Tag: Space

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Uranus smells, says scientist, who finds that the planet’s upper atmosphere is composed of hydrogen sulfide

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(Natural News) The findings of a new U.K. study suggest that the upper atmosphere of the seventh planet in our Solar System smells the same as rotten …

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This nonprofit plans to send millions of Wikipedia pages to the Moon — printed on tiny metal sheets

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A nonprofit with grand ambitions of setting up a library on the Moon is planning to send the entire English archive of Wikipedia to the lunar …

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NASA just found evidence of a plume spewing from Europa — buried inside the data of an old spacecraft

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Scientists have uncovered the biggest evidence yet that water may be spewing from the surface of Jupiter’s icy moon Europa — a revelation that was buried …

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NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars to get a bird’s-eye view of the planet

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When NASA launches its next rover to Mars, the vehicle will have a small helicopter along for the ride. NASA announced today that it will be …

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With the landing of SpaceX’s powerful new Falcon 9, a new era of rocket reusability takes off

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This afternoon, SpaceX landed the most powerful version yet of its Falcon 9 rocket, after launching the vehicle from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The so-named Block 5 …

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ULA picks an engine for its next generation rocket — just not the main one

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The United Launch Alliance announced today that it had picked one of the engines it plans to use to power the company’s next generation rocket, called …

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Scientists believe the Earth had water before we had the moon, according to surprising new study

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(Natural News) Before the moon, there was water on Earth. This was the conclusion a group of scientists arrived upon after they studied lunar rocks from all …