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NASA Apollo Mission Photos

Thanks to the Project Apollo Archive, over 13000 photos of the various manned Apollo missions to the moon between the years of 1961 and 1972 have been uploaded online. The results are really incredible to browse through (the BBC has a collection … Continue reading

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Pluto From Above Cthulhu Regio

“New high resolution images of Pluto are starting to arrive from the outer Solar System. The robotic New Horizons spacecraft, which zoomed by Pluto in July, has finished sending back some needed engineering data and is now transmitting selections from … Continue reading

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A Capella Science – Pluto Mars – Outbound Probe

A Capella Science – Pluto Mars – Outbound Probe. A simply amazing tune by A Capella Science. It’s all about the New Horizons probe and Pluto. NASA released some new images today, of a close-up of the surface of Pluto, … Continue reading

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Pluto

It’s hard to have missed the amazing news about Pluto. The New Horizons probe has completed its flyby and sent back the above extraordinary image. Well, minus the few additions that xkcd have added to it! The enormous heart immediately stands out, … Continue reading

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Rosetta

“On August 3rd, the Rosetta spacecraft’s narrow angle camera captured this stunning image of the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. After 10 years and 6.5 billion kilometers of travel along gravity assist trajectories looping through interplanetary space, Rosetta had approached to … Continue reading

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Huygens: Titan Descent

“What would it look like to land on Saturn’s moon Titan? The European Space Agency‘s Huygens probe set down on the Solar System’s cloudiest moon in 2005, and a time-lapse video of its descent images was created. Huygens separated from the robotic Cassini spacecraft soon after it … Continue reading

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50 Years Of Space Exploration

This infographic, detailing 50 years of space exploration, is truly magical. You must see the image full size to really appreciate the beauty involved, as well as the wonder of what humankind has so far accomplished. Here’s to future discoveries … Continue reading

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