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Mushroom Clouds Burst Through Neutron Stars, and NASA Can Watch It Happen. April 21, 2018 | Article. The energetic explosions release clouds of debris similar to those launched from nuclear explosions. Read More ...
8 hours ago - On April 21, 1997, the cremated remains of 24 people were launched into space in the first-ever space funeral. One of those people was Gene Roddenberry, the creator of "Star Trek." See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series here.

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Stars are giant, luminous spheres of plasma. Galaxies consist of stars, stellar remnants, dust, gas, and dark matter, bound together by gravity. ... Every spring in the Northern Hemisphere, the obscuring stars, gas and dust of our own Milky Way galaxy vacate the night sky, leaving a ...
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Video: Soyuz lifts off with three-man crew – Spaceflight Now

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Mar 21, 2018
Three veteran space fliers rode a Soyuz rocket into orbit Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in ...

Video: Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on SpaceX's 14th station cargo mission ...

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Apr 2, 2018 - Packed with food, hardware and experiments in biology, Earth science and space technology, a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon supply ship lifted off Monday from Cape Canaveral destined for the International Space Station. The 213-foot-tall (65-meter) rocket took off at 4:30:38 p.m. EDT (2030:38 GMT) from ...

Live coverage: Soyuz crew arrives at International Space Station ...

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Mar 21, 2018 - Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. ... A Russian Soyuz ferry ship carrying a Russian commander and two NASA astronauts caught up with the International Space Station Friday and executed a ...

Video: Liftoff of Delta 4 rocket and WGS 9 satellite – Spaceflight Now

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Mar 19, 2017
The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket, standing 217 feet tall and weighing 900,000 pounds, unleashes 1.8 ...

Space & Time News -- ScienceDaily

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Astronomy news. New! Earth-like extrasolar planet found; double helix nebula; supermassive black holes, astronomy articles, astronomy pictures. Updated daily. ... NASA Planet Hunter On Its Way to Orbit ... Apr. 18, 2018 — Sending a human into space and doing it efficiently presents a galaxy of challenges. Scientists have ...
Get the latest news, articles and videos on space news, astronomy, space exploration, NASA, our solar system and the universe. ... April 21, 2018 | Article ... The white-hot winds blowing through space, carrying vast pillars of matter away from the event horizons of black holes, are even stranger than scientists thought.

NASA News -- ScienceDaily

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Arrested Development: Hubble Finds Relic Galaxy Close to Home. Mar. 12, 2018 — Astronomers have put NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on an Indiana Jones-type quest to uncover an ancient 'relic galaxy' in our own cosmic ... read more ...

Space Exploration News -- ScienceDaily

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Video: Minotaur 4 launch replay – Spaceflight Now

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Aug 26, 2017
A Minotaur 4 rocket made up of five solid-fueled rocket motors delivered a U.S. military satellite tracking craft into ...

Video: Multi-angle replays of Falcon 9's liftoff from Cape Canaveral ...

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Apr 2, 2018 - Watch views of the Falcon 9 rocket's fiery liftoff Monday at Cape Canaveral from multiple angles as the slender, kerosene-fueled launcher climbed into space on the way to the International Space Station. The 213-foot-tall (65-meter) rocket took off at 4:30:38 p.m. EDT (2030:38 GMT) from Cape Canaveral's ...

4K video: Wide-angle view of Falcon 9 launch – Spaceflight Now

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Sep 7, 2017
Video credit: Spaceflight Now. Watch a 4K video replay of Thursday's Falcon 9 launch from NASA's Kennedy ...

Video: Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018 ...

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Jan 8, 2018
This video shows the 229-foot-tall (70-meter) Falcon 9 rocket taking off from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 ...
From the NASA's Image of the Day (yesterday):. This colorful image, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, celebrates the Earth-orbiting observatory's 28th anniversary of viewing the heavens, giving us a window seat to the universe's extraordinary stellar tapestry of birth and destruction. At the center of this image is a ...

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NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) now is scheduled for launch today at 6:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 18, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral... Read more · NASA Earth Day 2018 shareable with the hashtag #NASA4Earth. NASA Celebrates Earth Day with ...

Video: Expendable Falcon 9 Launch with Hispasat 30W-6 ...

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SpaceX's 50th Falcon 9 rocket raced into a clear night over Florida's Cape Canaveral after a mid-night hour ...

