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NASA’s Space Launch System Hot-Fire Test: When to Watch

NASA’s Space Launch System Hot-Fire Test: When to Watch

NASA’s Space Launch System Hot-Fire Test: When to Watch NASA’s Space Launch System Hot-Fire Test: When to Watch NASA has spent years and billions of dollars developing a giant rocket known as the Space Launch System, designed to take astronauts to moon and perhaps farther out into the solar system someday. But the first launch of the rocket — an …

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Covid Vaccine Launch Evokes Memories of Polio Era

Covid Vaccine Launch Evokes Memories of Polio Era

Covid Vaccine Launch Evokes Memories of Polio Era Covid Vaccine Launch Evokes Memories of Polio Era The initial polio vaccine rollout did not go smoothly. Within a month, six cases of polio had been linked to a vaccine manufactured by Cutter Laboratories in Berkeley, Calif. It was soon discovered that Cutter had failed to completely kill the virus in some …

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Watch SpaceX’s Starship Launch and Explode in Crash Landing

Watch SpaceX’s Starship Launch and Explode in Crash Landing

Watch SpaceX’s Starship Launch and Explode in Crash Landing Watch SpaceX’s Starship Launch and Explode in Crash Landing A test of a prototype of a rocket that Elon Musk has dreams of sending people to Mars in flew several miles high on Wednesday. But in attempting to land, it hit the ground too fast and exploded. That was the latest …

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China Prepares to Launch Mission to Collect Moon Rocks

China Prepares to Launch Mission to Collect Moon Rocks

China Prepares to Launch Mission to Collect Moon Rocks China Prepares to Launch Mission to Collect Moon Rocks China plans to, as soon as Monday afternoon, launch a spacecraft to the moon’s surface that aims to be the first to bring back lunar rocks in more than four decades. The mission, Chang’e-5, is the latest step in an ambitious space …

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Biden doesn’t want to launch divisive probes into Trump, aides say — but he won’t be pardoning him either

Biden doesn’t want to launch divisive probes into Trump, aides say — but he won’t be pardoning him either

Biden doesn’t want to launch divisive probes into Trump, aides say — but he won’t be pardoning him either Biden doesn’t want to launch divisive probes into Trump, aides say — but he won’t be pardoning him either President-elect Joe Biden does not intend to politicize or intervene in Department of Justice affairs when he assumes the White House, according …

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SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch

Astronauts Soichi Noguchi, left, Shannon Walker, Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins at Cape Canaveral before the launch. 

SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch SpaceX NASA Live Updates: Astronauts Prepare for Launch Here’s what you need to know: Four astronauts — three from NASA, one from JAXA, the Japanese space agency — will be sitting inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, boosted to orbit on top of a Falcon 9 rocket. The mission is known as …

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SpaceX’s Next NASA Launch: When to Watch

SpaceX’s Next NASA Launch: When to Watch

SpaceX’s Next NASA Launch: When to Watch SpaceX’s Next NASA Launch: When to Watch In Florida on Sunday, a rocket and capsule built by SpaceX will carry crew members to the International Space Station. The NASA mission follows on a successful demonstration of the same spacecraft that launched in May and returned two astronauts to Earth in August. Here’s what …

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Xbox Series X and S launch event: When is the six-hour livestream and how can I watch it?

Xbox Series X and S launch event: When is the six-hour livestream and how can I watch it?

Xbox Series X and S launch event: When is the six-hour livestream and how can I watch it? Xbox Series X and S launch event: When is the six-hour livestream and how can I watch it? The launch date for Xbox’s next-generation consoles, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, is just days away. To mark the occasion, the …

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How the Space Station Became a Base to Launch Humanity’s Future

How the Space Station Became a Base to Launch Humanity’s Future

How the Space Station Became a Base to Launch Humanity’s Future How the Space Station Became a Base to Launch Humanity’s Future It was another decade before construction on the International Space Station was considered complete, with a lull of more than two years when the space shuttles were grounded after the loss of Columbia in 2003. “All the terrible …

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Walmart and Microsoft launch joint bid to buy TikTok | The Independent

Walmart and Microsoft launch joint bid to buy TikTok | The Independent

Walmart and Microsoft launch joint bid to buy TikTok | The Independent Walmart and Microsoft launch joint bid to buy TikTok | The Independent The retail giant confirmed to CNBC that it is interested in buying the viral video app. “We believe a potential relationship with TikTok US in partnership with Microsoft could add this key functionality and provide Walmart …

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