• First sounds recorded on surface of Mars by Nasa Insight probe
First sounds recorded on surface of Mars by Nasa Insight probe

Cornell University's Don Banfield told reporters they reminded him of "sitting outside on a windy summer afternoon.in some sense, this is what it would sound like if you were sitting on the InSight lander on Mars ". The air pressure sensor, part of the Auxiliary Payload Sensor Subsystem (APSS), which will collect meteorological data, recorded th...

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  • SpaceX rocket booster misses landing as supplies sent to space
SpaceX rocket booster misses landing as supplies sent to space

The bad food was replaced ahead of Wednesday's launch. The booster hovered just over the water, then toppled out of view - the first failure over land in the last 12 tries, though that's not quite how one of SpaceX's top engineers painted it.

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  • Greenland’s ice sheet is melting at its fastest rate in 350 years
Greenland’s ice sheet is melting at its fastest rate in 350 years

Human adjustment of the atmosphere began with the Industrial Revolution of the mid-19 century. In July 2012 a series of warm weather engendered nearly the whole surface of the Greenland ice sheet to commence melting a phenomenon with no pattern in the satellite record.

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  • Eels stuck in endangered monk seals’ noses turning into unusual trend
Eels stuck in endangered monk seals’ noses turning into unusual trend

Earlier this week, officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's ( NOAA ) Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program shared a photo showing a juvenile Hawaiian monk seal with a long eel stuck in its nostril. "We don't know if this is just some unusual statistical anomaly or something we will see more of in the future", the NO...

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  • NASA selects nine US companies to vie for moon program funding
NASA selects nine US companies to vie for moon program funding

NASANASA plans to return to the moon with American companies. NASA announced several commercial partners Thursday in the US space agency's quest to return humans to the moon - and eventually Mars. The good news for the companies concerned is that they are now eligible to bid for "indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity" contracts with a comb...

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  • 3 astronauts dock safely at International Space Station
3 astronauts dock safely at International Space Station

Monday's launch was needed to guarantee that the ISS was not left unmanned after the station's current crew returns to earth later this month. Anne McClain, the 39-year-old former military pilot and NASA astronaut, said the crew looked forward to going up.

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  • SpaceX broke multiple records with its launch of 64 satellites at once
SpaceX broke multiple records with its launch of 64 satellites at once

When SpaceX launched Falcon Heavy, which is essentially powered by three Falcon 9 rockets strapped together, the center booster didn't land as planned on a drone-ship in the Atlantic, though the two other rockets returned to ground safely.

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  • What's Next for NASA's OSIRIS-REx Probe at Asteroid Bennu?
What's Next for NASA's OSIRIS-REx Probe at Asteroid Bennu?

Bennu is estimated to be just over 1,600 feet (500 meters) across. OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer) launched in September of 2016 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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  • Tornadoes rip through Midwest, killing 1 and damaging hundreds of homes
Tornadoes rip through Midwest, killing 1 and damaging hundreds of homes

About 10 minutes later, a second weaker tornado was confirmed less than 10 miles (16 kilometers) away near the town of Rudy, Arkansas. May is the peak month, with an average of 15 tornadoes. Trees, power lines, and buildings were destroyed. Up to three other tornadoes are being investigated in eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Severe thund...

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  • United Nations chief Guterres calls for more action to tackle climate change
United Nations chief Guterres calls for more action to tackle climate change

They aim to establish rules, figure out financing and build ways to verify that nations are meeting their commitments. Negotiators at the United Nations climate talks got down to the nitty-gritty task Tuesday of finalizing the rules for the Paris accord , a landmark agreement by countries three years ago to curb global warming.

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  • 3-nation crew lands safely on ISS after Soyuz accident
3-nation crew lands safely on ISS after Soyuz accident

It is reported by Roscosmos on Monday, December 3, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent. The new crew includes NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenkoof.

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  • Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques set to launch into space
Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques set to launch into space

The event was the first failed manned launch for the Russian space program since 1983 when a Soyuz rocket exploded on the launch pad. The three astronauts onboard Russia's Soyuz rocket have safely reached the International Space Station. The accident highlighted the "smart design of the Soyuz and the incredible work that the search and rescue peo...

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  • Only you can save us from climate disaster, Attenborough tells UN
Only you can save us from climate disaster, Attenborough tells UN

The two-week conference assembled representatives from more than 200 nations to discuss the progress-or lack thereof-on pledges made as part of the 2015 Paris climate deal. "The world's people have spoken", he said. But US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord has dented trust among vulnerable nations, who fear t...

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  • NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrives at asteroid Bennu
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrives at asteroid Bennu

The long-awaited rendezvous officially kicks off the start of the ambitious mission to study a near-Earth object that could hold the key to understanding the origins of our solar system , and life itself. A rocket carrying NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft lifts off...

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  • Manned Soyuz rocket successfully launched into space
Manned Soyuz rocket successfully launched into space

American Anne McClain, Canadian David Saint-Jacques and Russian Oleg Kononenko successfully took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Monday on their way to the International Space Station. The station's current crew of NASA's Serena Aunon-Chancellor, Russian Sergei Prokopyev and German Alexander Gerst were waiting to greet the new...

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  • Watch SpaceX launch a twice-used rocket tomorrow at 1:31PM ET
Watch SpaceX launch a twice-used rocket tomorrow at 1:31PM ET

Provided the launch is successful, the Falcon 9 will try to land on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean. The Block 5 booster had its previous liftoffs in May and August , and SpaceX recovered the booster for a third time today. Talk about ride-sharing. The 64 satellites were launched from 34 organizations and was one of the largest satellite rid...

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  • These Astronaut Photos of a Soyuz Launch from Space Are Just Incredible!
These Astronaut Photos of a Soyuz Launch from Space Are Just Incredible!

This was the first time people rode on one of the Russian rockets since October 11, when two and a half minutes after takeoff, one of the Soyuz MS-10's four boosters broke off, sending the aircraft spinning out of control. "Risk is part of our profession", the 54-year-old said at a press conference. They're due to arrive at the ISS six hours af...

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  • Chinese scientist says a second pregnancy is underway
Chinese scientist says a second pregnancy is underway

Speaking Wednesday, Dr He, of Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, said he was "proud" of his work. A U.S. scientist said he was involved in the work in China, but this kind of gene editing is banned in the United States.

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  • Greenhouse gas emissions gap wider than ever: U.N
Greenhouse gas emissions gap wider than ever: U.N

The Paris emissions reduction targets were set at the climate conference in 2015, and represent the first ever legally binding global climate deal. While so-called "leaders" refuse to act - or even to acknowledge the overwhelming scientific evidence in support for a global shift away from fossil fuels- we see more people prepared to step up to fi...

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  • Mission to Mars will allow for robotic exploration
Mission to Mars will allow for robotic exploration

This includes the intrepid Curiosity rover - whose team took to Twitter to share their enthusiasm ahead of the big Mars landing scheduled to take place on November 26 . To mark the occasion, NASA will be livestreaming the event on its dedicated TV channel, through its website and on its social media platforms. Speeding faster than a bull...

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