NASA replaces first ISS-bound African American astronaut Jeanette Epps with a white Serena Aunon-Chancellor

NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps NASA has removed astronaut Jeanette Epps, who would have been the first African-American long-term crew member of the International Space Station (ISS), from her scheduled mission to the habitable artificial satellite just months before launch, replacing her with a white female astronaut. Forty-seven-year-old Epps earned a doctorate in aerospace engineering in […]

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NASA discovers 10 more Earth-size planets

The system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech) NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky, Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life. The Kepler mission team released a survey of 219 potential exoplanets — planets outside of our solar system — that had been detected […]

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