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FALCON HEAVY: World’s Most Powerful Rocket


Till now everyone would have well known to SpaceX, those who don’t know SpaceX, let me give you a small Intro about SpaceX.  SpaceX is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has since developed the Falcon launch vehicle family and the Dragon spacecraft…

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Evidence of water on Trappist-1 planets: Hubble telescope


Scientists say it’s possible five Earth-sized planets orbiting Trappist-1, an ultracool dwarf star located 39 light years away, contain “significant amounts of water.” An international team of astronomers used the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) to measure the amount of ultraviolet (UV) radiation hitting all seven Trappist-1 exoplanets. The phenomenon is important because low-energy UV radiation can break down water molecules into hydrogen…

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Saturn Plunge Nears for Cassini Spacecraft


After more than a decade of exploring Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft will soon commit suicide by plunging into the planet it has been documenting for years. The spacecraft launched nearly 20 years ago and took about seven years to make it to Saturn’s orbit. Since 2004, Cassini has completed more than 290 orbits of the planet, sending back thousands of stunning images and making discoveries about…

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ISRO’s navigational satellite launch failed: ISRO chief AS Kiran Kumar confirmed


India’s latest navigational satellite IRNSS 1H in its indigenous GPS system NavIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation) failed due to a technical issue on Thursday. This satellite was supposed to serve as a replacement to the IRNSS-1A, all three of whose atomic clocks have failed. A setback for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) mission, the satellite’s fourth stage in the launch…

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NASA Satellites Watch as Hurricane Harvey Intensifies Off Texas Coast


Hurricane hitting Texas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_NjJYSLk98 What started out as the remnants of a tropical storm could become the worst hurricane to hit Texas in nearly 50 years and the first Category 3 hurricane to hit the United States in almost 12 years, the Weather Channel reports. On Wednesday (Aug. 23), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded the scattered storm remnants to a…

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