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New spacecraft will lead to binary asteroid

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = " From Popular Mechanics "Data Reaction =" 22 "> From Popular Mechanics The solar system is full of giant asteroids moving around, and although space is large and usually empty, there is a decent chance that some of these …

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My night at Space Center Houston

Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP / Getty Images When I spent the night at Space Center Houston, I had more than 250,000 square feet and about 400 artifacts (almost) all for myself. When I spent the night at Space Center Houston, I had more than … From the time I was able to read the most basic Dr. Seuss rim, …

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There is a junk problem in space. A Harpoon and Net may be the answer

An experiment aboard the International Space Station can help engineers figure out how to one day take out the total amount of trash in orbit. Engineers will perform exercises later this year where they will use cameras and laser guidance to capture objects with a harpoon and a net attached to a spacecraft, called RemoveDEBRIS. "Our experiments should begin in …

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Physicists set limits for neutron stars size

Size size for a typical neutron star compared to the city of Frankfurt. Credit: Lukas Weih, Goethe University, Satellite Image: GeoBasis-DE / BKG (2009) Google How big is a neutron star? Earlier estimates ranged from eight to 16 kilometers. Astrophysics at Goethe University Frankfurt and FIAS have now managed to determine the size of neutron stars within 1.5 kilometers using …

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NASA Spacecraft shares yet another artistic, restful photo of Jupiter

NASA's Juno Spacecraft has unlocked mysteries and has never offered previously viewed views on Jupiter ever since it reached the planet back in July 2016. The spacecraft offered a different artistic view more similar to something that hangs in an art museum rather than the giant gas plane last week. NASA called the photo "Chaotic Clouds of Jupiter" and said …

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Nasa reveals "beautiful painting" photo of Jupiter

Juno was about 15,500 kilometers from the clouds of the planet when it took the picture A Nasa image obtained on June 24, 2018 shows swirling clouds and turbulent vortices within Jupiter's northern hemisphere, when space agency Juno spacecraft took this color-enhanced image at 10.23 pm PDT on May 23, 2018, because the spacecraft performed its 13th near the airport …

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China's Tiangong-2 Space Station Dive near the earth: Will it crash as its predecessor?

On June 13, China's Tiangong-2 space station fell from its normal circulation 242 miles to 183 miles. Will it also fall back to earth like Tiangong-1? ( Pixabay ) China's Tiangong-1 space station made news after the Chinese authorities showed it would fall back to earth. In April, China announced the Manned Space Engineering Office that the experimental space laboratory …

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Will we feel life when we see it?

This image is an artist's perception of how life can look on a distant planet. Credit: NASA Over the last decade, we have discovered thousands of planets outside our solar system and learned that rocky tempered worlds are many in our galaxy. The next step will mean asking even bigger questions. Can any of these planets host life? And if …

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Will there be wine on Mars?

Grapes of the kind that Georgian scientists hope to grow on Mars. (photo: Nikoloz Bezhanishvili) Next time Matt Damon becomes marooned on Mars, he can soak away his days and enjoy Saperavi instead of growing potatoes as he did so stubbornly in 2015 blockbuster, The Martian. Georgia, an old wine producing redoubt, puts its best space science and wine growing …

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