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The four RS-25 engines at the bottom of NASA’s first Space Launch System core stage shut down about a minute into a ground test-firing Saturday that was supposed to last more than eight minutes. The four Aerojet Rocketdyne-built engines ignited at 5:27 p.m. EST (2227 GMT) Saturday on the B-2 test [...]
Sat, Jan 16, 2021
Source: Spaceflight Now
After the disaster of 2020, let’s hope we’re not on a figurative one -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Sat, Jan 16, 2021
Source: Scientific American News
U.S. president-elect also elevates the position to the cabinet for the first time -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Sat, Jan 16, 2021
Source: Scientific American News
Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Launch Complex 1 on Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand carrying a clandestine payload for the German company OHB. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.  Editor’s Note: NASA TV’s live video coverage of the SLS hot [...]
Sat, Jan 16, 2021
Source: Spaceflight Now
Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Launch Complex 1 on Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand carrying a clandestine payload for the German company OHB. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter. Rocket Lab’s live video webcast begins approximately 15 minutes prior to launch, [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Spaceflight Now
OM, the word spoken in meditation and yoga practices, has existed for nearly 5,000 years. Can chanting this small word really provide a multitude of health benefits? [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Discover Magazine
Nature, Published online: 16 January 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-00118-8US president-elect also elevates the position to the cabinet for the first time. [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Nature
In this Jan. 12 photo, the lower two segments of each Space Launch System solid rocket booster are seen stacked on the SLS Mobile Launcher inside the Vehicle Assembly Building. Credit: NASA/Kim ShiflettNASA ground crews at the Kennedy Space Center are continuing to stack segments of the Space Launch System’s [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Spaceflight Now
STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION  Editor’s Note: NASA TV’s live video coverage of the SLS hot fire test begins at 4:20 p.m. EST (2120 GMT) Saturday. A critical test firing Saturday of the four main engines powering the first stage of NASA’s gargantuan Space Launch System moon rocket is the final [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Spaceflight Now
An Electron rocket stands on Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1A for the company’s first mission of 2021. Credit: Rocket LabA small communications satellite built by the German company OHB — a payload so secret that no one has officially disclosed its name or end user — is set to ride [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Spaceflight Now
A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off Jan. 7 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with the the Turksat 5A communications satellite, the first launch from Florida’s Space Coast in 2021. Credit: SpaceXMilitary officials in charge of the Eastern Range at Cape Canaveral project more than 50 launches from Florida’s Space [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Spaceflight Now
Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Scientific American News
Whether you're here for eye candy or a more cosmic perspective, these astronomy pictures released this week will do the trick. The post This Week in Astronomy Pictures: A Magnetic Whirlpool, Windblown Jets & More appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Sky and Telescope Astronomy News
A new type of sensor may help solve a puzzling cellular phenomenon -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Scientific American News
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Discover Magazine
"Green" open-access route complies with the Coalition S funders’ mandate [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Science / AAAS
Astronomers have found the most distant quasar yet seen, and, like a handful of others found at this distance, it presents a huge (literally) problem: The black hole powering it is far too big for how long it's been around. The quasar is named after its coordinates on the sky, J031343.84−180636.4 [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Bad Astronomy
Its distinctive butterfly shape is caused by one star interfering with the gas expulsion pattern of another -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Scientific American Space
Globally discredited hospital data from the company Surgisphere continues to live as reliable evidence—even in leading journals [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Science / AAAS
The existence of a quasar when the universe was only 670 million years old is helping astronomers understand how black holes are born. The post Most Distant Quasar Tells of Supermassive Black Hole Birth appeared first on Sky & Telescope. [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Source: Sky and Telescope Astronomy News

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