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Space: The Final Frontier. Exploring space developments and theorizing about how humans fit into the universe.

Lewis Jefferies7 months ago
Water Has Been Found On Mars Causing 'Doctor Who' Fans To Go Crazy!
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has proven that water on Mars actually exists. An maging spectrometer on MRO, researchers detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes where mysterious s...
Lewis Jefferies7 months ago
NASA Names Pluto Craters After Star Wars, Star Trek and Doctor Who
Pluto was downgraded from a Planet to a Dwarf Planet in 2005. Pluto's surface has always been unknown. But not now. On the 14th July 2015, New Horizons spacecraft was the first to get detailed and acc...
What Was the Solar System's Mysterious Interstellar Visitor Last Week?
Last week, something unusual was detected moving through the Solar System, a small object which didn't seem to behave like any known comets or asteroids. In fact, its behaviour suggested that it origi...
Simon Mcbride8 months ago
Interstellar Object
One of the first sci-fi books I ever read was Rendevzous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke. I was only about twelve years old, and it left a lasting impression. My imagination has been running overtime fo...
Astronomers Strike Gold (Literally) in the First Observations of Gravitational Waves Produced by Colliding Neutron Stars
There was some big astronomy news this week, as astronomers announced the first direct observation of gravitational waves produced by the collision, or merging, of two neutron stars. This collision ev...
Simon Mcbride8 months ago
Red Dust
Right now, Mars is waiting for our bootprints, its dust drifting on the light Martian breeze in anticipation of its settling over our habitats, coating them in red. When we reach Mars, it will not be ...
pionic 9 months ago
Black Holes and the True Nature of Space
These are my greetings from one hologram to another. No really, according to science there’s a strong possibility that you and I are nothing more but encoded information spread on a flat 2-dimensional...
Anya Wassenberg9 months ago
NASA Says Good-Bye to the Cassini Saturn Orbiter
On September 15, 2017, the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn will culminate in a dramatic and fiery collision with the planet's upper atmosphere. NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space...
Paul Scott Anderson10 months ago
Astronomers Detect 15 New Enigmatic Radio Bursts from Distant Galaxy
In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, astronomers have come across a variety of unusual phenomena in the universe; while natural explanations have been found for them, so far at least, some...
Pierre Roustan10 months ago
We've Just Discovered that Martian Nights See Snowstorms
Space. The final frontier. It just got a little more interesting. Here's why: We Now Know, Theoretically, That Mars Gets Snowstorms. And They're Not Much Different Than What We Experience Here on Eart...
C. A. Wilke10 months ago
Stuck in a Tin Can in Deep Space
One of the most iconic phrases in Science Fiction is Star Trek’s original opening line, “Space, the final frontier.” Space may be the final frontier, but first, we have to be able to survive the cold ...
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andrew lucas10 months ago
Beowulf's Commission
"Free trader Beowulf to Deimos flight control, I am beginning my final approach." Iritana didn’t wait for the reply and nudged the thruster controls forward. It was a breach of protocol not to wait fo...
Anya Wassenberg10 months ago
Cosmic Rain: NASA Launches New Experiment
NASA's Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass for the International Space Station, aka ISS-CREAM, got underway August 14, 2017 by hitching a ride to the ISS with the SpaceX Dragon rocket in a successful launc...
C. A. Wilke10 months ago
On-Demand Spaceship Parts from Pink Goop?
One of the most fascinating technologies to be birthed out of the turn of the millennium is additive, or 3D, printing. And like many other scientific discoveries and inventions, it doesn’t take a ton ...
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sharan ra year ago
India in Space
Their beginning was humble, and they had no achievements to boast about. Not even a good laboratory . But, this dream team, had a great vision for India. On 21st November 1963, they created history by...
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Danny Fleminga year ago
Potentially Hazardous Asteroids
The term potentially hazardous objects (PHOs) means near-Earth objects (NEOs) like meteoroids, asteroids, and comets whose orbits will come very close to the orbit of the Earth. Meteoroids are compose...
Adam Drydena year ago
ALKAPHIRA: Chapter One
Mankind had long chased the dream of reaching immortality. It was the promised ultimatum of a galaxy controlled by the Divine Solar Emperor. He was god-like, technologically superior to the point of h...
Reid Moorea year ago
Doomsday Asteroid 2012 TC4: What NASA Isn't Telling Us
On October 12, 2017, Asteroid 2012 TC4 will make a near-Earth orbital pass and, according to NASA, it could come as close as 4,200 miles. Why is that worrisome? Because, most satellites circle the Earth at a much further distance (usually in a geo-stationary orbit of 24,000 miles) reaching a higher orbit than this potentially Doomsday asteroid, which is estimated as being as much as 100 feet (or 30 meters) long.