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Three-man crew reaches International Space Station - Phys.Org
A three-man space crew from Italy, Russia and the United States on Friday arrived at the International Space Station for a five-month mission Friday. Footage broadcast by Russia's space agency Roscosmos showed the Soyuz craft carrying NASA astronaut ...

Canaanites Live: DNA Reveals Fate of Biblical People - Live Science
A burial jar containing the remains of an ancient inhabitant of the Canaanite city of Sidon. This individual was one of five whose DNA was sequenced to reveal the ancestry of the Canaanites. Credit: Dr. Claude Doumet-Serhal/The Sidon Excavation.
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Saturn Moon Titan Has Molecules That Could Help Make Cell Membranes - Space.com
Saturn's huge moon Titan harbors yet another possible key ingredient for life, a new study reports. Titan's thick atmosphere contains large quantities of vinyl cyanide molecules, which could conceivably form membranes around cells in the liquid ...

National Solar Observatory predicts shape of solar corona for august eclipse - Phys.Org
August 21st will bring a history-making opportunity for the entire United States. On that day, every person in the country, including Hawaii and Alaska, will have an opportunity to witness at least a partial solar eclipse as the moon moves in front of ...

Astronomers Might Have Found the First Alien Moon - National Geographic
If confirmed later this year, the find could reshape our understanding of how moons form. Watch: Visualizations based on NASA data show a planet with a huge moon. By Michael Greshko. PUBLISHED July 28, 2017. Close to the swirling depths of a huge ...

Aerojet Rocketdyne tests third SLS engine controller - SpaceFlight Insider
Aerojet Rocketdyne tests the third RS-25 flight controller on a developmental engine at NASA's Stennis Space Center on July 25, 2017. Photo & Caption Credit: NASA. Propulsion hardware testing for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) continues at Stennis ...


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