Recent Posts by Marcin Frąckiewicz

The belief of the existence of water on Moon reinstated

Recently a team of researchers from the Tohoku University led by Japanese scientist Masahiro Kayama has identified new mineral which is called as moganite within a lunar meteorite which is discovered in the hot desert of Northwest Africa. This is a profoundly significant finding since it is a mineral which requires water for its formation.…
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Successful Spacewalk allows Station Astronauts to install Cameras

Successful Spacewalk allows Station Astronauts to install Cameras Expedition 56 commander Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, switching their spacesuits on battery power by 8.06 a.m. EDT (GMT-4), kicked off to float in Quest airlock excursion, what turned out to be for 6 hours and 49 minutes outside the ISS (International Space Station) on Thursday and…
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NASA’s Knowledge Of Space Rocks Is Flawed And Unreliable

Thousands of space rocks of varying size pass by the Earth every year. NASA constantly scans the outer space around the Earth to maintain a database of asteroids that are heading towards our planet. This helps them to determine which asteroids are likely to be on a collision course with our planet. They then focus…
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The MONSTER ‘Black Hole’

Stephen Hawkins stated that through black holes, time travel might be possible. Other facts known about black holes say that they can absorb everything and anything that enters a black hole can never be found again. Truth or myth, black holes do raise curiosity. A new supermassive black hole has been identified at the centre…
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Intelligence-gathering satellite launched by Japan

Japan has been setting another satellite into orbit to gather intelligence for national security. From Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima, southern Japan, at 1:20 PM on Tuesday, the intelligence-gathering satellite lifted off which is carrying an H2A rocket. For the security reasons, the cabinet satellite intelligence centre and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have carried out the…
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Massive dust storm hits Opportunity Rover

An enormous dust storm is reported to have engulfed the Red Planet. As a result of such deadly tornado, the Opportunity Rover of NASA has also received a setback in respect of its investigation and analysing activities. The Mars Opportunity Rover is still believed to wait out amidst the still growing dust storm. This dust…
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Numerous alkali metals found in unique exoplanet

In a recent discovery, the scientists have found out a rare gaseous planet, having more of clear skies and strong indications of alkali metals within its atmosphere.  Scientists have discovered WASP-127b extrasolar planet which is considered to be one of the least dense exoplanets that have been ever identified. It has a radius which is…
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To the dreams of being an astronaut

Life never seems to be comfortable, while pursuing your goals you know it’s going to be a roller coaster ride. But if you aspire to be an astronaut someday, know how to fly a spacecraft. The latest episode of ‘Spacing out with the Everyday Astronaut’ brought in front of us all, how it is like…
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Two Decades Worth of Earth Data Now Made Public

Launched in the year 1999 and 2002, the terra and aqua satellites of NASA have been observing the planetary changes of the earth for about two decades. For the first time ever, all the imagery and data which the powerful satellites have acquired since the first day till now is available in worldview. The worldview…
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NASA to Extend Juno Jupiter’s Mission by Three Years.

NASA will extend its Juno Jupiter mission by three years. The Juno spacecraft was initially intended to crash into the planet next month. This plan no longer holds, and NASA will allow the spacecraft to orbit Jupiter three more years to enable the probe to meet its goal.  Juno’s Principle investigator from the South West…
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