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  • NASA’s asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rock
    NASA's asteroid-chasing spacecraft is swinging by Earth on Friday on its way to a space rock. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-22
    5 hours ago
  • Positive, negative or neutral, it all matters: NASA explains space radiation
    Charged particles may be small, but they matter to astronauts. NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is investigating these particles to ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-22
    9 hours ago
  • Hurricane topples ‘Moon Tree’ that was on Apollo mission
    Winds from Hurricane Irma have toppled a tiny tree that orbited the moon and later grew at the Kennedy Space ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-22
    10 hours ago
  • Supernovae death reveals link to stars’ birth
    It was previously thought that molecules and dust would be completely obliterated by the tremendous explosions of supernovae. Yet, for ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-09-22
    10 hours ago
  • Image: X-plane preliminary design model tests quiet supersonic technology
    Samantha O'Flaherty, Test Engineer for Jacobs Technology Inc., finalizes the set-up of the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) Preliminary Design Model ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-22
    11 hours ago
  • Vitamin super-cocktail to combat 60 days of lying in bed
    This week will see the second ESA bedrest study investigating a mix of antioxidants and vitamins that could help astronauts ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-22
    11 hours ago
  • Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape
    By 2040, a hundred people will live on the Moon, melting ice for water, 3D-printing homes and tools, eating plants ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-22
    16 hours ago
  • In space capsules, little room but big improvement
    In 1961, an American astronaut reached space for the first time and soared through the heavens in a gumdrop-shaped capsule. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
    1 day ago
  • Fast radio bursts may be firing off every second
    When fast radio bursts, or FRBs, were first detected in 2001, astronomers had never seen anything like them before. Since ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
    1 day ago
  • Students at National Air and Space Museum to Speak with Space Station Astronaut
    Students at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and ... read more
    Source: NASA Education NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
    1 day ago
  • Hope to discover sure signs of life on Mars? New research says look for the element vanadium
    The search for biology on neighbor planet Mars won't play out like a Hollywood movie starring little green men. Rather, ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
    1 day ago
  • Solar eruption ‘photobombed’ Mars encounter with Comet Siding Spring
    When Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) passed just 140,000 kilometres from Mars on 19th October 2014, depositing a large amount ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
    1 day ago
  • New gravitational wave data analysis now underway
    Penn State LIGO physicists are members of the LIGO-Virgo collaboration to detect and characterize gravitational waves. The collaboration now is ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
    1 day ago
  • Returning humanity to the Moon
    In the first act of lunar exploration, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were major characters. In setting its sights on ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
    1 day ago
  • Earth through different eyes
    In the 1960s, photographs of Earth taken by the first astronauts captured the imaginations of people across the world. The ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-09-21
    1 day ago

 

 

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