The 6 Most Bizarre Things Discovered in Space

„Humanity has been looking out into space for thousands of years, and the most important thing we’ve discovered over that time is that everything is crazy weird out there, and it just keeps getting weirder. Here are some of the more baffling and often terrifying things that astronomers have found in recent years. If anything is […]

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Nasa: Image of an Galaxy Cluster

Now detected: The biggest Bang since the Big Bang

Now on „The greatly intriguing collisions of galaxy clusters create some of the biggest bangs in the universe since the Big Bang. Galaxy clusters are massive, dynamic systems that continue to evolve and that are very interesting to observe and investigate. Now, galaxy clusters pulled a new, bright act. The collision of two galaxy […]

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How ISS travels around the earth

„Does the ISS (International Space Station) also rotate along with Earth, or does it stay at one point in space? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller in the Flight Operations Directorate at […]

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History: Global Effort Building Space Station

The first elements of the International Space Station now have been in orbit for almost 19 years. Assembly of the largest spacecraft ever built was a global, cooperative effort and began with the STS-88 space shuttle mission in December 1998. The orbiting outpost now serves as a unique laboratory where teams from around the world are performing […]

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Hurricane Irma from Space

NASA posted video footage of Hurricane Irma as seen from aboard the International Space Station, and it looks every bit like the beast meteorologists have been saying it is. „The International Space Station’s external cameras captured another dramatic view of Hurricane Irma as it made landfall in the Caribbean Sept. 6,“ reads the YouTube description of […]

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How Spaceflight Changes the Human Body

„Humans first journeyed into space in 1961, but even half a century later, questions remain about how spaceflight affects the human body. In a new study, scientists got down to the molecular level to better understand why weightlessness causes changes in the body. A number of effects have been documented in the handful of individuals who […]

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