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Three Unmanned Missions to Mars Took Flight Last Month

August 8, 2020

China, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States are going to Mars this summer, “The New York Times” reported. They include orbiters, landing pods, rovers, and an experimental helicopter to observe and report on the Red Planet from orbit and on land. The orbit and atmosphere of Mars compare oddly to Earth’s. […]

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Russia Test Fires Anti-Satellite Weapon—from Orbit

July 27, 2020

Russia tested a space-based anti-satellite weapon earlier this month, the United States Space Command reported Thursday. The military branch suggested that this is at odds with a Russian statement that the mission of the craft was to serve as an “inspector satellite.” Geopolitics reached space more than 60 years ago. […]

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