An odd reddish polar cap on Pluto’s moon Charon has puzzled scientists since 1st seen in 2015. Now researchers may have solved the mystery of Charon’s red cap.
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Astronomers say they have observed an unusual fast radio burst – only the 2nd so far – where smaller bursts persistently occur in-between repeating large bursts.
The IAU has given the name Kejimkujik to minor planet (asteroid) 497593. It’s named for a sacred site of the indigenous Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia.
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NASA is attempting a third SLS dress rehearsal of the Space Launch System on Monday, June 20, 2022. Watch it live here or on NASA TV.
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Chinese media is reporting several new possible artificial signals – presumably signs of an alien intelligence – detected by China’s FAST radio telescope.
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On June 13, 2022, the FAA issued its final Programmatic Environmental Assessment for the SpaceX Starbase in Boca Chica, Texas.
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