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Smile, Planet! Orion Sent the First Photo of Earth From 58,000 Miles Away and You're in It
Smile, Planet! Orion Sent the First Photo of Earth From 58,000 Miles Away and You're in It

16 Nov 2022, 21:35 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Artemis I mission to the Moon is relying on data links between the spacecraft and mission control on Earth; 16 cameras are the precise eyes in the skies

 
The Moon Will Bleed Blood Red on November 8 - Who Will Get to See It?
The Moon Will Bleed Blood Red on November 8 - Who Will Get to See It?

7 Nov 2022, 08:34 UTC · By: Tim McKenzie / On November 8, many people around the world will get to witness the longest blood moon of the year as it lights up the sky

 
NASA Supercomputer Theorizes the Moon May Have Formed in a Few Hours, Details Inside
NASA Supercomputer Theorizes the Moon May Have Formed in a Few Hours, Details Inside

7 Oct 2022, 21:36 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / A team of scientists from NASA's Ames Research Center Durham University in the UK is applying some serious computing power towards simulating the Moon's birth.

 
Once Upon a Time, a Mars-Sized Space Rock Hit Earth, And Our Instant Moon Was Born
Once Upon a Time, a Mars-Sized Space Rock Hit Earth, And Our Instant Moon Was Born

5 Oct 2022, 06:47 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / New study into the formation of the Moon points to the satellite being born just hours after the huge impact between Earth and Theia

 
We Just Received a Message From Voyager 1, the Space Probe Outside Our Solar System
We Just Received a Message From Voyager 1, the Space Probe Outside Our Solar System

26 Aug 2022, 20:40 UTC · By: Angela Balaciu / Voyager 1, the furthest human-made object from Earth is still sending us messages from so far away, a hero that brought us beautiful images of the Space

 
It Takes Almost Two of Our Years for Christmas to Come Around Over on Mars
It Takes Almost Two of Our Years for Christmas to Come Around Over on Mars

5 Jun 2022, 02:34 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Because of its distance to the Sun and slower speed, it takes Mars no less than 687 of our days to complete a revolution around the star.

 
Every Now and Then, Mars Rovers Lose Touch With Earth. Here’s What Happens Then
Every Now and Then, Mars Rovers Lose Touch With Earth. Here’s What Happens Then

28 May 2022, 02:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Short (and old) video explains how scientists here on Earth can keep directing the hardware on Mars during solar conjunctions

 
Is This a Map of Earth’s Continents on the Surface of Mars, Or What?
Is This a Map of Earth’s Continents on the Surface of Mars, Or What?

15 May 2022, 02:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Image captured by the HiRISE camera from high-up in orbit around Mars seems to show a map of Earth's continents on the surface

 
Asteroid Detected Less Than Two Hours Before Entering Earth’s Atmosphere! Wait, What?
Asteroid Detected Less Than Two Hours Before Entering Earth’s Atmosphere! Wait, What?

16 Mar 2022, 15:58 UTC · By: Sergiu Tudose / Even though astronomers are getting better at identifying near-Earth objects, the fact remains that sometimes we are still spotting them way too late

 
Replica of Earth’s Continents as Seen on Maps Found as Small Features on Mars
Replica of Earth’s Continents as Seen on Maps Found as Small Features on Mars

10 Feb 2022, 09:03 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Image sent back by the HiRISE camera shows small formations on the surface of Mars that from a certain angle looks like a replica of Earth's maps

 
2022 Will Come With Four NASA Missions Set to Monitor Our Changing Planet
2022 Will Come With Four NASA Missions Set to Monitor Our Changing Planet

13 Dec 2021, 22:29 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / 2022 will be a busy year for NASA as the space agency is preparing to launch four missions that will monitor our planet and how it's changing

 
Asteroids Hitting the Moon Is Not Something We’d Like to See for Real
Asteroids Hitting the Moon Is Not Something We’d Like to See for Real

2 Dec 2021, 15:48 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Simulation video shows how asteroid impacts on the Moon may appear as seen from here on Earth, sight is truly frightening

 
Reported Alien Signal From Proxima Centauri Was Not Alien, Scientists Explain
Reported Alien Signal From Proxima Centauri Was Not Alien, Scientists Explain

28 Oct 2021, 10:28 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Do you remember the news about an alleged alien signal from Proxima Centauri? Well, as it turns out, it came from Earth after all, and it was just an error

 
Earth's Orbit Is Getting Crowded, New Inflatable Station Eyes a Spot in Space
Earth's Orbit Is Getting Crowded, New Inflatable Station Eyes a Spot in Space

22 Oct 2021, 02:21 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / As the ISS is starting to show its age, multiple companies are rushing to design the next-generation space station. One of them could look like Starlab

 
You Can Now Book a Seat to Fly With a Football Field-Sized Balloon Above Earth
You Can Now Book a Seat to Fly With a Football Field-Sized Balloon Above Earth

5 Oct 2021, 00:15 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Arizona-based World View aims to start taking paying customers on stratospheric balloon rides. A seat on a ride that will take you 23 miles up sells for $50K

 
Atlas V Rocket Launches With NASA's Earth-Monitoring Landsat 9 Satellite
Atlas V Rocket Launches With NASA's Earth-Monitoring Landsat 9 Satellite

28 Sep 2021, 00:20 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On Monday, September 27th, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket took off from Vandenberg Space Force Base with NASA's Landsat 9 Earth-monitoring satellite

 
Terminator Tape Draws Satellites Back to Earth Faster to Their Fiery Doom
Terminator Tape Draws Satellites Back to Earth Faster to Their Fiery Doom

23 Aug 2021, 21:52 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Millennium Space Systems, a Boeing company, has successfully proven its Terminator Tape ability to safely and quickly de-orbit an inactive satellite.

 
Chances of Hazardous Asteroid Hitting Earth Are Higher Than Scientists Thought
Chances of Hazardous Asteroid Hitting Earth Are Higher Than Scientists Thought

12 Aug 2021, 09:31 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / In a new study published on Tuesday in the journal Icarus, NASA has used data from the agency's OSIRIS spacecraft to better estimate Bennu's orbital trajectory.

 
June's Solar Eclipse Made This Amazing Dark Smudge on Our Planet
June's Solar Eclipse Made This Amazing Dark Smudge on Our Planet

26 Jul 2021, 10:04 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The annular eclipse that took place in June was captured on film by a specialized camera located almost one million miles away from Earth

 
Tokyo Olympics Had a Lit Start, More Than 1,800 Drones Put on an Epic Show
Tokyo Olympics Had a Lit Start, More Than 1,800 Drones Put on an Epic Show

24 Jul 2021, 13:31 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Yesterday, July 23rd, the official opening ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games took place. The ceremony ended with 1,800 drones up the sky.