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  • Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space
    Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-21
    12 hours ago
  • NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
    Early on an August morning, the sky near Cape Canaveral, Florida, will light up with the launch of Parker Solar ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    1 day ago
  • One giant sale: Neil Armstrong’s collection goes to auction
    Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    1 day ago
  • Who owns the moon? A space lawyer answers
    Most likely, this is the best-known picture of a flag ever taken: Buzz Aldrin standing next to the first U.S. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    1 day ago
  • Space, not Brexit, is final frontier for Scottish outpost
    Never mind Brexit: For a remote peninsula in the Scottish highlands, the buzz is all about hi-tech rocket launchers firing ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • UK space officials seek nifty name for Mars rover
    The U.K. Space Agency is looking for a catchy name for the ExoMars Rover being developed for use in a ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • Where to search for signs of life on Titan
    New findings, published in the journal Astrobiology, suggest that large craters are the prime locations in which to find the ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • Capturing the shadow of Saturn’s moon Titan from right here on Earth
    Titan is Saturn's largest moon, and it is more like a planet than a moon in many respects. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • How satellites and other aerial technologies have changed society
    Satellites have changed the way we experience the world, by beaming back images from around the globe and letting us ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • Image: Technicians ensure James Webb Space Telescope’s sunshield survives stresses experienced during liftoff
    Technicians ensure James Webb Space Telescope's sunshield survives stresses experienced during liftoff ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • Northwestern rocket to launch July 22 to explore ‘star stuff’
    As astronomer Carl Sagan famously said, "We are made of star stuff." So to better understand ourselves, we must look ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • ‘Storm chasers’ on Mars searching for dusty secrets
    Storm chasing takes luck and patience on Earth—and even more so on Mars. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • Image: Mars dust storm
    The high resolution stereo camera on board ESA's Mars Express captured this impressive upwelling front of dust clouds – visible ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-20
    2 days ago
  • Traveling to the sun: Why won’t Parker Solar Probe melt?
    This summer, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will launch to travel closer to the Sun, deeper into the solar atmosphere, than ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-19
    2 days ago
  • Guide to Mars Opposition 2018
    Have you checked out Mars this season? Mars reaches opposition on July 27th at 5:00 Universal Time (UT) shining at ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-07-19
    3 days ago

 

 

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