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Posts tagged space exploration

October 19, 2017

 

Romaine Lettuce

Space Gardens

The first crop harvested from the International Space Station's garden was romaine lettuce.

July 4, 2017

 

A museum display of John Glenn's spacesuit and magazine covers featuring him

A Better Spacesuit

Engineers are designing a new spacesuit for Martian exploration.

May 17, 2017

 

A Martian crater, the ground is rust colored. Near the center of the image is a light (but also bright) blue circle that is the crater water ice.

Landing On Mars Is Hard

Due to an equipment malfunction, Schiaparelli plummeted over two miles and was destroyed.

June 17, 2008

 

The Blackhole

Total Eclipse of a Black Hole

Have you ever wondered about the terms "Black Hole" or "Supernova" meant? If no or even you would like to learn more, then listen to this edition of AMOS.

June 15, 2008

 

An Photograph of the Moon

They Saw the Moon Go Boom

How many times have you actually seen a star explode or a asteroid at night? Have ever learned about how the records of these events are taken? Then tune in.

November 21, 2006

 

Apollo astronaut by the US flag planted on the moon

Whose Moon?

Another space race? Probably not, but space programs around the world are making exciting plans for the moon.

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