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Saturn closest to Earth tomorrow, visible to the naked eye all night

  THE National Astronomical Research Institute (NARIT) said Saturn will be at opposition tomorrow, August 15, meaning Earth will be directly between the Sun and Saturn and this enables us to see the sun’s light reflecting off Saturn and its rings. When the sun goes down, Saturn will be closest to Earth this year at

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How Mars became the prize for a new space race — and why China is hellbent on winning it

By Steffi Paladini, Space.com     This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Steffi Paladini, Reader in Economics & Global Security, Birmingham City University LOOKING at its achievements over the past decade, nobody would doubt China is aiming to win the new

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Star Wars tensions rise as rival Mars probes on collision course

The skies above Mars will witness some startling aeronautical displays in the next few days when three rival space robot probes reach the red planet after journeying for millions of miles across space. The United Arab Emirates’ probe Hope orbiter will arrive first, on Tuesday, (tomorrow) followed by China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft the next day. Finally,

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