First flight of the largest Airplane in the World STRATOLAUNCH carrier aircraft
Billionaire Paul Allen's private spaceflight company Stratolaunch has just unveiled the world's biggest airplane: a massive carrier plane with a wingspan longer than an entire football field. The colo...
SpaceX Dragon capsule's picture perfect Atlantic splashdown
Dragon has returned to planet Earth. SpaceX’s swanky new crew capsule undocked from the International Space Station and headed toward the Atlantic ocean, landing spot on Florida's coast in a successf...
New Horizons Flyover of Pluto
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of Pluto and its largest moon Charon, mission scientists have created flyover movies that offer spectacular new perspectives of the many unu...
Did you know that the James Webb Space... - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Did you know that the James Webb Space Telescope’s 5-layer tennis court-sized sunshield is like having sunblock of SPF 1 million? Using never before developed technology, Webb is the most complex...
4G cell service is coming to the Moon....
4G cell service is coming to the moon. (via @Seeker)
Laika: Pioneering Space Dog Launched 60 Years Ago Today
It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth. Her historic flight was one of the defining moments of the space race between the US and Soviet Union. Al Ja...
Mysterious radio bursts might power alien ships
No one's sure what fast radio bursts are, so some Harvard scientists asked: Why not aliens? Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/67725/ Find more vid...
SPACEX Back To Space
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since ...
Prof. Stephen Hawking WARNS That Humanity Only Has 1000 Years To ESCAPE Earth!
HUMANS only have 1,000 years left on Earth and will have to find another planet if we are to survive, Professor Stephen Hawking has warned.
NASA's New 'Intruder Alert' System Spots An Incoming Asteroid
A space rock zips by earth Sunday night. Astronomers know it doesn't pose a threat, in part thanks to a new automated warning program called Scout.
Jupiter Is 'Hardly Recognizable' In Juno's Latest Images
The first close-up images of Jupiter as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft are finally rolling in—and the gas giant before us is barely recognizable.
The Impossible Propulsion Drive Is Heading to Space
Cannae Inc. is sending its version of the much-ballyhooed and debated EmDrive to orbit to finally put it to the test.
Video Highlight: Stunning "loops of fire" on the Sun - The Sun In Full Force
Spectacular close up video of the suns surface - showing coronal rain, solar flares and just the majestic power and awesomeness of our Sun.
Breakthrough Starshot - Nanocraft to Alpha Centauri
Yuri Milner presented Breakthrough Starshot, a ground-based light beamer pushing nanocrafts, ultra-light space probes attached to lightsails, to speeds of up...
NASA Just Made All The Scientific Research It Funds Available For Free
NASA just announced that any published research funded by the space agency will now be available at no cost, launching a new public web portal that anybody can access.
2 Newfound Alien Planets May Be Capable Of Supporting Life
NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted four possibly rocky alien planets orbiting the same star, and two of these newfound worlds might be capable of supporting life. One is likely 10 percent warme...
Scientific expeditions
The era of European and American voyages of scientific exploration followed the Age of Discovery and were inspired by a new confidence in science and reason that arose in the Age of Enlightenment. Mar...
Professional diving
Professional diving is a type of diving where the divers are paid for their work. There are several branches of professional diving, the best known of which is probably commercial diving. Any person w...
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Polar exploration
Polar exploration may refer to:
Space exploration
Space exploration is the ongoing discovery and exploration of celestial structures in outer space by means of continuously evolving and growing space technology. While the study of space is carried ou...
Military diving
A frogman is someone who is trained in scuba diving or swimming underwater in a tactical capacity which includes combat. Such personnel are also known by the more formal names of combat diver, or comb...
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Space Shuttle
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Its official program name was Space Transport...
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Small Astronomy Satellite 2
The Small Astronomy Satellite 2, also known also as SAS-2, SAS B or Explorer 48, was a NASA gamma ray telescope. It was launched on 15 November 1972 into the low Earth orbit with a periapsis of 443...
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Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph
The Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) is a spectrograph, also with a camera mode, installed on the Hubble Space Telescope. Aerospace engineer Bruce Woodgate of the Goddard Space Flight Cente...
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De Rays Expedition
The Third de Rays Expedition, or simply the de Rays Expedition, was the third New Guinea expedition of Marquis de Rays, a French nobleman who attempted to start a colony in the South Pacific. The expe...
De Rays Expedition - Wikipedia
Ama (diving)
Ama (海人, women 海女; men 海士;), uminchu (in Okinawan) or kaito (in Izu Peninsula) are Japanese divers, famous for collecting pearls. The majority of ama are women.
Japanese tradition holds that...
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Challenger expedition
The Challenger expedition of 1872–76 was a scientific exercise that made many discoveries to lay the foundation of oceanography. The expedition was named after the mother vessel, HMS Challenger....
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Maxime Faget
Maxime Allen Faget (pronounced fa-JERT) (August 26, 1921 – October 9, 2004), better known as Max Faget, was the designer of the Mercury capsule, and contributed to the later Gemini and Apollo spa...
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ROSAT
ROSAT (short for Röntgensatellit, in German X-rays are called Röntgenstrahlen, in honour of Wilhelm Röntgen) was a German Aerospace Center-led satellite X-ray telescope, with instruments built by Fede...
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