Category: Space

Watch: Orion Re-Enters Earth’s Atmosphere

Watch: Orion Re-Enters Earth’s Atmosphere

Via SkyNews Video released by NASA gives an astronaut’s-eye view of the intense conditions endured by the Orion spacecraft as it returned to earth. Footage recovered after the uncrewed test flight on 5 December shows what Orion and its crew will endure when they return from planned deep space destinations on the journey to Mars….. VIDEO

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Astronauts Prepare For Year-Long Space Trip

Astronauts Prepare For Year-Long Space Trip

Via SkyNews Two astronauts are set to blast off for the longest ever space mission, on a trip designed to prepare for possible future expeditions to the Moon, Mars and asteroids. Roscosmos’ Mikhail Kornienko and NASA’s Scott Kelly will embark on a Russian Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan in March – and will not return for a year…..

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UFO on Apollo 15 footage?

UFO on Apollo 15 footage?

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Were Martians Annihilated in a Nuclear Explosion?

Were Martians Annihilated in a Nuclear Explosion?

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By Mark Whittington Dr. John Brandenburg, a plasma physicist who is currently doing research at Orbital Technologies in Madison Wisconsin, has a new theory about how Mars became a cold, arid planet with a thin, unbreathable atmosphere. According to Digital Journal (1), he believes that Mars was transformed suddenly from a warm, wet Earth-like world to what it is today […]

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Einstein’s Thoughts on SETI

Einstein’s Thoughts on SETI

By Tony Reichhardt/Air&SpaceMag “Why should earth be the only planet supporting human life?” asked the physicist in 1920. The release this month of a digital edition of Albert Einstein’s papers had me hunting through the great man’s works for any mention of space travel. True, Einstein died two years before the launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957, but people had […]

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Physicists Have A Problem With Time

Physicists Have A Problem With Time

Via Dave Reneke Whether through Newton’s gravitation, Maxwell’s electrodynamics, Einstein’s special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all equations that describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward. Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe is expanding, not contracting. Stars emit light rather than absorb it, and radioactive atoms decay rather than reassemble. […]

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The Real Story Of Apollo 17… And Why We Never Went Back To The Moon

The Real Story Of Apollo 17… And Why We Never Went Back To The Moon

By Andrew Liptak/i09 On December 11, 1972, Apollo 17 touched down on the Moon. This was not only our final Moon landing, but the last time we left Low Earth Orbit. With the successful launch of the Orion capsule, NASA is finally poised to go further again. So it’s important to remember how we got to the Moon — and […]

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Astronaut Tim Peake invites Raspberry Pi challenge

Astronaut Tim Peake invites Raspberry Pi challenge

VIDEO UK astronaut Tim Peake has invited members of the public to suggest digital experiments to be carried out in space. He will oversee the experiments when he does his six-month visit to the International Space Station (ISS) next year. He teamed up with the makers of Raspberry Pi, the credit-card sized computer designed to get people coding, to set […]

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Space Station Astronaut ‘Squirms’ At UFO Questions

Space Station Astronaut ‘Squirms’ At UFO Questions

By Thomas Tamblyn/HuffingtonPostUK Two years ago, ISS astronaut Joseph Acaba decided to answer some questions live on TV. The show was in Spanish but despite the language barrier UFO enthusiasts have found something within the interview that they find odd. Acaba was asked about whether he had seen any UFOs and immediately it became clear that the questions either a) […]

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Construction Set To Start On World’s Biggest Optical Telescope

Construction Set To Start On World’s Biggest Optical Telescope

Via Dave Reneke After blowing up part of a mountain to make way for the world’s largest optical telescope, officials have given the go-ahead for construction of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) to begin taking shape in Chile. The governing body for the European Southern Observatory (ESO), which operates the site, has approved two phases for constuction. The first […]

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