Archive of 2017 September

21Sep2017

In-Orbit Manufacturing Will Change Future Missions

3D printing is revolutionary in a lot of ways. Right now, most people can get a little 3D pen, which shoots out melted plastic and lets you draw in 3D. Actual 3D printers are a bit harder to find though. (more…)

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21Sep2017

Researchers Create First Global Map of Water in Moon’s Soil

A new study just in time for human habitation maps the trace concentrations of water implanted in the lunar soil by the solar wind, a water source that could be used as resource in future lunar exploration. (more…)

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21Sep2017

After Cassini, Linda Wants NASA to Go Back

Linda Spilker began studying Saturn four decades ago at NASA's Jet Propulsion laboratory. She worked on the Voyager mission and was on the Cassini mission to Saturn, which recently ended, from start to finish. (more…)

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18Sep2017

Biblical Prophecy Claims End Of World On Sept. 23

A Christian numerologist claims that the world will end next Saturday when a planet will, supposedly, collide with Earth.So, once again get all your affairs in order and make peace (once again) with your maker! (more…)

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17Sep2017

Mars Research Subjects to Emerge After 8 Months Isolation

After eight months of living in isolation on a remote Hawaii volcano, six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization. (more…)

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16Sep2017

NASA’s Hubble Captures Blistering Pitch-Black Planet

Don't go looking for the proverbial black cat eating licorice in a coal bin on the planet WASP-12b. It's very large, twice the size of any planet found in our solar system, the world is as black as fresh asphalt. (more…)

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16Sep2017

Astronomers Probe Origin Of Mysterious Planet 9

Astronomers at the University of Sheffield have shown that 'Planet 9' – an unseen planet on the edge of our solar system and a source of past speculation – probably formed closer to home than previously thought. (more…)

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16Sep2017

Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet. (more…)

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15Sep2017

Astronomy As A Hobby

Beginners in amateur astronomy are faced with a number of different challenges. One of the most daunting is the choice of a telescope. (more…)

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15Sep2017

Stop The World And Let Me Off!

Have you ever wondered, why we don't feel earth's rotation? I mean, we’re all on this rock spinning, right? So why aren’t we all feeling giddy! (more…)

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14Sep2017

Cassini – Final Approach Updates

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is on final approach to Saturn, following confirmation by mission navigators that it is on course to dive into the planet’s atmosphere on Friday, Sept. 15. This is the latest update: (more…)

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13Sep2017

Cassini Ready To Crash Into Saturn

When the Cassini spacecraft hurtles at 111,000km/h through Saturn’s mysterious rings and into the planet’s hydrogen and ice atmosphere this Friday, NASA mission control will be ready and set to record history. (more…)

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08Sep2017

Hubble Just Spotted Possible Water in Trappist

Science scientists first discovered the Trappist-1 system, they've been curious to find proof of water on one of their surfaces. Hubble might just have the answer they're looking for.   (more…)

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06Sep2017

MarQ’s Eclipse Flub A Work Of Art

I like to say, “You can make plans, but you can’t plan the outcome!” Yep. That exactly describes my personal adventure during the Great American Eclipse of 2017. (more…)

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04Sep2017

What Will Astronaut Peggy Whitson Miss Most About Space?

  After 9 ½ months in orbit, what's on Peggy Whitson's wish list? Will the record-setting NASA astronaut miss anything about space life? Here she opens up in a candid interview. (more…)

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04Sep2017

One Step Closer to Cheaper, Faster Internet From Space

For many, it's been a years-long pipe dream: Ultra-fast, lag-free Internet that comes to your PC or Smartphone via satellite instead of a wire into your home. (more…)

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