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Why has an NFT payload just been sent to the International Space Station?

Why has an NFT payload just been sent to the International Space Station?

Crypto degenerates often talk about their favorite coin or token pumping “to the moon”, but NFT assets have actually been teleported into space. On Thursday, the latest example – from the Solana NFT Infinity Labs project – will see a collection of NFTs from many Web3 projects launched into orbit via the International Space Station. …

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Watching Water Droplets Merge on the International Space Station

Watching Water Droplets Merge on the International Space Station

Droplets (at centimeter scale) coalesce during an experiment on the International Space Station. Credit: Josh McCraney Understanding how water droplets propagate and coalesce is essential for everyday life scenarios, such as raindrops falling from cars, planes, and rooftops, and for applications in power generation, aerospace engineering and cell adhesion at the microscopic scale. However, these …

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RevBio launches an experiment for its regenerative biomaterial on the International Space Station

RevBio launches an experiment for its regenerative biomaterial on the International Space Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RevBio, Inc., announced that a the experiment to study Tetranite®, the company’s regenerative bone adhesive biomaterial, was successfully launched aboard the International Space Station (ISS). On Saturday November 26, 2022, the study material was launched to the space station on the 26 from SpaceXe Commercial Resupply Services Mission (SpaceX CRS-26), sponsored …

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Wisconsin students grow glow mushrooms on the International Space Station

Wisconsin students grow glow mushrooms on the International Space Station

It may sound stranger than fiction, but Wisconsin students, including one who lives in Chippewa Falls, are conducting a science experiment that has them launching phosphorescent mushrooms into space. The goal is to help human beings, especially astronauts, to survive on other planets through the use of these mushrooms. Last Saturday, a real life microgravity …

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Japanese astronaut keeps International Space Station mission going amid research scandal

Japanese astronaut keeps International Space Station mission going amid research scandal

A Japanese astronaut will not lose his 2023 mission to the space station despite his involvement in a research scandal, according to media reports. Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa and his team, however, will be “appropriately” punished for “fabricated” and “altered” research study data simulating an astronaut’s work on the International Space Station, the Japanese agency said. …

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How nationalism doomed the International Space Station

How nationalism doomed the International Space Station

Orbiting the Earth since 1998, the International Space Station (ISS) is a multilateral project involving five space agencies around the world. He conducted thousands of experiments and helped the superpowers keep the corridors of communication open, even when relations on Earth were freezing. However, it is unclear whether the ISS will even reach NASA’s proposed …

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Sharks, turtles and lizards among the protected species at an international conference

Sharks, turtles and lizards among the protected species at an international conference

An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for shark species targeted in the fin trade and dozens of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers are being decimated by the pet trade . The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known by its …

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SpaceX Launch Today: Tomato Seeds, Other Supplies to Deliver to the International Space Station

SpaceX Launch Today: Tomato Seeds, Other Supplies to Deliver to the International Space Station

FLORIDA — SpaceX will attempt to refuel the International Space Station again this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to abandon its first attempt, CNN reported. The mission is scheduled to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 p.m. ET Saturday. If the weather were to …

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SpaceX to launch tomato seeds and other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay |  CNN

SpaceX to launch tomato seeds and other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay | CNN

CNN — SpaceX will attempt to refuel the International Space Station again this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to abandon its first attempt. The mission is scheduled to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 p.m. ET Saturday. If the weather were to wreck those …

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