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Triton and other Mysteries of the Neptunian System

Neptune is the furthest planet from the sun, at a whopping 30 Astronomical Units (where 1AU = distance between earth and sun). Its distance and low albedo (how much light it reflects) mean that it’s not visible to the naked eye- so its discovery was somewhat more complex than the other planets, most of which have been known for millennia to people using the night sky to navigate and tell stories. 1.417 altre parole

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13/30: – HOUSTON, WE HAVE A POEM

Written for the 51st Anniversary of the Apollo 13 Mission

On the radio,
I hear the voice of a man
who was meant to land on the Moon… 159 altre parole

National Poetry Month

NASA to Attempt First Controlled Flight on Mars As Soon As Monday

NASA is targeting no earlier than Monday, April 19, for the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at approximately 3:30 a.m. EDT (12:30 a.m. PDT). 6 altre parole

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Watch "NASA Cassini's Final Images of Saturn Stunned Me" on YouTube

This is making my Saturday. Our solar system is so amazing. Cassini did a fantastic job for humanity. I am grateful.

Saturn mediates alanine and histidine in our evolving bodies; Blue Night (today) and Yellow Warrior. 9 altre parole

Mars 2020

Watch Earth rise from the moon

Half a century later

Explore Mars

With Curiosity and Perseverance

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NaPoWriMo prompt to put the moon in a poem. What about Mars?

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NASA Announces SpaceX as Sole Provider for Human Landing System

In a blockbuster, NASA announced on Friday the selection of SpaceX and the Starship lunar lander concept (“Moonship”?) as the sole human lunar landing system of the Artemis program. 395 altre parole

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