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...
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The X3 Ion Thruster Is Here
These new space engines could get us to the Moon in 30 minutes. 😱 Follow Focal Point for more stories like this!
ESA Releases Stunning Photos Of Mars’ ‘Winter Wonderland’ Near Planet’s North Pole
Newly released images from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express mission offer a timely look at the water ice near the Red Planet’s north pole, showcasing what the agency referred to ...
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...
Sounds of Mars: NASA’s InSight Senses Martian Wind
Listen to Martian wind blow across NASA’s InSight lander. The spacecraft’s seismometer and air pressure sensor picked up vibrations from 10-15 mph (16-24 kph) winds as they blew across Mars’ Elysium P...
What will NASA's InSight do on Mars?
The InSight mission will hopefully land on Mars on the 26th November. But how will it land, and what will it actually do while on Mars? SUBSCRIBE for more videos about our other planets. Subscribe! h...
Why NASA Is Sending An $850 Million Drill To Mars
NASA is sending an $850 million lander to Mars. Using a drill to dig deeper into the planet than ever before, Insight will be the first of its kind to study Mars’ interior. This mission will help us l...
Oumuamua: Cigar-shaped interstellar object may have been an alien probe, Harvard paper claims
A mysterious cigar-shaped object spotted tumbling through our solar system last year may have been an alien spacecraft sent to investigate Earth, astronomers from Harvard University have suggested.
NASA Is Sending A Helicopter To Mars
Behold the Marscopter! For the first time ever, a helicopter drone will be sent to survey the Red Planet. (via Seeker Universe)
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...
NASA’s hunt for the next Earth is getting serious
NASA’s hunt for the next Earth is getting serious. Here’s what they’re looking for. (via @Seeker)
An Alien Among us: The Octopus
Octopuses have been around for nearly 300 million years, yet some scientists still believe that they came from outer space.
4G cell service is coming to the Moon....
4G cell service is coming to the moon. (via @Seeker)
NASA tour of the Moon in 4K will take your breath away!
Take a virtual tour of the Moon in all-new 4K resolution, thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. As the visualization moves around the near side, far side, north an...
History of astronomy
Astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences, dating back to antiquity, with its origins in the religious, mythological, cosmological, calendrical, and astrological beliefs and practices of pre-his...
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Discovery and exploration of the Solar System
Discovery and exploration of the Solar System is observation, visitation, and increase in knowledge and understanding of Earth's "cosmic neighborhood". This includes the Sun, the Earth and its Moon, m...
Discovery and exploration of the Solar System - Wikipedia
Space flight
Spaceflight (also written space flight) is ballistic flight into or through outer space. Spaceflight can occur with spacecraft with or without humans on board. Examples of human spaceflight include th...
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Satellite
NASA's Earth-observing fleet as of June 2012.In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit. Such objects are sometimes called arti...
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Space station
A space station, also known as an orbital station or an orbital space station, is a spacecraft capable of supporting a crew, which is designed to remain in space (most commonly in low Earth orbit) for...
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Robotic spacecraft
A robotic spacecraft is a spacecraft with no humans on board, usually under telerobotic control. A robotic spacecraft designed to make scientific research measurements is often called a space probe. M...
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Space missions
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...
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Space programs
This is a list of government agencies engaged in activities related to outer space and space exploration.The name given is the English version, with the native language version below. The acronym give...
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Space habitat
A space habitat (also called a space colony, space settlement or orbital colony) is a type of space station intended as a permanent settlement, rather than as a simple way-station or other specialized...
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Space colonization
Space colonization (also called space settlement, or extraterrestrial colonization) is permanent human habitation off planet Earth.Many arguments have been made for space colonization. The two most co...
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Space research
Space research is scientific studies carried out using scientific equipment in outer space. It includes the use of space technology for a broad spectrum of research disciplines, including Earth scien...
Commercialization of space
Commercialization of space is the use of equipment sent into or through outer space to provide goods or services of commercial value, either by a corporation or state. Examples of the commercial use o...
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Exploration of Mercury
The exploration of Mercury has taken only a minor role in the space interests of the world. It is the least explored inner planet. As of 2014, the Mariner 10 and MESSENGER missions have been the only ...
Exploration of Mercury - Wikipedia