Posts Tagged ‘space’
Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon, has died. That leaves only six more living who have strolled on the moon.
Tonight you can see the first of three super-moons we’ll have in 2016, so get outside before 6:47 PM central time and enjoy the moon’s closest approach to Earth this year.
What was the weird blue light outside the Space Station, and why did the live stream feed suddenly get cut?
I don’t know why they are stepping up the search for alien life in space when there is plenty of alien life down here on Earth. Haven’t the scientists been watching the political scene?
Double eclipses are rare, and one of NASA’s satellites has captured one on camera for your viewing astonishment. The event occurs when both the earth and the moon cross into the path of the sun.
The first robot to land on a planet was switched off at the end of July, having bounced upon landing and ended up in a shadow which prevented its batteries from recharging. It ended its life with a series of sad tweets, but it served its purpose, and its rough landing should help scientists learn how to prevent future misadventures.
Scientists have just discovered an asteroid which orbits the sun in such a way that it’s never far from Earth, making it a quasi-satellite of our planet. The odd thing is that the space rock has been doing this for about a century, yet has only recently been found.