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Starship SN5 set to begin test campaign with cryogenic proof – NASASpaceflight.com

SpaceX’s Starship SN5 prototype is expected to perform a cryogenic proof test at the launch…

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SpaceXs Starship SN5 prototype is expected to perform a cryogenic proof test at the launch providers Boca Chica, Texas facility as early as Tuesday evening. The test will mark a rapid recovery for Sp…

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Stunning images show NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft stirring up rocks on an asteroid – The Verge

On October 21st, NASA released images from the OSIRIS-REx’s spacecraft sampling attempt, when the vehicle gently tapped the asteroid Bennu with a robotic arm. The…

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The vehicle made quite a scene in space
NASA shared astonishing images of its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touching an asteroid yesterday, revealing how the vehicle stirred up rocks and debris on the objects surface when it made contact. The goal of the tap was to collect a sample of material from the asteroid, but the engineers behind the spacecraft say they wont for sure if they collected anything until this weekend, when they spin the vehicle and measure how much material is inside.
the sampling event…

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NASA teases ‘exciting new discovery’ coming about the moon next week – New York Post

NASA scientists will announce an “exciting new discovery” about the moon in a virtual press conference on Monday, the agency said Wednesday. The news will be announced…

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NASA scientists will announce an “exciting new discovery” about the moon in a virtual press conference on Monday, the agency said Wednesday.
The news will be announced by NASA in a 12 p.m. teleconference that will also stream on the its website, a statement said.
Further details about what the announcement will include were not released — but NASA teased that the discovery will contribute to “efforts to learn about the moon in support of deep space exploration.”
“Understanding the science of the…

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NASA reaches out and touches an asteroid 320 million kilometers away – Ars Technica

“Literally, we crushed it.”

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OSIRIS-REx collects samples from asteroid Bennu.
NASA scientists confirmed Wednesday that the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully made contact with an asteroid a day earlier, touching the surface for six seconds and collecting dust and pebbles from its surface.
The spacecraft’s performance at the asteroid Bennu, which is only about as wide as the Empire State Building is tall, was remarkable. Because the asteroid is so small, its gravity is negligible, which complicates…

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