Video: Rocket Lab achieves orbit on historic launch from New Zealand ...

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Jan 21, 2018 - Video credit: Rocket Lab. Rocket Lab's Electron rocket took off from a picturesque commercial launch base in New Zealand on Saturday, U.S. time, on a test flight that delivered three CubeSats into orbit on the company's first successful satellite deployment. The 55-foot-tall (17-meter) rocket lifted off from ...

Video: Press site view of Friday's Falcon 9 launch – Spaceflight Now

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Jun 23, 2017
Watch a replay of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket taking off from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center with ...

Video: Dragon capsule arrives at space station – Spaceflight Now

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Closing out a two-day pursuit following launch from Cape Canaveral, a reused SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule ...

Video: Mission officials brief reporters on TESS launch - Spaceflight Now

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5 days ago
Officials from NASA, research institutions and companies involved in the development and launch of the ...

Videos: Atlas 5 rocket stacked to launch Cygnus – Spaceflight Now

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Apr 14, 2017
This is video footage documenting stacking activities for the two-stage United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket ...

Video: Falcon 9 lifted vertical for static fire test at pad 39A – Spaceflight ...

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Jun 29, 2017
Watch a time lapse replay of SpaceX's next Falcon 9 rocket being raised vertical Thursday at launch pad 39A ...

January 2018 – Spaceflight Now

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Video: Replay of the launch of GovSat 1 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket ... Falcon 9 launches with GovSat 1 as seen from Kennedy Space Center (members only) ... NASA's Juno spacecraft, now on its 11th orbit around Jupiter, continues to return jaw-dropping views of the solar systems's biggest planet from previously-unseen ...
Read the latest spaceflight news about manned and unmanned space-travel, launch dates, space exploration and news from the international space station. ... April 21, 2018 | Article. Russia's Proton ... Jim Bridenstine shouldn't necessarily expect smooth sailing now that he's finally in as NASA administrator, experts say.
Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs) are space rocks larger than approximately 100m that can come closer to Earth than 0.05 AU. None of the known PHAs is on a collision course with our planet, although astronomers are finding new ones all the time.

Video: Soyuz MS-01 leaves the space station for landing – Spaceflight ...

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Oct 30, 2016
Expedition 49 commander Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian Federal Space Agency, NASA astronaut Kate ...

Video: Time-lapse of Atlas 5's rollout for launch of GOES-S (members ...

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Photos: Soyuz booster rolls out for launch of space station crew ...

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Mar 20, 2018 - A Russian Soyuz rocket rolled out to its launch pad in Kazakhstan on Monday, two days before its scheduled departure with three passengers on the way to the International Space Station. The three-stage rocket emerged from its assembly building at the historic Baikonur Cosmodrome before sunrise ...

Space Station – Spaceflight Now

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Video: Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on SpaceX's 14th station cargo mission. April 2, 2018. Packed with food, hardware and experiments in biology, Earth science and space technology, a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon supply ship lifted off Monday from Cape Canaveral destined for the International Space Station.

NASA Headquarters – Spaceflight Now

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Rep. Jim Bridenstine, an Oklahoma Republican, was confirmed Thursday as NASA's 13th administrator after months of partisan wrangling over his lack of experience in the space arena and prior statements questioning human contributions to climate change.

Q&A with Sara Seager, deputy director of science on NASA's TESS ...

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This week we have a roundtable discussion asking what NASA's role should be in 2030 and beyond. We're joined by Space MIke, Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut, Jared Head and Cariann Higginbotham. Launches: Antares Launch Long March 4C Launch Delta II Launch News: First light on a revolutionary Zwicky ...

Video: PSLV C41 / IRNSS-1I Mission – Spaceflight101

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India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center at 22:34 UTC on ...

Mars News -- ScienceDaily

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Planet Mars News. Read astronomy articles on how Mars could have once supported life, the Mars Rover and more. See images and read full-text articles on Mars ... Oct. 13, 2017 — While it's true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, it's also true that NASA is developing ...

What to see in the night sky in 2018 | MNN - Mother Nature Network

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Jan 5, 2018 - To help break down a few of the the year's most notable upcoming night sky events, we've enlisted the help of Dean Regas, an astronomer for the .... could look like the spectacular end of the controlled 2015 de-orbit of the European Space Agency's Jules Verne supply freighter, shown in the video above.
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Video: Replay of Soyuz takeoff with four O3b broadband satellites ...

