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NASA Ingenuity helicopter just broke one of its own records on Mars  CNN

NASA Ingenuity helicopter just broke one of its own records on Mars CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — More than a year and a half after its first flight on Mars, the Ingenuity helicopter has set a new record. The little 4-pound (1.8-kilogram) chopper completed its 35th flight on December 3 …

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Oldest DNA sheds light on a 2 million-year-old ecosystem that has no modern parallel  CNN

Oldest DNA sheds light on a 2 million-year-old ecosystem that has no modern parallel CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — A core of ice age sediment from northern Greenland has yielded the world’s oldest sequences of DNA. The 2 million-year-old DNA samples revealed the now largely lifeless polar region was once home to …

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NASA's Orion spacecraft reaches record-breaking distance from Earth on Artemis I mission |  CNN

NASA’s Orion spacecraft reaches record-breaking distance from Earth on Artemis I mission | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The Orion spacecraft, which is at the core of NASA’s historic Artemis I mission, reached its farthest distance from Earth Monday afternoon, shattering the record for the maximum distance a spacecraft designed to …

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SpaceX to launch tomato seeds, other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay |  CNN

SpaceX to launch tomato seeds, other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay | CNN

CNN — SpaceX will once again try to get a fresh haul of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to wave off its first attempt. The mission is set to take off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 pm ET …

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Dwarf tomato seeds will launch to space station aboard SpaceX's next resupply flight |  CNN

Dwarf tomato seeds to launch to space station aboard SpaceX resupply flight | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — SpaceX’s 26th commercial resupply is set to launch this weekend, and it’ll carry a bounty of supplies, a pair of new solar arrays, dwarf tomato seeds and a range of scientific experiments to …

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Dwarf tomato seeds will launch to space station aboard SpaceX's next resupply flight |  CNN

Dwarf tomato seeds will launch to space station aboard SpaceX’s next resupply flight | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — When SpaceX’s 26th commercial resupply mission launches Tuesday, it will carry a bounty of supplies, a pair of new solar arrays, dwarf tomato seeds and a range of scientific experiments to the International …

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Historic Artemis I mission is just beginning its lunar journey |  CNN

Historic Artemis I mission is just beginning its lunar journey | CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — The third time’s the charm and now, NASA’s mega rocket has made history. The Artemis I mission launched on its journey to the moon Wednesday. Putting on a light show …

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Inflatable heat shield a 'huge success' that could land humans on Mars, NASA says |  CNN

Inflatable heat shield a ‘huge success’ that could land humans on Mars, NASA says | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — When a large experimental heat shield inflated in space and faced the brutal reentry of Earth’s atmosphere last week, the aeroshell survived — and NASA officials have deemed it a “huge success.” The …

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Artemis I mission takes flight in historic leap forward for NASA's moon program |  CNN

Artemis I mission takes flight in historic leap forward for NASA’s moon program | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The historic Artemis I mission took flight in the early hours of Wednesday morning after months of anticipation. The milestone event kicked off a journey that will send an uncrewed spacecraft around the …

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First-time NASA spacewalkers will venture outside the space station  CNN

First-time NASA spacewalkers ventured outside the space station Tuesday | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The first in a series of end-of-the-year spacewalks kicked off Tuesday morning outside the International Space Station. First-time spacewalkers and NASA astronauts Josh Cassada and Frank Rubio began their excursion outside the space …

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