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New head of Indian space agency’s ‘biggest challenge’ will be human spaceflight

Home News Spaceflight India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle launches from Sriharikota. (Image credit: IANS/ISRO) The new head of the India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has an ambitious agenda to put human spaceflight back on track, according to media reports.Shri. Somanath assumed the helm of the agency on Friday (Jan. 14) as ISRO works to help…

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James Space

James Webb Space Telescope begins lining up its golden mirrors

Home News Science & Astronomy The James Webb Space Telescope’s 21.3-foot (6.5 meter) diameter primary mirror. (Image credit: NASA/Chris Gunn) Just weeks after the excitement of launch, the James Webb Space Telescope is already seeking focus in space.Engineers are beginning alignment procedures for the recently unfolded 18-segment massive golden mirror. The work will eventually get…

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NASA may need more astronauts for space station, moon missions, report says

Home News Spaceflight NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei seen during a spacewalk conducted in 2017. (Image credit: NASA) NASA may need more astronauts to meet its human spaceflight goals over the coming years, according to a new report from the agency’s investigative office.Currently, NASA only flies astronauts to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s Crew…

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Astronomy' Space

Best space and astronomy books

Home References Entertainment (Image credit: Getty) We’ve searched the cosmos for the best space and astronomy books out there.“Watch the skies!” was a cautious warning announced at the end of the 1951 sci-fi classic, The Thing from Another World, and that’s probably great advice no matter what the reason. Not because we’re paranoid of squadrons…

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Adventure Space

‘Space Adventure’ exhibition to bring 300 Apollo-era artifacts to Miami

Home News Entertainment A full-scale recreation of an Apollo moon landing awaits visitors to “Space Adventure: The Arrival of Man on the Moon” making its U.S. debut in Miami, Florida on April 7, 2022. (Image credit: Primo Entertainment) Hundreds of original artifacts from NASA’s historic Apollo lunar landings are set to touch down in Miami…

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Wash Trading in NFT Space: The Problems and Possible Solutions

The boom of the NFT industry in the last year has been extremely lucrative for many actors flocking into this fast-growing ecosystem. However, history tells us that when there is money involved, there are potential scams and tricks as well. And, unfortunately, the space of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is no exception, with many people trying…

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James Space

James Webb Space Telescope should have fuel for about 20 years of science

Home News Science & Astronomy An artistic representation of the James Webb Space Telescope with its sunshield deployed. (Image credit: NASA) As the James Webb Space Telescope heads towards its distant destination from Earth, good news flowed from deep space: it has plenty of fuel left.Scientists delivered the news during a press conference Saturday (Jan.…

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James Webb Space Telescope has completed unfolding its huge mirror

The space telescope has successfully completed a series of crucial steps to achieve full deployment, and will now continue to its final destination 1.5 million kilometres away from Earth Space 10 January 2022 By Alex Wilkins An artist’s impression of the fully deployed James Webb Space TelescopeNASA GSFC/CIL/Adriana Manrique Gutierrez The James Webb Space Telescope…

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China's Space

On China’s new space station, a robotic arm test paves way for future construction

Home News Spaceflight An illustration of China’s robotic arm test on the Tiangong space station module Tianhe as it moved the Tianzhou 2 cargo ship on Jan. 5, 2022. (Image credit: CMSA) A large robotic arm on China’s space station has successfully grasped and maneuvered a cargo spacecraft in a crucial test ahead of upcoming…

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The James Webb Space Telescope has been fully deployed. What’s next for the largest observatory on Earth, the James Webb Space Telescope?

Home News Tech An artist’s illustration of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope fully unfolded. There is more work ahead after the observatory’s deployment before it begins studying the universe. (Image credit: ESA) Work for the James Webb Space Telescope is just beginning.On Saturday (Jan. 8), the new observatory, the largest space telescope ever built, successfully…