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Shuttle-like Dream Chaser spacecraft makes glide test flight

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

This Nov. 11, 2017 photo provided by Sierra Nevada Corporation shows the Dream Chaser spacecraft being lifted by a helicopter prior to a test flight at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The Sierra Nevada Corp. says its Dream Chaser had a successful free-flight drop test in the Mojave Desert on ...

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5 Things We Learned from Beyond A Year In Space

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

Written by: Christine Jackson (Rewire) Date: November 14, 2017 Many think that because the Space Shuttle isn’t running anymore, there’s no hope for future human space travel. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Astronaut Class 21 is currently training for space flights and, just as NASA ...

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How to See the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

Leonid meteors seem to rain across the sky in November 2002. ...

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Alien Evidence? People Think This Bright Meteor Light in Phoenix Could Really Be a UFO

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

E.T., is that you?Some people in Arizona feared aliens were approaching or spaceships were landing Tuesday night when the sky over Phoenix suddenly lit up. A meteor streaked over the city about 8:30 p.m. local time, according to the Arizona Republic, instantly inspiring extraterrestrial conspiracy ...

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NASA Has Developed A 'Nuclear 'Engine' That Could Power Vehicles On Mars

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

NASA is to test a radical new type of ‘nuclear engine’ that will enable astronauts a constant and reliable source of energy on planets such as Mars. It is essentially a miniaturised fission power system that can provide electrical power for spacecraft, rovers and even living spaces during future ...

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The Melting Glaciers That Might Someday Drown Your City, Says NASA

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

NASA Earth Observatory image of an ice island breaking away from the Petermann Glacier, Greenland. New York City has plenty to worry about from sea level rise. But according to a new study by NASA researchers, it should worry specifically about two major glacier systems in Greenland's ...

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Nearby Earth-sized world may be the best candidate yet in the search for alien life

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

An artist’s impression of the planet Ross 128 b. Image: European Southern Observatory Another tantalizing planet has been found outside our Solar System: an Earth-sized world that’s our cosmic next-door ...

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Conspiracy theorists predict November 19 as 'Nibiru apocalypse', experts debunk hoax

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

Conspiracy theorists predict November 19 as Nibiru apocalypse Conspiracy theories on how Nibiru or "Planet X" will be the end of the world has been going on for around two decades. After the last doomsday prediction of September 23 failed, conspiracy fanatics have given a new date - November ...

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Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

🕔16.11.2017 10:51

Written by Andrea Lo, CNNThe world's first "space nation" has taken flight. On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops ...

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Ice cream, pizza launched into space from Virginia

🕔13.11.2017 07:48

Rocket sent up from Wallops Island Va., carrying science equipment and other cargo, including ice cream and pizza for the international space station. (NASA photo) (NASA photo) An ice cream truck was launched into space Sunday morning from Virginia. That may be a slightly distorted ...

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