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Nobody knows what these mysterious plumes are on MarsFebruary 17th, 2015
In March 2012, amateur astronomers began observing unusual clouds or plumes along the western limb of the red planet Mars. The plumes, in the southern hemisphere rose to over 124 miles (200 kilometers) in altitude persisting for several days and then reappeared weeks later. A group of astronomers from Spain, the Netherlands, France, UK and […]
Is a sitcom Chris Hadfield’s next frontier? ABC comedy in the works, report saysAugust 21st, 2014
It’s possible that Chris Hadfield’s best-selling book will become a sitcom! The astronaut who quickly became the world’s most-wanted Canadian last year, based on his amusing YouTube videos and stunning space pictures, is involved in production of a sitcom based on An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth, Deadline reports.
Elon Musk: ‘I’m Hopeful That The First People Can Be Taken To Mars in 10, 12 Years’June 19th, 2014
Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, is a hot topic in the media these days. He recently unveiled a manned version of his successful Dragon spacecraft. He’s talking about retrieving the first stage of his Falcon 9 rocket, a feat that has never that has never been accomplished.
UPDATE: NASA Pushes Back Cygnus Launch Decision Due To Space Station Cooling ProblemDecember 12th, 2013
The decision to launch a cargo flight to the International Space Station next week has been pushed back until Monday (Dec. 16) because of a cooling problem on station that forced the shutdown of redundant systems, according to a NASA update.
Chris Hadfield Regretted Not Being Able To Make One Last SpacewalkOctober 15th, 2013
Chris Hadfield loved spacewalking. That was clear in a past interview he did for Universe Today: