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Pieces of orbiting space junk set for very close pass – BBC News

Two bits of discarded Russian and Chinese space hardware may pass within less than 25m of each other.

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Two pieces of old space junk may come within 25m of each other, according to a Silicon Valley start-up which uses radars to track objects in orbit.
LeoLabs has been monitoring the paths of a defunct Russian satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket segment.
It sees them converging over Antarctica at 00:56 GMT (01:56 BST) on Thursday.
Other experts who’ve looked …

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Water On The Moon: NASA Confirms Water Molecules On Our Neighbor’s Sunny Surface – NPR

The breakthrough suggests that water, vital to life on Earth, could be distributed across more parts of the lunar surface than the ice that has previously been…

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Researchers have detected water molecules in Clavius crater, in the moon’s southern hemisphere. The large crater is visible from Earth.
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NASA has confirmed the presence of water on the moon’s sunlit surface, a breakthrough that suggests the chemical compound that is vital to life on Earth could be distributed across more parts of the lunar surface than the ice that has previously been found in dark and cold areas.
“We don’t know yet if we can use it as a resource,” NASA Administrator…

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Denny’s to offer ‘Blue Moons Over My Hammy’ sandwich made with blue bread on Halloween – Fox News

The best way to celebrate Halloween is with some unnaturally blue food.

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The best way to celebrate Halloween is with some unnaturally dyed food.
This year, Halloween will coincide with a lunar event known as a blue moon (a second full moon in the same month). To celebrate this spooky coincidence, Denny’s has unveiled a special meal that will scare the blue out of diners.
On Oct. 31, Denny’s will serve a special blue-hued version of its popular Moons Over My Hammy sandwich, which will be made with blue sourdough bread sandwiching more recognizable ingredients.
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SpaceX’s estimated valuation climbs to over $100 billion over Starlink’s potential – Teslarati

Back in July, New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley gave Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, an estimated valuation of $52 billion. But as SpaceX…

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Back in July, New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley gave Elon Musks private space company, SpaceX, an estimated valuation of $52 billion. But as SpaceX hits its stride by winning more government contracts and as its Starlink constellation passes 1,000 satellites, the investment firm has revised its estimated valuation for Musks private space company to over $100 billion. 
Morgan Stanleys estimates were noted in a research note published last Thursday titled SpaceX: Raising Valuation Scenarios…

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