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Washington DC (UPI) Mar 2, 2024
NASA and SpaceX said they have postponed the launch of the Crew-8 mission to Sunday. The manned mission to the International Space Station was initially scheduled to lift off Saturday night from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, but SpaceX posted an update on X Saturday evening that it is standing down due to elevated winds at the launch site and in the flight track of the spacecr
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Los Angeles CA (SPX) Mar 04, 2024
In a significant milestone for lunar exploration, NASA has once again left its mark on the Moon, facilitated by the historic landing of Intuitive Machines' Nova-C lander, Odysseus. This event, occurring on February 22, 2024, not only underscores the evolving landscape of space exploration partnerships but also represents the resilience and innovative spirit driving the new era of lunar explorati
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Pasadena CA (JPL) Mar 04, 2024
Earth planning date: Friday, March 1, 2024: The "Mineral King" drill hole did not quite reach the target depth that we typically desire to ensure that we have enough sample in the drill stem to deliver to our internal CheMin and SAM instruments. However, based on the information we did have (see details in the Sol 4110 blog), we proceeded with delivery to CheMin, and got the good news yest
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Paris, France (SPX) Mar 04, 2024
Two decades ago, on March 2, 2004, the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft embarked on an audacious journey that would push the boundaries of human knowledge and technology. Launched aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana, Rosetta set off on a 7.9 billion-kilometer odyssey to rendezvous with and study comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a journey that would offer unprecedented in
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La Jolla CA (SPX) Mar 04, 2024
Roughly 4 billion years ago, Earth was developing conditions suitable for life. Origin-of-life scientists often wonder if the type of chemistry found on the early Earth was similar to what life requires today. They know that spherical collections of fats, called protocells, were the precursor to cells during this emergence of life. But how did simple protocells first arise and diversify to event

Sidus Space Sets Public Offering Price

Sunday, 03 March 2024 21:05
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Los Angeles CA (SPX) Mar 04, 2024
Sidus Space, Inc. (Nasdaq: SIDU), a Space and Data-as-a-Service company, has announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 1,321,000 Class A common stock shares. Each share is priced at $6.00, aiming for gross proceeds of approximately $7.9 million, before underwriting discounts and offering expenses. The company is the sole offeror of these shares. The proceeds are earmarke
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Okanagan, Canada (SPX) Mar 04, 2024
In a first-of-its-kind development, UBC Okanagan researchers, in collaboration with Drexel University, have created a new compound that can be used to 3D print telecommunication antennas and other connectivity devices. These 3D printed products, created by combining a two-dimensional compound called MXenes with a polymer, can be used as an alternative for metallic counterparts and can make
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Sydney, Australia (SPX) Mar 04, 2024
The crew of Shenzhou XVII has marked a significant milestone in the history of China's manned space exploration by successfully completing their second spacewalk outside the Tiangong space station. This recent EVA, conducted on Saturday, was particularly noteworthy as it included the first repair operation performed in space by Chinese astronauts, a statement from the China Manned Space Agency c
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Los Angeles CA (SPX) Mar 03, 2024
NASA has announced the termination of the On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing 1 (OSAM-1) project. This decision, revealed on March 1, 2024, follows nearly a decade of development and an investment of around $2 billion, highlighting the challenges the project faced in terms of technical complexities, cost increases, and changing market dynamics. The OSAM-1 project, led by NASA's
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Tokyo (AFP) March 2, 2024
Japan's Moon lander has been put back to sleep after it surprisingly survived the freezing, two-week lunar night, the country's space agency said, with another operation attempt scheduled for later this month. The unmanned Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) touched down in January at a wonky angle that left its solar panels facing the wrong way. As the sun's angle shifted, it cam
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Where will you be for the April 8 total solar eclipse? There's still time to grab a spot
People gather near Redmond, Ore., to view the sun as it nears a total eclipse by the moon, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. The April 8, 2024 total solar eclipse in North America first hits land at Mexico’s Pacific coast, cuts diagonally across the U.S. from Texas to Maine and exits in eastern Canada. Credit: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File
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