Outer space

ISS spacesuits 'no-go' for non-emergency spacewalks after water intrusion – Spaceflight Now

ISS spacesuits ‘no-go’ for non-emergency spacewalks after water intrusion – Spaceflight Now

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer on a spacewalk March 23 outside the International Space Station. Credit: NASA The aging shuttle-era spacesuits aboard the International Space Station have been declared “no-go” for operational, normally planned spacewalks pending analysis to determine what led to excess water getting …

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Russia Says it'll Quit the International Space Station Over Sanctions.  Also, Russia Says a lot of Stuff That Doesn't Happen

Russia Says it’ll Quit the International Space Station Over Sanctions. Also, Russia Says a lot of Stuff That Doesn’t Happen

When Russia sent its armed forces into Ukraine amidst accusations of Nazism and NATO aggression, it left most of its credibility behind. What’s left of its credibility is in shreds as Russia lurches towards pariah status. That’s what happens when you unleash your military on your peaceful neighbor and when the body count grows alongside …

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Lessons on diplomacy, sustainability of International Space Station – Harvard Gazette

Lessons on diplomacy, sustainability of International Space Station – Harvard Gazette

Soyeon Yi beat out 36,000 contestants to become South Korea’s first — and so far only — astronaut to fly into space. In 2008, she lifted off with a crew of Russia cosmonauts on a nine-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS), where she conducted 18 experiments and medical tests for the Korea Aerospace …

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NASA's InSight lander detects largest 'marsquake' yet on Red Planet

NASA’s InSight lander detects largest ‘marsquake’ yet on Red Planet

NASA’s beleaguered InSight lander on Mars has detected a magnitude 5 “marsquake” — the largest one the spacecraft has felt yet since landing on the planet in November of 2018. It’s a major moment that comes during a fraught time for InSight, as the spacecraft’s solar panels continue to gather dust that will eventually bring …

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Black Holes- Composition and Roles In The Universe |  by Mahmoud Nafousi |  May, 2022

Black Holes- Composition and Roles In The Universe | by Mahmoud Nafousi | May, 2022

Chapter 24 of the recently published book “Universe Binary Constructors- Strings & Singularities” offers a new look at composition and roles of the black holes based on the new theory that the Universe is constructed of two hidden particles, the strings and the singularities. To fully appreciate the article below you are referred to the …

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Starliner: Boeing spacecraft will launch to the International Space Station

Starliner: Boeing spacecraft will launch to the International Space Station

At the moment, only SpaceX is able to launch astronauts to the International Space Station from US soil, but Boeing hopes to change that with an uncrewed test of its Starliner spacecraft Space May 18, 2022 By alex wilkins The Boeing Starliner spacecraft NASA/Frank Michael Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is set to make its first trip …

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Astronomers have detected one of the brightest pulsars in the known universe

Astronomers have detected one of the brightest pulsars in the known universe

A speck of light that scientists once wrote off as a distant galaxy may actually be the brightest pulsar ever detected outside the Milky Way. Named PSR J0523−7125 and located about 160,000 light-years from Earth in the Large Magellanic Cloud (a satellite galaxy that orbits the Milky Way), the newly-defined pulsar is twice as wide …

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Facing rocket supply crunch, Northrop says it has backup options for ISS resupply – Spaceflight Now

Northrop Grumman says it has backup plan for ISS resupply, but silent on details – Spaceflight Now

File photo of two Russian-built RD-181 engines powering an Antares rocket off its launch pad in Virginia. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani Northrop Grumman says it has a backup plan to fulfill the company’s contract to resupply to the International Space Station if the war in Ukraine continues to disrupt the supply of Russian engines and Ukrainian …

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