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Mar 9, 2018 - The Soyuz-2.1b booster launched at 1710:06 GMT (12:10:06 p.m. EST; 2:10:06 p.m. French Guiana time) from its purpose-built pad at the Guiana Space Center. The mission, managed by Arianespace, aimed to place the four O3b satellites into a circular orbit nearly 5,000 miles (8,000 kilometers) above the ...

Photos: Soyuz rocket soars into space from French Guiana ...

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Mar 12, 2018 - Friday's launch was the 18th flight of a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center under the auspices of a Russian-European partnership with oversight from ... The video and images below show the Soyuz rocket's liftoff from French Guiana with the fourth quartet of O3b broadband satellites for SES.

Software patch fixes station robot arm; Monday spacewalk repair ...

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Jan 28, 2018 - Image: NASA. A corrective software patch uplinked to the International Space Station has fixed a problem with a newly installed grapple fixture on one end of ... arm is equipped with a latching end effector that uses motorized snares to lock onto anchor fittings and plug into power, data and video connectors.

AV-070 – Spaceflight Now

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Video: Post-launch news conference for Atlas/OA-7. April 18, 2017. A recap of the successful start to Orbital ATK's OA-7 resupply mission to the International Space Station is given in this post-launch news conference held at NASA's Kennedy Space Center following the Atlas 5 rocket's delivery of the Cygnus cargo ship into ...

Live coverage: NASA planet-hunting satellite launched by SpaceX ...

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6 days ago - Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter. NASA TV; SpaceX Webcast; SFN Clean Feed ...

News – Spaceflight Now

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Falcon 9 / TESS launch replays. April 19, 2018. Cameras in various locations at Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center capture the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's TESS planet-hunting telescope.

SpaceX – Spaceflight Now

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Video: Falcon 9 stands at the launch pad. April 17, 2018. The Falcon 9 rocket stands on launch complex 40 on 16 April as SpaceX prepares to launch NASA's TESS spacecraft on a mission to seek out new planets beyond our Solar System.

Video: Falcon 9 stands at the launch pad – Spaceflight Now

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Video: Falcon 9 stands at the launch pad. April 17, 2018 Spaceflight Now. The Falcon 9 rocket stands on launch complex 40 on 16 April as SpaceX prepares to launch NASA's TESS spacecraft on a mission to seek out new planets beyond our Solar System.

Live coverage: Three-man station crew lands in Kazakhstan ...

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Feb 27, 2018 - He was a professor of physics at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, then joined the Army's 1st Space Battalion at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. He deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, then was assigned to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston as a spacecraft ...

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2 days ago - “One of the biggest questions in exoplanet exploration is: If an astronomer finds a planet in a star's habitable zone, will it be interesting from a biologist's point ... at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research in Cambridge, which is leading the mission.

Videos: Atlas 5 rocket assembled to launch NASA's TDRS-M bird ...

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Jul 26, 2017 - The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket that will boost NASA's latest communications relay satellite into space is targeting an Aug. 20 liftoff at 7:56 a.m. EDT (1156 GMT). The Tracking and Data Relay satellite-M, or TDRS-M, will be carried aloft from Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...

Delta 369 – Spaceflight Now

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December 21, 2014. This video recaps the Orion spacecraft and its Delta 4-Heavy rocket preparations for launch on the Exploration Flight Test No. 1. ... The United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket lifts off with NASA's Orion ship on its inaugural space flight test at 7:05 a.m. EST Dec. 5 from Cape Canaveral Air Force ...

Roscosmos – Spaceflight Now

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NASA is working with the Russian space agency to potentially extend crew stays on the International Space Station, the agency's acting administrator said last week, as a cushion against expected delays in the development of commercial crew capsules by Boeing and SpaceX.

Live coverage: Atlas 5 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral ...

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Feb 28, 2018 - NASA TV's live video coverage of the Atlas 5 launch will begin at 4:30 p.m. EST (2130 GMT) on March 1. Last Updated: ... A weather satellite set to bring new storm tracking capabilities to the western United States and the Pacific Ocean rode into space atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket Thursday.

