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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NASA's InSight Mission to Mars

NASA's InSight Mission to Mars

November 20, 2018

Earlier this year, NASA launched its long-awaited InSight Mission to Mars. InSight stands for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport. This means that NASA has equipped the InSight lander with technology that will allow us to study the planet’s history in geological evolution, as well as its internal structure and composition.

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The Great Attractor

The Great Attractor

November 09, 2018

Planet Earth, the Sun, our Solar System, the Galaxy, everything in our known universe, is always moving. This is something we know and accept. As we sit in our chairs in our offices, schools, and houses, we are hurdling through space at unimaginable breakneck speeds. 2.2 million kilometers per hour to be exact. While we understand the rate we which we are moving, the question is where are we going?

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Send Your Own Satellite to Space

Send Your Own Satellite to Space

October 25, 2018

You can send your own satellite into space with the help of NASA’s Cubesat Launch Initiative.This CSLI program makes space research more accessible than ever before in history! 

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The Goblin Planet

The Goblin Planet

October 18, 2018

There is a tiny goblin orbiting our sun in the far reaches of our solar system and its name is 2015 TG387.

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Virgin Galactic's Rocket Man

Virgin Galactic's Rocket Man

August 13, 2018

The ace pilot risking his life to fulfill Richard Branson’s billion-dollar quest to make commercial space travel a reality.

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Animals in Space

Animals in Space

July 12, 2018

Fruit flies, mice, monkeys, chimpanzees, guinea pigs, rabbits, frogs, reptiles—a menagerie. Probably the most famous is Laika, the dog launched aboard Sputnik 2 on November 3, 1957.

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Ice cream, pizza launched into space

Ice cream, pizza launched into space

July 12, 2018

An ice cream truck was launched into space Sunday morning from Virginia. That may be a slightly distorted description of the resupply craft for the International Space Station that departed from the NASA facility on Wallops...

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NASA growing food in space

NASA growing food in space

July 12, 2018

When future astronaut crews begin living and working at more distant destinations in space, they will need to take a little of the Earth with them to help them breathe and allow them to eat their vegetables.

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Stunning New Photos Of Jupiter

Stunning New Photos Of Jupiter

June 22, 2017

Traveling above Jupiter at more than 130,000 miles per hour, NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took its ninth set of stunning flyby images on October 24. But the sun slipped between the giant planet and Earth for more than a week...

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