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The end of the road for Opportunity

67 ViewsThe NASA Opportunity Rover, after more than 14 years of service as an explorer in the planet of Mars and enduring all the trials the red planet threw at it, Opportunity finally met her match at the hands of a sandstorm that engulfed the

Solar Probe stands strong against the Sun

158 ViewsNASA’s Parker Solar Probe managed to endure the closest encounter yet against our Solar system’s main star, the Sun, by approaching it as close as 15 million miles and reporting a green status in regards to the integrity of it’s instruments and itself when faced

NASA’s HAVOC project: the odyssey to Venus

141 ViewsNASA is now developing an exiting project aimed at studying the atmosphere of Venus, dubbing it High Altitude Venus Operational Concept (HAVOC), which will focus  on designing the trajectory to Venus, performing aerocapture missions on Venus and Earth, and designing an airship able to

Newly discovered deep sea fish that dissolves on the surface

187 ViewsAn exploration team headed by the Newcastle University discovered three new species of snailfish, a very elusive creature living 7,500 metres below the surface. This new finding was made out on the waters of one of the deepest places on earth, the Atacama Trench. The snailfish

Parker Solar Probe begins it’s voyage to the great star

497 ViewsNASA launched it’s long awaited Parker Solar Probe this Sunday at  3:31 a.m. EDT, hours before sunrise in Cape Canaveral Air Force Station located in Florida, and now makes it’s two month journey to the Sun in order to research and study the sun, along

Jeff Bezos rushes to enter the space race with Blue Origin

162 ViewsAmazon founder and the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos is making moves in order get his space firm Blue Origin into the production phase to meet his set deadline of 2020 for the launch of it’s anticipated heavy rocket the New Glenn. Blue Origin