There’s a film from 1955 about a rocket ship leaving a space station for the first trip to Mars, entitled “The Conquest of Space.” That’s partly where I got the idea for this title. 727 more words
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Sometimes I like to sit on the balcony in the dark and watch the sky.
I am fascinated by those points of light up there; I fascinate me imagine being able to skim the galaxy with the fingertips, as if over my head, instead of a starry sky, there was only a veil covered with flowers cold. 37 more words
Rosetta’s Philae Lander: New Discoveries in Science
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The Philae lander has provided much information about comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko’s surface structure from the ROsetta Lander Imaging System – or ROLIS camera – a copy of which can be found at the German Space Agency, DLR, in Berlin.
(Phys.org) — Extreme thermal stresses experienced by a comet as it orbits around the Sun could explain the extensive fracturing thought to drive its long-term surface erosion, say Rosetta scientists analysing high-resolution images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko’s surface. 11 more words