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NASA Developing Robot Bees for Exploring Mars
April 03, 2018
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NASA Developing Robot Bees for Exploring Mars

NASA is funding a project that will study the feasibility of using robot bees to study the Martian environment. A team of researchers from the University of Alabama and Japan is developing a new kind of Mars explorer. So, NASA is now funding their project called Marsbees. They have awarded the team $125,000. “The NIAC...

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Artificial Intelligence Identifies 6,000 Crater Impacts on the Moon
March 26, 2018
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Artificial Intelligence Identifies 6,000 Crater Impacts on the Moon

Researchers at U of T Scarborough developed a new technique based on A.I. The new technique can measure the size and location of crater impacts on the moon. This new technology is similar to that used for self-driving cars. “Basically, we need to manually look at an image, locate and count the craters, and then calculate...

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NASA’s Juno Caught a Beautiful Rose-Storm on Jupiter
March 19, 2018
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NASA’s Juno Caught a Beautiful Rose-Storm on Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft continues to orbit Jupiter, thus, bringing us beautiful views of the gas giant. Recently NASA has released an image of a rose-storm on planet Jupiter. Juno space probe has entered Jupiter’s orbit on July 4, 2016. NASA’s Juno spacecraft snapped the original picture on Feb. 7, during its...

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SpaceX’s Tesla is Carrying Earth Bacteria
March 02, 2018
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SpaceX’s Tesla is Carrying Earth Bacteria

SpaceX’s Tesla Red Car could be carrying earthly bacteria in space. According to some, the car could also contaminate Mars. Elon Musk of SpaceX successfully launched a Heavy Falcon Rocket earlier this month. According to Purdue University Scientist, the Tesla Red Car could be Carrying the largest load of earthly...

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NASA Mars Rover Finds Another Surprise
February 17, 2018
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NASA Mars Rover Finds Another Surprise

NASA’s Mars Rover Opportunity surprises scientists with observations of “rock stripes”. They resemble stone stripes on some mountain slopes on Earth. NASA launched Opportunity to Mars in 2003 for what was supposed to be a 90-Martian-day mission. However, the rover has outlived and outperformed...

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Hubble Watches Neptune’s Giant Storm Disappear
February 17, 2018
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Hubble Watches Neptune’s Giant Storm Disappear

Hubble watches a giant storm, three billion miles away, as it shrinks. The storm was once big enough to reach from Boston to Portugal. So, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, through its pictures, proves that the dark storm is shrinking out of existence. In 1989, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Neptune. Back then, the...

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New Horizons Caught the Most Distant Image Ever
February 09, 2018
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New Horizons Caught the Most Distant Image Ever

NASA’s New Horizons might have captured the most distant image from Earth ever taken, at a staggering 3.79 billion miles away. Yesterday NASA released a set of images captured by New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager on Dec. 5 of last year. At the time the probe was 3.79 billion miles from Earth. The image...

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Asteroid 2018 CB will Pass Between Earth and Moon
February 08, 2018
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Asteroid 2018 CB will Pass Between Earth and Moon

On Friday asteroid 2018 CB, larger than a blue whale, will pass by Earth. However, it will not pose any danger to humans, as it will pass by safely. According to NASA, the asteroid will pass our planet at around 5:30 p.m. Eastern (2:30 p.m. Pacific) at a distance of about 39,000 miles (64,000 kilometers). “Although 2018 CB...

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LIVE: SpaceX Launches a Tesla Roadster into Space
February 07, 2018
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LIVE: SpaceX Launches a Tesla Roadster into Space

On Tuesday, Elon Musk launched a Tesla Roadster into orbit. Now, it is waiting for a final boost to propel it into the interplanetary orbit. Now you can virtually ride along with the lonely passenger in his cherry-red Tesla Roadster by tuning in to a live webcast beamed to Earth directly from the space car. The dummy is...

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Future Landers Could Sink on Jupiter’s Moon Europa
January 29, 2018
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Future Landers Could Sink on Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Jupiter’s moon Europa has an icy crust, under which lies an entire ocean. However, a new study suggests that its surface might be extremely porous. In 2017, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) announced they are planning a joint mission to land in Europa. Scientists believe it could host extraterrestrial life. NASA...

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