All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Space’

NASA Reveals Milky Way Will Collide With Andromeda

Using sophisticated math and the Hubble telescope, NASA has determined that the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies are on a collision course…..in 4 billion years. Computer simulations taken from Hubble’s data show that it will take an additional two billion years after the collision for the two galaxies to completely merge and reshape into a single elliptical galaxy. “In …

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SpaceX Signs Deal To Launch Satellites

On the heels of what could be a turning point in the history of space flight for humans, SpaceX has signed a deal with Intelsat to launch a satellite once their new Falcon Heavy rocket is complete. The Falcon Heavy will be responsible for taking Intelsat’s satellite up to a into geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO). “SpaceX is very proud to …

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Japan And Russia Announce Plans For Moon Base

While NASA was busy celebrating the successful launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, Russia and Japan were busy making a huge announcement that has the possibility to set off another space race. They announced that they want to start on the journey to building a permanent base on the moon. “We’re not talking about repeating what mankind achieved 40 …

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Moon Rock Chips Make It Back To NASA After 30+ Years

What a long strange trip it’s been for some moon rock chips. If they’re real, they’re part of a limited supply of about 842 pounds of rock collected by U.S. astronauts in six missions between Apollo 11 in 1969 and Apollo 17 in 1972. The moon rocks were “given by then-President Richard Nixon to former Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza Debayle, …

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NASA Updates Iphone App To Version 2.0

NASA is pretty much at the forefront of technology when it comes to a lot of things. SO it is no surprise that they have launched a version 2.0 for their iPhone app. What is surprising is that the app doesn’t support the retina display so it is real blocky and grainy. So as you can see the images are …

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SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket…..Finally

Today at 3:44AM SapceX finally launched their highly touted oft delayed Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Center. The Launch, which was originally slated for yesterday, was aborted due to a failed valve on engine #5 caused an unsafe rise in pressure in the engine. The vehicle’s first stage performed nominally before separating from the second stage. The second …

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NASA Finds New Super Earth…Again

In what is becoming a daily thing, NASA has announced the discovery of another super earth. This time the planet is called “55 Cancri e” and it is 41 light years away from our regular earth. The fact that we found another planet isn’t really news because of the recent announcement that there are probably around 100 of these planets …

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Sacramento Area Mother Finds Meteorite Worth $20,000

Brenda Salveson is just a regular mother. She like to bring her kids and dog to the park in Lotus, California almost every day for a walk. During her walk, she found a particular rock that caught her eye. Turns out that “rock” is a meteorite that is about 4 billion years old and worth about $20,000.Sshe didn’t realize was …

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Astronomers Find Habitable Planet 22 Light Years Away

Astronomers have found a super earth located just 22 light years away from us. This follows a discovery that there is a distinct possibility that there are close to 1 billion habitable planets in our galaxy and close to 100 within 20 light years. The planet named Gliese 667Cc, is orbiting a binary star system. That means there are two …

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Did NASA Spot A UFO Near The Sun?

The UFO chatter has really been picking up in the past few weeks. First there was the one at the Chilean air show, then the one that was filmed by the South Korean airline passenger. Now we have another really weird sighting. The ones in space are usually the ones that are skeptical when NASA or the military tries to …

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Scotch Maker Experiments With Maturation In Space

Most of the time, science makes me smile. Every now and then, science makes me grin like a drunk schoolboy. This is one of those times. Ardbeg Distillery, a Scotch whisky distillery on the isle of Islay in Scotland, is currently in the process of testing something amazing. They wanted to know how gravity affects the maturation of Scotch. In …

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First “Alien Earth” To Be Found By 2014

Scientists from NASA firmly believe that we will find an alien planet, and that we can say, “that planet can support life.” In the past few days we have gotten news that there are quite possibly billions of planets in the Milky Way that can suport life. Including up to 100 planets within 20 light years. Most of these planets …

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