dailykos.comThis week in space: Delta last, Moon tourist, Mars needs your helpNASA: ULA’s final Delta II carries IceSat-2 to orbit On Saturday morning, the very last Delta II was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base carrying NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (AKA IceSat 2) to orbit. The new satellite will join...
yral.netWhat is an artificial satellite? - Yral.netTo place a satellite in orbit it is essential to have a booster rocket that takes it out to outer space. Therefore, over the years NASA has created rockets that have been improving in technology, efficiency and time saving. It requires a device consisting of one or more rockets that is capable of reaching or exceeding 8 km per second.1
boredpanda.comThis Girl Is Preparing To Become The First Human On Mars And She’s Only 17 (Update)People have been fascinated with the final frontier since the dawn of the day, when space travel became possible, if not before. With movies like Star Trek and Star Wars being at the peak of popularity and the global reaction to Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket launch, the interest in colonization outside of our planet has never been higher. But while some of us only dream of space travel, one girl is making it her reality.22
sciencealert.comNASA Study Provides New Hope That Life Could Survive on Proxima B, Our Closest Known ExoplanetIn of August of 2016, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) confirmed the existence of an Earth-like planet around Proxima Centauri – the closest star to our Solar System.
hothardware.comSpaceX Announces New BFR Specs And First Private Passenger It Will Fly Around The MoonElon Musk and SpaceX have been doing some very cool things over the past decade with rockets. While the rockets SpaceX has been sending into space aren't the sort capable of flying to the moon or Mars, they are capable of ferrying cargo safely to the ISS in Earth orbit and mostly returning to Earth in one piece.1
innovationtoronto.comA spinning heat shield for future spacecraft could reduce the cost of space travelA University of Manchester PhD student has developed a prototype flexible heat shield for spacecraft that could reduce the cost of space travel and even aid future space missions to Mars. Heat shields7
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