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    William Shatner described being particularly struck by how different the real experience of going into space was from the simulations he ran with Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin.  The 90-year-old actor joined Blue Origin Vice President of New Shepard Mission and Flight Operations Audrey Powers as well as Dr. Chris Boshuizen and Glen de Vries as they blasted off on the aerospace...
    OLEKSANDR USYK’S spooky space-age kit helped him get the edge over Anthony Joshua and produce an out-of-this world performance. Before the 31-year-old Watford ace worried his fans with a bizarrely relaxed ring walk last Saturday, Usyk, 34, arrived like a laser-focused astronaut with a futuristic helmet helping him ignore the 60,000 AJ fans who booed his Ukraine national anthem and...
    (CNN)When you think of Tang -- if you think of Tang at all -- you probably think of its association with the United States space program in the 1960s. After all, "Tang was chosen for the Gemini astronauts," as a 1966 advertisement for the classic orange drink stated. Gemini was NASA's second human spaceflight mission in the lead-up to the...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Even before Sally Ride was the first American female in space 38 years ago, women have been playing a major role in our journey to the stars. That mission of female leadership and scientific discoveries continues to inspire one generation to the next. “I wanna be an aerospace engineer. So I want to build the rocketships, I...
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    (CNN)The European Space Agency (ESA) is looking for new astronauts for the first time in 11 years.Applications open on March 31, and women are encouraged to apply as the agency seeks "to expand gender diversity in our ranks," according to a statement from the ESA published Monday."To go farther than we ever have before, we need to look wider than...
    The sky is the limit for successful applicants. – Nasa/Rex The European Space Agency is advertising for astronauts for the first time in 11 years and particularly wants women to apply for the out-of-this-world jobs. The organisation, which is dedicated to space exploration, said it wanted to “expand gender diversity in our ranks”. The United Kingdom remains a member...
    SpaceX Starship SN8 waits for its first flight at dawn on Dec 8. Screen capture from video feed provided by LabPadre. It’s easy to miss, what with a few things like massive deaths and an attempted coup back here planetside, but things are happening in space that could have a direct impact back here on Earth. And no, by “direct...
    This week, while Americans on the ground saw the ­embarrassment of lost counts and found ballots, a part of America that works was making history: SpaceX and NASA launched four astronauts into orbit and docked the ­SpaceX capsule Resilience with the International Space Station. It was the first of six commercial astronaut launches that NASA has purchased from ­SpaceX, the...
    London (CNN)The landscape of pop culture is littered with people trying to escape the suburbs. The sitcom "Suburgatory," novelists such as Richard Yates and endless suburban mom memes are a testament to the hold these outer reaches of cities have on public imagination. In Britain, the poet John Betjeman coined the term "Metro-Land" to fondly refer to the suburbs on...
    AS you read this, the People’s Republic of China continues its military programme to identify and target every single satellite in Earth orbit needed by the United States for its survival. Why should that be of concern to the political and military leadership of the United States and those of our allies?  5A rocket at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center...
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