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NASA and SpaceX plan to upgrade Hubble to increase its lifespan

AFP, published on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 02:50 NASA and SpaceX will study the feasibility of awarding a mission to Elon Musk’s company, whose objective would be to send the Hubble telescope to a higher orbit in order to extend its useful life, the US space agency announced Thursday. The famous telescope, which has …

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Webb and Hubble capture detailed views of the impact

AFP, published on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 18:20 The James Webb and Hubble telescopes, the most powerful space observatories, revealed detailed views of the impact of NASA’s Dart spacecraft on an asteroid on Thursday, images that will help scientists understand the expected orbital alteration process. It is the first time that the two famous …

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NASA continues to postpone the launch of its rocket to the Moon

Definitely! Will Artemis 1 ever see the Moon? The space mission, which should mark the renewal of the lunar conquest, should have been launched in the summer and then in early September. Every time, technical problems decided otherwise. Finally, Tuesday, September 27 was going to be the big day, but again, cancellation. On this occasion, …

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NASA spacecraft hits an asteroid to deflect it, for the first time

Published in : 09/27/2022 – 02:05 NASA’s “Dart” mission is a success: on Monday night, a spacecraft deliberately hit the asteroid Dimorphos, located about 11 million kilometers from Earth, to divert its trajectory and thus train in case another asteroid one day threatens to destroy humanity. Confirmed impact: A NASA spacecraft deliberately crashed on an …

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A hurricane forces NASA to return its rocket to the Moon, launch still postponed

AFP, published on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 5:47 p.m. NASA’s new megarocket for the Moon will be returned to its hangar to shelter from a hurricane, the US space agency said Monday, an operation that indefinitely postpones the takeoff of the long-awaited Artemis 1 mission, already postponed several times. NASA officials “met Monday morning …

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The storm delays the launch of NASA’s megarocket once again

AFP, published on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 6:37 p.m. Le sort s’acharne sur la première mission Artémis: après déjà deux tentatives ratées pour cause de problèmes techniques, le décollage de la nouvelle méga-fusée de la Nasa vers la Lune ne pourra pas avoir lieu mardi comme prévu, cette fois à cause d ‘a storm. …

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Interstellar, with the support of NASA, will launch a watch that contains a real piece of the planet Mars for only 499 euros

NASA wants you to dream. While space agencies continue to dream of sending humans to Mars, Sébastien Colen decides to turn this dream around and bring us the red planet. With the official support of NASA, the co-creator of the Col&McArthur watch brand has decided to launch a watch containing real Mars dust. Packed with …

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One more clue that life could exist on this moon of Saturn

For many years, Enceladus has attracted the attention of scientists as a candidate world to host extraterrestrial life forms. New data reinforce the idea that the ocean hidden under the thick ice layer of this moon of Saturn would be conducive to the development of life. In search of extraterrestrial life, scientists are particularly interested …

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The Perseverance rover has detected possible “biosignatures”

clement meirone Yesterday 4 minutes The samples taken by Perseverance may well contain traces of life. This is one more step in the search for traces of life on the planet Mars! On September 15, NASA confirmed that the Perseverance rover had detected possible “biosignatures” in a collection of samples. If its nature on Earth …

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Tuesday’s launch of NASA’s megarocket to the Moon threatened by a storm

AFP, published on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 8:55 p.m. The difficulties are related to the first launch of NASA’s new megarocket for the Moon. After two failed launch attempts a few weeks ago due to technical problems, the new attempt scheduled for Tuesday for this Artemis 1 mission is now threatened by a storm …

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