On November 6th, 2015 UP Aerospace Inc. launched the 20-foot (6 meter) tall SL-10 rocket into near-space. The mission: deploy the Maraia Capsule testing the aerodynamics and stability of the payload on re-entry to the atmosphere. 20 more words
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After an overnight (reasonably comfortable) coach journey from La Serena, we had a driver collect us from the bus station to squire us around for the day. 284 more words
Image Credit & Copyright: ESO/Babak Tafreshi.
Babak Tafreshi captures Christoph Malin imaging the Atacama skies on a cold desert night. This region captures our imaginations and you can almost imagine yourself as a Martian explorer wandering the landscape after we’ve colonized it. 93 more words