63: Four Potential Sites for Asteroid Sample Return Mission
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*Four potential sites for asteroid sample return mission
NASA has selected four potential sample sites for its OSIRIS-Rex mission to the asteroid Bennu.
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*Scientists expose one of the secrets of the neutrino
Scientists have finally determined the upper mass boundary of the lightest known neutrino – finding the abundant ‘ghost’ particle to be at least 10 million times less massive than an electron.
*Mars at Solar Conjunction
The red planet Mars is about to reach Solar Conjunction – the period in its orbit when it’s directly behind the Sun as viewed from Earth.
*ASA and ESA sign agreement
ASA – the Australian Space Agency has agreed to a formal partnership with the European Space Agency – ESA.
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*Another successful launch for New Zealand’s Electron Rocket
Rocket Lab has carried out its eight mission successfully flying four satellites into orbit.
*The Science Report
Earth’s lungs on fire as the Amazon rainforest burns.
We’re all consuming significant amounts of microplastics.
Scientists create the first ring-shaped molecule of pure carbon comprising a circle of 18 atoms.
A banana-killing fungus that’s decimated crops in Asia and Africa spreads to the Americas.
A new study has concluded that British food isn’t that terrible after all.
Samsung releases its long-awaited Galaxy Note 10.
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