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NASA chooses Nokia to build the first mobile network on the moon

Nokia says it has been chosen by the US space agency NASA to build the first mobile phone telephone network on the moon. The Finnish technology company recently announced that its Nokia Bell Labs division will build the lunar communications system. It said NASA will put the equipment on a lunar lander. The spacecraft is expected to reach the moon’s …

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NASA’s first attempt to test an asteroid in space made a mess. It’s the best mess ever, researchers say.

A NASA spacecraft has really messed up the asteroid Bennu, and scientists are thrilled. The spacecraft, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe, briefly touched Bennu on Tuesday afternoon (October 21) in the space agency’s first ever attempt to collect samples of an asteroid. It will take time to confirm if OSIRIS-REx actually collected pieces of Bennu, but so far everything seems to have …

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SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 Starlink satellites

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. – SpaceX successfully launched its latest Falcon 9 rocket mission on Saturday morning. The launch, which was postponed from Thursday, will be lifted at 11:31 The mission sent 60 more of the broadband Internet communications satellites into space. What you need to know Successful SpaceX launch Saturday morning SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket sent another …

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NASA is taking a sample of the asteroid Bennu, which is so large that some pieces escape

The spacecraft’s sampling arm, called the Touch-And-Go Sample Acquisition Mechanism, over the target test site during a general test in April. NASA NASAs asteroid-chaser Osiris-Rex completed an important part of its mission this week by managing to stick some rocks from the surface of the potentially dangerous asteroid Bennu, NASA reported Friday. The spacecraft traveled over 200 million miles and …

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SpaceX reaches 100 successful launches with the Starlink mission

WASHINGTON – SpaceX launched another set of Starlink satellites on October 24, marking the 100th time the company has placed payloads in orbit. The Falcon 9 rocket took off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 11:31 East. The top stage of the rocket utilized the payload of 60 Starlink satellites in orbit 63 minutes …

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SpaceX aims to build a Starlink mega constellation around MARS

SpaceX aims to build a Starlink mega-constellation around MARS to provide internet to the one million people the company will send to colonize the red planet SpaceX revealed plans to bring its Starlink satellites to Mars The company wants to provide internet to those who colonize the red planet The satellites would act as a communications bridge between Mars and …

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Why 2020 is the year for black holes

The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2020 has been shared by Roger Penrose, a mathematical physicist, for his work on the theoretical basis of black holes and astronomers Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez, who led independent teams to verify the existence of such a black hole in the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Penrose showed that the consequence of …

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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins casts 2020 voice from space

To infinity and the polls. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins cast her vote in the 2020 election from space. Rubins voted via a secure electronic voting booth abroad International Space Station, and she posted a happy picture to Twitter this week after performing her civic duty. In 1997, Texas passed a law allowing astronauts to vote in “space travel.” Many U.S. …

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