Falcon Heavy – Page 2 – Spaceflight Now

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Watch a 4K video replay of the first Falcon Heavy launch as viewed from the Kennedy Space Center Press Site around 3 miles from pad 39A. ... SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket is set for liftoff Tuesday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and the heavy-lift launcher will head on an easterly course over the ...

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Astronomy is a wonderful hobby and profession, focusing on the study of the vastness of space beyond our planet. Depending on your level of ... Star Party @ River Park Saturday, April 21, 2018 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM. CSUF Room EE-191, Club Meeting @ CSUF Room EE-191. Saturday, April 28, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

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7 days ago - NASA's search for Earth-like planets around other stars took one major step forward Wednesday night when the agency's TESS exoplanet hunter received a smooth ride into a high-energy transfer orbit atop a SpaceX Falcon 9. Read more · Astronomy Astrophysics Commercial Space Falcon 9 NASA News ...

Astrophysics News -- ScienceDaily

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Astrophysics and space science. From microquasars to dark matter, read all the latest astrophysics news and research here. Full text with ... Apr. 4, 2018 — Astronomers have for the first time precisely measured the distance to one of the oldest objects in the universe, a collection of stars born shortly after the big ... read more ...

Space Telescopes News -- ScienceDaily

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Space Telescopes. Astronomy articles and pictures from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-Ray Telescope and many other leading astronomy institutes from around the world.
Abandoned Chinese Space Laboratory Re-Enters Harmlessly over Pacific Ocean ... NASA pronounced it dead over a decade ago – now, amateur satellite trackers found the agency's 18-year old IMAGE magnetosphere exploration satellite to be actively .... Videos: 14th Operational Dragon Mission Launches on Falcon 9.

Spacewalkers complete repairs to station robotic arm – Spaceflight Now

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Jan 23, 2018 - The arm was launched to the station aboard a space shuttle in 2001. Several years ago, engineers noticed signs of wear and tear in the LEE mechanisms and NASA managers eventually decided to replace both units. Last October, astronauts replaced one aging grapple mechanism — LEE-A — and during ...

Video: ULA highlights reel from Friday night's Atlas 5 launch ...

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Jan 20, 2018 - United Launch Alliance has packed two days of rollout, countdown and launch activities into a two-minute video highlighting Friday night's blastoff of an Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral with the U.S. Air Force's SBIRS GEO Flight 4 missile-warning satellite. The 189-foot-tall rocket lifted off at 7:48 p.m. ...

4K video of the Falcon Heavy hot fire (members only) – Spaceflight Now

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Video: Falcon 9 rocket test-fired at pad 40 – Spaceflight Now

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Dec 6, 2017
SpaceX fired up a Falcon 9 booster at Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad Wednesday in advance of a ...

Video: Press site view of SpaceX resupply launch (members only ...

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Live coverage: SpaceX resupply mission arrives at space station ...

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Apr 2, 2018 - A commercial Dragon spacecraft glacially approached the International Space Station on Wednesday, allowing a robotic arm controlled by Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai to reach out and .... NASA TV's live video coverage of today's Dragon rendezvous with the International Space Station has started.

Rocket Lab preps for first commercial satellite launch – Spaceflight Now

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Apr 6, 2018 - SpaceX said NOAA restrictions kept it from providing live on-board video during a commercial Falcon 9 launch March 30. NOAA has regulatory authority over commercial Earth-imaging from space, and is tasked with ensuring satellite-based cameras do not record sensitive activities like military ...

Video: SpaceX's 50th Falcon 9 rocket flight lifts off from Cape ...

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Mar 6, 2018 - Credit: SpaceX. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched shortly after midnight Tuesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station with Hispasat 30W-6, a communications satellite heading for a position more than 22,000 miles over the equator to serve markets in Europe, North Africa and the Americas.

International Space Station astronauts to view the solar eclipse 3 times

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The International Space Station (ISS) was in position to view the umbral (ground) shadow cast by the moon as it moved between Earth and the sun during a solar eclipse on March 29, 2006. This astronaut image captures the umbral shadow across southern Turkey, northern Cyprus and the Mediterranean Sea. (Photo/NASA).

Moon to align with Jupiter, Mars and Saturn before dawn Thursday

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Mar 6, 2018 - RELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING A DIFFERENT VIDEO ... “Of the planets, Jupiter rises the earliest, around midnight [local time], followed by Mars at 2 a.m. and Saturn at 3 a.m.,” AccuWeather Astronomy Blogger Dave Samuhel said. .... Weather News - April 21, 2018, 5:06:50 AM EDT.

