Space Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Spaceflight Industries closes $25M financing round led by MithrilRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... "By helping partners to easily put advanced hardware in the sky and bring pixels back to earth, and by making space data intuitive to access, Spaceflight has built a breakthrough platform that will take our worldview to the next level. The company ...

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  2. Dormant Black Hole Eats Star, Becomes X-Ray FlashlightRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... that has been caught at its peak," said Erin Kara, a Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow in astronomy at UMD and the Joint Space-Science Institute and lead author on the study. "NASA's Swift satellite saw it first and triggered the European Space Agency's ...

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  3. United Nations and China agree to increased space cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the China Manned Space Agency have agreed to work together to develop the space capabilities of United Nations Member States via opportunities on-board China's future space station. Following the signing of a Framework Agreement and a Funding Agreement earlier this year, Wu Ping, Deputy Director General of CMSA, presented the project to the 59th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space at the UN in Vienna earlier this week.

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  4. Xinhua Insight: A look into China's latest space centerRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... All of the city's hotel rooms -- enough for 80,000 people -- are booked out and there are eight viewing areas for space fans to observe the spectacle. It took five years to build the center which was completed in November 2014. It covers an area of ...

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  5. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope photos find Dark vortex in Neptune's AtmosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    New images obtained on May 16th, 2016, by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a dark vortex in the atmosphere of Neptune. Though similar features were seen during the Voyager 2 flyby of Neptune in 1989 and by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1994, this vortex is the first one observed on Neptune in the 21st century.

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  6. NASA discovers unexpected mineral on MarsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New York, June 24 : Scientists at the US space agency NASA have discovered tridymite -- an unexpected silica mineral in a rock sample at Gale Crater on Mars that may alter our understanding of how the Red Planet evolved. NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, has been exploring sedimentary rocks within Gale Crater since landing on Mars surface in August 2012.

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  7. Neptune's Massive New 'Dark Vortex' Is As Big As The United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Switched

    ... However, since the vortex was best viewed in blue wavelengths, more detailed observation required aiming the Hubble Space Telescope at the feature. Hubble's image taken last month confirmed the vortex. While a similar feature was spotted by Voyager ...

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  8. Surprise package: Juno nears rendezvous with JupiterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Gizmag

    On July 4, Americans usually celebrate Independence Day with parades, fireworks and picnics, but this year NASA is adding its own contribution to festivities as the Juno deep space probe becomes just the second spacecraft in history to orbit Jupiter. After a five-year journey, the solar-powered unmanned explorer will autonomously fire its main engine for 35 minutes as it starts a 20-month mission to study the gas giant.

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  9. Xinhua Insight: China's new generation rocket Long March-7Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... scheduled to take its maiden flight sometime from June 25 to 29, will transport cargo vehicles for China's planned space station and is expected to become the main carrier for space launches. As China's fourth space launch center, the Wenchang ...

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  10. Super Grand Canyon Argo Chasma on Pluto's Moon CharonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... by heat provided by the decay of radioactive elements, as well as Charon's own internal heat of formation," the US space agency had said in a statement. Scientists said Charon could have been warm enough to cause the water ice to melt deep down, ...

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  11. The Milky Way, seen above the cedar-clad mountains of Yakushima, Japan. Photo: Jamie CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... you can also see loggerhead and green sea turtles lay their eggs under the cover of darkness. As another bonus for space fans, the 90-minute hydrofoil from Kagoshima on the mainland to Miyanoura in Yakushima passes the island of Tanegashima, from ...

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  12. Sleeping Black Hole Awakens to Devour Doomed StarRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Live Science

    ... active giants make up only about 10 percent or less of supermassive black holes, the authors of the new paper told Space.com. In contrast, about 90 percent of known supermassive black holes are dormant, meaning that they are not actively consuming ...

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  13. Forest Fires Can Heat Up the Whole PlanetRead the original story

    Thursday | National Geographic

    ... is changing as climatic zones migrate north faster than trees can adapt. Already, dramatic change can be glimpsed from space: The tundra is turning green, while the boreal forest is turning brown. Some scientists predict the boreal forest may reach ...

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  14. Orbital ATK Completes Resupply To ISSRead the original story

    Thursday | Aero-News Network

    "S.S. Rick Husband" Provided Record Shipment of Vital Cargo To ISS, Then Used As Technology Platform For In-Space Experiments The second ISS resupply mission undertaken by Orbital ATK this year has come to a successful conclusion. The mission, known as OA-6, marked the company's fifth CRS-1 mission and the first time its Cygnus has been used as an in-orbit research platform.

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  15. Hubble confirms new dark spot on NeptuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science, Industry and Business

    New images obtained on May 16, 2016, by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a dark vortex in the atmosphere of Neptune. Though similar features were seen during the Voyager 2 flyby of Neptune in 1989 and by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1994, this vortex is the first one observed on Neptune in the 21st century.

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  16. Russian physicists create a high-precision 'quantum ruler'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science, Industry and Business

    ... be used for light propagating in vacuum, either in the current ground-based interferometers such as LIGO, or in future space-based ones such as LISA. Physicists in Innsbruck have realized the first quantum simulation of lattice gauge theories, ...

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  17. NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 23 June 2016Read the original story

    Thursday | Space Ref

    A new day dawns for the crew of Expedition 48 on board the International Space Station on June 19, 2016. This inspiring image shows the golden rays of the the Sun streaming through the multiple layers of clouds to touch the Earth giving it abundant life.

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  18. 12 things you might not know about Pizza HutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Alabama Live

    ... time after First Lady Barbara Bush ordered pizza for 200 school children. Pizza Hut delivered to the International Space Station in 2001. In order to become the first pizza restaurant to go to space, the chain had to redevelop their recipe through ...

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  19. Watch NASA Set a Fire in Space on PurposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Wired

    ... This was all part of the first Spacecraft Fire Experiment, a study constructed to figure out how flames behave in space - and how to put them out before making everything go kablooie. A fire in space is different than a fire on Earth. In ...

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  20. Sixty Thousand Expected for Winchester Hat FairRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    ... around Roald Dahl to the 80-year-old performers of an installation called Bed. Highlights include an Urban Astronaut 'space-walking' 20 feet in the air, children giving adults haircuts, a roaming Grassman wearing a suit grown from real grass and the ...

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