Voyager 1 Reaching out of bounds
By: Lane Weinberg
Our Solar System is a massive vacuum filled with planets, moons, dwarf planets, comets, asteroids, meteors and other space materials. The distance from one end of our system to the other is almost incomprehensibly long, the Sun being about 3.7 billion miles from...
The surface features of Titan
By: Jamie Jones - 607222
Just over nine hundred million miles away, a pale sun rises over a great hydrocarbon lake. Clouds brush against the low mountain sides, perhaps even raining and feeding systems of rivers and channels. Winds blow across vast areas of dunes, constantly changing the look of...
Space technology future: Non-polluting rockets for space exploration
By: Lane Weinberg
Japan successfully launched its first Solar Sail this year calling it Ikaros, as an ode to the famous child of the same name (though his name was spelt Icarus) in Greek mythology. The son of the craftsman Daedalus, Icarus attempted to escape the island of...
By: Wayne K. Wilkins
The secret of life on Earth has been long debated, but new evidence from scientists suggests that we could be one step closer to learning the answers to the previously unanswerable – how life began, a report from “National Geographic” has stated. Meteorites are...
By: Wayne K. Wilkins
The lunar eclipse that gave beauty and emotion to the world on December 21st, 2010 has left the world in awe and wondering in regards to the natural phenomenon. Long-time astronomy lovers and casual Internet browsers alike are currently in search for photos of the...
Report: New evidence suggests space rocks seeded life on Earth
By: Terrence Aym
NASA astronomers have notched up another victory in their continuing quest for extra-terrestrial life. For the first time the ingredients that make up life as we know it have been found in superhot meteorites. Amino acids inside meteorsThe new study—outlined in 20 research papers...
Questioning the viability of mining the moon
By: Lane Weinberg
If you’ve never seen the movie Moon with Sam Rockwell I suggest you go rent it and watch it. It addresses issues in both politics and space programs. Sam Rockwell plays Sam Bell, a lone minor at the only Lunar Base, which mines the...
By: Anthony Megna
The planet Mars has fascinated the human race for thousands of years. In fact, the word "Mars" is the Roman name for the god of war! Mars is also called the "red planet", because when the Romans named the planet it reminded them of blood...
NASA unveils next generation astronaut - an android
By: Terrence Aym
NASA and contractor General Motors have officially unveiled the next-generation of space explorer, an android named Robonaut2 (R2).After the White House decided to scrub the Constellation Program that was to return US astronauts to the Moon and pave the way for a much-anticipated manned...
Facts about the Moon
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
The Moon is the earth's natural satellite and the only astronomical body visited by humans; it is the brightest celestial body in the dark sky; at night, it reflects the light from the sun. The Moon is located at 238,328 miles; 384,400 km...

 

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