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NASA Misses the Huge Fireball Lighting Up the Skies over Russia

NASA fails to spot the most massive near-Earth asteroid of the year that hurtled towards the planet resulting in a gigantic ball of fire that lightened up the skies over Russia during the early hours on June 21st. A large space rock entered the Earth’s atmosphere and exploded, over Russia.  At a speed of 14…
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A startup named “Spinlaunch” raises $40 million

Picture credited by Wikipedia Spinlaunch, a newly developed startup in the Silicon Valley, has raised $40 million for their innovative ideas for launching spacecraft, and payloads into orbit. They claim to use a “catapult” like structure to launch them into space which would use very less energy compared to the current systems used. The idea…
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SpinLaunch raises $40 million

Stealth startup SpinLaunch aims to change the way small satellites get to orbit and has secured $40 million to continue developing its technology. The company announced on Thursday (June 14) that Silicon Valley startup SpinLaunch snagged $35 million in "Series A" funding from some big-name investors, including Airbus Ventures, GV (previously Google Ventures) and Kleiner…
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NASA’s DAWN TO GET CLOSEST TO MINOR PLANET CERES

NASA's Dawn spaceshuttle that was launched way back in 2007 to investigate the two protoplanets present in our asteroid belt ,namely Ceres and Vesta is in the last leg of it's mission.  The probe will reach very close to the biggest minor Planet Ceres in the near future. Dawn will be shifting into an orbit…
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Spacecraft of New Horizons rises for Planetary Encounters

The New Horizon spacecraft has encountered from an organized 165-day hibernation period, and on the New Year’s Day 2019, it would fly by Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) nicknamed Ultima Thule. Kuiper Belt is the undiscovered outer region of the solar system, which includes Pluto and some other rocky planets. A radio signal sent more than…
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NASA about to reach closest to Ceres, the Dwarf Planet

The Dawn spacecraft of NASA sent the closest picture of Ceres on 16th of May this year. At this time, the spacecraft came closest to this dwarf planet. It was about 440 kilometres away from the planet. Ceres is a giant asteroid and is also the one and only dwarf planet inside our solar system. …
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Falcon 9 Rocket Soars into Space with SES 12

A robust commercial communication satellite, which is reused by SpaceX Falcon 9 and it connects airplanes, ships, homes and companies across the Eastern hemisphere. The 229-foot-tall (70-meter) rocket took off at 12:45 a.m. EDT (0445 GMT) Monday from Cape Canaveral’s Complex 40 launch pad, and headed east over the Atlantic Ocean. This Falcon 9 dropped…
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