Category Archives: Space

First Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in 150 Years Coming This Month

The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that comes at the very end of the month, on Jan. 31. It will be a total eclipse that involves the second full moon of the month, popularly referred to … Continue reading

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Billionaire teams up with NASA to mine the moon

Among the moon’s vast riches: gold, cobalt, iron, palladium, platinum, tungsten and Helium-3, a gas that can be used in future fusion reactors to provide nuclear power without radioactive waste. “We went to the moon 50 years ago, yet today … Continue reading

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A View From The Other Side

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4-Billion-Pixel Panorama From Curiosity Rover Brings Mars to Your Computer Screen

Mars Gigapixel Panorama – Curiosity rover: Martian solar days 136-149 in The World After several technical glitches shut down operations for a while, Curiosity resumed its science investigations earlier this week. Before the shutdown, the rover had been hard at … Continue reading

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Space Station Tour

This is a fascinating video that shows a tour of the International Space Station. Normally I don’t have patience for YouTube videos but I ended up watching the entire 25 minutes of this tour.

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