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This Month in Space: July 2020

SCT: This Month in Space July 2020 We’re really excited about Mars rover, Perseverance set to launch at the end of this month, but there’s still a ton of other interesting things happening on the Space Coast and in the universe. We’ll help you get caught up on all the...

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What do we know about Mars?

The launching of the newest, most technologically advanced Mars rover is upon us. Set to launch July 30th, Perseverance will leave Earth on an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Percy’s (Perseverance’s nickname) main mission: To find out if life was...

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This Month in Space: June 2020

Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, the first half of 2020 has been an exciting time for space exploration and there’s a lot more to look forward to in the second half of the year! Right now, get caught up on what happened in June in our latest edition of This Month...

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Mission to Mars: The Mars Rover

After years of scientific development and preparation, Mars rover, Perseverance (delightfully nicknamed Percy) will be heading towards the Red Planet on an Atlas V-541 rocket that is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base between July 17, 2020, and August...

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This Month in Space: May 2020

This month, history was made as SpaceX and NASA launched astronauts to the ISS from US soil for the first time in 9 years, but that’s not the only exciting space news that happened in May! NASA will pay people to spend 8 months in lockdown to simulate missions Are you...

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A History of Human Space Flight

On May 27, 2020, astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will lift off in SpaceX's Crew Dragon Capsule launched into orbit by a Falcon 9 rocket in Cape Canaveral from the Kennedy Space Center. This will mark the first time in 9 years that NASA astronauts have...

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This Month in Space: April 2020

Do April Meteor showers bring May flowers? We cover what’s happening in space and science on April’s edition of This Month in Space.   A Gigantic Asteroid Passes Near Earth  An asteroid roughly the size of Mount Everest will zoom past Earth on April 29. Named...

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What are Black Holes and How do Scientists Study Them?

The Mystery Behind Black Holes If you’re a fan of science fiction movies and books, you’re probably familiar with the phenomenon of black holes and maybe even feel a shiver of fear radiate down your spine when someone mentions black holes. But, what exactly is a black...

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