The ESA and Chinese National Space Agency have announced their plans to create a "Moon Village" on the lunar surface by the 2020s.
A new survey of the CMB's Cold Spot has ruled out the possibility that this anomaly is caused by a supervoid, which opens things up to more exotic explanations.
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For decades, we could only imagine what the view of Pluto’s surface might be. Now, we have the real thing. The images and data from the New Horizons’ mission flyby of Pluto in July 2015 showed us an unexpectedly stunning and geologically active world. Scientists have used words like ‘magical,’ ‘breathtaking’ and ‘scientific wonderland’ to […]
MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, FL - Elon Musk’s SpaceX is primed for another significant space first; the firms first launch of a spy satellite for the US governments super secret spy agency; the National Reconnaissance Office, or NRO - following today’s successful static hotfire test of the Falcon 9 launchers first stage booster.
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Scientists are working on a system of growing food for astronauts while away from Earth for extended periods of time.
According to a study by a team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the oldest temple site in the world may actually be an astronomical record of a comet hitting Earth.
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A Canadian photographer captures a hot river of glowing gas so peculiar that no one knew at first what it was, so they called it Steve.
On Friday, April 21st, the Cassini spacecraft conducted its last flyby of Titan, a maneuver which touched off the final phase of its mission around Saturn.
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"Enhanced strangeness production" surprises experimenters at LHC's ALICE experiment.
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This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Allen Versfeld at his Urban Astronomer blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #506. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to the past Carnivals of Space. If you’ve got a space-related blog, you should really join the carnival. Just email an entry […]