Extrasolar Planets News -- ScienceDaily

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1, 2018 — An international team of scientists has used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study the atmosphere of the hot exoplanet WASP-39b. ... 5, 2018 — Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have conducted the first spectroscopic survey of the Earth-sized planets within the habitable zone around ...

Video: Proton rocket returns to service with launch of EchoStar 21 ...

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Jun 8, 2017
Video credit: Roscosmos/TsENKI. A Proton rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ...

Asteroid Bennu – Spaceflight Now

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Video: Post-launch news conference. September 9, 2016. An hour after OSIRIS-REx separated from the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket on its trajectory to Asteroid Bennu, officials from NASA, the University of Arizona, ULA and Lockheed Martin held the post-launch news conference from Kennedy Space Center.

Video: Arianespace chief Stephane Israel announces launch anomaly ...

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Jan 25, 2018
... upper stage HM7B engine ignited. The rocket was carrying the SES 14 and Al Yah 3 communications satellites ...

Live coverage: Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with GovSat 1 – Spaceflight Now

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Jan 30, 2018 - Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. ... SpaceX's live video webcast begins around 15 minutes prior to launch, and will be available on this page. ... Our members can watch a video of today's Falcon 9 launch shot from the Kennedy Space Center press site.

Video: Replay of Atlas 5's launch with GOES-S weather satellite ...

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Mar 1, 2018
NOAA's GOES-S weather satellite, the latest in a series of meteorological observatories dating back to 1975 ...

Falcon 9 rocket set for launch Friday from California – Spaceflight Now

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Dec 21, 2017 - Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News. SpaceX is set to close out a record-breaking 2017 launch campaign Friday night with the delivery of 10 more Iridium voice and data relay satellites to orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. A Falcon 9 rocket is awaiting liftoff from Space Launch Complex ...

Video: Delta 2 rocket lifts off from California – Spaceflight Now

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Nov 18, 2017 - The 128-foot-tall (39-meter) rocket climbed into the sky from Space Launch Complex 2-West at 1:47:36 a.m. EST (4:47:36 a.m. EST; 0947:36 GMT) Saturday ... Saturday's launch marked the penultimate flight of a Delta 2 rocket, a workhorse for NASA, the U.S. Air Force and commercial customers since it ...

Farewell, Tiangong-1: Chinese Space Station meets fiery doom over ...

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Tiangong-1 is no more. China's prototype space station, whose name translates as "Heavenly Palace 1," met a fiery end in Earth's atmosphere today (April 1), breaking apart and burning up in the skies over the Pacific Ocean.

Photos: 10 breathtaking images from Cassini's ground-breaking ...

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Sep 15, 2017 - On Friday, NASA's Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn's atmosphere, marking the end of a historic mission.

So, You're Still Interested in Astronomy? EM-1 M - Astronaut

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4 hours ago - Last time out, we dipped into some of the more diverse projects NASA has been delving into in the furtherance of space exploration. This time round, we're going to be a little more specific. How specific? Well, we're going to take a look at a mission labeled . . . Exploration Mission – 1 (EM1 for short) due to ...

November 2017 – Spaceflight101

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Nov 30, 2017 - China's Long March 6 rocket carried out its second flight on Tuesday to lift a trio of Jilin-1 high-resolution video satellites into orbit to join a growing ... taking to the skies with the JPSS-1 Weather Satellite for NASA and NOAA, set to become America's primary meteorological spacecraft in Polar Orbit.

Don't miss this spectacular video of 104 satellites deployed in space ...

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Feb 16, 2017 - NOTE: Updated with correction from Planet. India's space agency has released stunning video captured by cameras mounted on-board a rocket that launched this week with 104 satellites. The views begin with the blastoff of the 145-foot-tall (45-meter) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle from India's east coast, ...

Falcon 9 / TESS launch replays – Spaceflight Now

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Falcon 9 / TESS launch replays. April 19, 2018 Spaceflight Now. Cameras in various locations at Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center capture the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's TESS planet-hunting telescope.

NASA could extend space station stays as hedge against commercial ...

