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2016 HO3

on Nov 29, 2016 in: Videos

As it orbits Sol, (469219) 2016 HO3 appears to circle around Earth as well. The object is beyond the Hill sphere of Earth, meaning that the Sun exerts a stronger pull on it than Earth does. Although it is too distant to be considered a true natural s...

Launched ten years ago, on Oct. 25, 2006, the twin spacecraft of NASA’s STEREO mission – short for Solar and Terrestrial Relations Observatory – have given us unprecedented views of the sun, including the first-ever simultaneous view of the ent...

After saying farewell to the crew staying on the International Space Station and climbing into their Soyuz spacecraft on October 29, Expedition 49 Commander Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Kate Rubins of NASA and Takuya Onishi of...

Loaded with more than 2.5 tons of supplies and science experiments, Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo craft arrived at the International Space Station Oct. 23 following its launch on a refurbished Antares rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia...

Hurricane Nicole is currently a strong tropical cyclone moving away from the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. It is the first major hurricane to directly impact or make landfall on the island since Hurricane Fabian in 2003. The fourteenth named...

Rosetta’s Final Path

on Oct 2, 2016 in: Videos

Rosetta was a space probe built by the European Space Agency launched on 2 March 2004. Along with Philae, its lander module, Rosetta performed a detailed study of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P). During its journey to the comet, the spacecraf...

The Interplanetary Transport System (ITS), formerly known as the Mars Colonial Transporter (MCT), is SpaceX's privately funded development project to design and build a spaceflight system of reusable rocket engines, launch vehicles and spacecraft to...

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