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A reality show wants to send its winner to the ISS

Deadline says Space Hero is working with Axiom Space, a company that is working to build its own commercial space station in the future. He secured a potential trip to the ISS at some point in 2021, riding a SpaceX Crew Dragon to the space station and transporting three space tourists. Axiom confirmed on On the edge that he worked …

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Prickly trees in Australia: if snakes and spiders don’t catch you, plants can | Irina Veter, Edward Kalani Guilding and Thomas Durek Environment

AAustralia is home to some of the most dangerous wildlife in the world. Anyone who spends time outdoors in Eastern Australia is wise to watch for snakes, spiders, slanted birds, crocodiles, deadly snails and small toxic jellyfish. But what not everyone knows is that even some of the trees will catch you. Our research on the venom of Australian stinging …

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The rarity of the full moon on Halloween in 2020

Halloween 2020 will be extremely special, at least astrologically. For the first Halloween after 1944, almost all the world’s time zones will experience a full moon. Due to the Metonic cycle, a full moon appears in some parts of the world – but not in most parts – on Halloween every 19 years. (In 2001, for example, the central and …

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Hubble is spying on Jupiter’s stormy weather

30 years of images on the Hubble Space Telescope The Orion Nebula is 1,500 light-years from Earth and is located in The belt of Orion in the constellation Orion. This is one of the brightest nebulae – and on a clear, dark night it is visible to the naked eye. The nebula is the closest star-forming region to Earth. 30 …

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A lucky winner in this reality TV show will win a trip to the ISS

Is the International Space Station your dream vacation destination? You may be lucky. NASA / Roscosmos A reality TV show aims to give its winning contestant a prize out of this world (sorry, you had to). Production company Space Hero said it plans to send the champion to a new show on the International Space Station in 10 days. The …

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NASA will test a precision automated landing system designed for the Moon and Mars in the upcoming mission Blue Origin – TechCrunch

NASA will test a new precision landing system designed to use the heavy terrain of the Moon and Mars for the first time during Blue Origin’s upcoming New Shepard suborbital rocket mission. The Safe and Precise Landing – Integrated Capability Evolution (SPLICE) system consists of a series of lasers, an optical camera and a computer to take all the data …

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