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  • North America SOLAR ECLIPSE – 2017

    On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and...
  • Moon age ?

    Scientists have pinned down the birth date of the moon to within 100 million years of the birth of the solar system – the best timeline yet for the evolution of our planet’s natural satellite. This new discovery about the origin of the moon may help solve a mystery about why...
  • Did Earth had two moons ?

    The smaller ‘twin’ moon is believed to have only survived a few million years before it collided with the one we see today, leaving just one. The theory will be explained by Professor Erik Asphaug, from the University of California at Santa Cruz at a conference about the moon...
  • NASA – Ocean inside Saturn’s moon Enceladus

    NASA’s Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network have uncovered evidence Saturn’s moon Enceladus harbors a large underground ocean of liquid water, furthering scientific interest in the moon as a potential home to extraterrestrial microbes. Researchers theorized the presence of an interior reservoir of water in 2005 when Cassini discovered...
  • Celestial dance of Moon and Jupiter has begun

    As darkness falls on catholic Christmas night 25 th of December, check out the east-southeast sky. Shining brilliantly to the upper left of the bright, near  full moon is a silvery “star” with a steady glow. But that’s not a star, it’s the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter, serving...
  • NASA’s Orion capsule that will take astronauts to Mars

    The Orion capsule that will make the first flight test into space was celebrated Monday morning as the cornerstone of a new era of exploration for America’s space program. The spacecraft’s aluminum-alloy crew pressure module arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, June 29, where it...
  • NASA – There is a fifth moon orbiting Pluto

    A team of astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is reporting the discovery of another moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The moon is estimated to be irregular in shape and 6 to 15 miles across. It is in a 58,000-mile-diameter circular orbit around Pluto that is assumed...
  • Will we ever… live on the Moon?

    Will mankind once again walk on the lunar surface? I wouldn’t even hesitate to say “yes”, because the future is long, and who in the early 1950s would have dared to predict that we would even land a craft on the Moon within 20 years? But in this case,...

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