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Lucy Spacecraft at Trojan Asteroid

NASA’s record-breaking Lucy spacecraft has a new asteroid target

Artist’s impression of NASA’s Lucy spacecraft on an asteroid. Credit: NASA Jupiter. Originally, Lucy was not scheduled to get a close-up view of any asteroids until 2025, when it will fly by the main belt asteroid (52246) Donaldjohanson. However, the Lucy team identified a small, as-yet unnamed asteroid in the inner main belt, designated (152830) …

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Prince Harry says Prince William yelled at him in new Netflix record-breaking documentary

Prince Harry says Prince William yelled at him in new Netflix record-breaking documentary

In Netflix’s ‘Harry & Meghan’ documentary, Prince Harry recalls being yelled at and yelled at by his brother, William, the Prince of Wales, during a family summit. chris jackson | Chris Jackson collection | Getty Images Prince Harry has described the terror of being yelled at by his brother Prince William during a summit to …

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A research vessel travels through the Arctic Ocean in October 2015.

The surprising loss of sea ice after a record-breaking Arctic storm is a mystery to scientists

In early 2022, the Arctic experienced its most powerful cyclone on record, with winds reaching 100 km/h. Although storms are not uncommon in the Arctic, this one resulted in a major loss of sea ice that surprised Arctic researchers. In the Arctic, sea ice – frozen seawater that floats above the ocean in polar regions …

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The U.S. Space Force

US Army X-37B spaceplane lands, ending mysterious record-breaking mission

The record-breaking sixth mission for the US Army’s X-37B spaceplane is finally over. The robotic X-37B landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida today (November 12) at 5:22 a.m. EST (10:22 GMT). The winged vehicle had spent 908 days in orbit, more than four months longer than any previous X-37B flight. The Boeing-built …

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