Tag Archives: Space

07Aug/15

Deep space satellite captures dark side of moon

A NASA camera onboard its Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite captures the rarely seen dark side of the moon.
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13Jul/15

NASA prepares for ‘New Horizons’ to pass by Pluto

NASA says New Horizons spacecraft is on track to be the first probe to visit Pluto — as it is due to pass the planet in less than 24 hours.

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12Jul/15

Excitement grows as New Horizons spacecraft nears historic flyby of Pluto

Historic flyby of Pluto on track: scientists standby to be wowed by detailed images of the mysterious planet.

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11Jul/15

NASA holds daily briefing as New Horizons makes it’s final approach to Pluto

NASA officials say they see black and white images of Pluto’s geological patterns sent back to earth by New Horizons’ mission as it is set to be the first probe to visit the distant world.

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06Jul/15

Astronomers Discover Supermassive Black Holes

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NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) recently caught a glimpse of five of these secluded beasts. While hidden from view from most other telescopes, NuSTAR can spot them by detecting the highest-energy X-rays, which can penetrate through the enshrouding gas and dust.
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26Apr/15

Hubble telescope turns 25

Happy Birthday Hubble! NASA celebrates twenty five years of the Hubble Space telescope.
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19Mar/15

NASA confirms ocean on Jupiter moon, raising prospects for life

NASA confirms that a moon orbiting Jupiter has an ocean beneath its icy surface.
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03Mar/15

NASA spacecraft to enter Ceres’ orbit later this week

(Next Media) – NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will reach dwarf planet Ceres on Friday, marking the end of its eight-year journey. The spacecraft’s mission is to study both Vesta, one of the largest asteroid in our solar system, and Ceres, an icy dwarf planet.
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26Feb/15

Scientists find giant black hole weighing as much as 12 billion suns

(Next Media) – The discovery of a giant black hole which is growing faster than usual challenges our current theories of black hole expansion.
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