NASA Developing Deep Space Habitats

The push into space has taken mankind to the moon and now space agencies are looking at sending humans into deep space. But to do so, the agencies need a…

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Reaches Jupiter

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Reaches Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has reached Jupiter’s orbit, ending its five-year, 1.7 billion mile trek, which has reportedly cost $1.1 billion. The spacecraft sent a signal at 11:53 pm Eastern time…

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2000 Year Old Supernova Mystery Solved

2000 Year Old Supernova Mystery Solved

In 185 A.D., Chinese astronomers noted a “guest star” that mysteriously appeared in the sky and stayed for about 8 months. By the 1960s, scientists had determined that the mysterious…

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Astronomers Capture Image of Planet Being Born

Astronomers Capture Image of Planet Being Born

A University of Hawaii astronomer has captured the first direct image of a planet forming around a star. Dr. Adam Kraus used the twin 10 meter Keck telescopes on Mauna…

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New Research Only Deepens Mystery of Dark Matter

New Research Only Deepens Mystery of Dark Matter

Dark matter is invisible, betraying its presence only through its gravitational pull. Without dark matter holding them together, our galaxy’s speedy stars would fly off in all directions. The nature…

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NASA: Narrows Down UAR Satellite Earth Impact Time

NASA: Narrows Down UAR Satellite Earth Impact Time

The U.S. Space Agency is reporting  that the 6.5-ton, city-bus sized, Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS is expected to plunge into the lower atmosphere, “sometime during the afternoon of…

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Scientists Discover a ‘Star Wars’ Like Planet

Scientists Discover a ‘Star Wars’ Like Planet

A team astronomers from NASA’s Kepler space telescope mission have announced the discovery of a planet that orbits two suns, a scenario that breaks so many galactic rules that it…

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NASA Unveils New Space Launch System Design for Mars Missions

NASA Unveils New Space Launch System Design for Mars Missions

NASA has announced development of a new  Space Launch System, or SLS.  It will be designed to carry the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, as well as important cargo, equipment and…

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Space shuttle Atlantis Lifts Off on Final Mission

Space shuttle Atlantis Lifts Off on Final Mission

Atlantis was launched from Cape Canaveral at 1129 local time on Friday. The Atlantis with its crew of four: Capt. Christopher J. Ferguson of the Navy; the pilot, Col. Douglas…

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Sun Storm Results Visible Tuesday Night

Sun Storm Results Visible Tuesday Night

Due to a complex and unusual magnetic eruption on the sun, there is a large cloud of electrically charged particles zooming towards the Earth. When this cloud hits the atmosphere…

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