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Japan's Venus orbiter has witnessed a huge atmospheric wave that spans the globe. The post Japan’s Akatsuki Spies Massive Wave on Venus appeared first on Sky &…
01.17 / 20:50
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The post The Orion Nebula in Ha – Imaged under heavy moonlight appeared first on Sky &…
01.17 / 18:59
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One of Apollo’s finest, astronaut Gene Cernan, has left Earth for the last time. Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, died Monday, January 16, 2017. “Gene Cernan, Apollo astronaut and the last man to walk on the moon, has passed from our sphere, and we mourn his loss,” said NASA Administrator Charlie […] The post Last Man on the Moon, Gene Cernan, Has Died appeared first on Universe Today…
01.16 / 23:59
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Check out more imagery of Saturday's liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, including pictures from remote cameras at the launch pad and new video released by the U.S. Air Force.…
01.16 / 23:34
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Culminating years of construction and testing, a $1.2 billion satellite designed to spot and track enemy missiles threatening the United States homeland, its deployed military forces abroad or allied nations will ascend to a surveillance post in space Thursday.…
01.16 / 22:57
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A small research rocket launched from Japan fell into the Pacific Ocean on Saturday after attempting to send a student-built CubeSat into orbit, Japanese officials said.…
01.16 / 22:20
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Here is the SpaceX launch of the Iridium satellite replay. This is the entire Hosted Webcast; launch is 20 minutes into the video if you want to skip ahead. Iridium Communications is reporting all 10 satellites were successfully deployed and will be in a testing phase for a few weeks. SpaceX…
01.15 / 12:03
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Japan's space agency Sunday aborted a mission to use a mini-rocket to send a satellite into orbit after the spacecraft stopped sending data to ground control shortly after…
01.15 / 11:59
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SpaceX blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday, marking its first return to flight since a costly and complicated launchpad explosion in…
01.14 / 18:52
phys.org
Twelve years ago today, the Huygens probe landed on Titan, marking the farthest point from Earth any spacecraft has even landed. While a twelfth anniversary may be an odd number to mark with a special article, as we said in our previous article (with footage from the landing), this is the last opportunity to celebrate […] The post The Incredible Story of How the Huygens Mission to Titan Succeeded When It Could Have Failed appeared first on Universe…
01.14 / 16:56
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One of the nice images coming from the Juno spacecraft.  The Juno mission invites people the try their hand at processing the raw images of Jupiter, see the link below. Description from NASA: This image of a crescent Jupiter and the iconic Great Red Spot was created by a citizen scientist (Roman Tkachenko) using data …
01.14 / 14:03
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