NASA's Artemis rocket blasted off early Wednesday morning on an unmanned mission to orbit the moon. It was also the first time a woman was at the helm of a launch at NASA. Mark Strassmann shares more.
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"Dec. 7 brings one of those magical moments when the sky changes dramatically before your very eyes," NASA said.
Orion’s most recent accomplishments include a new distance record, a close flyby of the Moon, and a trajectory correction maneuver that sent the uncrewed capsule on its journey back to Earth. Not surprisingly, these milestone events made for some excellent photo opportunities.
- Miami Herald
Researchers say the first of its kind find could be key to more discoveries.
- Fox News
NASA's Orion spacecraft showed stunning footage of the dark side of the moon and the Earth ahead of its Dec. 11 splashdown this weekend off the California coast.
- Florida Today
Two SpaceX Florida missions were delayed to later this week and beyond, scrubbing the back-to-back launches – and booster landings – for now.
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Experts say that the Chicago Skyline is easily visible from the location where the photo was taken.
The Artemis 1 mission is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the hard part is over. The uncrewed Orion spacecraft, currently on its way home from the Moon, must still survive a harrowing reentry through Earth’s atmosphere if it’s to perform a successful splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. NASA is hoping that a new technique, known as a skip reentry, will assist the capsule during the final leg of its long and historic journey.
- The Telegraph
Short man syndrome is a real thing and the hot tempers of small men may actually be evolutionarily hard-wired into them to make up for their lack of inches, scientists believe.
Elon Musk’s Neuralink staff claim his demands to rush brain implant trials led to the needless deaths of 1,500 animals
The company is being probed for potential violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
- Miami Herald
The university students made a first-of-its-kind discovery, experts said.
- Florida Today
Spectators can expect window-rattling sonic booms this week with back-to-back SpaceX Falcon 9 launches and landings set for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Experts uncover a "once-in-a-lifetime" discovery near Northampton of international significance.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyWhen Alex Fitzpatrick decided to pursue a career in archaeology, her friends from school asked her, not entirely jokingly, “Oh, like the Ancient Aliens people?” referring to the popular A&E Networks show based on the pseudoscientific premise that extraterrestrials visited Earth thousands of years ago.“No, I’m going to be a real archaeologist,” she recalled responding. Now a researcher and science communicator with a doctorate in archaeolo
SpaceX is waiting a little longer for a launch from Florida’s Space Coast.
Prepare for the most chaotic full moon of 2022.
Scientists have identified DNA from animals, plants and microbes dating to about 2 million years ago - the oldest on record by far - from sediment at Greenland's northernmost point dug up around the mouth of an Arctic Ocean fjord, revealing an amazing lost world at this remote frontier. Researchers said on Wednesday fragments of DNA were detected for a panoply of animals including mastodons, reindeer, hares, lemmings and geese as well as plants including poplar, birch and thuja trees and microorganisms including bacteria and fungi. DNA is the self-replicating material carrying genetic information in living organisms - sort of a blueprint of life.
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- Robb Report
Jared Isaacman, Shift4's CEO and fighter-jet pilot, offers you and a guest access to the Polaris Dawn crew.
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Composite timelapse photographs of the sun and moon appear differently depending on the latitude of the camera because of the Earth's tilt.
- The Weather Network
New knowledge about ancient landscapes help scientists better understand how the current changes in the climate could impact Arctic landscapes.