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space.com — Astronomers just discovered 20 previously unknown Saturn moons, boosting the ringed planet's tally of known satellites to 82 — three more than Jupiter. And there's more exciting news: You can help name these newfound objects. Full Article >>
08.10.2019 0 comments From Alex
eu.usatoday.com — This Friday the 13th, a cratered jack-o'-lantern will light up the sky. Even more than the pumpkin spice latte, the harvest moon marks the official beginning of fall. The days grow shorter, the air gets brisker and a glowing full moon kicks it all off. Here's what it is, when you can see it and why…
11.09.2019 0 comments From Alex
sputniknews.com — Stunned by the discovery, the control team of the Chinese Yutu-2 lunar rover called in additional experts and postponed scheduled research to examine the strange material more closely, UK-based media reported Sunday. Full Article >>
02.09.2019 0 comments From Alex
finance.yahoo.com — Saturday’s 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is putting space exploration back in the spotlight, and boosting anticipation for NASA’s next ambitious lunar mission. NASA CFO Jeff DeWit says the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion to fund a 2024 moon landing is just the beginning…
21.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
theatlantic.com — As Buzz Aldrin descended the lander’s ladder, Neil Armstrong captured the moment. For 18 minutes and maybe 19 seconds, only one human being had ever set foot on the surface of the moon. Neil Armstrong made his famous one small step, and then started unpacking the most important thing the astronauts…
20.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Researchers have discovered something anomalous underneath the surface of the moon. Our own Moon has one of the largest preserved craters in the Solar System, the South Pole-Aitken Basin, located on the far side of the satellite. The area is at the center of many investigations, with various orbite…
12.06.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — A day after President Trump appeared to cast doubt on NASA's plans to send humans to the moon, a White House official said the moon remained a goal of the agency's programs as a step towards Mars. In a luncheon speech at the National Space Society's International Space Development Conference here J…
10.06.2019 0 comments From Alex
independent.co.uk — Mighty Jupiter reigns over the southern skies this month. It’s the brightest object in the heavens in June – apart from the sun and moon, of course, and Venus rising just before the sun – and on 12 June, it makes its closest approach to Earth (a “mere” 641 million kilometres away). This cloudy world…
06.06.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — NASA cubesats could explore the moon and Venus in the near future. Good things come in small packages: Two proposed microsatellites could help NASA explore Venus and the moon. During a talk at the Beyond the Cradle conference on March 14 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, La…
30.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
livescience.com — Earth just got another dazzling glamour shot, thanks to a satellite that snapped its photo on the March 20 spring equinox. This photo shows half of the planet illuminated in light, and the other steeped in darkness, just like a black-and-white cookie. This beautiful symmetry is no surprise for anyo…
23.03.2019 0 comments From Alex