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The Lonely mysterious Mountain

The Lonely Mountain on Ceres

Spotted by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, this peculiar conical lonely mountain on Ceres from a distance of 915 miles (1,470 kilometers), stands 4 miles (6 kilometers) high.

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By |Aug 26, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Take a tour on weird Ceres with this close up video

Ceres bright spots

Nobody can tell what are the mysterious glowing spots on Ceres. Now you can tour the weird dwarf planet‘s bright spots and a pyramid-shaped mountain, with this new NASA video.

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By |Aug 10, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Fly over Pluto

Fly over Pluto

A new amazing video from NASA, showing simulated flyover of Pluto’s Norgay Montes (Norgay Mountains) and Sputnik Planum (Sputnik Plain), created from New Horizons closest-approach images.

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By |Jul 18, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Close-up images of Pluto

Close-up image of Pluto

New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator.  It’s about a range of youthful mountains rising as high as 11,000 feet above the surface of the icy body.  Credits: NASA/JHU APL/SwRI

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By |Jul 16, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Pluto is bigger than expected

Pluto detailed

New Horizons finally gets up close with Pluto, the most remote object ever visited in the Solar System, for only 15 minutes.   Watch the videos…

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By |Jul 15, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

This is Pluto!

Pluto fly by

With the speed of 30,800 miles per hour, New Horizons spacecraft will pass by Pluto tomorrow, offering us for the first time, unique images of the distant planet in our Solar System.  Stay tuned!

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By |Jul 13, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

First 3D printed spacecraft platinum thruster chamber

3D printed spacecraft platinum thruster chamber

3D printed technology always surprises us. This is world’s first spacecraft thruster made by 3D printing, with a platinum combustion chamber and nozzle, a method that will improve space exploration.

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By |Jun 19, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

New Horizons to explore Pluto

New Horizons in Pluto

Next month, NASA’s New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever created, will pas by Pluto beaming back high-resolution photos of the dwarf planet’s surface, for the first time in human history.   To find out more, take a look at the video commissioned by The National Space Society…

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By |Jun 18, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

Can you solve the mystery of Spots on Ceres?

The bright spots on Ceres

NASA released new images of the bright spots on Ceres and astronomers still they don’t have a clue for their origin.

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By |Jun 11, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

LightSail- Solar Sailing Spacecraft on Kickstarter

LightSail- Solar Sailing Spacecraft

LightSail revolutionary Solar Sailing Spacecraft project, now is gathering funds on Kickstarter.

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By |May 14, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: |
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