Posts Tagged ' space '

Space junk danger

April 19, 2017

space junk

The increasing amount of junk in orbit around Earth is a growing risk to satellites.


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Alien atmosphere discovered

April 12, 2017

Alien Planet

Astronomers have confirmed that a planet outside the Solar System has an atmosphere.


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SpaceX's recycled rocket

March 30, 2017

Falcon cores

SpaceX has built its latest Falcon rocket using second-hand parts.


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Holiday to the Moon

February 28, 2017

Full Moon

The first space tourists have just bought their tickets for a trip around the Moon.


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Seven Earth-sized planets found

February 23, 2017


Seven Earth-sized planets have been discovered orbiting one star.


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Another SpaceX success

February 21, 2017

SpaceX Dragon capsule

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a rocket.


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Wanted: new home for mega-telescope

October 31, 2016

Mauna Kea

A new telescope may have to move its location because of local opposition.


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Mars probe malfunction

October 20, 2016

Schiaparelli parachute

A Mars probe's landing hasn't gone as planned.


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Mars probe set to touch down

October 12, 2016

Mars Dust

A probe is getting ready to land on Mars next week, whatever the weather.


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Pluto's heart of ice

September 20, 2016


Scientists have used climate simulations to find out how Pluto got its heart-shaped glacier.


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