Archive of 2012 March

30Mar2012

Apollo 11’s Engines Discovered

Apollo 11's Engines Discovered Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and founder of the private spaceflight company Blue Origin, has announced that he's located the F-1 engines that launched Apollo 11 to the moon. In the privately funded ve

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30Mar2012

Billions of Habitable Worlds Likely in the Milky Way

Billions of Habitable Worlds Likely in the Milky Way Could there be ‘tens of billions’ of habitable worlds in our own galaxy? That’s the results from a new study that searched for rocky planets in the habitable zones around

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30Mar2012

The First Photo From Space

The First Photo From Space. On October 24, 1946, not long after the end of World War II and years before the Sputnik satellite opened the space age, a group of soldiers and scientists in the New Mexico desert saw something new and

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30Mar2012

NASA May Find Ice On Scorching Mercury

 NASA May Find Ice On Scorching Mercury A year after it arrived in orbit around Mercury, MESSENGER started the second phase of its science mission March 18, and controllers plan to lower the craft's orbit in April through a serie

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30Mar2012

Angry Birds In Space

Angry Birds In Space As, perhaps, you all know 'Angry Birds' is the most popular mobile game  in the world. Since its launch in December 2009 on the IOS, the story of Chicken and pork animosity already hit on Android, Windows Ph

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30Mar2012

Join Hubble’s Hidden Treasures Competition

Join Hubble's Hidden Treasures Competition Over two decades in orbit, the Hubble Space Telescope has made a huge number of observations. Every week, we publish new images on the ESA/Hubble website. But hidden in Hubble’s huge

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30Mar2012

Real ‘Flying Saucer’ Plans Date Back to 19th Century

  Real 'Flying Saucer' Plans Date Back to 19th Century The classic 1951 film The Day the Earth Stood Still features the quintessential depiction of a flying saucer. As the local townspeople gaze upward and gawk in wonder, the a

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30Mar2012

Astronomers Discover Ancient Planetary System

Astronomers Discover Ancient Planetary System A group of European astronomers has discovered an ancient planetary system that is likely to be a survivor from one of the earliest cosmic eras, 13 billion years ago. The system consis

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29Mar2012

Comets Seeded The Early Earth With Life

Comets Seeded The Early Earth With Life. Comets seeded the early Earth with the amino acids to kickstart life   Jennifer G. Blank, Ph.D., and colleagues at the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute at the NASA/Ames Research

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29Mar2012

Dude – Where’s My Spaceship?

Dude - Where's My Spaceship? A-lister Ashton Kutcher will be Virgin Galactic's 500th space tourism customer, Virgin boss Richard Branson announced on Monday. "I gave Ashton a quick call to congratulate and welcome him," Branson sa

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29Mar2012

Space Tourism a $1 billion Industry By 2022

Space Tourism a $1 billion Industry By 2022 The Obama administration is preparing for a space tourism industry that is expected to be worth $1 billion in 10 years, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration's commercial sp

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29Mar2012

Help Send Dennis To Space

Help Send Dennis To Space Space, the largest expanse imaginable. As the global population of Earth grows and the pool of resources dwindles, we must strive to live sustainably and embark into space to find new homes and settlem

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24Mar2012

Last Week For Our ‘Deep Sky Package’

THIS IS OUR LAST WEEK - Definitely Finishes Friday 30 March. Introducing Our ‘DEEP SKY PACKAGE’ This Fantastic Dobsonian 200mm - 8 inch Reflecting Telescope Package. YOU GET A 200 mm (8 inch) Upgraded Dobsonian Reflecti

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24Mar2012

Amazing Sky Show This Week

Amazing Sky Show This Week  Autumn in Australia is great for sky gazers. We have some of the best skies in the world. The sky is full of bright stars, prominent constellations and fascinating celestial sights. Sometimes, when con

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24Mar2012

Strange Event on Mars!

Strange Event on Mars! As the most Earth-like planet in the solar system, Mars often attracts a hefty share of attention when it graces our skies every two years. Only weeks past opposition, Mars is generating a bigger buzz t

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24Mar2012

Solar Storm Dumps Gigawatts in Earth’s Atmosphere

Solar Storm Dumps Gigawatts in Earth's Atmosphere Well, lucky nobody listens to the predictions from 'Star Stuffed' who knocked me publicly for predicting we're heading for any severe solar activity this Solar max... read on and s

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