China’s “Hack Proof” Quantum Communications Satellite

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The world’s first quantum communication satellite is now officially operational following months of in-orbit testing, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced, saying that performance of the device is “much better” than was initially expected.

The 600+kg Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS), nicknamed Micius after the ancient Chinese philosopher and


Huge Galaxy Cluster Just Discovered

A team of astronomers from several corners of the globe just discovered a massive collection of galaxies that they didn’t even know was there.

That wouldn’t normally be anything out of the ordinary — after all, scientists find new things in space all the time — but


First Images from ExoMars

The ESA orbiter gives us a fresh viewpoint of Mars during its mission to sniff out rare gasses

The European Space Agency’s ExoMars spacecraft tested out its imaging system from orbit around Mars, giving us a tantalizing teaser of what’s to come as the mission continues to investigate the Red Planet. The ESA compiled a


New Gravity Theory Passes First Test

new theory of gravity passes first test The gravity of galaxies bends space, such that the light traveling through this space is bent. This bending of light allows astronomers to measure the distribution of gravity around galaxies, even up to distances a hundred times larger than …more

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Japan Testing Method to “Slow Down” Space Junk

Japan has launched a cargo ship which will use a half mile- (700m)-long tether to remove some of the vast amount of debris from Earth’s orbit.

More than 5,000 space missions have left Earth’s orbit increasingly congested

The tether, made of aluminium strands and steel wire, is designed to slow the debris, pulling it


Mars One Mission Delayed 5yrs

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The company said it needs more money…Anyone Surprised?

Yes, Space Travel is Costly!!

If you’re dreaming of the day you’ll get to live on Mars, you may have a bit longer to wait.

Mars One announced on Wednesday its project to start a human colony on the Red Planet will be delayed


John Glenn Has Passed at Age 95

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His legend is other-worldly and now, at age 95, that’s where John Glenn has gone.

John Glenn During his Glory days in a Space Capsule

An authentic hero and genuine American icon, Glenn died this afternoon surrounded by family at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus after a remarkably healthy life


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