Huge Hippo Asteroid Has Safely Passed By Earth, Nearest In Last 400 Years

Huge Hippo Asteroid Has Safely Passed By Earth, Nearest In Last 400 Years

According to NASA, a hippopotamus-shaped small asteroid has safely flown by Earth on December 22 as observed in the radar images. The asteroid, named 2003 SD220, has made its nearest passing through the Earth within around last 400 Years, and the estimated results by NASA reveals that it would not pass through such a minimum […]

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ESA Revives its Space Deorbiting Program

ESA Revives its Space Deorbiting Program

A revival of ESA’s space deorbiting program may make it more appealing to the industry players and gain approval from member states. The revival involves broadening the e.Deorbit program range to include functions additional to the deorbiting of a sole satellite. The functions could be anything from in-orbit refueling to undertaking repair work. The ESA […]

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Researchers Found Proof Of Water In 17 Asteroids

Researchers Found Proof Of Water In 17 Asteroids

Proof of water has been discovered by Japanese researchers in 17 asteroids for the foremost instance utilizing information from the infrared satellite AKARI. According to scientists, this finding will add to our comprehension of the water distribution in our solar system, the foundation of water on the Earth, and the evolution of asteroids. Our planet […]

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NASA Gives Approval To Space Plane For Future Missions Toward The ISS

NASA Gives Approval To Space Plane For Future Missions Toward The ISS

A tiny space plane designed to carry cargo to the ISS (International Space Station) has been given approval by NASA to start the production, with a potential first flight in late 2020. Known as the Dream Chaser, the plane is being developed by the SNC (Sierra Nevada Corporation) from Nevada, which is a part of […]

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Saturn's Rings Could Disappear Much Sooner Than Thought

Saturn’s Rings Could Disappear Much Sooner Than Thought

Someday, Saturn might be acknowledged as the “ringless planet.” A new research led by NASA shows rings of Saturn are vanishing at a surprising rate. The rings of Saturn mostly comprise water ice with some dust and rock blended in it. Voyager mission of NASA visited Saturn in the early 1980s. Its research tipped-off at […]

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