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MSL found another Iron-nickel based Meteorite on Mars

Curiosity’s view of Mt. Sharp (From Wikipedia) Science and technology continue to move humanity beyond the atmosphere. On November 26, 2011, NASA deployed a Mars rover Curiosity and landed it in the Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. Surprising news has since been sent from Curiosity, as it found another Iron-nickel-based Meteorite at the Gale […]

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A Gigantic Comet approaches the Sun on Jan.31

From Wikipedia A gigantic comet is heading towards the Sun on Jan.31, 2023, according to Livescience.com. This Machholz 1 is more than two-thirds of the height of Mount Everest in size. Its size will protect it from complete evaporation when near the Sun. The 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) wide space iceball called 96p/Machholz 1 is […]

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Auroras can be Hurricanes too!

Last year, scientists announced a spectacular phenomenon: space hurricanes. With 600 miles in diameter and multiple arms that rotate counterclockwise, with a calm center much like a real hurricane, this one is made from the aurora borealis or the “Northern lights.” Its “rain” is electrons. Auroras naturally occur near the poles during the winter months […]

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Solar Storm will hit on Earth by Tomorrow

captured on the Twitter account of Solar Storm Watch A solar storm will hit on Earth by Tomorrow. According to the Joint USAF/NOAA, Solar activity is expected to be low with a chance for M-class flares and a slight chance for an X-class flare on days one, two, and three (July 19-21). This solar storm […]

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Enjoy the Full “Buck Moon” Tonight or Salmon Moon… It Depends

The second supermoon in 2022 is lighting the world tonight, and it gives us the brightest moment at 2:38 Eastern Time. It will be below the horizon at the time so wait for 4 hours to see the moon in the sky. July 13th’s Full Buck Moon orbit is the closest, biggest, and brightest due […]

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Rare opportunity to see the Eclipse

A rare opportunity to see the sky is available if you live in the southern part of South America or the southeastern Pacific Ocean. According to NASA, on the mornings of this Saturday, April 30, and Sunday, May 1, 2022, the two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter will show up only half a degree apart. […]

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Solar Storm will Cause Radio Blackout on April 27

A solar storm will impact Earth as a geomagnetic storm by Tuesday April 26. The Sun has last emitted highly energized particles. It is likely to disrupt Earth’s radio and satellite signals again. The geomagnetic storm will affect up to 65 degrees in latitude. The US space weather also made a follow-up update on Sunday […]

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Satellite Launched to Observe Earth’s Weather and Climate

Today, the GOES-T satellite blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The rocket was an investment of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, costing the agency $11.7 billion. It will be orbiting the Earth at around 22,3000 miles above. The goal of this satellite […]

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Russia will Attempt to Charge NASA Astronaut with a Crime

According to Arstechnica.com, in 2018, the Russian Soyuz MS-09 vehicle was docked to the International Space Station, where a small hole with a circumference of a finger was found. The August 2018 was more of an embarrassment than an actual harm, as no no astronaut or cosmonaut was in danger from the small hole. The […]

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Jeff Bezos Loses lunar lander suit; NASA will proceed with SpaceX

Earlier in the year, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, Blue Origin, and the current owner of the Washington Post, attempted to offer NASA money as an incentive to break the contract with SpaceX for the lunar mission and establish contract with Blue Origin instead. A federal judge ruled against Bezos’ Blue Origin’s lawsuit to overturn […]