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Manned Launch from US for first time since 2011 coming 5/27/2020

https://www.nasa.gov/specials/dm2/

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-space-exploration-spacex-launch/nasa-sets-launch-date-for-spacex-u-s-manned-mission-to-space-station-idUSKBN21Z31H

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Mars Science Space

Deep within Mars, Liquid Water Offers Hope for Life

Radar observations have revealed what appears to be a buried lake on Mars, the first-ever stable reservoir of liquid water found on the Red Planet

Source: Deep within Mars, Liquid Water Offers Hope for Life

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Science Space

Finding a star to call home

We live on a rocky little planet perfectly situated around a middle-aged G2 spectral type yellow star. In many ways, a very boring and ordinary star, but with an extraordinary difference: it has at least one habitable planet. And, in fact, one inhabited world with the right temperature and ratio of

Source: Finding a star to call home

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Mars Propulsion Science Space

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Nails Debut Flight

 

http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-heavy-nails-debut-test-flight

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Medicine Science

In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos

Newly fertilized eggs before gene editing, left, and embryos after gene editing and a few rounds of cell division. A study published on Wednesday announced that edited human embryos can repair common and serious disease-causing gene mutations. Credit Shoukhrat Mitalipov

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/02/science/gene-editing-human-embryos.html

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Space

SpaceX Launches Iridium NEXT-2, Lands Offshore and Pulls Off ‘Double-Header’ Weekend

Source: SpaceX Launches Iridium NEXT-2, Lands Offshore and Pulls Off ‘Double-Header’ Weekend

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Mars Space

Will Mars Go Mute? NASA’s Aging Orbiters May Not Last Long Enough to Support Future Exploration

The space agency does not have a replacement in the works to take over their vital role of relaying communications

Source: Will Mars Go Mute? NASA’s Aging Orbiters May Not Last Long Enough to Support Future Exploration

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Medicine

Pre-clinical study suggests Parkinson’s could start in gut endocrine cells

Source: Pre-clinical study suggests Parkinson’s could start in gut endocrine cells

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Space

Elon Musk Publishes Plans for Colonizing Mars


The billionaire entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX wants to make humanity a “multi-planetary species”

PDF of article

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Source: Elon Musk Publishes Plans for Colonizing Mars

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Aviation

Lockheed Martin Announces Progress in Hypersonic SR-72 Aircraft Program

Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs, or Skunk Works, discussed the future of the SR-72, a Mach 6 strike and reconnaissance aircraft.

Source: Lockheed Martin Announces Progress in Hypersonic SR-72 Aircraft Program