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Russia rejects accusations of endangering ISS astronauts

Russian officials on Tuesday rejected accusations that they endangered astronauts aboard the International Space Station by conducting a weapons test that created more than 1,500 pieces of space junk but a White House official said the move by Russia would threaten activities in space “for years to come.” U.S. officials on Monday accused Russia of

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SpaceX aims for night crew launch; ailing astronaut now OK

SpaceX counted down Wednesday toward a nighttime launch of four astronauts who have been grounded for nearly two weeks by weather and medical delays. The Falcon rocket was poised to blast off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center a few hours after sunset. That would put the one German and three U.S. astronauts at the International

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Let’s talk about the 1,800-plus ‘young’ volcanoes in the U.S. Southwest

Photo: The peaks of monogenetic volcanoes, viewed across Lunar Lake in Nevada They’re born. They live once, erupting for a period that might last for days, years or decades. Then, they go dark and die. And in Flagstaff and throughout the Southwest, they are our neighbors. This is the life of a monogenetic volcano, a

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Scientists find fossil of early hominid in South Africa

The fossil remains of an early hominid child have been discovered in a cave in South Africa by a team of international and South African researchers. The team announced the discovery of a partial skull and teeth of a Homo naledi child who died almost 250,000 years ago when it was approximately four to six

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