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They find a planetary system with three super-Earths and two super-mercuries

An international scientific team, led by the Space Astrophysics Institute (IA) of Portugal, has confirmed the discovery of five exoplanets in the same planetary system, two of them similar to Mercury. It is a system with three super-earths and two super-mercuries around the cold star HD 23472, the IAC said in a statement, in which …

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NASA will make a second attempt to launch the Artemis I lunar mission on Saturday

The NASA will do on Saturday a second attempt to launch the unmanned lunar mission Artemis I into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida, that marks the beginning of the race for a future colonization of the terrestrial satellite. The objective of this historic mission is to test the capabilities of the powerful SLS (Space Launch …

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“A space treasure”: The James Webb telescope takes its first direct image of an exoplanet

Launched last Christmas, the space telescope james webb is facing new firsts. This time it has been his first direct image of a planet outside the Solar Systemand the chosen one has been HIP65426ba gas giant and therefore not habitable. This exoplanet was discovered in 2017, it has between six and twelve times the mass …

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