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NASA spacecraft begins 2-year trip home with asteroid rubble...
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With rubble from an asteroid tucked inside, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long journey back to Earth on Monday, leaving the ancient space rock in its rearview mirror.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-10 21:33 UTC
No, NASA photos are not evidence of fungus growing on Mars, sorry...
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Despite what you might have read, the claims about life on Mars are shoddy and unscientific.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-08 17:00 UTC
NASA Photos Show 'Mushroom' Fungus Growing on Rocks in the Red Planet—Is There Life on Mars?...
Mushrooms are proof of life, as they are fungus, and scientists prove that those are it in the recent Mars photos.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-07 01:02 UTC
'Starship Landing Nominal!' SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Celebrates After Mars Rocket Prototype Lands Successfully...
On Wednesday, SpaceX launched and successfully landed an early Mars rocket prototype at its facility in South Texas. SpaceX and Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, announced the rocket's first successful landing on Twitter, writing "Starship landing nominal!
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-07 01:01 UTC
Mars helicopter Ingenuity goes faster and farther than ever on 4th flight...
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Ingenuity aced its fourth-ever Martian flight this morning (April 30), going farther and faster than it ever had before.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-04-30 20:41 UTC
NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Provides First Audio Recording on Mars...
New video from NASAs Mars 2020 Perseverance rover chronicles major milestones during the final minutes of its entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the Red Planet on Feb. 18 as the spacecraft plummeted, parachuted, and rocketed toward the surface of Mars.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-23 12:38 UTC
Touchdown! NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover safely lands on Red Planet...
The largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world touched down on Mars Thursday, after a 203-day journey traversing 293 million miles (472 million kilometers).
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-18 23:32 UTC
The view from Mars: Here's the 1st photo from NASA's Perseverance rover!...
Just minutes after NASA's Perseverance Mars rover nailed its touchdown on the Red Planet, the spacecraft sent back the first two images of its new home in Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-18 23:32 UTC
If Planet Nine exists, why has no one seen it?...
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Strange things are happening at the outer edges of our solar system. An object up to ten times the mass of Earth is pulling others towards it. Is it a planet, or something else?
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-17 16:42 UTC
"Against All Odds" NASA's Planet-Hunting Tess Discovers a Unique Star System with Six 'Suns'...
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"The system exists against the odds," said Brian Powell, a data scientist at NASA's High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center about the source of starlight that was mysteriously brightening and dimming some 1,900 light-years awa
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-25 06:35 UTC
Here's the Extremely New Website for the Extremely Large Telescope...
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In the vein of "go big or go home," the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has launched a stunning new website to showcase information about — and match the scale of — its Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), the highly anticipated observ
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-19 06:43 UTC
NASA InSight Mars Digger Bites the Dust After Two Years on Red Planet...
NASA declared the InSight Mars digger dead after failing to burrow deep into the red planet to take its temperature.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-15 07:50 UTC
Stellar Flares May Not Condemn a Planet's Habitability...
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Red dwarf stars are the most common kind of star in our neighbourhood, and probably in the Milky Way. Because of that, many of the Earth-like and potentially life-supporting exoplanets we've detected are in orbit around red dwarfs. The problem is that
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-09 16:47 UTC
A Harvard professor says an alien visited in 2017 — and more are coming...
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A Harvard professor says we were visited by an alien life form in 2017 and we should be ready for more.
By ceres on 2021-01-03 17:38 UTC
Even the Outside of Hayabusa 2's Sample Capsule has Asteroid Debris on it...
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According to statements made by JAXA, the samples returned by the Hayabusa 2 mission included black sand and gases obtained from the asteroid itself. The post Even the Outside of Hayabusa 2's Sample Capsule has Asteroid Debris on it appeared first on
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 01:37 UTC
Alien Hunters Discover Mysterious Signal from Proxima Centauri...
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Strange radio transmissions appear to be coming from our nearest star system; now scientists are trying to work out what is sending them
By ceres on 2020-12-19 02:29 UTC
Scientists looking for aliens investigate radio beam 'from nearby star'...
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Tantalising 'signal' appears to have come from Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the sun
By ceres on 2020-12-19 02:29 UTC
The sun fires off its biggest solar flare in more than 3 years...
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The sun unleashed its most powerful solar eruption in more than three years on Sunday (Nov. 29).
By ceres on 2020-12-01 05:33 UTC
A vintage NASA moon rocket body is officially back in Earth orbit ... for now...
Scientists think a piece of 1960s space junk has slipped into orbit around Earth. Here's the story of the Centaur rocket body and the Surveyor moon program it powered.
By ceres on 2020-12-01 05:31 UTC
NASA Finally Contacts Voyager 2 from 11 Billion Miles Away Using Enhanced Deep Space Station 43...
The space agency used the upgraded Deep Space Station 43.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-11-03 14:38 UTC
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