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Meteorite causes explosion 10 times greater than Hiroshima

NASA released on Monday a meteorite explosion in the Earth’s atmosphere in December that was ten times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima (Japan) in 1945. The explosion, which was detected by the US military satellites, happened over the Bering Sea, off the Kamchatka peninsula, a remote area of Russia. According to NASA, this explosion was the second strongest of its

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Asteroid Lander MASCOT Completes Exploration of Ryugu

The Japanese space agency, JAXA, and the Hayabusa 2 lander, MASCOT, have shared images of the moment when the mission touched the asteroid Ryugu. The lander of Hayabusa 2 (or ‘Hawk 2’, which would be the translation into Spanish), MASCOT, landed on October 3 on the asteroid Ryugu , where he has taken samples of this object, as

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Two astronauts land emergency after a failure in the Russian Soyuz rocket

A failure in the launch propeller of the Soyuz MS-10 capsule forced them to return to Earth via a ballistic descent. Astronaut Nick Hague NASA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos have had to make an emergency landing after takeoff Thursday, at 08.40 hours GMT, aboard the Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-10 from the Baikonur from Baikonur , in Kazakhstan, to the International Space

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