of July from @Space_Station,” he tweeted, adding an American flag emoji to the message. CNN SLIGHTS MOUNT RUSHMORE AS “MONUMENT OF TWO SLAVE …

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You may soon be able to take a balloon from Alaska to the edge of space – it’s viral

A company wants to fly customers with an advanced balloon from the surface of the earth in Alaska to the highest parts of the planet’s atmosphere. Florida-based startup Space Perspective plans to use the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak as the launch site for the vehicle called Spaceship Neptune, the Anchorage Daily News reported on Sunday. The balloon flights are …

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The Indian space research organization’s Mars Orbiter mission captures the image of the largest moon on the red planet, Phobos

The picture was taken on July 1 when MOM was approximately 7,200 km from Mars and 4,200 km from Phobos. Bangalore: The Mars Color Camera (MCC) on board the Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) Mars Orbiter Mission captured the image of Phobos, the next and largest moon on Mars. The picture was taken on July 1 when MOM was approximately …

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The scent of eau de space brings the smell of space to earth

If you’ve ever wondered how space smells, a new perfume can answer that for you. A kickstarter for a new fragrance called Eau de Space was recently introduced to bring the smell of space back to earth. The fragrance was developed by Steve Pearce, according to Matt Richmond’s Eau de Space product manager. Pearce is a chemist and founder of …

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The astronaut of the space station loses the mirror during the spacewalk

Astronaut Chris Cassidy in 2013. Shamil Zhumatov / Getty Images During routine maintenance of the International space station, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy accidentally added to Space junk already floating around our planet. When Cassidy replaced a large 194-kilogram battery on the outside of the International Space Station, a small mirror on his space suit broke off and floated away, CNN …

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Elon Musk invites users to try the Starlink Space Internet

Elon Musk’s company SpaceX invites people to test their Starlink satellites – a mega constellation that promises access to the Internet from virtually anywhere in the world. The $ 36 billion The company now has over 500 satellites in orbit. Last week it announced that testing of its space-based internet platform could begin within weeks. An invitation to register for …

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NASA’s first female space chief Kathy Lueders will lead a U.S. return to the moon

Kathy Lueders, who was manager of NASA’s commercial crew program during the launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Demo 2 mission, will attend a press conference on May 30, 2020 after NASA’s successful launch at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center – Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station. Two weeks later, she was promoted to head of NASA’s …

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