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5 days ago - NASA is working with the Russian space agency to potentially extend crew stays on the International Space Station, the agency's acting administrator said last week, as a cushion against expected delays in the development of commercial crew capsules by Boeing and SpaceX. Robert Lightfoot, who has ...
TESS launch replay from launch pad camera. April 18, 2018. A launch pad camera captures the launch of the Falcon 9 and NASA's exoplanet hunting space telescope TESS. The rocket lifted off from Launch Complex 40 on April 18.

Falcon 9 – Spaceflight Now

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Falcon 9 / TESS launch replays. April 19, 2018. Cameras in various locations at Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center capture the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's TESS planet-hunting telescope.

Video: Press site view of Falcon 9 launch with Hispasat 30W-6 ...

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Mar 6, 2018 - Credit: Steven Young/Spaceflight Now. This video replay from a nearby viewing site shows the Falcon 9 rocket launching early Tuesday from Cape Canaveral with the Hispasat 30W-6 communications satellite. The 229-foot-tall (70-meter) Falcon 9 rocket took off at 12:33 a.m. EST (0533 GMT) Tuesday from ...

Stars News -- ScienceDaily

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Arrested Development: Hubble Finds Relic Galaxy Close to Home. Mar. 12, 2018 — Astronomers have put NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on an Indiana Jones-type quest to uncover an ancient 'relic galaxy' in our own cosmic ... read more ...

Chinese Space Station could crash to Earth late Sunday or early ...

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Quiet solar activity has once again pushed back the re-entry time for a China's falling space station, Tiangong-1, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). Late Sunday, April 1, or early Monday are the targets.

Video: Falcon 9 Early Morning Launch with PAZ & MicroSats ...

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A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg's SLC-4E at 14:17 UTC on February 22, 2018 with the Spanish ...

Get your telescope ready: 5 astronomy events to look for in 2018

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Dec 27, 2017 - As the calendar turns to 2018, stargazers will have several big astronomy events to look forward to throughout the year. ... NETWORK ERROR. Cannot Contact Server. RELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING A DIFFERENT VIDEO .... Weather News - April 21, 2018, 5:06:50 AM EDT. The threat for ...

Chinese Space Station is tumbling toward an Easter Sunday crash

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Mar 30, 2018 - The falling Chinese space station Tiangong-1 is tumbling in orbit and may crash back to Earth early Easter Sunday (April 1), experts say.

Photos: Atlas sends up new NASA satellite – Spaceflight Now

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Aug 19, 2017 - NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M, a communications router for the space station and dozens of science spacecraft, blasted off from Cape Canaveral at 8:29 a.m. EDT on Friday atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. Credit: United Launch Alliance. Credit: United Launch Alliance.

Photos: Press site views of Falcon Heavy's maiden launch ...

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Feb 8, 2018 - SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket powered off launch pad 39A at 3:45 p.m. EST (2045 GMT) Tuesday on its inaugural test flight, and we captured the launcher's spectacular liftoff from the Kennedy Space Center's Press Site around 3 miles from the pad. Photographer Walter Scriptunas II took these images ...

Video: Falcon 9 launch replay from liftoff to landing – Spaceflight Now

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Dec 15, 2017 - Video credit: NASA TV. Flying with a reused first stage and a recycled Dragon supply ship, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral on Friday bound for the International Space Station on an unpiloted cargo delivery mission. The 213-foot-tall (65-meter) Falcon 9 rocket launched from ...

Live coverage: SpaceX succeeds in commercial satellite launch ...

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May 15, 2017 - Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the Inmarsat 5 F4 communications satellite. SpaceX's live video coverage begins at approximately 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT). Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no ...

Live coverage: Atlas 5 launches from Cape Canaveral with missile ...

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Jan 17, 2018 - Launch Alliance's live video webcast of the Atlas 5 launch will begin at 7:28 p.m. EST on Jan. ... Alliance Atlas 5 rocket into orbit Friday night from Cape Canaveral to join a network of space sentinels deemed critical to warn of threatening missile launches from North Korea, or any other place on the globe.

Scientists Surprised By Relentless Cosmic 'Cold ... - Space Coast Daily

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Apr 5, 2018 - ABOVE VIDEO: Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to study a gigantic and resilient “cold front” in the Perseus galaxy cluster. (NASA) – This winter has brought many intense and powerful storms, with cold fronts sweeping across much of the United States. On a much grander scale, ...

Booster Test for Space Launch System Rocket – Spaceflight101

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