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But don't go longer than that, otherwise you'll pick up the rotation of the stars, which could block out streaks from shooting stars, Cooke said . So that's the part of the sky you should anchor your meteor search from, but they will scatter across the sky as shooting stars from there.
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    Ministry of Environment participates in 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Environment Day

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    The U.N. made a series of recommendations to make plastics bans more effective, from encouraging more cooperation from businesses to offering incentives. In his latest edition of "Mann Ki Baat' radio programme, PM Modi had urged people to shun the use of plastic and protect the environment ". "We recognise the need to tackle the issue of water availability, which is becoming a major challenge in India ".
  • SpaceX set for Falcon 9 rocket launch

    SpaceX set for Falcon 9 rocket launch

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    The rocket will carry the SES-12 satellite to orbit for the Luxembourg-based telecom company SES . The 12,000-pound SES-12 spacecraft, built by Airbus Defence and Space, will deliver high-speed data to across Asia and the Pacific. Instead, the moon flight will now take place in the middle of 2019 or later , the Wall Street Journal reported, though the company founded by Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk hasn't officially updated its timetable for the moon launch.