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NASA's uncrewed Artemis lunar mission is due to launch in February, following delays caused by the pandemic and Hurricane Ida

An artist’s illustration depicts Artemis astronauts on the moon. NASA via AP NASA announced its Artemis 1 uncrewed mission to the moon is aiming for liftoff in February 2022. The flight was originally scheduled to launch in November this year. The mission aims to pave the way for future crewed lunar missions for the first time since 1972. NASA announced it is aiming to launch its uncrewed flight to the moon in February 2022, following a four-month delay. The Artemis 1 mission was origina...
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Photos and video show how NASA stacked its next moon rocket taller than the Statue of Liberty

The Orion spaceship is lowered onto the Space Launch System rocket at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, October 20, 2021. NASA/Frank Michaux NASA has finished stacking the parts for its new moon rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The 23-story Space Launch System is taller than the Statue of Liberty and barely fits into photos. NASA plans to launch SLS on an uncrewed trip around the moon in February, before flying astronauts. NASA has finally finished building its next...
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NASA's uncrewed Artemis moon mission is due to launch in February, following delays caused by the pandemic and Hurricane Ida

An artist’s illustration depicts Artemis astronauts on the moon. NASA via AP NASA announced its Artemis 1 uncrewed mission to the moon is aiming for liftoff in February 2022. The flight was originally scheduled to launch in November this year. The mission aims to pave the way for future crewed lunar missions for the first time since 1972. NASA announced it is aiming to launch its uncrewed flight to the moon in February 2022, following a four-month delay. The Artemis 1 mission was origina...
Tags: Florida, US, Trends, Nasa, Orion, Artemis, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Vehicle Assembly Building, AP NASA, Morgan McFall Johnsen, Exploration Ground Systems, Zahra Tayeb, Mike Bolger


NASA's uncrewed Artemis lunar mission is finally scheduled to launch in February, following delays caused by the pandemic and Hurricane Ida

An artist’s illustration depicts Artemis astronauts on the moon. NASA via AP NASA announced its Artemis 1 uncrewed mission to the moon is aiming for liftoff in February 2022. The flight was originally scheduled to launch in November this year. The mission aims to pave the way for future crewed lunar missions for the first time since 1972. NASA announced it is aiming to launch its uncrewed flight to the moon in February 2022, following a four-month delay. The Artemis 1 mission was origina...
Tags: Florida, US, Trends, Nasa, Orion, Artemis, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Vehicle Assembly Building, AP NASA, Exploration Ground Systems, Zahra Tayeb, Mike Bolger


Orbital Planes, a Photographic Ode to the Space Shuttle

Roland Miller has been documenting space exploration for more than 30 years and his latest book, which he’s funding via Kickstarter, is a photo documentation of the final years of NASA’s Space Shuttle program. I started documenting the Space Shuttle program when I was teaching photography at a college near the Kennedy Space Center. In 2008, I began a concentrated effort to document the final years of the program. Orbital Planes is the result of that photography work. My hope is that Orbital...
Tags: Nasa, Kickstarter, Iss, Miller, Jason Kottke, Kennedy Space Center, Roland Miller, Paolo Nespoli, Orbital Planes


Hear Sounds From Mars Captured By NASA's Perseverance Rover

NASA's Perseverance rover has recorded up to five hours of sounds on the Mars, giving engineers a sense of how the Red Planet sounds different from Earth. Space.com reports: NASA now has a Perseverance rover website filling up with Martian audio, ranging from wind gusts to the sounds of rover driving as it seeks spots to hunt for the signs of life on the Red Planet. In March, we even heard its laser "snapping" (sadly, no pew-pew noise was evident.) "It's like you're really standing there," Bap...
Tags: Tech, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Jpl, Red Planet, Jezero Crater, Baptiste Chide, Jet Propulsion Laboratory JPL Martian, France s Institute of Research in Astrophysics


Mars helicopter is back in action and will attempt high rotor speed flight today

Mars helicopter Ingenuity will attempt another test flight this weekend, spinning its rotors faster than before to compensate for changing weather on Mars.
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32 Days of Halloween XIV: Day #24

A cemetery history lesson,Bunnicula, & The Shout! First things first. I absolutely adore this NASA Halloween message. Makes the space station somewhat spooky, even. Next, a brief history lesson about cemeteries. You might know all of this already. As for me, I didn’t know the part about grazing. And then we come to an animated classic. Everyone I know familiar with the vampire rabbit speaks of the character with great affection. So not only do we have the origin...
Tags: Halloween, Television, Movies, Horror, 32 Days of Halloween, Tim Curry, Vampires, History, Nasa, Animation, Rabbits, John Hurt, Alan Bates Susannah York John Hurt Tim Curry


NASA's Artemis I mission to the moon is delayed

The launch of Artemis I, an uncrewed mission serving as the first step of NASA's ambitious program to return humans to the moon, has been delayed until at least February, according to the agency.
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NASA will send its uncrewed Artemis mission to the moon in February 2022

NASA has confirmed that it will be heading back to the moon early next year, announcing that the uncrewed Artemis I mission will launch in February 2022.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Moon, Orion, Artemis


Hubble had a ringside seat to observe a star going supernova

Recently the Hubble Space Telescope observed something very rare: A star in the process of going supernova.
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How it feels to go into space: ‘More beautiful and dazzling and frightening than I ever imagined’

Chris Boshuizen was one of four astronauts – including William Shatner – who flew into space with Blue Origin. Here he describes the wonder of the journeyIt was a balmy morning in the west Texas desert when Chris Boshuizen stepped into Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket capsule for a journey most of us will never experience.He waved a quick goodbye to the Amazon billionaire and took his seat next to William Shatner as the capsule door bolted shut. Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Space, Science, World news, Australia news, Star Trek, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, West Texas, Chris Boshuizen


Hawaiian telescope snaps an image of a recently formed baby planet

Recently, astronomers had the rare treat of observing an exoplanet directly -- and it's one of the youngest planets ever found.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Exoplanet, W. M. Keck Observatory


NASA challenges kids to design a moon-digging robot

NASA has launched a contest challenging K-12 students to don their thinking caps and design a robot capable of digging and moving lunar soil.
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NASA’s Lucy spacecraft is in cruise mode, but solar array issue persists

NASA is investigating what is wrong with the solar array of its Lucy spacecraft, but says the craft is healthy and is traveling along the correct trajectory.
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NASA's Artemis I mission to the moon has been delayed

The launch of Artemis I, an uncrewed mission serving as the first step of NASA's ambitious program to return humans to the moon, has been delayed until at least February, according to the agency. The mission was originally scheduled to launch in November.
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Nasa announces uncrewed flights around the Moon to begin in February 2022

The Orion capsule will be launched on the Space Launch System, paving the way for the resumption of people to walk on Earth’s satellite againNasa has announced plans to launch an uncrewed flight around the Moon in February 2022, paving the way for astronauts to once again set foot on Earth’s satellite.The US space agency said on Friday that it was in the final phase of testing to send its Orion capsule on an orbit around the Moon on its Space Launch System rocket. Continue reading...
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