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New images reveal DART asteroid impact moment captured by Italian satellite CNN

New images reveal DART asteroid impact moment captured by Italian satellite CNN

Subscribe to CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances, and more. CNN — NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft made history by successfully hitting the asteroid Dimorphos on Monday night. DART’s cameras shared dramatic images of the asteroid’s surface before it crashed. Now, new images captured by …

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NASA spacecraft to reveal first look at asteroid, then hit it CNN

NASA’s DART mission to hit asteroid’s satellite today CNN

Subscribe to CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advances, and more. CNN — A NASA spacecraft will deliberately crash into an asteroid on Monday, all in the name of planetary protection. The DART mission, or double asteroid redirection test, will crash into the space rock at 7:14 …

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A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launches the NROL-91 mission for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office on Sept. 24, 2022.

Powerful Delta IV Heavy rocket launches US spy satellite on final California flight

West Coast work for Delta IV Heavy has been completed. The mighty United Launch Alliance (ULA) rocket launches a silent satellite from Vandenberg for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) space force Today (September 24) at its base in California, it was the last time the craft took off from the Golden State. This Delta IV …

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Einstein wins again: Space satellite confirms weak equivalence principle

Einstein wins again: Space satellite confirms weak equivalence principle

enlarge / There is a long tradition of using experiments to test the weak equivalence principle – the basis of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. ONERA One of the most counterintuitive concepts in physics is that all objects fall at the same speed regardless of mass, also known as the equivalence principle. This was memorably …

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Qualcomm modem and custom Apple-designed RF components support iPhone 14 satellite connectivity

Qualcomm modem and custom Apple-designed RF components support iPhone 14 satellite connectivity

The iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max include a new Emergency SOS feature via satellite connection so users can get help even when they are outside of cellular and Wi-Fi range. Starting in November, this feature will roll out first in the US and Canada. A Reuters report this weekend …

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Rocket Lab launches radar satellite into orbit on 30th Electron mission

Rocket Lab launches radar satellite into orbit on 30th Electron mission

Rocket Lab’s 30th Electron rocket launched a radar satellite into Earth orbit Thursday (September 15). This electronic The booster lifted off from Rocket Lab’s New Zealand site on the Mahia Peninsula in the North Island at 4:38pm ET Thursday (2038 GMT, or 8:38am local time on Friday, September 16) . The Strix-1 satellite launch, broadcast …

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NASA's Moonbound CAPSTONE probe is in safe mode

Despite progress, NASA’s CAPSTONE probe remains in danger

An artist’s depiction of the vertex.picture: NASA A series of technical problems following the third successful course correction maneuver is threatening NASA’s CAPSTONE mission. Controllers say they are making progress with the small CubeSats, but they are not ready to try to resume operations. The 55-pound (25-kilogram) satellite encountered difficulties during or after its successful …

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Ground teams attempt to regain control of NASA's Artemis lunar program reconnaissance satellite - Spaceflight Now

Ground teams attempt to regain control of NASA’s Artemis lunar program reconnaissance satellite – Spaceflight Now

Artist’s concept of the CAPSTONE spacecraft near the moon.Image credit: Illustration by NASA/Daniel Rutter Teams on the ground will work to stabilize the motion of NASA’s small CAPSTONE reconnaissance satellite and rescue the $30 million en route to the moon after a September 8 problem caused the spacecraft to roll over and cause the controllers …

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Watch SpaceX launch giant BlueWalker 3 satellite, Starlink fleet makes record-setting 14th flight tonight

Watch SpaceX launch giant BlueWalker 3 satellite, Starlink fleet makes record-setting 14th flight tonight

Update 11:30pm ET: SpaceX has successfully launched the giant BlueWalker 3 communications satellite and 34 Starlink satellites, landing a record 14th on a Falcon 9 rocket. Read our full story here. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will make its record-breaking 14th flight Saturday night (September 10), launching the company’s 34 Starlink internet satellites and a …

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