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NASA is sending a solar sail spacecraft after an asteroid

When NASA launches its uncrewed Artemis I mission to the moon, it will have a small companion along for the ride. At the same time as it carries the Orion capsule (which will orbit the moon), the Space Launch System rocket will also carry a tiny shoebox-sized smallsat called the Near-Earth Asteroid Scout (NEA Scout)…

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Solar eclipse guide 2022: When, where & how to see them

Home References Skywatching Our solar eclipse guide 2022 contains everything you need to know. (Image credit: 1001slide via Getty Images) There are two partial solar eclipses in 2022. The first partial solar eclipse will occur on Apr. 30 and be visible from parts of South America, Antarctica, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Then on Oct. 25,…


First Solar (FSLR), Outpaces Stock Market Gains – What You Need to Know

First Solar (FSLR) closed the most recent trading day at $83.02, moving +0.29% from the previous trading session. This change outpaced the S&P 500’s 0.08% gain on the day. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 0.56%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 0.42%. – Zacks Coming into today, shares of the largest U.S. solar company had…

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Solar Power Could Boom in 2022, Depending on Supply Chains

2022 is shaping up to be a solar boom. That is, if supply chain constraints don’t undercut the industry. The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects U.S. solar companies will install 21.5 gigawatts of utility-scale capacity this year, shattering the annual record of 15.5 GW set last year. But EIA’s projection comes amid a period of considerable uncertainty…

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We all have the solar system, and not just Jeff Bezos

Home News Spaceflight Grand ideas of extraterrestrial colonization are hardly new. In the 1940s, the nascent Space Age set in motion calls for a new wave of colonization directed outwards into space. (Image credit: This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.Alan Marshall, Lecturer in…

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Northern lights could be amplified by a solar storm before Christmas

Home News A solar storm that erupted from the sun on Monday (Dec. 20) may boost northern lights displays around the north pole just ahead of Santa’s trip this weekend, the U.K. Met Office space weather forecasting center said Wednesday (Dec. 22).The solar storm was caused by a coronal mass ejection, or CME, a powerful…

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Australia Solar Water Pumping System Market (2021-2027).

Bharat Book Bureau Provides the Trending Market Research Report on “Australia Solar Water Pumping System Market (2021-2027)” Under manufacturing market research Category. The report offers a collection of superior market research, market analysis competitive intelligence and Market reports Market Forecast By Power Rating ((On-Grid Solar Water Pumping System (Up To 3 HP, 3.1 To 7.5 HP,…

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BayWa r.e. Wins Solar Company of the Year (Distributor) Award at the Philippines Solar Week Leadership Awards 2021

MANILA, Dec 17, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Global renewable energy developer, service provider and distributor, BayWa r.e., was named 2021 Solar Company of the Year in the ‘Distributor’ category at the Philippines Solar Week Leadership Awards 2021. Winners of the awards were assessed by a panel of judges via a transparent, research-backed approach, with…

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Parker Solar Probe Enters Magnetized Atmosphere of the Sun

The high temperatures and strong magnetic fields of the Sun’s upper atmosphere — the corona — form streams of the solar wind that expand through the Solar System into interstellar space. On April 28, 2021, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe entered this region about 13 million km (8 million miles) above the solar photosphere. Parker Solar…

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How did the solar system form?

Home References Science & Astronomy An artist’s depiction of the largest bodies in the solar system (not to scale). (Image credit: NASA/JPL) Solar system formation began approximately 4.5 billion years ago, when gravity pulled a cloud of dust and gas together to form our solar system.Scientists can’t directly study how our own solar system formed,…