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China’s Yutu 2 rover about to ‘wake up’ on the far side of the moon

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 21:58

China’s plucky Yutu 2 rover is about to wake up and continue to explore the far side of the moon as the nation works to land a rover on Mars this May.

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SpaceX will launch a moon mission funded by Dogecoin in 2022

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 21:18

SpaceX books a mission to the moon funded entirely by Dogecoin just days after SpaceX founder Elon Musk joked on Saturday Night Live about his role in spreading memes about the cryptocurrency.

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The commander pulls an April Fools’ Day prank on the crew – Commander’s Report: lunar day 2

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 20:15

Commander Musilova pranked the new Selene V crew with the help of a previous crew at the HI-SEAS habitat, as part of their initiation to surviving their analog lunar mission.

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The bright ‘evening star’ Venus returns to the night sky this month

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 19:35

You might have been wondering where the most brilliant of all the planets has been in recent months.

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China launches more classified Yaogan satellites into orbit

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 19:35

China conducted two launches of classified Yaogan satellites in the last week while much of the world waited to see where and when the Long March 5B would fall.

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Rocket Lab to recover Electron booster from ocean after Saturday launch

Submit on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 17:45

Rocket Lab will fish another booster out of the sea this weekend, if all goes according to plan.

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