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Moon Cotton buds anyone?

China’s Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

image source: CLEP
Cotton sprouts seen close-up under a protective cover on board the Moon lander

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#201

RIP 2019-2019: The first plant to grow on the Moon? Yeah, it’s dead already, Chinese admit - theregister

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#202

Scott Manley tells us - Why Are Most Impact Craters Perfectly Circular? (Rather than Ovals)

#203

Are you aware of the gravity of the situation on Mars? Why yes, say boffins: We rejigged Curiosity to measure it - theregsiter

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#204

Surprise surprise, it was basically a scam

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#205

Good job I didn’t sign up to that one then.

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#206

Scott Manley talks about - NASA Stops Trying to Wake Mars Opportunity After It Remains Silent

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#207

Back to the Moon. Just not yet though.

Scott tells us about NASA’s New Plans To Land Humans On The Moon In 10 Years.

#208

Given the systematic disasters that are NASA crewed space projects nowadays, is there a chance this will actually happen?

#209

Add another 10 years for all the BS political and bureaucratic delays :stuck_out_tongue:

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#210

has china traveled to the american moon landing sites to btfo the hoax conspiracy theorists yet? or will they just claim china’s in on it too?

#211

wow scott manlet aged like shit. wasn’t he spposed to be in his 20s? he looks 45

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#212

Israel’s Beresheet robot sets its sights on the Moon - bbc

The lift-off of the Beresheet’s Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral is timed for 20:45 EST, Thursday (01:45 GMT, Friday).

Hayabusa-2: Japan mission set to ‘bite an asteroid’ - bbc

A Japanese spacecraft is set to “bite an asteroid” as it descends to collect a sample of rock from the surface.
The Hayabusa-2 probe will try to grab the sample from a pre-chosen site on the asteroid Ryugu at 23:00 GMT on 21 February.

*Update: Israel’s Beresheet Moon mission gets under way - bbc

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#213

‘Mole’ on InSight Mars Lander Starts Burrowing, But the Going Is Rough space dot com

The Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package (HP3) instrument aboard NASA’s InSight Mars lander burrows into the Martian soil for the first time on Feb. 28, 2019.(Image: © NASA/JPL-Caltech/DLR)

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#214

Adam Savage’s Tested

How Would Space Politics Work? - Offworld Episode 15

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Hmm, they really didn’t cover a lot in that episode. Some parts were interesting, but there was so much they could have gotten into… SciFi offers such a broad range of subject matter to explore.

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#216

Scott Manley discusses - Would A Catastrophic Air Leak Knock The Space Station Out Of Orbit?

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Adam Savage’s Tested

The Potential and Problems of Spaceship A.I. - Offworld Episode 16

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#218
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#219

Deep Space Updates - SpaceX, Hayabusa Shoots an Asteroid, Mars Quakes - April 26th from Scott Manley

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