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ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Exploring an asteroid with the Desert RATS

ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Exploring an asteroid with the Desert RATS | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, European scientists linked up with astronauts roaming over the surface of an asteroid. Desert RATS, NASA’s realistic simulation of a future mission, this year included a European dimension for the first time.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Mamma, mi cadrà addosso un pezzo di satellite ? - Spaziando

Mamma, mi cadrà addosso un pezzo di satellite ? - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
La mia vicina di casa, che incontro quasi ogni mattina uscendo, mi ha chiesto se è possibile che un pezzo del satellite UARS le cada in testa domani sera.
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Big Ol’ Black Hole Jets

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Some 20,000 light years away, a black hole named GX 339-4 has produced one of the most exciting visible events possible – a massive flare.
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ESA Portal - Watch live: Paolo Nespoli and Cady Coleman at ESA/ESRIN

ESA Portal - Watch live: Paolo Nespoli and Cady Coleman at ESA/ESRIN | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
ESA's Paolo Nespoli and NASA's Cady Coleman are visiting ESA's Earth Observation Centre ESRIN in Frascati on 22 September, as part of the post-flight tour of the MagISStra mission.
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Military surveillance data: Shared intelligence : Nature News

Military surveillance data: Shared intelligence : Nature News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...Military surveillance data: Shared intelligence
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Sette bellissime sorelle

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Sette bellissime sorelle | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

"Tramontata è la Luna e le Pleiadi al mezzo della notte ..... " . Inizia così una delle più belle e struggenti poesie della grande poetessa greca Saffo, vissuta attorno al 600 ac.

Lo diciamo solo per ricordare come questo piccolo gruppo di stelle, visibile a occhio nudo dall'autunno a primavera alle nostre latitudini, sia da sempre conosciuto e cantato da poeti e scrittori. Anche Omero ne parla.

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Commercial Space Roundup

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By all reports – commercial space is thriving. A number of recent announcements show that the burgeoning “private” space industry is thriving.
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Invitation to the dance

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AS THE violins soar, a lone dancer lopes gracefully across the stage of the Joyce Theatre in New York. But this is no solo. Two UFOs playfully chase him and swoop through the air around him.
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How to See the Brightest Supernova in a Generation

How to See the Brightest Supernova in a Generation | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Here at Universe Today, we’ve been providing plenty of coverage on the recent supernova in spiral galaxy M101 (AKA Pinwheel Galaxy).
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Disney, Fox and James Cameron to Bring AVATAR to Life at Disney Parks | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

Disney, Fox and James Cameron to Bring AVATAR to Life at Disney Parks | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Aquarius Yields NASA's First Global Map of Ocean Salinity - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Aquarius Yields NASA's First Global Map of Ocean Salinity - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA's new Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity of the ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission's anticipated discoveries.
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Neutrini più veloci della luce. Un'inaspettata scoperta del Cern potrebbe rivoluzionare la fisica mondiale

Neutrini più veloci della luce. Un'inaspettata scoperta del Cern potrebbe rivoluzionare la fisica mondiale | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Dei neutrini, inafferrabili particelle elementari, sparati dal Cern di Ginevra, il maggiore laboratorio di Fisica Nucleare del mondo, sono arrivati al Gran Sasso, dove l'Istituto di Fisica Nucleare ha i suoi laboratori nazionali, in un tempo inferiore...
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Superata la velocità della luce. Un esperimento Cern-Ifn mette in crisi le teorie di Einstein

Superata la velocità della luce. Un esperimento Cern-Ifn mette in crisi le teorie di Einstein | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Il risultato rivoluzionario sarebbe stato raggiunto tra Ginevra e i laboratori italiano del Gran Sasso.
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Rheasilvia – Super Mysterious South Pole Basin at Vesta is Named after Romulus and Remus Roman Mother

Rheasilvia – Super Mysterious South Pole Basin at Vesta is Named after Romulus and Remus Roman Mother | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Video caption: Rheasilvia Impact Basin and Vesta shape model. This false-color shape model video of the giant asteroid Vesta was created from images taken by the framing camera aboard NASA’s Dawn spacecraft.
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NASA - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Completes Second Round of Cryogenic Mirror Testing

NASA - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Completes Second Round of Cryogenic Mirror Testing | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The Marshall Center has completed final cryogenic testing on six of the 18 mirror segments that will form NASA's James Webb Space Telescope’s primary mirror.
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Saturn's Moon Enceladus Spreads Its Influence - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Saturn's Moon Enceladus Spreads Its Influence - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Chalk up one more feat for Saturn's intriguing moon Enceladus. The small, dynamic moon spews out dramatic plumes of water vapor and ice -- first seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in 2005.
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Can The Higgs Boson And Scale Invariance Explain The Big Bang?

Can The Higgs Boson And Scale Invariance Explain The Big Bang? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne are hoping the Higgs boson is found at the LHC for a big reason - they think it can explain universal expansion and even reveal the possible existence of another closely related...
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Un filmato eccezionale: gli ultimi giri di UARS prima di cadere - Spaziando

Un filmato eccezionale: gli ultimi giri di UARS prima di cadere - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Sta cadendo, dopo vari anni di onorato servizio, venti per la precisione, dato che è stato messo in orbita dallo Space Shuttle il 15 settembre 1991 I giornali ne hanno data ampia cronaca.
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NASA to Abandon Goal of Funding Multiple Commercial Crew Systems at Parabolic Arc

NASA to Abandon Goal of Funding Multiple Commercial Crew Systems at Parabolic Arc | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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NASA to Abandon Goal of Funding Multiple Commercial Crew Systems

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Asteroid 'killed off early birds'

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Many early bird species suffered from the same catastrophic extinction as the dinosaurs, new research has shown.
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NASA'S WISE Mission Captures Black Hole's Wildly Flaring Jet | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

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Primordial Black Holes, Dark Matter and Stellar Collisions… Oh, My!

Primordial Black Holes, Dark Matter and Stellar Collisions… Oh, My! | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Well, we’re off to see the Wizard again, my friends. This time it’s to explore the possibilities of primordial black holes colliding with stars and all the implications therein.
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