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ESA - Space Science - BepiColombo Mercury explorer to be launched on Ariane

ESA - Space Science - BepiColombo Mercury explorer to be launched on Ariane | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Reaching one of the most mysterious planets in our Solar System takes enormous power and finesse. ESA has now firmly entrusted its precious Mercury explorer to Europe’s largest rocket – the Ariane 5.
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Meteor Likely Cause of Southwest U.S. Light Show - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Meteor Likely Cause of Southwest U.S. Light Show - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A meteor is the most probable cause of a bright, colorful fireball witnessed by people in a wide swath of the southwestern United States.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Astrophoto: Maria by Nathan Mantia

Astrophoto: Maria by Nathan Mantia | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
This close-up view of the moon was captured by Nathan Mantia using a very amateur method.
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Nasa backs new astronaut vehicle

Nasa backs new astronaut vehicle | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The US space agency has unveiled its vision of the next-generation rocket that it will use to send astronauts further into space than ever before.
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Percy, Percy, me | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Percy, Percy, me | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronomy | Carl Sagan | So I went to a Greek festival last weekend, and ate a ton of really good food.
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The Color of Space : Starts With A Bang

The Color of Space : Starts With A Bang | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
"We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but is somewhat beauty and poetry." -Maria Mitchell When you look up at the vastness of the night sky, if you've got few clouds, no Moon...
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NASA - NASA Announces Design For New Deep Space Exploration System

NASA has selected the design of a new Space Launch System that will take the agency's astronauts farther into space than ever before, create high-quality jobs here at home, and provide the cornerstone for America's future human space exploration...
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NASA Rover Inspects Next Rock at Endeavour - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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The second rock that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is examining in its new neighborhood offers a taste of bedrock.
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Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan are beyond sleepless in Seattle | Astro Bob

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Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan are beyond sleepless in Seattle

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NASA Rover Inspects Next Rock at Endeavour - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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The second rock that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is examining in its new neighborhood offers a taste of bedrock.
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ESA Science & Technology: Gaia mirrors ready to shine

ESA Science & Technology: Gaia mirrors ready to shine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
ESA's Gaia mission has passed another major milestone after the completion of 10 state-of-the-art mirrors that will be used to measure the precise positions of a billion stars.
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NASA's Dawn Collects a Bounty of Beauty from Vesta - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Dawn Collects a Bounty of Beauty from Vesta - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: La Luna e Superga, a Torino l'altra sera

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: La Luna e Superga, a Torino l'altra sera | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

La Luna e Superga, a Torino l'altra sera

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La Nasa torna a scommettere su un grande vettore spaziale e su un super-telescopio

La Nasa torna a scommettere su un grande vettore spaziale e su un super-telescopio | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Il Senato Usa ha approvato, nelle sottocommissioni, per Nasa un budget 2012 di 17.9 miliardi di dollari...
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Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | NASA announces new rocket for deep space missions

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NASA announces new rocket for deep space missions

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Senate Panel Restores James Webb Space Telescope Funding | SpaceNews.com

Senate Panel Restores James Webb Space Telescope Funding | SpaceNews.com | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The U.S.Senate panel that makes appropriations for NASA has proposed giving the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)...
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Dawn's cryptic image release titles - The Planetary Society Blog | The Planetary Society

Dawn's cryptic image release titles - The Planetary Society Blog | The Planetary Society | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Dawn's cryptic image release titles

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Senate Saves the James Webb Space Telescope!

Senate Saves the James Webb Space Telescope! | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The 2012 fiscal year appropriation bill, marked up today by the Senate, allows for continued funding of the James Webb Space Telescope and support up to a launch in 2018! Yes, it looks like this bird is going to fly.
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NASA to Announce Kepler Discovery at Media Briefing - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA to Announce Kepler Discovery at Media Briefing - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA will host a news briefing at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT), Thursday, Sept. 15, to announce a new discovery by the Kepler mission.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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NGC 3521: Galaxy in a Bubble

 

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21 specchi d'oro per rubare i segreti dell'Universo - Spaziando

21 specchi d'oro per rubare i segreti dell'Universo - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Altro che ponti d'oro, specchi d'oro per il nuovo telescopio spaziale! JWST prenderà il posto di Hubble Space Telescope fra pochi anni.
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