NASA’s Astronaut Scott Kelly Came Back From Space Younger than his Twin
October 31, 2017
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NASA’s Astronaut Scott Kelly Came Back From Space Younger than his Twin

The US astronaut, Scott Kelly, spent 11 months aboard the ISS, cutting 5 minutes and 13 milliseconds off his Earth age in the process. Scott Kelly is a 53-year-old American astronaut. He retired last year after spending 11 continuous months on the International Space Station. NASA’s veteran orbited the Earth 5,440...

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These Weird Space Sounds Compiled by NASA will Give You Goosebumps
October 30, 2017
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These Weird Space Sounds Compiled by NASA will Give You Goosebumps

Just in time for Halloween, NASA published this compilation of weird space sounds. NASA published this impressive playlist on their Soundcloud account. So, there are plenty of spacecraft roaming the Universe. These weird space sounds come from the farthest reaches of space. It is obvious, that the sound in the vacuum of space...

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It Snows Sunscreen in this Extra Weird Planet – Hubble Discovers
October 28, 2017
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It Snows Sunscreen in this Extra Weird Planet – Hubble Discovers

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is continuing to amaze us with the discoveries of so many weird exoplanets. In this weird planet, it snows sunscreen. This time, the legendary telescope has found a scorching hot planet outside our solar system where it “snows” titanium dioxide. This ingredient is the most active...

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Saudi Arabia to Invest $1 Billion in Virgin’s Space Tourism
October 27, 2017
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Saudi Arabia to Invest $1 Billion in Virgin’s Space Tourism

Besides this high amount of the investment, the partnership could also lead to a space-centric entertainment center in Saudi Arabia. “Pleased Saudi Arabia intends to invest $1B in our space companies,” Richard Branson tweeted. Richar Branson’s vision is to commercialize access to space. With this amount of...

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Mysterious Visitor from Far, Far Away Enters Solar System
October 27, 2017
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Mysterious Visitor from Far, Far Away Enters Solar System

Astronomers have likely spotted a mysterious visitor entering the solar system from interstellar space for the first time ever. Just a month ago, astronomers observed a tiny blip of light moving through the sky. They observed it through the PanSTARRS1 telescope in Hawaii. Observations published by the by the International...

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8 Asteroids Fly Close to Earth in Just 3 Weeks
October 26, 2017
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8 Asteroids Fly Close to Earth in Just 3 Weeks

Astronomers are keeping their eyes on the rogue objects. Half a dozen asteroids have flown so close to Earth. October seems to be a busy month. Over the weekend, astronomers discovered a small asteroid passing close to Earth. It flew twice as close to your head as most of the man-made satellites in orbit. Asteroid 2017...

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover is Ready to Drill for Martian Organics
October 25, 2017
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NASA’s Curiosity Rover is Ready to Drill for Martian Organics

After 10 months of waiting, Mars Curiosity Rover is ready to drill rocks. Last week, NASA did a careful test run with the Curiosity rover’s drill, using a new technique. Curiosity didn’t do any drilling because 10 months ago the drilling instrument broke. The drill had stopped functioning properly just as the...

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Paul Weitz Commander of the 1st Flight Space Shuttle Challenger Dies at 85
October 24, 2017
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Paul Weitz Commander of the 1st Flight Space Shuttle Challenger Dies at 85

Paul Weitz was a retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger. He also piloted the Skylab in the early 1970s. Paul Weitz was 85 when he died at his retirement home in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Monday. No cause of Weitz’ death has yet been given. Throughout his career, Weitz flew...

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NASA Released a New Spectacular Saturnian Image by Cassini Spacecraft
October 24, 2017
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NASA Released a New Spectacular Saturnian Image by Cassini Spacecraft

NASA just revealed this wonderful view taken by the Cassini archive. They call this Saturnian image “The Grace of Saturn.” “Saturn’s graceful lanes of orbiting ice — its iconic rings — wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA’s Cassini...

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Astronomers Found a Rocky Exoplanet Orbiting its Star Within Hours
October 23, 2017
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Astronomers Found a Rocky Exoplanet Orbiting its Star Within Hours

An international team of astronomers has discovered an ultra-short-period rocky exoplanet with an orbital period of 8.9 hours. Astronomers call this recently discovered rocky exoplanet EPIC~228732031b and it orbits a yellow dwarf. It is 1.81 times the size of Earth and 6.5 times more massive. Astronomers classify these kinds of...

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