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  • Astronaut Nick Hague says there was no time to panic - NBCNews.com

    American astronaut Nick Hague — days after he was forced to make an emergency, ballistic descent — said Tuesday he didn't have any time to panic as his journey went haywire and could have ended in tragedy. Hague told NBC News that as soon as ...

  • NASA eyes stunning 'cloud city' airship concept to explore Venus - Fox News

    NASA is considering a spectacular airship concept for Venus exploration. The space agency's Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate (SACD) has posted potential designs of the High Altitude Venus Operational Concept (HAVOC) on its website.

  • SpaceX rocket part unearthed on Outer Banks beach for second time in 12 months - myfox8.com

    OCRACOKE ISLAND, N.C. — A 10- by 6-foot chunk of metal, found embedded in a beach in the Outer Banks on Monday, came courtesy of SpaceX, the Charlotte Observer reports. SpaceX took responsibility for the debris, confirming that it came off a rocket ...

  • Earth Lost 2.5 Billion Years' Worth of Evolutionary History in Just 130000 Years - Smithsonian

    Humans have only been around for some 130,000 years, but a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concludes that in this relatively brief time period, we've managed to erase a staggering 2.5 billion years of ...

  • Coffee Rust Threatens Latin American Crop; 150 Years Ago, It Wiped Out An Empire - WCAI

    Five years ago, Finca El Valle, a small, family-run coffee farm south of Antigua, Guatemala, was producing 140,000 pounds of superior-quality Arabica for a select handful of America's premier specialty-coffee roasters. An outbreak of coffee leaf rust ...

  • Record Breaker: 4 Huge Alien Planets Spotted Around Baby Star - Space.com

    In an astronomical first, four gigantic planets have been detected around a very young star, a new study reports. The star in question is CI Tau, which lies about 500 light-years from Earth. CI Tau is just 2 million years old and is still surrounded by ...

  • Ancient Steroid Suggests Sea Sponges Were One of Earth's First Animals - Gizmodo

    Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, are claiming to have discovered the oldest known animal fossil—an ancient sea sponge that emerged between 660 million and 635 million years ago. New research published this week in Nature ...

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