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# 10 How Can NASA Measure Stars a Hundred Million Quadrillion Miles Away?

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star,

How I Wonder How the Measured You

From So Afar

So what kind of equipment can measure stars, that NASA tells us are so far away it is impossible to fathom such distance. 2,197 more words

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#8 How Do They Spacewalk While Traveling 17,000 mph?

                     NASA Astronaut, Bruce Candless, Performs First Untethered Spacewalk /Feb 7, 1984 (NASA image)

“Free of any lifeline and propelled into the dark void by tiny jets, they became, in effect, the first human satellites, ” reported the… 1,360 more words

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SPACE DEBRIS – “JOURNEY TO THE STARGLOW RESTAURANT” (Archive Volume 1 – Journey To The Starglow Restaurant - 2011 Boxset)

For Psychedelic Psunday:  Epic Psych/Space Prog track from one of my favorite bands that could have played successfully in either the 20th or 21st Century.   68 more words

A gigantic asteroid will fly very close to Earth today

Today, an asteroid about a third of a mile in diameter will zip by Earth, closer than any celestial object its size until 2027. 245 more words

When you wish upon a...spent multi-stage booster rocket?

Mornin’ all.

I just read a depressing article.

Actually, I read MANY depressing articles. If you haven’t loaded up a news site today, save yourself the gloom and doom and spend your internet time finding happy kitty pics instead. 2,220 more words

Beth Reason

Space junks and low orbital debris, the new CleanSat is coming to clean up

(ESA PR) What goes up must go down. When it comes to satellites, this dictum has become a statutory requirement. Otherwise, key low orbits may well become unusable as they fill with debris. 147 more words

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WATCH: The real Gravity

With the movie Gravity premiering on DSTV101 tonight, 28 December 2014, for African Viewers, we thought it would be a good opportunity to highlight the real issue of Space Debris & the Kessler Syndrome: 100 more words

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