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Sky show: Moon, Saturn and Jupiter dazzle in southern sky – Minnesota Public Radio News

An interesting sky show is visible in the southern sky this week.

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An interesting sky show is visible in the southern sky this week.
Look south after sunset tonight if you can. Theres a great lineup of the moon and planets as darkness arrives.
Moon, Saturn and Jupiter
The just past full moon rises in the southeast sky at 9:38 p.m. in Minneapolis Tuesday night. As it rises higher in the southeast sky, youll see the moon to the left if you are facing south.
To the right, the bright white object is Saturn. Further right, bright reddish Jupiter glows as you a…

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SpaceX’s estimated valuation climbs to over $100 billion over Starlink’s potential – Teslarati

Back in July, New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley gave Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, an estimated valuation of $52 billion. But as SpaceX…

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Back in July, New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley gave Elon Musks private space company, SpaceX, an estimated valuation of $52 billion. But as SpaceX hits its stride by winning more government contracts and as its Starlink constellation passes 1,000 satellites, the investment firm has revised its estimated valuation for Musks private space company to over $100 billion. 
Morgan Stanleys estimates were noted in a research note published last Thursday titled SpaceX: Raising Valuation Scenarios…

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NASA telescope uncovers definitive evidence of water on the moon – CNET

A telescope in the back of a 747 finally puts to rest a longstanding question about lunar water.

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Eleven years ago, a trio of spacecraft changed our view of the moon forever. Data collected by the robotic travelers indicated Earth’s only natural satellite wasn’t a dry, dusty desert as we’d long believed. The spacecraft picked up the telltale chemical signature of water. Our moon wasn’t soaking — but it was damp.
Scientists couldn’t pull apart the chemical signature to definitively say how much was “molecular” water, the stuff we know as H2O, and how much was hydroxyl, a molecule that’s one…

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The astronaut Kate Rubins cast her ballot from space, joining 59 million early voters. – The New York Times

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In New York, where early voting began on Saturday, tens of thousands of voters waited hours to cast ballots, with lines stretched for blocks outside polling sites. Similar scenes have been reported in other states.
With Election Day still eight days away, more than 60 million Americans have already voted, surpassing 2016s early turnout record.
Astronauts have been voting from space since 1997, when Texas legislators set up a technical procedure that enabled them to cast ballots. Many astronauts…

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