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NASA spacecraft hits an asteroid to deflect it, for the first time

Published in : 09/27/2022 – 02:05 NASA’s “Dart” mission is a success: on Monday night, a spacecraft deliberately hit the asteroid Dimorphos, located about 11 million kilometers from Earth, to divert its trajectory and thus train in case another asteroid one day threatens to destroy humanity. Confirmed impact: A NASA spacecraft deliberately crashed on an …

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A hurricane forces NASA to return its rocket to the Moon, launch still postponed

AFP, published on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 5:47 p.m. NASA’s new megarocket for the Moon will be returned to its hangar to shelter from a hurricane, the US space agency said Monday, an operation that indefinitely postpones the takeoff of the long-awaited Artemis 1 mission, already postponed several times. NASA officials “met Monday morning …

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Interstellar, with the support of NASA, will launch a watch that contains a real piece of the planet Mars for only 499 euros

NASA wants you to dream. While space agencies continue to dream of sending humans to Mars, Sébastien Colen decides to turn this dream around and bring us the red planet. With the official support of NASA, the co-creator of the Col&McArthur watch brand has decided to launch a watch containing real Mars dust. Packed with …

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One more clue that life could exist on this moon of Saturn

For many years, Enceladus has attracted the attention of scientists as a candidate world to host extraterrestrial life forms. New data reinforce the idea that the ocean hidden under the thick ice layer of this moon of Saturn would be conducive to the development of life. In search of extraterrestrial life, scientists are particularly interested …

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The Perseverance rover has detected possible “biosignatures”

clement meirone Yesterday 4 minutes The samples taken by Perseverance may well contain traces of life. This is one more step in the search for traces of life on the planet Mars! On September 15, NASA confirmed that the Perseverance rover had detected possible “biosignatures” in a collection of samples. If its nature on Earth …

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Tuesday’s launch of NASA’s megarocket to the Moon threatened by a storm

AFP, published on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 8:55 p.m. The difficulties are related to the first launch of NASA’s new megarocket for the Moon. After two failed launch attempts a few weeks ago due to technical problems, the new attempt scheduled for Tuesday for this Artemis 1 mission is now threatened by a storm …

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A NASA spacecraft ready to crash into an asteroid to throw off its trajectory

AFP, published on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 07:26 Surely the dinosaurs would have liked to think of that. Science fiction movies, like “Armageddon” or more recently “Don’t Look Up: Cosmic Denial”, have been considering it for a long time. This time, NASA will finally try what has never been done before: throw an asteroid …

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NASA will try to divert the trajectory of an asteroid with a kamikaze ship

Published in : 09/23/2022 – 09:40Modified : 09/23/2022 – 09:44 NASA will attempt to do what science fiction has long imagined: throw an asteroid off course for the first time by crashing a spacecraft onto its surface. A test of “planetary defense”, which should allow humanity to be better protected against a possible future threat. …

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After repairs, the successful ground test of NASA’s rocket to the Moon

A ground test of NASA’s new megarocket for the Moon, which was aimed at verifying the success of repairs made after two failed takeoff attempts a few weeks ago, was successfully carried out on Wednesday, September 21, in Florida, the agency announced. American space. . “All the objectives that we had set for ourselves have …

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The black hole in the center of the Galaxy has generated a bubble of gas

AFP, posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 6:44 PM Astronomers have observed the fleeting appearance of a bubble of gas that circulates at “incredible” speeds around the black hole at the center of our galaxy, according to a scientific study published on Thursday. The detection of this bubble, whose lifetime did not exceed a …

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