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NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

3 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Illustration of the SpaceX Dragon XL as it is deployed from the Falcon Heavy's second stage in high Earth orbit on its way to the Gateway in lunar orbit. Credit: SpaceX NASA...
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Waitrose to set aside quarter of delivery slots for elderly shoppers

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Supermarket says it will prioritise deliveries amid concern over food supplies for vulnerable people Coronavirus - latest UK updates See all our coronavirus coverage Waitrose...
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Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

14 hours ago   |   Astronomy Now

By going over old data collected by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986, two scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have made the startling discovery that Uranus'...
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‘The biggest mystery!' What Neil deGrasse Tyson loses sleep over revealed

‘The biggest mystery!' What Neil deGrasse Tyson loses sleep over revealed

16 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON revealed the space phenomenon that "keeps him up at night," adding that scientists have no idea what it is.
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Asteroid flyby: A NASA-tracked rock will swing past Earth tomorrow at 30,000MPH

Asteroid flyby: A NASA-tracked rock will swing past Earth tomorrow at 30,000MPH

17 hours ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID flying through space faster than 30,000mph will zip past Earth tomorrow morning.
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Moon landing: ‘Monumental failure' exposed by rock expert over Apollo 11 samples

Moon landing: ‘Monumental failure' exposed by rock expert over Apollo 11 samples

17 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NASA'S iconic first Moon landing - Apollo 11 - occurred more than 50 years ago, yet wild conspiracy theories are still rife over claims the space agency faked the mission.
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'It's a razor's edge we're walking': inside the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Around the world, more than 40 teams are working on a vaccine for Covid-19. We followed one doctor in the most urgent quest of his life. By Samanth Subramanian Coronavirus...
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Britain will build ‘Royal Space Force' to protect space assets says industry expert

Britain will build ‘Royal Space Force' to protect space assets says industry expert

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

BRITAIN will end up creating a ‘Royal Space Force' as a new branch of the military, to defend UK space assets, according to the head of UKSpace.
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Space Force's first launch scheduled for Thursday

Space Force's first launch scheduled for Thursday

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now

The logo of the U.S. Space Force is seen on the Atlas 5 rocket set to carry the AEHF 6 communications satellite into orbit. Credit: United Launch Alliance The first launch of a...
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Coronavirus concerns force postponement of SpaceX launch with Argentine satellite

Coronavirus concerns force postponement of SpaceX launch with Argentine satellite

2 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Ground crews fold the SAOCOM 1B's radar antenna before shipment from the satellite's manufacturing and test facility in Argentina to Cape Canaveral. Credit: CONAE Concerns...
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Coronavirus warning: Pregnant women CAN pass COVID-19 onto their babies - study

Coronavirus warning: Pregnant women CAN pass COVID-19 onto their babies - study

CORONAVIRUS can be passed onto babies by pregnant women in rare cases, a study has warned. Read more ...

Photos: Atlas 5 rocket rolls out to launch pad at Cape Canaveral

Photos: Atlas 5 rocket rolls out to launch pad at Cape Canaveral

United Launch Alliance's next Atlas 5 rocket moved to its launch pad Wednesday at Cape Canaveral, taking position for liftoff with the U.S. military's sixth and final Advanced... Read more ...

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

Illustration of the SpaceX Dragon XL as it is deployed from the Falcon Heavy's second stage in high Earth orbit on its way to the Gateway in lunar orbit. Credit: SpaceX NASA... Read more ...

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

( We are now a society at a distance. As of this week, New South Wales has closed restaurants, bars, gyms, and entertainment venues where people gather in large... Read more ...

Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

I have been doing evaluations and writing about the evaluation profession for nearly 50 years. For the last decade, I've been writing about evaluation under conditions of... Read more ...

The 9 most popular online courses people are taking on Coursera from...

The 9 most popular online courses people are taking on Coursera from Stanford, Yale, and Princeton

Millions of students of all ages use Coursera to learn something new, whether for personal enjoyment or professional advancement. The online classes are completely free to... Read more ...

'Listen to the science': Barack Obama weighs in on coronavirus during Tony...

'Listen to the science': Barack Obama weighs in on coronavirus during Tony Fauci chat

Former President Barack Obama commented during an online chat between Dr. Anthony Fauci and Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry, urging people to 'listen to the science.' Read more ...

Augustine Therapeutics: Bridging the Valley of Death with VIB Discovery Sciences

Augustine Therapeutics: Bridging the Valley of Death with VIB Discovery Sciences

This article is republished with kind permission from BioVox . Augustine Therapeutics is one of VIB's latest spinoffs, developing a first-in-class drug for Charcot-Marie-Tooth... Read more ...

Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

By going over old data collected by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986, two scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have made the startling discovery that Uranus'... Read more ...

Impeachment: the verdict of history

Impeachment: the verdict of history

James Hankins. 2020. “ Impeachment: the verdict of history .” The Spectator, no. March. Publisher's Version Read more ...