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The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina.

The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina.

The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina. The C.D.C. and N.I.H. launch a rapid, at-home testing initiative in Tennessee and North Carolina. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health announced a new initiative on Wednesday to help determine whether frequent, widespread use of rapid coronavirus tests …

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Biden news live: Latest updates as Trump ‘to launch social media app’

Biden news live: Latest updates as Trump ‘to launch social media app’

Biden news live: Latest updates as Trump ‘to launch social media app’ Biden news live: Latest updates as Trump ‘to launch social media app’ ‘Don’t come’ to US, Joe Biden tells immigrants There are now more than 800 children who have been held in US Customs and Border Protection custody for 10 days or more after crossing the US-Mexico border, …

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Wales to launch international exchange programme after Erasmus scheme pulled

Wales to launch international exchange programme after Erasmus scheme pulled Wales to launch international exchange programme after Erasmus scheme pulled Wales is to launch a new international learning exchange programme following the UK government’s decision to withdraw from Erasmus after Brexit. The Welsh government plans to invest £65m in the new scheme, which will run from 2022 to 2026. The …

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The Space Launch System: NASA’s Last Rocket

The Space Launch System: NASA's Last Rocket

The Space Launch System: NASA’s Last Rocket The Space Launch System: NASA’s Last Rocket Update, March 18: This essay has been revised to reflect that the Space Launch System completed its second hot-fire test. Eleven years in the making, the most powerful NASA-built rocket since the Apollo program at last stands upright. Framed by the industrial test platform to which …

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Watch Live: SpaceX’s Starship Test Launch

Watch Live: SpaceX's Starship Test Launch

Watch Live: SpaceX’s Starship Test Launch Watch Live: SpaceX’s Starship Test Launch Two spectacular flights, two spectacular crash landings. Will the third time be the charm? On Wednesday, SpaceX is preparing for another high-altitude flight of Starship, a huge next-generation spacecraft that Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of the private rocket company, dreams of one day sending to …

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NASA’s Mars Rover Landing: Launch Time, Streaming and Details

NASA's Mars Rover Landing: Launch Time, Streaming and Details

NASA’s Mars Rover Landing: Launch Time, Streaming and Details NASA’s Mars Rover Landing: Launch Time, Streaming and Details NASA’s latest robotic explorer will reach Mars on Thursday afternoon, the third spacecraft to arrive at the planet this month after visitors from the United Arab Emirates and China. The Perseverance rover is headed to Jezero Crater, a place that planetary scientists …

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Jeff Bezos Renews Focus on Blue Origin, Which Has Been Slower to Launch

Jeff Bezos Renews Focus on Blue Origin, Which Has Been Slower to Launch

Jeff Bezos Renews Focus on Blue Origin, Which Has Been Slower to Launch Jeff Bezos Renews Focus on Blue Origin, Which Has Been Slower to Launch For most of its two decades of existence, Blue Origin was like Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory in the children’s book by Roald Dahl. It was a rocket company founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos, the …

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NASA’s Decision for Moon Rocket: Test Again or Prepare for Launch?

NASA’s Decision for Moon Rocket: Test Again or Prepare for Launch?

NASA’s Decision for Moon Rocket: Test Again or Prepare for Launch? NASA’s Decision for Moon Rocket: Test Again or Prepare for Launch? A critical piece of NASA’s giant moon rocket is in good shape even after a test firing on Saturday was abruptly cut short after just over a minute, space agency officials said on Tuesday. The officials said it …

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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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