Tag Archives: Space

The Solar System

Our home in space.  

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Tiny Blue Dot

The earth from space… Taken from the back side of Saturn, it puts things well into perspective. Nat Geo has more unforgettable pictures of our planet from space here.  

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Neil Armstrong: RIP

Neil Armstrong: Requiescat in Pace. He died after complications from heart surgery. The first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong, died today at 82.  He served as a naval fighter pilot in Korea, flying 78 combat missions.  A … Continue reading

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Mars Rover Images

Are coming through… Very cool. More here.  

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Mars Rover Landing a Success — What Happens Now?

After a yearlong flight and “seven minutes of terror,” Curiosity stretches its legs. National Geographic: The rover has landed. At 1:31 a.m. ET Monday, the Curiosity rover‘s “seven minutes of terror” evaporated in a swirl of fine-grained soil as six … Continue reading

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Apple iPad Dropped from Space and it Survives

In the Daily Mail: They have previously dropped an iPad out of a plane as well as launching a bowling ball on one. But G-Form have now gone one step further in order to prove just how tough their protective … Continue reading

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Falling Metallic Space Balls

A large metallic space ball fell out of the sky on a remote grassland in Namibia, prompting authorities to contact Nasa and the European space agency. In the Telegraph: The hollow ball, which has a circumference of 43 inches, was found … Continue reading

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Icon in Space!

Yes, at the International Space Station: An icon of the Mother of God was prominently displayed on a Russian spacecraft during a recent television broadcast from the International Space Station. The display of a religious image, during a broadcast that … Continue reading

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Earth

A Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over:  

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Canada Hit!

Remember the falling satellite? Well, Nasa has confirmed that debris the from six-ton satellite crashed back to Earth mostly in Canada. The Telegraph reports: The American space agency said decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite fell back to Earth between 11.23pm and 1.09am on Saturday … Continue reading

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