See A Lunar Eclipse From Mercury Orbit, Thanks To MESSENGER

See A Lunar Eclipse From Mercury Orbit, Thanks To MESSENGER

You might have watched solar eclipse or lunar eclipse from Earth’s surface. Now, lets watch a lunar eclipse that was occurred on October 8 from Mercury’s orbit, thanks to space agency NASA’s robotic spacecraft MESSENGER.

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Space Dust Casts Shadow On Big Bang Theory?

Space Dust Casts Shadow On Big Bang Theory?

In March of this year, a team of scientists announced that they had found evidence of primordial gravitational waves, hypothesized ripples in spacetime whose existence would suggest that the universe did indeed expand many times faster than the speed of light in the first few instants after the Big Bang. But a new report has cast doubt on the Big Bang theory.

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Curiosity Finally Arrived At The Base Of Mount Sharp

Curiosity Finally Arrived At The Base Of Mount Sharp

Space agency NASA is now in a very jolly mode. Why? Because after two years of driving and drilling on Mars, Curiosity has finally arrived at the base of Mount Sharp, at the center of Gale Crater.

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NASA Placing A Tiny 3D Printed Space Camera Into CubeSats

NASA Placing A Tiny 3D Printed Space Camera Into CubeSats

NASA is experimenting with small space cameras made almost entirely of 3D printed parts. The technology the agency is using is a bit different from the 3D printing you might be familiar with if you’ve used consumer printers. Like 3D printing with exuded plastic, the pieces are built layer by layer, from the bottom up.

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MESSENGER Going Closer And Closer To Mercury

MESSENGER Going Closer And Closer To Mercury

Ever since NASA’s robotic spacecraft MESSENGER entered into Mercury’s orbit, it’s been studying the planet’s chemical composition, geology, and magnetic field. And now, it’s been reported that MESSENGER is going closer to Mercury than ever before to study the planet more deeply.

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Curiosity Found Huge Meteorite On Mars

Curiosity Found Huge Meteorite On Mars

Space agency NASA firmly believes that red planet Mars holds enormous secrets in it. Until now, Mars rover Curiosity has excavated many secrets of Mars. And now it seems like Curiosity has revealed another big secret of the planet. Lately, it’s been reported that Curiosity has discovered huge meteorite on Mars.

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ISS Uses Laser To Beam Video Back To Earth

ISS Uses Laser To Beam Video Back To Earth

We have often seen laser beams popularly deployed in spaceships in sci-fi movies and NASA is about to turn that into a reality. The space agency sent specialized hardware to International Space Station and this equipment was recently successful in beaming a video back to Earth using laser.

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Mars One Mission Completes Second Stage, Selected 705 Candidates

Mars One Mission Completes Second Stage, Selected 705 Candidates

Remember Mars One – the very first one way human mission to Mars? The mission organizers has now selected 705 candidates for the mission. The selected candidates are from Australia, Brazil, USA, even from Bangladesh and many more developing countries.

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Project Seeks Crowdsourced Funding To Reuse An Abandoned Space Probe

Project Seeks Crowdsourced Funding To Reuse An Abandoned Space Probe

NASA shot off the International Sun/Earth Explorer 3 (ISEE-3) into space 36 years ago. The space agency now plans to bring the probe home later this year but a new crowdsourced project wants to gather money to make use of it for citizen science.

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NASA’s Kepler Discovered Kepler 186f – The Most Earth-like Planet Yet

NASA’s Kepler Discovered Kepler 186f – The Most Earth-like Planet Yet

Space agency NASA launched its Kepler space telescope on 7 March, 2009. Since then, the telescope had been engaged searching Earth-like planets in space. However, lately it’s been reported that Kepler has discovered the most Earth-like planet yet.

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MESSENGER Team Celebrated 3rd Orbital Anniversary, New Findings Comfirmed

MESSENGER Team Celebrated 3rd Orbital Anniversary, New Findings Comfirmed

Yesterday, the team behind NASA’s robotic spacecraft MESSENGER celebrated the 3rd orbital anniversary of the spacecraft and confirmed that spacecraft has got new findings which will be disclosed in 25 papers at the 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

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NASA Invites Computer Programmers To Become Asteroid Hunter

NASA Invites Computer Programmers To Become Asteroid Hunter

Earlier we have seen NASA seeking help from people to hunt asteroids. That’s not all. We have also seen NASA giving students a chance to name an asteroid that may hit Earth in future. And lately, NASA has invited computer programmers to become an asteroid hunter.

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NASA’s $600 Million Kepler Space Telescope Is Back, Observing Planets As Before

NASA’s $600 Million Kepler Space Telescope Is Back, Observing Planets As Before

Remember NASA’s space telescope Kepler that had been suffering from malfunction and hence, its journey for hunting new Earth-like planets became uncertain? NASA was hardly trying to resurrect Kepler and the good news is Kepler is now back online.

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Russian Scientists Say Space-grown Vegetables Are Safe To Eat

Russian Scientists Say Space-grown Vegetables Are Safe To Eat

When astronaut Don Pettit was at the International Space Station (ISS), he successfully grew Zucchini (one type of vegetable). This inspired NASA to farm vegetables in space. But are the space-grown vegetables safe to eat? Well, according to Russian scientists, space-grown vegetables are safe to eat.

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[Video] Watch What Felix Baumgartner Saw During His Free-fall From 128,000 Feet Above Earth

[Video] Watch What Felix Baumgartner Saw During His Free-fall From 128,000 Feet Above Earth

In 2012, skydiver Felix Baumgartner jumped from 128,000 feet above the ground and made a new world record. However, lately a video has been released showing what Felix Baumgartner saw during his free-fall.

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