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SpaceX rocket to make a pit stop 305 miles up in space

Falcon 9 rocket of the SpaceX company will be all set to carry two payloads into the orbit. Scientists believe that this launch will be pretty exciting one. It will be sending five communication satellites for Iridium which needs to get positioned at 500 miles up from the Earth’s surface. However, a NASA mission needs…
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Russia’s New Satellite Framework May Give Internet around The World

The new inventions of space science have constantly been helping us to stay in a better world. The new edge technologies and progressive approaches are accumulating some interesting options to nurture.  A recent piece of news has confirmed that satellites are going to launch to augment the internet service. This idea has initially been crafted…
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NASA’s Dilemma Regarding the International Space Station Come 2025

It was the proposal of halting the direct funding of the International Space Station by the government. Then, the lawmakers did not hesitate to question the move that the Trump’s government made. They had their reasons, but that is a matter of another day. Is that possible to paralyze the operations of the space agency?…
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Cygnus cargo spacecraft launched by Antares to ISS

On 21st May, a Cygnus cargo spacecraft was launched by an Orbital ATK Antares rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) with an objective, which might be the swan song for the organization as an independent team. The launch program takes five minutes and gets completed when Antares get lifted from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport,…
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China Launches the First Private Space Rocket 

OneSpace Technologies conducted the main private rocket dispatch in Chinese history this week, shooting the 9 meter OS-X from a stage in northwest China on Thursday, as per CNN. The rocket is accounted for to have achieved an elevation of 40 kilometers and traveled about 273 kilometers from the platform. The ultimate objective is to…
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NASA will launch a box of lasers to create the coldest spot in the world

By launching an experiment to the ISS (International Space Station) on Monday, May 21st, scientists are hoping to achieve temperatures which are about a few billion times colder than vacuum present in space. It will help to analyze the atoms’ quantum behavior. CAL (Cold Atom Library) happens to be an ice-chest sized research facility. Its…
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Why is the new version of Falcon 9 rocket such a big deal?

If you have the slightest bit of interest in space exploration and rocket exploration, then you will come to see that a lot of fuss, views, and arguments are going on with a particular rocket which took off on May 11 carrying the Bangabandhu-1 to space. It is the latest version of the SpaceX’s Falcon…
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Galaxy glitters in Hubble Telescope view

At a far distance within the constellation of Pavo, a glitter of the galaxy is noticed. The galaxy is considered to be IC 4710 that is seen shining brightly with the stars. But this galaxy has no shape whatsoever. However, this galaxy is believed to be the home of many newborn stars which take birth…
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‘SpaceBees’

Mike Colleta has been tracking satellites with the radio antennas that are mounted on his house for many years. This spring, he’s on a special mission: He wants to catch transmission of ‘SpaceBees,’ four satellites that got launched into space without permission. Last December, the Federal Communications Commission, the United States government agency that does…
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