Space technology
Space technology – technology developed by space science or the aerospace industry for use in spaceflight, satellites, or space exploration. Space technology includes spacecraft, satellites, spa...
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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...
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...
Blue Origin Gets One Step Closer To Flying Humans To Space
Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin successfully tested an emergency abort separation of its booster rocket and crew capsule. (via Seeker)
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)
Cymatics - The planets do not go around the sun in a circle or an elipse because the sun is not sitting still...
The planets do not go around the sun in a circle or an elipse because the sun is not sitting still...
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...
Terra-forming Mars. What we need to do to make Mars our home
Humanity will one day make it to Mars. But can we make it livable?
New Human Subspecies Likely To Emerge As Martian Planners Try To Establish Red Planet Colony | Tech Times
Humans who plan on inhabiting Mars are faced with a difficult challenge of conceiving children. Microgravity could result in a variety of defects in an unborn child.
A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050.
A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050.
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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Rocket
A rocket (Italian rocchetta‚ Spindle) is a missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle that obtains thrust from a rocket engine. Rocket engine exhaust is formed entirely from Rocket propellants car...
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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 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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Spacecraft
A spaceship is a vehicle, vessel or machine designed to fly in outer space. Spacecraft are used for a variety of purposes, including communications, earth observation, meteorology, navigation, space c...
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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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Space suit
A space suit is a garment worn to keep a human alive in the harsh environment of outer space, vacuum and temperature extremes. Space suits are often worn inside spacecraft as a safety precaution in ca...
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Space elevator
Space elevator in motion rotating with Earth. Viewed from above North Pole. A free-flying satellite (green dot) is shown in geostationary orbit slightly behind the cable.A space elevator is a propo...
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Space weapon
Space weapons are weapons used in space warfare. They include weapons that can attack space systems in orbit (i.e. anti-satellite weapons), attack targets on the earth from space or disable missiles t...
Space science
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to space science:Space science – study of everything in outer space. This has sometimes been called astronomy, but recently astron...
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Hubble Space Telescope
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990, and remains in operation. With a 2.4-meter (7.9 ft) mirror, Hubble's four main instruments o...
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Interplanetary Internet
The interplanetary internet (based on IPN, also called InterPlaNet) is a conceived computer network in space, consisting of a set of network nodes which can communicate with each other. Communication ...
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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...