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The James Webb Telescope locks on to a star

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For the first time, The James Webb Space Telescope’s key pointing instrument fixed on to a star. FGS (The Fine Guidance Sensor), a contribution from Honeywell on behalf of the CSA, will be used for aligning the telescope’s 18 hexagonal segments that make up the primary mirror.

SpaceX Starship delayed again

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For at least another month, SpaceX’s Starship Mars rocket will not reach orbit. While SpaceX aims to launch that mission shortly after the United States FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) conducts an environmental assessment of Starship’s South Texas facilities, the Federal Aviation Administration has shifted the completion date again to March 28. On December 31, the initial review was set to be finished.

Astra rocket’s Florida launch fails

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A rocket from launch-vehicle startup Astra suffered a flight failure on February 10, Thursday, which resulted in the loss of four satellites traveling aboard for a NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) initiative. The Astra company was founded in 2016 and seeks to become a significant player in the small-satellite launch market.

Starlink satellites burn up in Earth’s atmosphere after a Sun storm

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40 SpaceX satellites are expected to come crashing back to Earth because of a recent geomagnetic storm from the sun.

After an inclement weather delay, NASA’s Mars “Ingenuity” helicopter flies again

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA’s Mars helicopter, which is known as Ingenuity, returned to the planet’s skies and flew for about 100 seconds, After almost two months of not flying. It was delayed because of a dust storm on Mars.




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