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  • NASA Releases Interactive Graphic Novel “First Woman”
    on 25 September 2021 at 16:32

    NASA released its first digital, interactive graphic novel on Saturday in celebration of National Comic Book Day. “First Woman: NASA’s Promise for Humanity” imagines the story of Callie Rodriguez, the first woman to explore the Moon.

  • InSight lander detects most powerful marsquake yet
    by Astronomy Now on 25 September 2021 at 10:00

    The InSight Mars lander detects three powerful marsquakes in one month, shedding new light on the planet’s interior.

  • NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station
    on 24 September 2021 at 19:38

    A SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft filled with more than 4,600 pounds of supplies and valuable scientific experiments bound for NASA’s Space Station Processing Facility is set to leave the International Space Station Thursday, Sept. 30.

  • This Week’s Sky at a Glance, Sept. 24 – Oct. 2
    by Alan MacRobert on 24 September 2021 at 13:48

    Jupiter and Saturn shine in the south-southeast at dusk, Venus low in the southwest. They’re all close to the ecliptic, so a straight line from Jupiter through Saturn points almost exactly to Venus. Don’t believe it? Stretch a string tightly between your hands wide apart, hold it up to the three planets, and see for yourself! The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, Sept. 24 – Oct. 2 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  • Mars Hosted Supervolcanoes in the Ancient Past
    by Javier Barbuzano on 24 September 2021 at 13:47

    Scientists have found massive ash deposits that formed over millions of years of volcanic super-eruptions, the first evidence for such explosive activity on Mars. The post Mars Hosted Supervolcanoes in the Ancient Past appeared first on Sky & Telescope.