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1. Universe Today -Here’s the Video of Hayabusa2 Bombing Asteroid Ryugu 2. Universe Today – InSight Just Detected its First “Marsquake” 3. Universe Today – As Expected, the Newly Upgraded LIGO is Finding a Black Hole Merger Every Week. Upgrades …

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The Carnival of Space 607 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – Hayabusa2 Fires an Anti-Tank Warhead at Asteroid Ryugu. The spacecraft had to break up the surface material by shooting it with “bullets” – 5 gram impactors made …

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1. The Venus Transit – Beresheet, first Israeli spaceship to the moon made a successful Lunar capture maneuver. Above is a picture taken by Beresheet of the far side of the moon during the maneuver at 470 km height. 2. …

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1. Universe Today – Hayabusa2 Left a Dark Spot Where it Touched Down on Ryugu. Engineers Aren’t Sure Why An image taken a minute after the spacecraft had reached an altitude of 25 km (15.5 mi) – the mission team …

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1. Universe Today – Eta Carinae is Getting Brighter Because a Dust Cloud was Blocking our View Within a decade or so, we will no longer be able to see the Homunculus nebula clearly. That was the conclusion reached in …

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The Carnival of Sapce 599 is up at Urban Astronomer The Hill – SpaceX could disrupt NASA plan to return humans to the moon NASA’s lunar lander concept is a three-stage vehicle that would depart from and return to the …

carnival of spaceCarnival of Space 595 – India Will Have Manned Launches by 2022

1. Universe Today – India is Going to be Sending Three People to Space in Three Years During a cabinet-level meeting that took place on Friday, Dec. 25th, the government of India announced that the Indian Space Research Organization‘s (ISRO) …

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The 590th Carnival of Space is up at Universe Today. Chandra X-Ray Space Telescope Blog – Double Trouble: A White Dwarf Surprises Astronomers Astronomers have detected a bright X-ray outburst from a star in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a nearby …

carnival of spaceSpaceX StarLink Pushes the Limits of Technology for Faster Communication – Carnival of Space 588

The Carnival of Space 588 is up at Cosmoquest. We will look at the highlights of two featured articles and then list the other articles in the survey of the week in space news. Featured – SpaceX Starlink Satellite Network …

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1. Universe Today – Not all the Earth’s Water Came From Comets A new model suggests that the inevitable formation of water would likely occur on any sufficiently large rocky exoplanets in extrasolar systems. Previously, we thought that the only …