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Best NASA toilet designs: Twitter takes on the Lunar Loo Challenge – HITC – Football, Gaming, Movies, TV, Music

Want to see your designs in space? NASA have just launched the competition for you. NASA are calling out for designers to help with a…

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China’s Mars probe completes second orbital correction – Xinhua | English.news.cn – Xinhua

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BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) — China’s Mars probe Tianwen-1 on Sunday successfully carried out its second orbital correction, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
The probe conducted the orbital correction at 11 p.m. on Sunday (Beijing Time) after four of its 120N engines were in operation for 20 seconds. The performance of the 120N engines was tested simultaneously.
The probe has traveled in orbit for roughly 60 days so far, and was about 19 million km away from Earth. …

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Asteroid 2020 SW Approach: Will not annihilate Humanity – iTech Post

Asteroid 2020 SW will pass very close to the Earth. It’s closest approach to Earth will occur on September 24 at around 11:18 UTC (7:18 am ET).

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Asteroid 2020 SW is in the Pegasus constellation. Its current Right Ascension is 23h 48m 45s and has a magnitude of 20.35 (JPL). The asteroid will pass close to the earth on the 24th of September. The asteroid will pass closer than weather satellites. This near-earth object will brighten as it draws near. However, you won’t observe it with the eye alone. Earth’s gravity will bend the asteroid’s trajectory. 
Asteroid 2020 SW was discovered on 18th September 2020 from Mt. Lemmon Observatory in Ar…

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Louth publican ‘apprehensive but excited’ to reopen after six months – The Irish Times

Stuart Carolan spends €40,000 to make thatched premises comply with Covid-19 rules

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Stuart Carolan and his father Patrick have spent 40,000 to ensure their pub The Morning Star complies with the Covid-19 guidelines before they open the doors this evening for the first time in six months.
I am feeling a little bit apprehensive but excited at the same time. I am really looking forward to seeing our regulars, our customers and staff again, says Stuart.
A thatched pub with hanging baskets in the village of Tullyallen, it is believed to be one of the oldest in Co Louth.
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