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Dec 15, 2013

China Moon Landing: Chang’e-3 Lands on the Moon

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Chang’e-3 Credit: Space.com China moon landing marked a new milestone for the emerging superpower from Asia. China made its first moon landing on Saturday, December 14, 2013 with its lunar rover called Jade Rabbit. The successful China moon landing has registered the Asian nation as the third country to have made the outer space navigation. […]


Dec 8, 2013

Chino Roque: First Filipino Astronaut To Fly Into Space By 2015

Chino Roque: First Filipino Astronaut To Fly Into Space By 2015
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Chino Roque is the first Filipino astronaut to be flying into space by 2015 after being chosen as one of the 23 winners of the tickets to space with Space Expedition Corporation (SXC) under a project of Axe Apollo body spray makers. Chino Roque Credit: Axe Philippines FB Page The winners were announced at the […]


Feb 28, 2013

Married couple mars mission to happen in January 2018 via Inspiration Mars Foundation

Married couple mars mission to happen in January 2018 via Inspiration Mars Foundation
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A married couple mars mission is being set to happen in January 2018, courtesy by Inspiration Mars Foundation, a new nonprofit organization founded by private space traveler Dennis Tito, a multimillionaire American engineer who spent nearly 8 days in orbit as a crew member of ISS EP-1 in 2001. Image Credit: InspirationMars.org According to a […]


Feb 13, 2013

Pink Planet In Sky: Mercury Can Be Seen As Pink Planet After Sunset

Mercury "Pink Planet" location
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Do you want to see a pink planet in sky? Good news for star gazers, or should I say planet gazers, as NASA scientists confirmed that Mercury can be seen as a pink planet in sky about 30 minutes after sunset. According to NASA, Mercury can be seen as a pink planet starting February 8 […]


Feb 13, 2013

Asteroid worth $195B: Asteroid 2012 DA14 Earth flyby on February 15 is worth billions, space miners say

Asteroid worth $195B: Asteroid 2012 DA14 Earth flyby on February 15 is worth billions, space miners say
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A so-called asteroid worth $195B is now approaching our planet, and will be within 17,200 miles (27,000 kilometers) of Earth this Friday, February 15, 2013. The asteroid, known as the 2012 DA14 will not hit Earth, but a group of space miners said it could be worth nearly $200 billion. Asteroid 2012 DA14 Earth flyby […]


Jan 13, 2013

42 Alien Planets Found by Amateur Astronomers from Planet Hunters Project

Zooniverse Amateur Astronomers Discover 42 Alien Planets
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The forty two (42) alien planets found by a group of amateur researchers from the Planet Hunters project are now awaiting confirmation from professional astronomers, according to a Live Science report on Friday, January 11, 2013. About 40 volunteers of Planet Hunters, one of many Zooniverse projects, reportedly discovered the planet candidates by going through […]


Jan 6, 2013

Rover finds ‘flower’: NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Martian Flower (Photo)

Rover finds ‘flower’: NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Martian Flower (Photo)
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Mars Flower Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Malin Space Science Systems NASA’s Curiosity Rover reportedly spotted new photos of Mars with a “flower” embedded in a Martian rock, according to Space.com reports, January 6, 2013. Based on reports, the so-called Mars “flower” photo was taken last December 19 by the microscope-like Mars Hand Lends Imager at the […]


Jan 4, 2013

100 Billion Alien Planets: Researchers’ Planet Estimates from Kepler-32 Study

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100 billion alien planets Image Credit: NASA; ESA; Z. Levay and R. van der Marel, STScI; T. Hallas; and A. Mellinger There are 100 billion alien planets in the Milky Way galaxy based on the estimates of a recent study published in The Astrophysical Journal on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. John Johnson, an assistant professor […]


Jan 3, 2013

Neil Armstrong Lied About “One Small Step” Origin?

Neil Armstrong Lied About "One Small Step" Origin?
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Did Neil Armstrong lied about his famous words on the moon? Probably, if the latest documentary where Neil‘s brother, Dean, was interviewed is to be believed. Neil Armstrong Image Credit: NASA In a recent BBC documentary, Dean is quoted as saying that Neil showed him the famous words months before the Apollo 11 flight, during […]


Dec 31, 2012

Comet Coming in 2013: Comet C/2012 S1 Could be Brighter than The Moon, Astronomers Say

Comet Coming in 2013: Comet C/2012 S1 Could be Brighter than The Moon, Astronomers Say
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Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) Image Credit: Ernesto Guido, Giovanni Sostero & Nick Howes/Remanzacco Observatory A newly discovered comet will make its closest pass by Earth in 2013 and may be visible to naked eye when it draws near, according to Space.com reports, December 31, 2012. Based on reports, the discovery of the object named Comet […]