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The first commercial airlock is heading to the International Space Station later this year

Later this year, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will take off from central Florida, carrying a large metal cup destined to be attached to the outside of the International Space Station.The airlock is the

Could there be life on Venus?

So it’s no wonder that a report published in Nature Astronomy that the upper levels of Venus’ atmosphere contain a molecule that is a potential signature of life, comes as something of a shock.It

brain hacking is exceptionally hard, no matter what Elon Musk says

If thoughts, feelings and other mental activities are nothing more than electrochemical signals flowing around a vast network of brain cells, will connecting these signals with digital electronics al

Phosphine gas found in Venus’ skies may be a ‘possible sign of life’

Venus’ clouds appear to contain a smelly, toxic gas that could be produced by bacteria, a new study suggests.Chemical signs of the gas phosphine have been spotted in observations of the Venusian at

Earth’s rarest diamonds form from primordial carbon in the mantle

But diamonds with the deepest origins — such as the famed Hope Diamond — are made of carbon from a separate source: a newly discovered, ancient reservoir hidden in Earth’s lower mantle, scientis

Rocket startup Astra’s first orbital launch attempt ends early due to first-stage burn failure – TechCrunch

Alameda-based rocket launch startup Astra finally got the chance to launch its first orbital test mission from its Alaska-based facility on Saturday, after the attempt had been delayed multiple times

The Moon’s surface is rusting — and Earth may be to blame

Oh, hiding away, eh? The solar wind delivers hydrogen, usually discouraging the oxidation of iron into hematite on the lunar surface.However, each full moon finds our planetary companion behind the Ea

Dark matter clumps in galaxy clusters bend light surprisingly well

A surprising number of dark matter clumps in distant clusters of galaxies severely warp background light from other objects, researchers report in the Sept.And that could mean one of two things: Eithe

First Mode wins $1.8M contract to build hardware for Psyche probe

An artist’s conception shows NASA’s Psyche spacecraft at the asteroid Psyche.8 million subcontract from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to build flight hardware for NASA’s Psyche spacecraft,

Astronomers witnessed the birth of the first intermediate black hole

It’s impolite to ask a black hole its mass The pair of black holes likely spun into each other prior to their collision.One of the bodies involved in this event was a black hole possessing a mass

A 3.2 Billion Pixel Camera Takes A Picture Of Broccoli : NPR

Scientists chose to take a picture of the broccoli because of its fractal shape.LSST Camera team/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Rubin Observatory hide caption .toggle caption LSST Camera team/SL

China says it launched and landed a reusable spacecraft

On September 6, China successfully landed a reusable spacecraft the country had launched into orbit just two days before, according to the state-run Xinhua News Agency.Spaceplane speculation: China ha