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The Sole Survivor of the Cassini Mission Is Still Lost in Space

The Sole Survivor of the Cassini Mission Is Still Lost in Space

motherearth December 28, 2017 Comments Off on The Sole Survivor of the Cassini Mission Is Still Lost in Space

After its 20-year-long sojourn in space, on September 15, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere, becoming one with the longtime object of its study. While many continue to mourn the loss of this benevolent spacecraft,

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Celebrate Winter Solstice 2017 by Watching the Ursid Meteor Shower

Celebrate Winter Solstice 2017 by Watching the Ursid Meteor Shower

motherearth December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Celebrate Winter Solstice 2017 by Watching the Ursid Meteor Shower

If you’ve never gotten into stargazing, tonight is the night night to do it. Not only does Thursday, December 21 mark the winter solstice — or the longest night of the year — but shortly after

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Bizarre Cigar-Shaped Asteroid Is From Another Star and Unlike Anything Seen Before

Bizarre Cigar-Shaped Asteroid Is From Another Star and Unlike Anything Seen Before

motherearth December 20, 2017 Comments Off on Bizarre Cigar-Shaped Asteroid Is From Another Star and Unlike Anything Seen Before

The first known asteroid from interstellar space has been observed and measured, and the object is exceptionally weird, reports Phys.org. The unique rock was first spotted when the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii picked up

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Jeff Bezos Launches a Rocket into Space as Rivalry With SpaceX Heats Up

Jeff Bezos Launches a Rocket into Space as Rivalry With SpaceX Heats Up

motherearth December 14, 2017 Comments Off on Jeff Bezos Launches a Rocket into Space as Rivalry With SpaceX Heats Up

In what appears to be the new space race, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos recently tweeted a video of the seventh successful launch of the New Shepard rocket capsule. Funded by his private aerospace company Blue Origin, the

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President Trump Officially Wants to Send NASA Back to The Moon

President Trump Officially Wants to Send NASA Back to The Moon

motherearth December 12, 2017 Comments Off on President Trump Officially Wants to Send NASA Back to The Moon

Once again, the Trump administration has pledged to restore America’s leadership in space by teaming with the private sector and returning to the moon. Speaking at a White House ceremony Monday, President Trump offered

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The Falcon Heavy: World’s Most Powerful Rocket

The Falcon Heavy: World’s Most Powerful Rocket

motherearth December 2, 2017 Comments Off on The Falcon Heavy: World’s Most Powerful Rocket

Following Tesla’s completion of the world’s largest battery, Elon Musk also the CEO of SpaceX teases the world’s most powerful rocket — the Falcon Heavy. If operational, the invention would become the world’s most capable spacecraft able to lift into

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India Is Preparing to Land on The Moon For The First Time in The Country’s History

India Is Preparing to Land on The Moon For The First Time in The Country’s History

motherearth December 2, 2017 Comments Off on India Is Preparing to Land on The Moon For The First Time in The Country’s History

The last time any country put boots or, rather, little metal feet, on the Moon was in 2013, when China landed its Yutu rover there. Before that, you’d have to look back to the 1970s

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New Intergalactic Discovery Could Be Biggest Supernova Ever

New Intergalactic Discovery Could Be Biggest Supernova Ever

motherearth November 17, 2017 Comments Off on New Intergalactic Discovery Could Be Biggest Supernova Ever

The Earth, the Sun, Andromeda galaxy, they’ve all been around for as long as you can remember and as long as humanity has been around. So when a new light suddenly shows up in

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Newly Discovered Earth-Sized Planet Looks To Be Life-Friendly

Newly Discovered Earth-Sized Planet Looks To Be Life-Friendly

motherearth November 15, 2017 Comments Off on Newly Discovered Earth-Sized Planet Looks To Be Life-Friendly

Scientist have discovered a nearby Earth-like exoplanet with conditions favorable to life. The planet orbits Ross 128, an inactive red dwarf star. The small, dim and quiet sun translates to moderate temperatures on Ross

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The ‘Space Nation’ Asgardia Just Launched Its First Satellite

The ‘Space Nation’ Asgardia Just Launched Its First Satellite

motherearth November 15, 2017 Comments Off on The ‘Space Nation’ Asgardia Just Launched Its First Satellite

The Space Kingdom of Asgardia has launched its first satellite. This so-called ‘virtual nation’ is the pet project of Russian scientist and billionaire Igor Ashurbeyli. Last year, he proposed a new nation which would be based

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