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Posts tagged spacecraft

December 7, 2012

 

silver telescope

Moon Found Orbiting Pluto

Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status, but it still has moons. This new moon, called P5 for now, is the fifth moon found orbiting Pluto.

September 7, 2012

 

a space shuttle bathroom

How Do Astronauts Go To The Bathroom In Space?

After solving the problem of dining in space, astronauts need to think about the next natural step!

September 6, 2012

 

two astronauts sit while their burgers float in the air

Dining In Space

Would food fly off a plate in space? Would astronauts have digestive problems? Learn the science behind space food!

July 16, 2010

 

saturn_rings

Voyager 2 Is Oldest Man-Made Object In Space

Exactly how old is the oldest man-made object still floating in space?

March 26, 2007

 

image of solar flare

Sentinel of the Sun

How will future space explorers protect themselves against dangerous solar flares?

September 2, 2004

 

The Real Final Frontier

It may sound sci-fi, but the Termination Shock is one of two proposed boundaries to our solar system. Learn about the final frontier on this Moment of Science.

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