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Pillars of Creation Revealed in 3-D

May 1, 2015 Using the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) instrument on European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have produced the first complete three-dimensional view of the … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Astronomers Seek Super-Size Hubble Successor to Search for Alien Life

May 4, 2015 |By Lee Billings On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope rode a space shuttle into low Earth orbit to become the most productive observatory in history. … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment


By Umar Abrar Asteroid 2012 TC4 is on its way to whizz seriously close to our planet for the second time after the space rock barely missed Earth in October … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

NASA’s Space Launch System Booster Passes Major Ground Test

The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up Wednesday for a major-milestone ground test in preparation for future missions to help propel NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

NASA Spacecraft Becomes First to Orbit a Dwarf Planet

March 6, 2015—NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has become the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet. The spacecraft was approximately 38,000 miles (61,000 kilometers) from Ceres when it was … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

NASA Announces Results of Epic Space-Time Experiment (mind blowing experiment)

By Dr. Tony Phillips May 4, 2011: Einstein was right again. There is a space-time vortex around Earth, and its shape precisely matches the predictions of Einstein’s theory of gravity. Researchers … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

SETI Institute Trains Educators on the Methods of Science

By Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer and Director of the Center for SETI Research For many people, science is something they read about in textbooks – abstract, mysterious, and sterile.  But … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Latest Selfie from NASA Mars Rover Shows Wide Context

— The latest self-portrait covers the key “Pahrump Hills” sites — Taken beside January’s “Mojave” drilling site, the image also shows the mission’s next planned drilling site A sweeping view … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Space telescopes measure speed and shape of ultra-fast quasar winds

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Press Release NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) and ESA’s (European Space Agency) XMM-Newton telescope are showing that fierce winds from a supermassive black hole blow … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Horizons: Exploring Pluto and Beyond

Elizabeth Howell, Contributor   |   January 27, 2015 09:51pm ET New Horizons is a NASA spacecraft on its way to the dwarf planet Pluto. It scooted by Jupiter in 2007, … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mars – The Red Planet by Tom Pickett

Hey Guys…. Tom and the Facebook Astronomy Club Are doing some amazing work. MKT Library is very glad to have Tom on board the supporting team.. Here is another amazing … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

NASA Eyes Crew Deep Sleep Option for Mars Mission

OCT 3, 2014 12:00 PM ET // BY IRENE KLOTZ A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars — put … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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