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Could Your Kidneys Handle a Trip to Mars?

TEHRAN (ANA)- A new study highlights how space flight alters kidney function, showing structural changes and potential permanent damage due to microgravity and cosmic radiation and this poses risks for long-term space travel, such as missions to Mars.

Iran to Launch 2 New Satellites Developed by Private Sector

TEHRAN (ANA)- Head of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Hassan Salariyeh announced that the country will launch two new satellites which have been designed and built by the private sector in the current Persian calendar year (started on March 20).

Astronomers Watch Supermassive Black Hole Turn On for First Time

TEHRAN (ANA)- Over the past four years, astronomers have been able to watch the supermassive black hole in SDSS1335+0728’s center go from dim and quiet to bright and active, the first time such a transition has been observed in real time.

Hubble Captures Birth of Sun-like Star

TEHRAN (ANA)- NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured a striking image of a trio of stars, including the variable star HP Tau, in a reflection nebula.
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