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NASA Discovers New Solar System That May Support Life

23/02/2017

NASA scientists have found seven Earth-sized planets in a nearby solar system that could potentially support life, the U.S. space agency said Wednesday. The planets, all with the potential to hold life-sustaining liquid water, are orbiting a single dwarf star about 40 light-years away. Scientists initially reported the system last year, but at that...
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Obama: We’re Going to Mars by 2030s

11/10/2016

President Obama on Tuesday announced the U.S. has partnered with private firms in the goal of sending humans to Mars by the 2030s. Obama wrote in an essay for CNN that the government’s “ultimate ambition” is to one day “remain there for an extended time.” He wrote that astronauts will be sent to the...
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Rosetta Spacecraft Safely Lands on Comet [VIDEO]

30/09/2016

The first spacecraft to orbit a comet ended its mission Friday by safely landing on the frozen body it had tracked or the past two years. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe made a confirmed landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at roughly 2 miles per hour before sending its final radio signal back to the...
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Earth-Like Planet Discovered Close to Solar System

24/08/2016

In an article published by Nature World News on Wednesday, researchers announced the discovery of a new “Earth-like” planet orbiting a star not far from our sun. The planet has not been named yet, but was found circling the star Proxima Centauri—a “cool, tiny red dwarf” scientists have long suspected might be capable of...
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Juno Sends 1st Pic From Jupiter’s Orbit [VIDEO]

13/07/2016

NASA spacecraft’s Juno is officially orbiting Jupiter, the probe has sent back its first image as proof. “We’re quite pleased that we survived going through Jupiter orbit insertion,” said Candice Hansen-Koharcheck, one of the scientists responsible for the operation of the probe’s camera, known as the JunoCam. “The fact it’s a beautiful image is...
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Watch Nasa’s Juno Probe Enters Jupiter’s Orbit Today LIVE

04/07/2016

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will reach Jupiter on Monday, the three-second beep marking its arrival is expected around 11:53 p.m. EST. The craft will have traveled nearly 2 billion miles in five years. “I can tell you when that completes, you’re going to see a lot of celebration,” said Juno’s project manager, Rick Nybakken, “because...
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China Finishing Biggest Radio Telescope [VIDEO]

04/07/2016

China has put the final piece into position on what will be the world’s biggest radio telescope, which will be used to explore space and seek out extraterrestrial life. The Five Hundred Metre Aperture Spherical Telescope is cut out of the side of a mountain and is the size of 30 football fields. The...
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SpaceX Successfully Lands Rocket At Sea For 3rd Time [VIDEO]

27/05/2016

SpaceX launched a Thai communi-cations satellite Friday afternoon, and its first-stage rocket booster landed on a floating target in the Atlantic Ocean, marking the company’s third successful sea landing.The rocket launched at 2:39 p.m. PDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
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Watch The Mercury Transit Across The Sun VIDEO

09/05/2016

For more than seven hours on Monday, Mercury will appear as a black dot on the face of the sun in an event that happens only about 13 times per century. For the first time in 10 years, Earth-dwellers can watch the planetary event, which started at about 7 a.m. ET. Astronomers caution that...
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NASA’s Scott Kelly Back From Record Year Trip [VIDEO]

02/03/2016

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to earth on Wednesday after a 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station. The tour marked the longest trip by a NASA astronaut and was considered twice the length of a normal stay. Their extended trip was part of an effort to examine the...
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Falling Meteorite Kills Bus Driver [VIDEO]

08/02/2016

Scientists said Monday that a man who was killed on a college campus in India over the weekend died because a rock from outer space hit him. Three others were injured. The object—a meteoroid that survived entry into the atmosphere and then fell to earth—left a four-feet deep crater and is the first time...
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SpaceX Rocket Explodes After Landing [VIDEO]

18/01/2016

A SpaceX rocket exploded on Sunday after breaking a support leg while landing on a barge in the Pacific Ocean. The rocket successfully delivered a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, but failed to land upright on a floating platform and caused a fiery explosion. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk posted a video of the landing...
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Watch British Astronaut Tim Peake SpaceWalk LIVE STREAM

15/01/2016

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Tim Peake is officially on a spacewalk! British astronaut Tim Peake is now outside the International Space Station, on his first spacewalk. Major Peake is stepping into space as part of a six-and-a-half-hour mission to repair a broken power unit. “It’s a privilege,” he said in response to...
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SpaceX Successful in Landing Rocket [VIDEO]

22/12/2015

Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket Monday, marking the first time a large rocket has delivered spacecraft to orbit and returned to earth intact. Rockets have traditionally been disposed of after they detach from spacecraft, but SpaceX’s landing and ability to recover it after an obital flight...
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WTF Mysterious Space Debris To Hit Earth On Nov. [VIDEO]

30/10/2015

The space object named WT1190F, has a bunch of social media users attention for its peculiarly funny name and mysterious nature. Although it is still unidentified, it is predicted by scientists to plunge into the Indian Ocean on Friday the 13th next month. Astronomers from the European Space Agency (ESA) clarified that the impact...
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NASA Finds Liquid Water on Mars [VIDEO]

