• By Space   -   Feb 23, 2017

    TRAPPIST-1: HOW LONG WOULD IT TAKE TO FLY TO 7-PLANET SYSTEM?

    The discovery of seven Earth-size planets around a nearby star, TRAPPIST-1, is certainly exciting news. But what would it take to visit...

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    • By Space   -   Feb 23, 2017

      TRAPPIST-1: SYSTEM WITH 7 EARTH-SIZE EXOPLANETS

      TRAPPIST-1, a small red-dwarf star, hosts at least seven rocky planets the size of Earth and smaller.

      • By Space   -   Feb 23, 2017

        JOHN GLENN'S ORBITAL MISSION TESTED THE MYSTERIES OF THE HUMAN BODY IN SPACE

        NASA's first orbital spaceflight 55 years ago asked big questions about the unknowns of human spaceflight - many of which we're still...

        • By Space   -   Feb 23, 2017

          WHITE WATER: NASA PROBES SNOW'S EFFECT ON WATER RESOURCES

          Snow plays an important role in Earth's water cycle, and NASA has launched a new initiative to investigate snow and its relationship...

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          • By Space   -   Feb 23, 2017

            THE ANDROMEDA GALAXY COULD BE BUZZING WITH DARK MATTER

            There's a powerful gamma-ray signal blasting from the massive galaxy's core, possibly revealing a compact region filled with annihilating...

            • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

              SEARCHING FOR LIFE ON 7 NEARBY ALIEN WORLDS: HOW SCIENTISTS WILL DO IT

              The hunt for signs of life on seven exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system, which lies just 39 light-years from Earth, will likely begin...

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              • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                TRAVELING TO TRAPPIST-1: HOW LONG WOULD IT TAKE? | VIDEO

                The ultra cool dwarf star system is about 39 light-years from Earth. Find out how long it would take NASA's Space Shuttle, the New...

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                • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                  WILL PLUTO GET ITS PLANETHOOD BACK?

                  Scientists on NASA's New Horizons mission, which performed the first-ever flyby of Pluto in July 2015, will officially propose a new...

                  • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                    SMITHSONIAN TO LAUNCH APOLLO 11 COLUMBIA SPACECRAFT ON NATIONAL TOUR

                    The historic NASA spacecraft that flew with the first U.S. astronauts to walk on the moon will launch on a national tour celebrating...

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                    • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                      TRAPPIST-1 SYSTEM HAS 7 EARTH-SIZED EXOPLANETS, 3 IN HABITABLE ZONE | VIDEO

                      An dwarf star named TRAPPIST-1, which is located about 39 light-years from Earth, harbors more planets than previously observed.

                      • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                        PLANET HUNTER: SPITZER SPACE TELESCOPE TRAPPIST-1 DATA EXPLAINED

                        The NASA telescope sights were set on the system for 500 hours and transits of the planets identified and characterized them. TRAPPIST-1...

                        • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                          TRAPPIST-1 PLANETS TIDALLY LOCKED TO STAR, HAVE SHORT ORBITS | VIDEO

                          Most, if not all, of the 7 Earth-sized planets in the ultra cool dwarf star system may only face one way towards their sun, similar...

                          • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                            TRAPPIST-1 IS ‘MOST INCREDIBLE STAR SYSTEM TO DATE' - 5 AMAZING FACTS | VIDEO

                            About 39 light-years away, seven Earth-sized planets orbit an ultra cool dwarf star and the European Space Agency is call it the “the...

                            • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                              THE 7 EARTH-SIZED PLANETS OF TRAPPIST-1 IN PICTURES

                              On Feb. 22, 2017, scientists announced the discovery of TRAPPIST-1, an alien solar system with at least seven Earth-sized planets....

                              • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                MAJOR DISCOVERY! 7 EARTH-SIZE ALIEN PLANETS CIRCLE NEARBY STAR

                                Astronomers have never seen anything like this before: Seven Earth-size alien worlds orbit the same tiny, dim star, and all of them...

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                                • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                  SPACEX ABORTS SPACE STATION DOCKING ATTEMPT | VIDEO

                                  A software glitch caused an abort of the Dragon spacecraft's rendezvous with the International Space Station this morning . NASA PAO...

                                  • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                    SPACEX DRAGON CAPSULE ABORTS CARGO DELIVERY TO SPACE STATION

                                    A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship packed with nearly three tons of supplies aborted its rendezvous to the International Space Station early...

                                    • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                      RUSSIA LAUNCHES ROBOTIC PROGRESS 66 CARGO SHIP TO SPACE STATION

                                      The Russian space agency Roscosmos on Wednesday launched the unpiloted Progress 66 cargo ship early Wednesday on a mission to deliver...

                                      • By Space   -   Feb 22, 2017

                                        STRANGE ANDROMEDA GALAXY SIGNAL MAY HAVE DARK MATTER LINK | VIDEO

                                        A gamma-ray signal emanating from the core of galaxy M31 has been detected by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. It “could indicate...

                                        • By Space   -   Feb 21, 2017

                                          SEE A RUSSIAN CARGO SHIP LAUNCH & SPACEX DRAGON ARRIVAL WEDNESDAY!

                                          A robotic Russian cargo ship will launch toward the International Space Station early Wednesday , only to be followed hours later by...