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Bloccata nell'orbita terrestre la sonda russa diretta sulle lune di Marte

Bloccata nell'orbita terrestre la sonda russa diretta sulle lune di Marte | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Ennesimo scacco per l'Agenzia spaziale Roscosmos, che quest'anno è andata avanti fra lanci fallimentari, scandali economici e ha cambiato ben tre direttori generali...
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Eppur si muove...

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Eppur si muove...

Ecco, qui sotto, il primo filmatino rilasciato da NASA sull'asteroide 2005 YU (qui sopra), 400 metri di diametro, diverse migliaia di tonnellate di massa, che è passato "accanto" (325.000 chilometri...) alla Terra e ora sta andando oltre per i fatti suoi come previsto.

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How death gave birth to our solar system › News in Science (ABC Science)

How death gave birth to our solar system › News in Science (ABC Science) | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A new study claims our solar system was born thanks to the death of a nearby star in a spectacular supernova event.
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A serious problem on Phobos-Grunt - The Planetary Society Blog | The Planetary Society

A serious problem on Phobos-Grunt - The Planetary Society Blog | The Planetary Society | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

A serious problem on Phobos-Grunt -

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NASA Captures New Images of Large Asteroid Passing Earth - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA Captures New Images of Large Asteroid Passing Earth - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA's Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, Calif. has captured new radar images of Asteroid 2005 YU55 passing close to Earth.
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ESA Portal - Battered Tharsis Tholus volcano on Mars

ESA Portal - Battered Tharsis Tholus volcano on Mars | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The latest image released from Mars Express reveals a large extinct volcano that has been battered and deformed over the aeons.
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Live Webcast: Keck Telescope To Watch Asteroid Flyby | W. M. Keck Observatory

Live Webcast: Keck Telescope To Watch Asteroid Flyby | W. M. Keck Observatory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Kamuela HI – One of the world’s largest optical/infrared telescopes will be attempting to catch near infared light images of asteroid YU55 on Nov. 8.
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Airships Offer Alternative Stairway to Space : Discovery News

Airships Offer Alternative Stairway to Space : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
It's time to think of something other than rockets for passenger travel into orbit.
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Solar Active Region 'Larger Than Jupiter' : Discovery News

Solar Active Region 'Larger Than Jupiter' : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
You may be preoccupied with Tuesday's asteroid 2005 YU55 flyby, but there's another astronomical event currently unfolding in the solar system.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Un occhio inquietante ci guarda

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Un occhio inquietante ci guarda dallo spazio....

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Dragon offers ticket to Mars : Nature News

Dragon offers ticket to Mars : Nature News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...
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House Committee to Look at Future of Planetary Exploration

Spacepolicyonline.com is your first stop for news, information and analysis about civil, military and commercial space activities. Marcia S. Smith is the site's editor.
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Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | Russian Mars mission halted by glitch in low Earth orbit

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Russian Mars mission halted by glitch in low Earth orbit

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Taurids Dust the November Sky

Taurids Dust the November Sky | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
When you are out at night this month, look up and watch for the occasional fireball -- it'll probably be a Taurid!
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Beyond Apollo: Gemini Extravehicular Planning Group (1965)

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Beyond #Apollo: Gemini Extravehicular Planning Group (1965)

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Russia's Mars Mission May Be In Trouble : Discovery News

Russia's Mars Mission May Be In Trouble : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The Mars hex that has cost Russia its past three probes may be at work again: Phobos-Grunt appears to be in trouble only hours after launch.
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NASA - NASA Develops Super-Black Material That Absorbs Light Across Multiple Wavelength Bands

NASA - NASA Develops Super-Black Material That Absorbs Light Across Multiple Wavelength Bands | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA engineers have produced a material that absorbs more than 99 percent of the light that hits it, across multiple wavelengths.
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Physicists shed new light on supernova mystery | STFC

Physicists shed new light on supernova mystery | STFC | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Physicists have a new theory on the mysterious mechanism that causes the explosion of massive, or core, stars.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.Asteroid 2005 YU55 Passes the Earth
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Phobos Grunt, il suolo della paura - Spaziando

Phobos Grunt, il suolo della paura - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Phobos è una delle piccole lune di Marte, forse un asteroide catturato. In italiano la parola greca significa "paura" e Grunt in russo sta per "suolo".
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Proof the Universe is Fine-Tuned for Life? Scientists Find Antarctica Meteorites Contain Essential Building Block of DNA.

Proof the Universe is Fine-Tuned for Life? Scientists Find Antarctica Meteorites Contain Essential Building Block of DNA. | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA-funded researchers found evidence this past summer that some building blocks of DNA, the molecule that carries the genetic instructions for life, found in meteorites were likely created in space.
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No ET Yet, White House Says : Discovery News

No ET Yet, White House Says : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The people have asked and the Obama Administration has answered: There's no ET.
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ESO - potw1145a - GRAAL on a Quest to Improve HAWK-I's Vision

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potw1145a - GRAAL on a Quest to Improve HAWK-I's Vision. This image shows some of the GRAAL instrument team, inspecting GRAAL’s mechanical assembly in the integration hall of ESO’s Headquarters in Garching bei Munchen, Germany.
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Debate Rages Over Fuel Depots vs. Heavy Lift Vehicles at Parabolic Arc

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Space Tourism … and Much More...

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