Category: Space

Crazy Plans for the Moon Declassified Records Reveal the Truth

Crazy Plans for the Moon Declassified Records Reveal the Truth

By Top Secret Writers

By Seamus About two months ago, I wrote the article “Moon Bases and Red Faces”. A subject I broached in that essay was our ability to monitor the surface of the moon to a good degree with modern garden variety telescopes. Thousands of pro-and amateur astrologers out there observe the lunar surface with far more powerful machines and do not […]

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Chinese Balloon Space Odyssey

Chinese Balloon Space Odyssey

Via Dave Reneke Travel to space in a high-tech balloon. Enjoy unprecedented views of the Earth and Sun before returning to solid ground in a parachute. It may very well sound like a pitch pulled from science fiction. No, that is not the case, but if Chinese Entrepreneur Jiang Fang succeeds, a galatic tour of the stars via balloon may […]

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Rosetta’s Comet 67P Is Actually An Alien Warship, Claims Strangely Popular Conspiracy Theory

Rosetta’s Comet 67P Is Actually An Alien Warship, Claims Strangely Popular Conspiracy Theory

By Michael Rundle/ Huffington Post In about six weeks a European space craft will attempt to land on a comet for the first time. A successful landing would be a startling work of science. The lander will descend from the Rosetta satellite (which itself took a decade to arrive) to the comet ’67P’ via a 20km free fall. That is equivalent […]

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India’s Mars satellite ‘Mangalyaan’ sends first images

India’s Mars satellite ‘Mangalyaan’ sends first images

Via BBC News India’s space agency has released its first picture of Mars, taken by its satellite which entered orbit around the Red Planet on Wednesday. “The view is nice up here,” tweeted @isro. A handful of images have been sent by the Mangalyaan probe so far. Part of its mission is to study the Martian atmosphere for signs of […]

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Soviet-era Cosmonaut Anatoly Berezovoy, Salyut Space Station Commander, Dies at 72

Soviet-era Cosmonaut Anatoly Berezovoy, Salyut Space Station Commander, Dies at 72

Via Space.com Soviet-era cosmonaut Anatoly Berezovoy, who led the first expedition on board Russia’s final  Salyut space station, died Saturday (Sept. 20). He was 72.”[Anatoly Berezovoy] was a member of a legendary generation of cosmonauts, a man of great will and courage, [and] a top-class professional who did so much for the development of cosmonautics and major research projects,” said Oleg Ostapenko, […]

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Women in Space – Inspirational Biographies

Women in Space – Inspirational Biographies

Via Dave Reneke Men often outnumber women working in aviation. Even though this may be the case, it is still important to encourage more women to enter the aviation industry.The future in space is wide open now for women. Many of the women working in the aviation and aerospace industry do administrative type jobs, working in human resources for example […]

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Travel Inside a Black Hole

Travel Inside a Black Hole

Via Dave Reneke Black holes are among the simplest objects in the universe. They are simpler than stars, much simpler than planets, and vastly simpler than human beings. Black holes are what is created when matter is compressed into a very small place. They are General Relativity’s most extreme prediction. They are commonly created from the violent deaths of stars […]

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Meteorite leaves crater in Nicaraguan capital Managua

Meteorite leaves crater in Nicaraguan capital Managua

Via BBC News A small meteorite landed near the international airport in the Nicaraguan capital, Managua, on Saturday night, government officials say. Residents reported hearing a loud bang and feeling the impact, which left a crater 12m (40ft) wide and 5m deep. Government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo said the meteorite seemed to have broken off an asteroid which was passing close […]

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The Dogs That Conquered Space

The Dogs That Conquered Space

Via Dave Reneke A streamlined space rocket streaks across the starry sky on a packet of Soviet cigarettes, trailing triumphant slogans, while another spaceship soars past planets on a commemorative plate. The pointed nosecones of satellites sparkle on lapel badges and postage stamps, while further galactic adventures are enacted across the lids of biscuit tins. Produced in the USSR in the 1950s, this collection of […]

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Asteroid 2014 RC to safely fly past Earth

Asteroid 2014 RC to safely fly past Earth

Via BBC News A small asteroid about the size of a house will fly past Earth on Sunday, US space agency Nasa says. The asteroid, 2014 RC, will pass over New Zealand at around 18:18 GMT. It is about 60 ft (18 m) in size. It will be about 40,000 km (25,000 miles) away, posing no danger to Earth, Nasa […]

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