28/09/2015

NASA has discovered signs of liquid water on Mars, it announced at a press conference Monday morning. “Mars is not the dry, arid planet we thought,” NASA official Jim Green announced. Liquid water has never been detected outside of Earth. NASA found evidence that water formed dark streaks on the Martian surface known as...
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Watch The Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Tonight

27/09/2015

If you were wondering What is a Blood Moon? A Blood Moon is sometimes used to describe a Total Lunar Eclipse. When the Earth casts its shadow on a Full Moon and eclipses it, the Moon may get a red glow. Lunar Tetrad Total lunar eclipses are rare – only about one in three...
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NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth [VIDEO]

24/07/2015

NASA’s Kepler mission confirms the discovery of the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like, G2-type star. It is located 1,400 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus. Called Kepler-452b, the planet is thought of as the “older, bigger cousin to Earth.” It has a 385-day orbit around is located 5% farther...
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PlutoFlyby: Nasa New Horizons Spacecraft Reach Pluto [VIDEO]

14/07/2015

The NASA New Horizons spacecraft had its closest encounter with Pluto on Tuesday after a nine-a-half-year journey to the dwarf planet. YES! After over 9 years & 3+ billion miles, @NASANewHorizons #PlutoFlyby was at 7:49am ET. http://t.co/Czrvonxugd pic.twitter.com/aSucgORofT — NASA (@NASA) July 14, 2015 NASA tweeted a “sneak peek” view of Pluto, a stunning...
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Pluto Map Shows ‘Whale,’ ‘Doughnut’

08/07/2015

A newly released map of Pluto, made from images from the New Horizons space probe, shows distinctive markings, including shapes of a whale and a doughnut on the dwarf planet’s surface. The map, made of images gathered between June 27 and July 3, is not as sharp as what was expected after the probe’s...
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NASA: SpaceX Rocket Breaks Up After Launch With Space Station Cargo [VIDEO]

28/06/2015

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket broke up just minutes after its launch with cargo for the International Space Station, NASA said. The Falcon took off right on time, rising into the sunny skies over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 10:21 a.m. ET. But shortly afterward, NASA spokesman George Diller reported that the...
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Jack King, launch commentator for Apollo 11, dies at 84

12/06/2015

Jack King, a NASA official who counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, died Thursday at age 84. King also did the countdown for the two-man Gemini missions and many other Apollo missions. Photo: This Nov. 14, 1969 photo shows Jack King in the Firing Room of the Kennedy...
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NASA launches “flying saucer” craft [VIDEO]

08/06/2015

After nearly a week of weather-related delays, NASA has sent up a rocket-powered “flying saucer” to test technologies that could someday help get heavy payloads to Mars.
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Russia Says Robotic Progress Cargo Spaceship Burns Up Over Pacific [VIDEO]

08/05/2015

The Russian space agency said its wayward robotic cargo spaceship took a fiery plunge through Earth’s atmosphere over the Pacific on Thursday.
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Failed Russian spacecraft to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere Friday [VIDEO]

07/05/2015

An unmanned cargo ship carrying three tons of supplies is expected to disintegrate as it enters Earth’s atmosphere on Friday, scientists say. The Russian spacecraft was to deliver food and supplies to the International Space Station, but it began spiraling out of control after a communications failure.
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Russians Lose Space Station Supply Ship [VIDEO]

29/04/2015

Russian officials lost contact with an unmanned spacecraft that went out of control early Tuesday and abandoned efforts to stabilize it after it entered the wrong orbit. Progress M-27M was carrying 2.5 tons of food and supplies to the International Space Station, but didn’t arrive six hours after it launched early Tuesday. Officials say...
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A Space Gated Community – Deranged Billionaire John Hodgman

24/04/2015

Deranged billionaire John Hodgman takes his leave of Earth to settle in an elite Mars colony. This video, a spoof of 2001 Space Odyssey is a hilarious take off on the movie. John Hodgman is the bomb!
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NASA to crash spacecraft onto Mercury’s surface [VIDEO]

17/04/2015

NASA’s Messenger spacecraft, which made history four years ago when entering the orbit around Mercury, is preparing to crash onto the planet’s surface later this month, NASA said Thursday. The car-sized probe will become the first human-made object to fall to Mercury’s surface.
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NASA to Launch Longest Space Mission [VIDEO]

27/03/2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly will start NASA’s greatest space journey when he and two Russian associates will take off for a yearlong assignment in the International Space Station. The longest preceding NASA excursions have just last as long as around six months. Scientists will compare Kelly’s health while in space to that of his twin...
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Fox News Turns 18: Huge Ego, Jerking Themselves Off – Stewart

27/03/2015

When Fox News seeks recognition for their reporting on the shooting o Michael Brown case, liberal Hollywood and the network’s number one fan offer their praise. The Daily ShowDaily Show Full Episodes,  More Daily Show Videos,  Comedy Central Full Episodes
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