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NASA wants you to be able to dig things up on the Moon in search of the lunar exploration architecture

As part of NASA’s ramp towards its Artemis Moon mission in 2024, some technologies are being sought for development by private entities. The last request is for the collection of a Moon sample, any sample will do and bids are open to any commercial entity in the world. NASA’s proposal was released on Thursday (September 10) and was followed by …

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This is what the huge amount of smoke created by the West Coast fires from space looks like

some in the Pacific A satellite image of the Northeast Pacific taken by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on September 12. Credit – NOAA Satellite images recently shared by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) show massive amounts of smoke engulfing the west coast of the United States and extending hundreds of miles over the Pacific …

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Scientists have just found a way to allow machines to see through clouds and fog

Whether it’s robots working in a disaster area, autonomous cars moving around cities, or satellites peering into space, having machines that can see through clouds, mist and fog is incredibly useful and scientists may have just created the best system so far. The newly developed system works via an algorithm that measures the movement of individual light particles or photons, …

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The world’s largest digital camera takes its first 3,200 megapixel images – it will explore cosmic mysteries

The SLAC teams took the first 3,200 megapixel images with the full focal plane of the LSST camera, the future “eye” of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory. These are the largest digital images ever taken in a single shot. One of the first objects photographed was a Romanesco, chosen for its very detailed plot. Credit: Greg Stewart / SLAC National …

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We all need space. 11 sublime images from the “astronomy photographer of the year” that will blow your mind

Do you need inspiration? Last week, the title Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 was awarded by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, and with it came a collection of space photos that blew us all in awe. Point to some truly innovative and unexpected captures of galaxies, nebulae, planets, the Moon and even SpaceX satellites. Nicolas Lefaudeux (France) …

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