Elon Musks hints in a tweet that SpaceX wants to use "giant party balloons" to retrieve upper stage rockets.
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Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Special Guests: Kevin Gill is a software engineer, planetary and climate data wrangler, and a science data visualization artist. Kevin will be discussing his work with Juno […]
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A pair of scientists who were part of the first gravitational wave discovery have developed a way to listen to the background noise of the Universe to detect thousands more.
Next year, Randy Chung and Sean League of Space Fab will be launching the world's first space telescope that will be accessible to everyone!
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Aurora Station will be the first luxury hotel in space. The station will be open for business in 2022.
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This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Gadi Eidelheit at his The Venus Transit blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #557. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space. If you’ve got a space-related blog, you should really join the carnival. Just email an […]
According to a new study by a team of researchers, it is possible that we might find evidence of another industrial civilization in the geological record
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New images from the European Southern Observatory show the stunning variety of discs of gas and dust that surround young stars.
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The IAU just approved of a dozen names for features on Pluto's moon Charon, which include mountains named after Octavia Butler and Sir Arthur C. Clarke.
When humans try to live on the Moon and Mars, they’re going to need protection from the harsh environments. Fortunately, there are ready-made homes on these worlds: lava tubes.
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