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NASA`s trip to Mars begins in California `clean room`

NASA`s trip to Mars begins in California `clean room` Last week, the Rover completed its first test successfully. Approximately the size of a auto, the rover is equipped with six wheels like its predecessor Curiosity , allowing it to traverse rocky terrain. Scheduled to launch in July or August 2020, the Mars 2020 rover will land in Jezero Crater of Mars on February 18, 2021. The samples are going to be carried inside rover until they are de... [Full Article...]

Times Square safest place on Earth for New Year's Eve says, NYPD

Times Square safest place on Earth for New Year's Eve says, NYPD Waterford's master artisan explained that they symbolize this year's theme - Gift of Goodwill. December 27 (UPI) - The iconic crystal ball, which descends to New Times City on Tuesday evening to herald the New Year, arrived for the Friday setup. [Full Article...]

Astronaut Christina Koch breaks record for longest female space flight

Astronaut Christina Koch breaks record for longest female space flight Christina Koch , a 40-year-old electrical engineer from Livingston, Montana, arrived at the International Space Station on March 14. NASA Astronaut Christina Koch has set a record for the longest space flight by a woman after spending 288 days in orbit. [Full Article...]

Bear found stuck inside UT baseball stadium

Bear found stuck inside UT baseball stadium Officials say a bear that decided to make its way through the University of Tennessee campus ended up stuck inside the baseball stadium. The school is now out of winter vacations. Wildlife officials responded to the baseball stadium and were able to quickly tranquilize the bear and get it out with the help of police, according to post. [Full Article...]

Starwatch: the annual display of the Quadrantid meteor shower

Starwatch: the annual display of the Quadrantid meteor shower According to in-the-sky.org , the shower is set to produce a rate of 120 meteors per hour this year. The peak of the Quadrantids can be spectacular but quick, lasting just a few hours most years. You will have about two more hours to look for meteors before twilight begins at 5:43 a.m. The constellation was faint and didn't catch on, but the meteor shower still bears the name. [Full Article...]

'She's happy': Greta Thunberg's father says climate activism helped her beat depression

'She's happy': Greta Thunberg's father says climate activism helped her beat depression He accompanied Greta on her trans-Atlantic voyages, but said he would no longer need to do this as she turns 17 on 3 January. "She stopped eating for three months", added Mr Thunberg. In an interview with the BBC , Svante Thunberg said: "You think she's not ordinary now because she's special, and she's very famous, and all these things". [Full Article...]

NASA Warns 5 Asteroids Headed For Earth Tomorrow

NASA Warns 5 Asteroids Headed For Earth Tomorrow It has an estimated diameter of about 217 feet and will zip past Earth on December 30 a 12:05 a.m. EST from a distance of 0.03629 astronomical units or about 3.4 million miles away. CNEOS estimated that it has a diameter of about 256 feet. Nearly following 2019 YR3 , the fourth asteroid is identified as 2019 YL3 . During its approach, 2019 YL3 will be about 0.00447 astronomical units or around... [Full Article...]

NASA astronaut Christina Koch sets a woman's longest space flight record

Scott Kelly set the U.S. precedent by remaining in space for 340 back to back days somewhere in the range of 2015 and 2016, while Russia's Valeri Polyakov gone through a little more than 437 days onboard Mir. If the mission ends on the scheduled February 6, her time in space will stand at 328 days. When her mission extension was announced, back in April, Koch said she sought advice from Whitson ... [Full Article...]


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