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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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Why some scientists choose China's space station for research

Why some scientists choose China’s space station for research

Seeking to boost its prestige in the world, China is promoting its Tiangong orbital outpost as a space station available to scientists around the world, not just those living in other countries with established space programs. “We are ready to carry out more international cooperation and exchanges with countries and regions engaged in the peaceful …

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China's new space station opens in increasingly competitive era of space activity

China’s new space station opens in increasingly competitive era of space activity

Three taikonauts boarded the Shenzhou 15 mission en route to China’s new Tiangong space station. Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images The International Space Station is no longer the only place humans can live in orbit. On November 29, 2022, the Shenzhou 15 mission launched from the Gobi Desert in China carrying three taikonauts – …

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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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Chinese astronauts board space station in historic mission

Chinese astronauts board space station in historic mission

Three Chinese astronauts arrived on Wednesday (30 November) at China’s space station for the first in-orbit crew rotation in Chinese space history, launching operation of the second inhabited outpost in low-Earth orbit after the NASA-led International Space Station. The spacecraft Shenzhou-15, or “Divine Vessel”, and its three passengers lifted off atop a Long March-2F rocket …

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A new era begins as China launches a crewed mission to its space station

A new era begins as China launches a crewed mission to its space station

By Katie Hunt and Alex Stambaugh, CNN (CNN) — Three astronauts lifted off to China’s nearly completed space station on Tuesday, marking the start of the country’s long-term presence in space. It’s a major achievement for China’s ambitious space program, which has explored the far side of the Moon and Mars. The milestone also means …

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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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