NASA's Key To Space Exploration May Start At Our Own Ocean Floor

NASA's Key To Space Exploration May Start At Our Own Ocean Floor

May 24, 2019

There is an alien world out there that we have yet to thoroughly explore and it’s teeming with life. At depths of 36,000 feet, our own planet’s ocean floor is that mysterious world. We know more about the surface of the moon than what exists in the deepest depths of our oceans.

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Earth's Space Junk Problem

Earth's Space Junk Problem

April 29, 2019

Pollution is a problem, and it’s something we’re made aware of at a very young age by something as simple as being told not to litter. However, an enormous amount of litter that we need to consider is out of our reach, and it’s called space junk. That’s right, there is such a thing as space junk. 

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Event Horizon Telescope Captures Black Hole

Event Horizon Telescope Captures Black Hole

April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 has been a historic day for the global scientific community. For the first time in history, scientists were able to capture an image of a black hole. Until this point, mankind has never truly seen the image of this phenomena in our universe. We had only observed the effects that a black hole has on the matter surrounding it. This is because the gravitational pull of a black hole is so extreme, even light cannot escape it. However, by capturing the light from the very edge of the event horizon, scientists were able to present this image to humanity.

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The Future of Space Suits

The Future of Space Suits

April 05, 2019

With the space community’s focus being Martian exploration, there has been a lot of talk surrounding space suit technology and how it should eventually evolve. NASA has come a long way from the silvery spacesuits of the past, but hasn’t seen much change since the white boxy suits of the 1980’s. To get humans back to the moon and all the way to Mars, there are several design and functionality issues to address, the result being a much more advanced suit both technologically and aesthetically.

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Mankind Returns to the Moon

Mankind Returns to the Moon

March 22, 2019

Mankind is officially going back to the moon! With the signing of Space Directive 1 and the now proposed 2020 NASA budget, one thing is very clear; human presence will soon be established on the surface of the moon.

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A New Black Hole Discovered In Our Galaxy!

A New Black Hole Discovered In Our Galaxy!

March 01, 2019

A new black hole has very recently been discovered near the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. This black hole is special because it is an intermediate sized black hole, only 30,000 times the mass of our Sun and concentrated in a region smaller than our Solar System, making it incredibly dense. The proximity of this black hole...

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Get Your Ticket To Mars!

Get Your Ticket To Mars!

February 15, 2019

Are you ready to become a Martian? If you are, start saving now because the ticket price to Mars has been released. A trip to Mars on one of SpaceX’s famous Starships could one day cost around $500,000. The goal is to keep the price low enough that it would be appealing to us Earthing’s to give up our homes and colonize Mars.

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Mysterious Radio Signals Detected in Deep Space

Mysterious Radio Signals Detected in Deep Space

February 01, 2019

Mysterious waves have been transmitting from farther away than we can wrap our heads around, and they’re strong enough to be detected here on Earth. Could this be proof of alien life?

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How Do You Make Freeze-Dried Food?

How Do You Make Freeze-Dried Food?

January 24, 2019

Astronaut Ice Cream is the original freeze-dried ice cream, developed for NASA, and enjoyed more than just astronauts. But for many, how we make our snacks is still a mystery! It isn’t dehydrated, it’s freeze-dried, and it’s an interesting process all on its own.

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Could This Planet Be The Next Earth? Everything You Need To Know About Kepler 186f

Could This Planet Be The Next Earth? Everything You Need To Know About Kepler 186f

January 11, 2019

On July 23, 2015, scientists confirmed the existence of the first Earth-like planet to ever be discovered in our vast universe. 

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Voyager 2 Enters Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 Enters Interstellar Space

December 28, 2018

On December 10th, NASA announced that Voyager 2 has left the sun’s protective bubble and is now flying in interstellar space. It is now 11 billion miles away from Earth! Voyager 2 has joined its twin, Voyager 1, in this 41 year journey which scientists hope to continue for another decade. 

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Space Food 101: What Do Astronauts Really Eat In Space?

Space Food 101: What Do Astronauts Really Eat In Space?

December 21, 2018

Have you ever wondered exactly what astronauts eat in space? Besides Astronaut Ice Cream that is. You might be surprised to find out that an astronaut’s diet is strikingly similar to the diets of the rest of us earthlings. Of course, there are some key differences.

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