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Space Probes

Humans have sent out many space probes into the vast unknown. Some are very famous, like Curiosity, Kepler, and Rosetta, whilst others are less well known. Over at spaceprob.es, they have collected together and catalogued all the active human-made machines that … Continue reading

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An Astronaut’s View Of Earth

Chris Hadfield describing what the Earth is like from space. He describes how it is a full, complicated system, beautiful to behold, and yet we as a human race are affecting the Earth in a greatly detrimental way. Will you be the change the … Continue reading

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Time Trap (Short Film)

Time Trap is a clever and funny little film by Michael Shanks, about a spaceman who becomes stranded in space, but not in time. After his ship develops a fault and he’s forced to land on a desolate planet, the spaceman … Continue reading

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Wanderers

“Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of … 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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How To Find An Exoplanet

Exoplanets are tricky to find, so how do you go about finding them? MinutePhysics provides a clear and concise explanation on how to find an exoplanet, and it’s all to do with how much light the star darkens by when an … Continue reading

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NASA – Earthrise

“In December of 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first people to leave our home planet and travel to another body in space. But as crew members Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders all later recalled, the … Continue reading

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