Archive of 2016 November

20Nov2016

NASA Is Looking For Ideas For Cheaper Mars Vehicles

It's no secret that the price for space exploration is astrological most of the time. And in order to at least save for the upcoming Journey to Mars, NASA is crowdsourcing for cheaper Mars vehicle concepts. (more…)

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20Nov2016

Discovery Of Possible Dwarf Planet Could Lead To Planet Nine

We're learning a lot about our tiny corner of the cosmos these days. That's thanks to improving technology and the increasing number of probes we're sending into the solar system. (more…)

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20Nov2016

Trump’s NASA Looks Good For Human Space Exploration

It’s difficult to predict what a Donald Trump presidency will mean for the future of NASA. The newly elected commander in chief has said very little about his space policy plans throughout the course of his campaign. (more…)

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20Nov2016

Product Launch – DayStar Instruments CAMERA QUARK

American company Daystar has a respected name in the solar telescope field. For many years they have been producing, amongst other products, high-grade hydrogen-alpha filters that fit to the eye end of a telescope. (more…)

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19Nov2016

Subsurface Ocean May Have Rolled Pluto Over

Pluto is slowly giving up its secrets. Researchers believe they have spotted evidence of what could be the most remote body of water in our solar system: A vast ocean below the surface of Pluto. (more…)

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19Nov2016

‘Project Blue’ Space Telescope Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

The future is now. Do we have a close neighbour? Project Blue, an ambitious initiative to directly image planets around the double suns of Alpha Centauri, has started crowdfunding for its space telescope. (more…)

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18Nov2016

Giant “Great Valley” Found on Mercury

A newly discovered giant valley on the planet Mercury makes the Grand Canyon look tiny by comparison.Its interesting that the smaller worlds in our Solar System seem to have the most dynamic surface features. (more…)

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14Nov2016

Meet Earth’s Evil Twin

Lightning crackles in the atmosphere of Earth's 'evil twin' Venus, while the meager remnants of suspected bygone oceans continue to be whipped off the planet. (more…)

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13Nov2016

Record-Breaking Supermoon – The Biggest In Nearly 70 Years!

Get ready folks, there's a supermoon November 14. The Moon will be the closest to Earth since 1948! At moonrise the Moon will appear nearly 30 percent brighter and up to 14 percent larger than an average full moon. (more…)

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13Nov2016

The Secret Race To The Moon Details Revealed

For nearly 20 years after Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Moon in July 1969, the Soviet Union categorically denied having a manned lunar program of its own. Anyone alive in those halcyon years will remember the excitement it generated. (more…)

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13Nov2016

Earth Instrument Analyzes Light From Planets Circling Distant Stars

Princeton University researchers recently reported the successful operation of a new instrument for the Subaru Telescope allowING astronomers to make direct observations and take spectra of planets orbiting nearby stars. (more…)

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13Nov2016

NASA Wants You, To Go To Mars

In what is reminiscent of propaganda-like recruitment for a war effort in space (Starship Troopers), NASA is actively seeking out more individuals to become part of the Mars exploration mission. (more…)

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13Nov2016

What Donald Trump As President Means For Nasa and space travel

Donald Trump's presidential election is set to have profound consequences in areas both domestic and global. Following the announcement, many scientists reacted with major concerns. (more…)

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13Nov2016

How NASA Will Choose Astronauts For A Journey To Mars

Christine Corbett Moran was in Antarctica when she got the news: NASA wanted to interview her, in person, for the next class of astronauts. Moran is a coder and theoretical astrophysicist. (more…)

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12Nov2016

Spread Your Message To The World

Nothing beats a killer write-up about a product, service or website! A review article or story introduces you and your products to your blog readers, face-book friends or your website customers. (more…)

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12Nov2016

NASA’s $8.7 Billion Golden Telescope Journey Has Only Just Begun

The long slog to finish the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA’s tennis-court-sized successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, has been difficult and expensive. (more…)

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