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    Congress Agrees: We Don’t Need A Space Force.

    Latest Congressional Budget Allows Funding for “Space Corps” Under the Secretary of the Air Force – Not a Full-Blown Space Force Branch of the DoD. Earlier this year, I wrote a very long (by this site’s standards) diatribe about the...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Big Disappointment For Boeing Starliner Launch

    On Its First Trip to the ISS, The Boeing Starliner Won’t Get to the ISS. This morning the first mission to the ISS for the Boeing Starliner lifted off. Then it flew itself into the wrong orbital pattern. It’s hard...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    SpaceX Plans to Send Marijuana to the ISS

    SpaceX Rocket will Carry Marijuana to the ISS for “Scientific Purposes.” A few weeks ago, A SpaceX Dragon capsule went to the ISS with the makings for beer. For that specific mission, the idea was to see how seeds germinate...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    European Exoplanet Mission Launches Successfully

    After Delays Earlier This Week, A Suyoz Rocket Blasted Off This Morning With a New European Exoplanet Mission Exoplanets are something of a craze among astronomers these days. Ever since scientists confirmed their existence back in 1992, they’ve have been...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Another Successful SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch and Landing

    Elon Musk’s Dream of Reusing SpaceX Falcon 9 Rockets is Becoming Reality. Now Let’s See If The Low-Cost Promises Will, Too. Yesterday Elon Musk’s space-tech firm launched a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket into space and nailed the landing. Again. Despite...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    New Study: Panspermia Theory Not Looking So Good

    Panspermia Theory on Thin Ice When It Comes to Populating the Outer Reaches of the Solar System You’ll just have to pardon the ice pun in the headline there because we’re talking about Europa, Jupiter’s icy moon. You see, for...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Monster Black Hole Probably Not So Massive After All

    After Three Independent Reviews, Scientists Now Believe That Monster Black Hole Wasn’t as Big as We Thought. The Scientific Method Prevails! I’ll be frank, I make a crappy astronomer. I know enough to break some things down for you guys,...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Boeing Starliner toTake a an Icon to Space on Friday

    The First Boeing Starliner Passenger Pays Tribute to Gender Equity Icon No, she’s not Buster. And she’s not any of the other dummies we may wish were being jettisoned into space (particularly the ones in suits who run things). This...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Friday’s Top Space Tweets

    It’s That Time Again! Let’s See What Twitter’s Saying about Space Today’s Top Space Tweets Every so often here on Space Porn we like to take a look at Twitter and see what people are saying about space topics. Here...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Juno Finds Seven Swirling Cyclones on Jupiter

    We’ve All Seen The Big Red Spot. Now We Can See Seven More Massive Cyclones on Jupiter in the South Pole Region. Juno has proven to be quite the “Little Spacecraft That Could.” A few months ago NASA’s Jupiter-studying probe...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    NASA Discovers Water Ice Beneath the Martian Surface

    The Presence of Water Ice Has Major Implications for Colonization Efforts Scientists at NASA found water beneath the surface of Mars. More than that, they say that it’s not even that far down. In fact, according to one researcher, Sylvain...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Star Wars: The Mandalorian—Mid-Season Review

    Disney’s New Star Wars Western Is A Huge Success. Here’s Why… (Warning: Possible Spoilers Ahead) Well, Star Wars fans, we’re a little over halfway through the season of the much-hyped Disney Plus series, “The Mandalorian.” So far, reviews from critics...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Watch NASA Blow Up The Space Launch System!

    Here’s What Happens When Engineers Decide to Blow Up Its New Space Launch System (SLS) Progress and greatness often demand sacrifice. Sometimes, in order to create something beautiful, one must destroy it first. Still, I personally burst into tears every...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Blue Origin Launch Faces Weather Delay

    Bezos and Co Will Have to Wait At Least Another Day for the Latest Blue Origin Launch Several months have passed since the last time we saw a Blue Origin launch. That dry spell was supposed to end today. Unfortunately...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    NASA’s Space Launch System First Core Unveiled (Watch)

    The Controversial and Expensive Space Launch System is One Step Closer to Taking Americans Back to the Moon.  Senator Richard Shelby’s (R- Alabama) pet project—a ridiculously large and expensive rocket called the Space Launch System (SLS)—got all kinds of attention...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    NASA Recruits Elephant Seals in Funny Hats

    These Elephant Seals Will Help NASA to Better Understand Climate Change Elephant seals Wearing The Latest Fashion For Science! No, this seal isn’t under a delusion that it’s a unicorn. And it’s not putting on a fashion show for its...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    The Cure For Cancer May Be In Space

    Researchers Find That Zero Gravity Conditions Kill Cancer Cells A research team in Australia found that in their study 80% of cancer cells died in zero gravity. Now they’ll send the cells responsible for the plague of this era into...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Missing Dark Matter: The Mystery of the 19 Galaxies

    Astrophysicists Scramble To Figure Out The Absence of Dark Matter In Nineteen Newly-Discovered Dwarf Galaxies. Studying dark matter is a tricky business. Those familiar with astronomy and the techniques used to determine what we know can tell you that there’s...

    Brandon Humphreys