AI Spots Craters on the Moon, Starlink + 2 More News That Makes Us One Step Closer To Space

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Space holds many secrets and mysteries the humanity should solve in the future. 

Here’re the next few steps we made during the last 7 days. 

Starlink

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approves SpaceX’s internet satellite marking the first time the government agency has given the green light for a US-licensed low-Earth orbit broadband service.

As it was previously announced, the project is called Starlink.

To know more about it read New Internet Era Is Coming: All Key Facts About Elon Musk’s Starlink!

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Photo: SpaceX

Falling Chinese space station

Chinese space station Tiangong-1 is falling uncontrollably toward Earth, with a fiery plunge through our atmosphere expected on April Fool’s Day.

And seems that it won’t be dying unnoticed as scientists assure that as the station burns up, it will generate huge fireballs visible from the ground.

“Fireballs are almost certain,” Harvard University astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell told Live Science in an email.

The final falling should happen around 2 p.m. UTC (10 a.m. EST) on April 1, give or take 16 hours.

Keep in mind that it’s not dangerous for you because it’s going to fall in an area that includes most of the inhabited regions of the planet.

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Source: CMSA

Unique galaxy without dark matter

An unusual galaxy far, far away shocked astronomers as the dark matter is missing.

About 65 million light-years away, the galaxy called NGC1052-DF2 seems has no dark matter – the mysterious, unseen material that is thought to permeate the Universe.

“Something like this has never been seen,” said Prof Pieter van Dokkum, of Yale University, the study’s senior author. “It challenges the standard ideas of how we think galaxies form.”

Dark matter is thought to make up 27 percent of all the mass and energy of the Universe.

The matter we can see — the atoms that make up you and me — accounts for just 5 percent.

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Source: Pieter van Dokkum/AP

AI spots craters on the

So, astronomers announced this month that they’d used AI to find 6,000 new craters on the .

Using AI to find these craters is important, as it demonstrates another way machine learning can automate a labor-intensive task.

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Source: The Verge

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One Step Closer To Space: Here's When Chinese Space Station Will Fall + 4 More News
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