Astronomy, Missions, sun
25 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Two upcoming missions – NASA’s Parker Solar Probe and the ESA’s Solar Orbiter – will get closer to the Sun than ever before in the hopes of unlocking its secrets.
Astronomy, Herschel Space Telescope
23 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of astronomers, using the Herschel Observatory, recently observed a series of laser emissions coming from the ant nebula.
16 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Based on the 2nd Gaia Data Release, a team of astronomers were able to directly detect and compile information on over 1000 white dwarf stars in our galactic neighborhood.
Astronomy, esa, Gaia
2 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
In addition to revealing the proper motion of over a billion stars in the Milky Way, the 2nd data release from the Gaia mission also revealed the proper motions of stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Astronomy, esa, ExoMars
1 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
ExoMars mission’s Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) recently sent back its very first image, which shows the ice-covered edge of the Korolev Crater
26 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to the second release of Gaia data, we now know the positions, distances and motions of 1.7 billion stars in the Milky Way
Astronomy, esa, Rosetta
24 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft, a twitter user created a stunning video that shows what it is like to stand on the surface of a comet
21 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
The ESA’s Swarm satellites recently began monitoring Earth’s oceans to determine how they contribute to Earth’s magnetic field
China, esa, Space Junk
3 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a statement made by the US Air Force, the reentry of the Tiangong-1 was confirmed over the Pacific Ocean on April 2nd.
esa, Space Junk
According to the ESA’s Space Debris Office, about 100 tonnes of space debris enters our atmosphere every year on average.
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