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Image: North polar dunes on Mars

This captivating image was taken in the north polar region of Mars by the ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter's CaSSIS camera.

Mon 16 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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3-D models of Mars to aid Rosalind Franklin rover in quest for ancient life

Scientists at TU Dortmund University have generated high-accuracy 3-D models of terrain within the landing ellipse of the ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars rover Rosalind Franklin. The Digital Terrain Models ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Brad Pitt talks weightlessness and calluses on phone call to ISS

When Brad Pitt called the International Space Station (ISS) Monday to talk to American astronaut Nick Hague, the conversation turned to the unexpected consequences of weightless life.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA's Insight Lander wins an Emmy - CNET

NASA also wins an Emmy for its co-coverage of the SpaceX Crew Dragon test flight to the International Space Station.

13 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Giant explosions sculpted a moon’s peculiar scenery

Nature, Published online: 13 September 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02706-1Craters on Saturn’s largest moon could have resulted from nitrogen blasting from below ground.

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Nature News

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A new journey into Earth for space exploration

Six astronauts, five space agencies and a fresh start into underground worlds to help prepare for living on other planets. ESA's latest training adventure will equip an international crew with ...

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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There’s a Full Moon Due on Friday the 13th for Most of the U.S. The Next One Isn’t for Another 30 Years

September's Harvest Moon is also nicknamed the Micro Moon

Thu 12 Sep 19 from TIME

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Airbus Testing New System to Collect Data on Everything From Bathroom Breaks to Beer Preference

Your flight could soon be keeping tabs on everything from your preferences for in-flight snacks to the length of your bathroom trips.Read more...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Gizmodo

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Hands-On: Lego Hidden Side Packs Plenty of Spooky AR Fun

LEGO Hidden Side is a creative building toy, tech toy, and AR game in one. Players can build a multi-layered model, then use a an interactive augmented reality app ...

Mon 16 Sep 19 from Geek.com

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SpaceX’s orbital Starship prototype construction progress detailed in new photos

SpaceX is making progress assembling its Starship orbital spacecraft prototype, as seen in new photos shared by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk . This full-scale testing version of the Starship will take ...

1 hours ago from TechCrunch

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