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  • Snoopy, mannequins and Apollo 11 items will swing by the moon aboard Artemis I

    While no human crew will travel aboard NASA's Artemis I mission, that doesn't mean the Orion spacecraft will be empty. When the Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule, scheduled for liftoff on August 29, set off on a trip beyond the moon, the spacecraft will be carrying some special items on board including three mannequins, toys and even an Amazon Alexa.

    Snoopy will serve as Artemis I's zero gravity indicator. (2021 Peanuts Worldwide LLC/CNN)


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How Australia's deepest cave was discovered

Smart and seven fellow members of the all-volunteer Southern Tasmanian Caverneers (STC) group have officially mapped and measured their country's deepest known cave, which clocks in at 401 vertical metres (1,315 feet).

Volunteer rescuers save baby porpoise trapped on B.C. beach

A dramatic rescue unfolded on the coast of Vancouver Island on Sunday evening. A young harbour porpoise was trapped on the shore along a popular resort area near Nanoose, B.C. Nathalie Marie was the first person to spot the marine mammal, which could easily be mistaken for a dolphin.