Nov. 10, 2018

89: First Images of Asteroid Bennu from Osiris-Rex

89: First Images of Asteroid Bennu from Osiris-Rex

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*NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft gets its first images of asteroid Bennu

After two years traveling through space, the NASA OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has taken the first images of its mission target – the asteroid Bennu.

*Dust clouds confirmed in Earth’s orbit around the Sun

Astronomers have confirmed two elusive dust clouds which are in Earth’s orbit around the Sun.

*Russia to launch new crew to the space station next month

The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos will recommence manned space flights to the International Space station next month. The decision to launch follows detailed investigations into last month’s accent abort of the Soyuz MS-10 flight from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan.

*Climate Change satellite launched

Japan launched a new spacecraft to monitor greenhouse gas emissions.

*SpaceX spectacular west coast launch

California residents were treated to a spectacular evening launch with a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lighting up the Pacific sunset skies.

*The Science Report

Earth’s oceans absorbed 60 percent more heat than previously thought.

Scientists develop a real-life tractor beam.

How Australia’s first people arrived on the great southern land.

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