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Two additional components of the CC Com system found

Using the TÜBİTAK National Observatory (TUG) and NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), astronomers have investigated a short-period contact binary known as CC Com. As a result, they detected two additional ...

NASA's ICON mission ends with several ionospheric breakthroughs

After contributing to many important findings on the boundary between Earth's atmosphere and space, the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission has come to an end. ICON launched in October 2019 and after completing ...

New extremely r-process-enhanced star detected

Using the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), astronomers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and elsewhere have discovered a new extremely r-process-enhanced star in the Milky Way's thin disk. The finding was reported ...

Chinese lunar probe finds water in moon samples

A Chinese lunar probe found traces of water in samples of the moon's soil, scientists have said, as the country pushes its ambitious space program into high gear.

Expiring medications could pose challenge on long space missions

Medications used by astronauts on the International Space Station might not be good enough for a three-year journey to Mars. A new study led by Duke Health shows that over half of the medicines stocked in space—staples ...

NASA's massive moon booster arrives at Kennedy Space Center

It's still covered up in what looks like the world's largest PEZ dispenser, but the core stage booster for NASA's Space Launch System rocket for the Artemis II moon mission arrived by barge to Florida on Tuesday.

Moon dust could contaminate lunar explorers' water supply

Water purification is a big business on Earth. Companies offer everything from desalination to providing just the right pH level for drinking water. But on the moon, there won't be a similar technical infrastructure to support ...

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