Spacecraft & Probes

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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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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Check out the Top Countries With The Most Space Junk
October 21, 2017
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Check out the Top Countries With The Most Space Junk

More than 4,600 satellites wander over our heads. There are also 14,000 old rocket parts along with space debris or space junk. About 95 percent of what’s orbiting us is space junk. This includes dead satellites, used rocket parts, out-of-control space stations, lost astronaut tools and more. Experts say that this is...

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Watch Nasa Test a Powerful Rocket Engine that will Send Humans to Mars
October 20, 2017
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Watch Nasa Test a Powerful Rocket Engine that will Send Humans to Mars

NASA rocket called the Space Launch System will carry this powerful rocket engine. The new spacecraft will blast into space next year on a mission to the red planet. The American space agency tested the RS-25 rocket engine at the Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, yesterday (Oct. 19). This car-sized booster caused vast...

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Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Will Crash Down to Earth Within Months
October 13, 2017
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Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Will Crash Down to Earth Within Months

Tiangong-1 space laboratory will break apart in the atmosphere of Earth. Pieces weighing as much as 100kg may fall from the skies. China launched the 8.5-ton Tiangong-1 space laboratory in 2011. China was ambitious that the laboratory would become a space superpower. The Chinese station has been in an orbit around Earth for...

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Juno Completes First Close-Up Of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
July 13, 2017
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Juno Completes First Close-Up Of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

NASA’s Juno mission completed a close flyby of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot on July 10, during its sixth science orbit. NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back the first photos from its close flyby over Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot. With the help of its active instruments and JunoCam who were operating all the...

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Juno Spacecraft Will Travel Above Jupiter’s Great Red Spot July 10
July 06, 2017
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Juno Spacecraft Will Travel Above Jupiter’s Great Red Spot July 10

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is getting ready for the closest fly over Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot on July 10. Gas giant’s iconic Great Red Spot is a 10,000 miles wide (16,000 kilometers wide) storm. This will be the first up-close and personal view of the gigantic feature. A storm monitored since 1830 and...

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China’s Mission To Moon Takes A Hit Due To Rocket Failure
July 06, 2017
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China’s Mission To Moon Takes A Hit Due To Rocket Failure

The second launch of China’s new-generation Long March-5 carrier rocket failed Sunday, fading country’s ambitious space aspirations. China experienced a rocket failure 40 minutes after the largest rocket lifted off at 7:23 p.m. local time (7:23 a.m. ET) from the seaside Wenchang space launch center on the southern...

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Is Space Debris Dangerous For Satellites And People On Earth?
July 01, 2017
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Is Space Debris Dangerous For Satellites And People On Earth?

Collisions with space debris have become a hazard to spacecraft; they cause great damage, especially to solar panels and optics like telescopes or star trackers. Space debris is the collection of man-made objects around Earth, like old-satellites, spent rocket stages and pieces from disintegration, collisions and...

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On This Day, SpaceX Rocket Explodes After Liftoff (Video)
June 28, 2017
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On This Day, SpaceX Rocket Explodes After Liftoff (Video)

On June 28, 2015, an unmanned rocket by Elon Musk’s SpaceX on a resupply mission to the International Space Station exploded Sunday just minutes after launch. SpaceX’s robotic dragon capsule blasted off atop the company’s two-stage Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, headed...

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