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Languages could change once interstellar flights, arks become a reality, study proposes
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Languages could change once interstellar flights, arks become a reality, study proposes

Researchers cite examples of Polynesian sailors, who populated the South Pacific islands and founded entirely new cultures after 3,000 BC.

Prolonged travel in space can make the human brain bigger, change its functions a study found
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Prolonged travel in space can make the human brain bigger, change its functions a study found

The authors said that chronic exposure to intracranial pressure during spaceflight is a possible factor, the exact cause is unknown.

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, new Dragon XL will ferry cargo, supplies to Lunar Gateway
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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, new Dragon XL will ferry cargo, supplies to Lunar Gateway

The Dragon XL spacecraft will carry research supplies that will help future astronauts on the moon collect lunar samples.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Five astronauts give us their best tips on finding joy, calm in self-isolation
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Five astronauts give us their best tips on finding joy, calm in self-isolation

To live our lives in solitude is hard and that's where taking help from experts is recommended.

Astronauts going to space will receive an empty farewell due to the spread of coronavirus
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Astronauts going to space will receive an empty farewell due to the spread of coronavirus

Usually, families, bosses and dozens of others jam a special room while the astronauts put on their spacesuits before liftoff.

Catch 'em young: Seventh grade student names NASA's 2020 Mars rover 'Perseverance'
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Catch 'em young: Seventh grade student names NASA's 2020 Mars rover 'Perseverance'

Alex will visit Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to witness the launch of the rover and will always be associated with this mission.

Sex in space: Could technology help in meeting astronauts' intimate needs during space travel?
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Sex in space: Could technology help in meeting astronauts' intimate needs during space travel?

Erobotics is the emerging transdisciplinary research studying human-erobots interactions and related phenomena.

Gaganyaan astronauts to be trained for 11 months, will begin third week of Jan: Union Minister
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Gaganyaan astronauts to be trained for 11 months, will begin third week of Jan: Union Minister

While four astronauts will undergo training, only three astronauts will be sent to space during the mission.

Jeff Bezos talks space, Blue Origin, and climate change at Amazon India event in New Delhi
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Jeff Bezos talks space, Blue Origin, and climate change at Amazon India event in New Delhi

He believes that climate change can be dealt with by people, all over the world, coming together taking 'collective action.'

School kids to name NASA's Mars 2020 rover, winner will be announced in March
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School kids to name NASA's Mars 2020 rover, winner will be announced in March

With more than 28,000 essays submitted, one winner will get to watch the launch live from Cape Canaveral.

NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space
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NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space

These images are the lesser-known images captured by the NASA/ESA collaborative telescope.

Blue Origin successfully launches New Shepard rocket for the sixth time in a row
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Blue Origin successfully launches New Shepard rocket for the sixth time in a row

The company plans has a few more spaceflights before they begin putting people on board.

Asteroid 2017 AP4 will zip past the Earth, at a safe distance, today at 2.24 pm IST
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Asteroid 2017 AP4 will zip past the Earth, at a safe distance, today at 2.24 pm IST

According to the Centre for NEO Studies, 2017 AP4 is classified as a member of the Apollo family of asteroids.

Space travel, long-term exposure to microgravity cause a 'leaky' gut in astronauts: Study
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Space travel, long-term exposure to microgravity cause a 'leaky' gut in astronauts: Study

The effect lasted up to 14 days after the microgravity environment was removed, which scientists find concerning.

Snooze Fest! ESA explores hibernation tech to send astronauts to distant world, deep space
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Snooze Fest! ESA explores hibernation tech to send astronauts to distant world, deep space

Researchers are exploring new ways to lower the metabolic rate of astronauts by 75%, similar to some large hibernating animals like bears.

Saturn's moon Titan was shaped by similar geological processes as Earth: study
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Saturn's moon Titan was shaped by similar geological processes as Earth: study

The dunes and lakes on Titan were relatively young while mountainous terrain appeared older.

Saturn moon Titan's wonderfully wierd terrain and possibility of life make it so very Earth-like
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Saturn moon Titan's wonderfully wierd terrain and possibility of life make it so very Earth-like

Titan's visible exterior is 'one of the most geologically diverse' sights in the solar system.

NASA's Hubble catches a pair of Neptune's moons in a truly bizarre 'dance of avoidance'
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NASA's Hubble catches a pair of Neptune's moons in a truly bizarre 'dance of avoidance'

Naiad and Thalassa are two of Neptune's innermost moons that exist pretty close to each other.

NASA hands Boeing extra USD 287 million to avoid 18 month wait time for the human spaceflights
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NASA hands Boeing extra USD 287 million to avoid 18 month wait time for the human spaceflights

NASA has given Boeing and SpaceX $7 billion since 2014 to build spacecrafts to ferry astronauts to the ISS.

JAXA's Hayabusa-2 will soon begin its return journey to Earth from Asteroid Ryugu
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JAXA's Hayabusa-2 will soon begin its return journey to Earth from Asteroid Ryugu

The spacecraft is carrying samples from the asteroid which might explain the beginning of the solar system.