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Space X Red Dragon

No this is nothing to do with Hannibal Lector, but a joint project between SpaceX and NASA.

The project and mission will to be to get the SpaceX Dragon capsule to Mars, then land on the Martian surface. 66 more words


I miss the Earth so much, I miss my wife

cf. Henry Casselli, “When Thoughts Turn Inwards” (Watercolor) (1981)


Cassini Gets Ready For Its Final Plunge


The Cassini mission has beamed back some stunning images and data from the Saturn system. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has spent more than a decade orbiting this giant gas planet, it has dipped in and out of Saturn’s rings, flew by its moons, gave us an insight in Titan and sampled the plumes from Enceladus. 50 more words


thinkin' eh wby

Does your mind ever wander so far you know its gone but your very intrigued as to where your brain is taking you so you just carry on with the ride until you have seen enough? 117 more words

The science behind SpaceX's ambitious plan to land a spacecraft on Mars

Only the space agencies of the Soviet Union, the US and the EU have landed anything on Mars. This week Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX said it would  1,868 more words

Don't forget Jupiter

As the announcing of several succeeded mission for the solar system planets, from cassini to saturn, New horizon for pluto and several probe to mars as Exomars had launched this year, the 4-July 2016 JUNO probe will arrive to Jupiter. 198 more words


Moon over Makemake

Makemake, second brightest dwarf planet of the Kuiper belt, has a moon. Nicknamed MK2, Makemake’s moon reflects sunlight with a charcoal-dark surface, about 1,300 times fainter than its parent body. 141 more words