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NASA TV to Air Hot Fire Test of Rocket Core Stage for Artemis Moon Missions

NASA is targeting a two-hour test window that opens at 5 p.m. EST Saturday, Jan. 16, for the hot fire test of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stage at the agency’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Live coverage will begin at 4:20 p.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website, followed by a post-test briefing approximately two hours

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NASA, NOAA to Announce 2020 Global Temperatures, Climate Conditions

Climate researchers from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will release their annual assessment of global temperatures and discuss the major climate trends of 2020 during a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 14. The briefing will take place at the 101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, which is virtual this year. The teleconference participants

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Kering discloses first results of the use phase and end of life environmental impacts of its products

Kering has committed to extend the scope of the EP&L to cover the impacts occurring during the use of its products and at their disposal, encompassing the full life cycle of “cradle to grave”. A pilot study was launched in 2015 focusing on the UK market and, following the publication of a white paper on the topic in October 2019,

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Earthshot Prize — Suggest a Nominee and Help Supercharge the Fight For the Future

With the new year comes a new chance to take on the climate emergencyand a new hope that our ingenuity and activism can set us down a path to a safer and more sustainable future.  Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in the UK, has launched The Earthshot Prize— a global environment award aiming to bring about change and inspire collective action to

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Ferrari ranks among sustainability leaders according to CDP report

Ferrari N.V. (NYSE / MTA: RACE) (“Ferrari“ or “the Company”) ranked among the global leaders in environmental performance and transparency in the annual report published by CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the independent non-profit organisation specialising in environmental reporting and in the evaluation of corporate sustainability strategies. The Maranello-based company was awarded an A- rating, ranking significantly above both the European

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NASA Television to Air Departure of Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus from Space Station

Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Wednesday, Jan. 6, more than three months after delivering nearly 8,000 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other cargo to the orbiting outpost. Live coverage of the cargo spacecraft’s departure will begin at 9:45 a.m. EST on NASA Television and the agency’s website, with release of Cygnus

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Prada Group Signs The Manifesto of The Decade of The Sea in Italy

The Prada Group supports the Manifesto of the Decade of the Sea in Italy, an initiative that invites institutions, public and private companies and citizens, to actively contribute to the preservation of the ocean. The Manifesto is an expression of the 2021-2030 United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. The project, which is based on the key role of the Italian naturalistic

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NASA, UN Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Peaceful Uses of Space

NASA and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) pledging cooperation in areas of science and technology to support the peaceful use of outer space. The MOU, signed Thursday, Dec. 17, brings together NASA’s wealth of publicly available Earth observation data and dynamic exploration opportunities with UNOOSA’s unique position as the

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Frontiers Lecture: Hot Takes on Cool Worlds

Is there a moon around Kepler-1625 b? Can rocky planets around small stars hold onto their atmospheres? Are super-Earths habitable? Laura Kreidberg, exoplanet atmosphere specialist and director of the APEx Department at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, reviews the latest controversies and recent discoveries of exoplanet research. Exoplanet detection may be old news—over 4,000 have been discovered to date—but

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NASA to Provide Spanish-Language Coverage, Livestream of Solar Eclipse

Lee esta historia en español aquí. NASA will provide live coverage Monday, Dec. 14, of a solar eclipse that will pass over South America, treating parts of Chile and Argentina to views of a total eclipse of the Sun. A Spanish-language program will air on NASA Television and the public channel on the agency’s website. A separate livestream of the eclipse without narration will

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