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Tuesday is now the seventh day in a row with little to no sun spot activity on the surface of the sun, something that has scientists scratching their heads. Among those watching what has been dubbed the “All Quiet” event is Jim Todd. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
The age of space exploration being available to non-astronauts is fast approaching. So quickly that the Russian space company, Orbital Technologies, is saying that they are developing a space hotel that is set to welcome guests by 2016. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
Sunday marked 45 years since the United States put its first two astronauts safely on the moon. The cost for the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs was more than $25 billion at the time — more like $110 billion in today’s world. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
The way David M. Jacobs sees it, aliens from outer space have been kidnapping humans for aeons and sexually molesting them to create human-alien hybrids that walk among us today undetected and will soon take over Earth. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
A new study from University of Oregon (OU) geologist Gregory Retallack suggests that soil samples taken by NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover contain evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter, pretty temperate really. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
The breathtaking announcement that cosmologists may have found the gravitational fingerprint of the Big Bang adds a lot of support to the theory that the universe began with a runaway phase of expansion known as “inflation.” (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
A man who believes he found a piece of space junk from the Russian rocket which spectacularly re-entered the atmosphere over Australia put it up for sale for $100,000.Has he got the real thing? If so what's it going to be worth? (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
Having scaled the heights of Earth with the world’s tallest tower, the United Arab Emirates is now aiming for the stars, or just a little bit closer, with an ambitious trip to Mars. The energy-rich country has announced their plans for Mars. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
Penny4NASA is a campaign of Space Advocates, an initiative founded by John Zeller in 2012, and proposes an increase in the budget for the space agency NASA to promote the scientific and technological goals of the space agency. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
History Keys - Space History
Each week we feature some aspect of astronomy or space exploration and look at those who pioneered the way in the early years. Our stories go way back through history and extend right up to the present day. Check back regularly for new stories.
PLUS We will also regularly examine the histories of some of the outstanding space/astronomy pioneers of past era's and recall a few who made a silent, but important, contribution. Historic pics included!
First Female Space Station Cosmonaut Preparing For Launch Russia is preparing to launch its first woman to the International Space Station (ISS). Elena Serova, 38, is slated to serve as a flight engineer, along with NASA astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Samokutyaev. (more…)Read MoreView Comments (1)