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See inside an endangered California condor egg just before it hatches

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Rotating CT scan inside a California condor egg San Diego Zoo A scan of a California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) egg ...

China’s Queqiao-2 relay satellite ready to support lunar far side sample mission

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HELSINKI — The Queqiao-2 satellite has completed function and performance tests in lunar orbit, clearing China to launch its upcoming ...

SpaceX Launches Next-Generation Environmental Monitoring Satellite to Orbit

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B1082 springs into near-perfect Californian skies at 7:25 a.m. PDT Thursday, carrying the WSF-M1 environmental monitoring mission for the Department ...

A NASA spacecraft spotted something weird orbiting the moon. It was just a lunar neighbor.

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NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) snapped a perfectly timed photo as it crossed paths with another spacecraft orbiting the moon.  ...

Watch mini humanoid robots showing off their football skills

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Footballing robots have had an upgrade. Two-legged robots trained using deep reinforcement learning, which is driven by artificial intelligence, can ...

SDA tests communications network with Norway

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COLORADO SPRINGS – The Space Development Agency is working closely with Norway to test the communications network underpinning its constellation. ...

After Delta IV Heavy’s Swansong, Cape Roars to Accelerated Falcon 9 Launch Cadence

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B1083 begins SpaceX’s fifth Falcon 9 mission of April, inside the month’s opening ten days. Photo Credit: SpaceX SpaceX successfully ...

NASA — Follow, follow the Sun / And which way the wind…

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Along with the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, or KASI, we’re getting ready to test a new way to ...

These solar eclipse 2024 photos from our readers are absolutely amazing (images, video)

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On Monday, April 8, a total solar eclipse swept through the skies over North America, delighting and astounding millions of ...

Launch Roundup: Delta IV swan song, Angara test flight from Russia, and three Falcon 9 flights

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14 The second week of April not only has a long-awaited total solar eclipse but also orbital launches from Russia ...