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Scientists can't rule out giant asteroid Apophis impacting Earth in 2068 - CNET
Apophis is the size of the Eiffel Tower and a 2068 impact scenario is still in play, but it's not a reason to lose sleep.

Ariel Exoplanet Mission Moves From Blueprint to Reality - SciTechDaily
ESA’s exoplanet mission Ariel, scheduled for launch in 2029, has moved from study to implementation phase, following which an industrial contractor will be selected to build the spacecraft. Ariel, the Atmospheric remote-sensing infrared exoplanet large-survey…

Updates: Watch ULA launch an Atlas V rocket and secretive satellite from Cape Canaveral - Florida Today
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket boosted a secretive intelligence satellite from Cape Canaveral Friday evening.

SpaceX, NASA delay Crew-1 astronaut launch to Sunday -
Unacceptable winds for the rocket booster's recovery are to blame, NASA says.

SpaceX Crew-1 launch: How to watch NASA mission to the ISS live Sunday - CNET
SpaceX wants Crew Dragon flights to the space station with NASA to be business as usual. Crew-1 will lead the way, but only after a weather delay.

Climate Scientists Debunk ‘Point of No Return’ Paper Everyone’s Freaking Out About - Gizmodo
On Thursday, a new study came out warning that even if we stopped emitting carbon dioxide, the world has reached the “point of no return” for climate change. The study has been covered widely, but here’s the thing: The analysis has some big problems.

Aurora-chasing citizen scientists help discover a new feature of STEVE -
In 2018, a new aurora-like discovery struck the world. From 2015 to 2016, citizen scientists reported 30 instances of a purple ribbon in the sky, with a green picket fence structure underneath. Now named STEVE, or Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement,…

East African Rift System is slowly breaking away, with Madagascar splitting into pieces -
The African continent is slowly separating into several large and small tectonic blocks along the diverging East African Rift System, continuing to Madagascar—the long island just off the coast of Southeast Africa—that itself will also break apart into smalle…

1st instance of microevolution in early human relative discovered -
Climate change prompted microevolution in now-extinct species.

Predators form an unusual coexistence in the central Chilean Andes -
In the high plains of the central Chilean Andes, an ecosystem consisting of only a few animal species is providing researchers with new insights into how predators coexist in the wild.

Rocket booster from 1966 returns to Earth's orbit and will circle our planet 'for a few weeks' - Daily Mail
NASA launched the Surveyor 2 mission to the Moon in 1966 but an issue mid-flight resulted in the spacecraft losing control and NASA eventually lost contact.

What is Nasa's giant SLS rocket? - Yahoo News
Nasa's huge next-generation rocket is undergoing tests ahead of its maiden flight in 2021.

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