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Supermoon - Space Probe Style!

Many people myself included went out to watch the supermoon. It’s dubbed this because not only of its larger size on the far horizon, but the moon is closer than it’s been since January 26th, 1948. 102 more words


#ElectionNight NASA - This evening is International Observe the Moon night! This a...

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ExoMars update: TGO is in orbit around Mars! Schiaparelli -- we don't know.

First off, a bit of good news: ESA’s Trace Gas Orbiter (the first major element of the ExoMars program) has successfully entered orbit around the planet Mars!   306 more words


News Update: Rosetta Mission comes to end, crash landing on comet 67P

Today at about 11:40 am (BST) the Rosetta spacecraft collided with the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a mission time of nearly 13 years.

What was the Rosetta Mission? 556 more words


Image of the Day: A Martian Island

An image captured by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter of an island formed by an ancient flood.

Source: nationalgeographic.com


Houston, we have landed!- Part 2

Scrolling through the brochures in the hotel lobby, I came across one for the Space Center, Houston. It talked about a tram tour and a new exhibit at the… 1,247 more words


OSIRIS-REx is on its way!!!

OSIRIS-REx, the hotly anticipated asteroid sample return mission bound for asteroid 101955 Bennu, has blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Station’s SLC-41!

Rocketcam footage of liftoff: 386 more words