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Space probe ejected a camera to take these selfies

China's Tianwen 1 space probe on its way to Mars ejected a small camera to grab selfies of the spacecraft. See below. The video above, captured by the probe, shows the camera tumbling off into the void. Tianwen 1 launched in July and will enter Mars or... ...

Hubble stared at this magnificent galaxy for nine hours to capture the perfect shot

10.03.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Astronomers worked hard to get this galactic glamour shot. "Looking this good isn’t easy," wrote NASA on Friday. "30 different exposures, for a total of nine hours of observation time, together with the high resolution and clarity of Hubble, we... ...

Watch a young Carl Sagan’s first documentary, “The Violent Universe” (1969)

On April 11, 1969, the BBC aired "The Violent Universe," a science documentary starring the great Carl Sagan, then 34 years old. This was three months before the first moon landing and 11 years before Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. — Read the r... ...

Watch SpaceX launch a GPS satellite for the US Space Force live

SpaceX is set to launch a GPS-III satellite for the U.S. Space Force using a Falcon 9 rocket, with a target launch time of 9:43 PM EDT (6:43 PM PDT). That opens a 15-minute launch window, and so far weather is looking relatively good, which will hopefully help SpaceX end a recent string of launch ...

Video of the spectacular meteor seen from 15 states this morning

Early this morning, a majestic meteor flashed brightly across the Pennsylvania and Ohio sky with over 700 sightings reported from 15 states. From KDKA-TV: [Cleveland State University astronomer Jay] Reynolds says that a trajectory of the m... ...