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Uranus 101 | National Geographic

Uranus 101 | National Geographic

– [Angeli] In ancient times, humans studied the night sky and discovered the worlds of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. But beyond this realm of knowledge, another world shined brightly, just waiting to be discovered. Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun from a distance of about 20 astronomical units, or 20 times …

SpaceX readies next Starlink launch, Crew Dragon test

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has an ambitious plan to provide low-cost internet to the entire world — but not everyone is celebrating. However, Musk has a plan to win them over will the third launch of SpaceX Starlink satellites. Hawthorne-based SpaceX is preparing to launch the first rocket of the New Year from Florida’s Space Coast …

The Brightest, Biggest Space News of 2019!

The Brightest, Biggest Space News of 2019!

[♪ INTRO] 2019 is almost over, and it has been another really good year for exploring the universe. I mean we took the first ever picture of a black hole, landed our first robot on the far side of the Moon, and explored our farthest-yet object in the solar system. But some discoveries were even …

What Happens If You Die In Space?

What Happens If You Die In Space?

The date is July 22nd, 1969, and for the last twenty one hours and thirty six minutes, America and the world at large has been glued to its television sets, watching the incredible exploits of humanity’s first steps on another world. The culmination of thousands of years of mankind’s dreams and fantasies to reach past …

SpaceX Makes History | MARS

SpaceX Makes History | MARS

T minus 20 seconds. Stage two tanks pressing for flight. Flight computer has control of the vehicle. Do we see anything on the sensors that’s a problem? – Anything right now? – Nothing. Well, I’ll say go for launch. T minus 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. [cheering] It’s going, baby. …