A few week ago, I told you that Lady Gaga would be the first entertainer to give a concert, although brief, from orbit. It turns out that her, and other, Pop music might just save spaceflights in the future. 268 more words
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BERLIN (AP) — This time it splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean — but what about next time?
The European Space Agency says one of its research satellites re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere early Monday on an orbit that passed over Siberia, the western Pacific Ocean, the eastern Indian Ocean and Antarctica. 597 more words
The so-called ‘Ferrari of space’ satellite has re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere with a quarter of its parts hitting the planet’s surface. 335 more words
Yesterday I went to go see Gravity in the theaters. The movies stars George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, as two astronauts who have to figure out how to get back to Earth after a Russian satellite gets blown up by a missile and produces space debris that destroys their shuttle in mid-orbit. 411 more words