19 Jun, 2024
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Virgin Galactic Adventure: Student Ana Mayers and Mother’s Epic Voyage into Space

Just two weeks ago, 18-year-old Ana Mayers found herself floating in the realm of zero gravity, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of space.  Her journey is even more remarkable because she shared this once-in-a-lifetime experience with her mother.  The mother-daughter duo, along with former Olympian Jon Goodwin, embarked on Virgin Galactic’s inaugural tourist flight, etching […]

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North Korea Faces Setback in Spy Satellite Launch, Plans Second Attempt

North Korea’s pursuit of a military spy satellite encountered yet another setback as its second attempt to place a spy satellite in orbit failed due to an issue with the rocket booster’s third stage.  The failure comes after a similar unsuccessful launch in May of the Chollima-1 rocket.  The isolated nation’s space authorities remain resolute, […]

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Upcoming SpaceX Launch: Crew-7 Astronauts for NASA Set to Depart on Aug. 25

The boundaries of human exploration are set to expand once again as the SpaceX Crew-7 mission prepares to launch four astronauts from four different countries on a remarkable journey to the International Space Station (ISS).  Scheduled for liftoff on August 25th, this mission represents not only a technological achievement but also a symbol of international […]

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NASA Scientist’s Dire Prediction Verified 35 Years Later: ‘We Saw It Coming

James Hansen, a renowned climate scientist who famously alerted the world to the dangers of global warming in 1988, has returned with another urgent warning about the escalating climate crisis.  Hansen’s return to the spotlight comes as he continues to advocate for action to address the ongoing planetary heating caused by human activities. Back in […]

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UK’s Arm Begins US Listing Process After Rejecting London

Arm, a British chip designer, has begun listing its shares on the Nasdaq in New York in one of the largest IPOs in recent years after the London Stock Exchange lost out. The company, owned by the Japanese investor SoftBank, registered to list its shares on the stock market late Monday night, after months of […]

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NASA’s Starling CubeSat Robotic Swarm Takes to the Skies

In a promising development, NASA’s Starling CubeSats are advancing through the final stages of commissioning.  While most of these miniature marvels are on track, one named Blinky encountered communication and propulsion hurdles that mission control adeptly addressed.  Once commissioning concludes, these spacecraft will transition into swarm activities testing, marking a pivotal phase in their ambitious […]

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Vancouver’s Night Sky to be Enlivened by the Illuminated Science World Dome

After months of dedicated work, Science World’s iconic dome is set to reclaim the night sky with a brilliant display of lights, signaling a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to rejuvenate the landmark.  The eagerly anticipated illumination is scheduled to begin on August 10, marking the completion of extensive renovations and the installation of […]

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Revolutionizing Agri-Tech: NASA Satellite Data Translates to Water Efficiency for Bangladeshi Farmers

In the lush landscapes of Bangladesh, where rice cultivation is not only a cornerstone of the nation’s economy but also a way of life for millions, a groundbreaking initiative is harnessing the power of NASA satellite data to transform the way farmers irrigate their crops.  The result? A more sustainable, water-efficient, and environmentally conscious approach […]

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Elon Musk to Sell Twitter Signs and Memorabilia

Elon Musk, the multi-billionaire, is set to auction various items, including Twitter building signs, after the social media company’s recent rebranding as X. The auction has been called “Twitter Rebranding: Online Auction Featuring Memorabilia, Art, Office Assets, & More!”, The auction presents a chance to own a piece of Twitter’s history. One of the Twitter […]

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NASA’s DART Triggers Lethal Boulder Swarm, Equated to Hiroshima’s Impact

In a shocking revelation, scientists have unveiled that a storm of boulders, likened to the destructive power of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, was accidentally unleashed by NASA during tests to alter the trajectory of an asteroid.  The unintentional aftermath of last year’s asteroid defense experiment has raised concerns about the potential unintended consequences of planetary […]