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Is NASA Finally Done Paying Russia for Trips to Space?

Is NASA Finally Done Paying Russia for Trips to Space?

NASA just handed over $US90 ($126) million to the Russian space agency for launching astronaut Kate Rubins to the International Space Station. Assuming its commercial partners are able to deliver, this could mark the last time NASA purchases a seat on a Soyuz spacecraft.

How A Telescope Tragedy Led To This Amazing New X-Ray Image

How A Telescope Tragedy Led To This Amazing New X-Ray Image

The x-ray image above shows one of the Milky Way’s neighbours, the Large Magellanic Cloud. This image contains fuzzy emissions from gas, intervening stars and distance galactic cores, and the remnants of a supernova first spotted from Earth 32 years ago right at the centre, all orbiting our galaxy 158,200…