Category Archives: Space

Close look at a comet

The European Space Agency (ESA) has spent considerable time in the last year trying to understand comets – using 67P as the model. 67P – photo credit ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA This comet was orbited by a satellite, Rosetta, … Continue reading

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New high-res picture of Pluto

NASA released a new high resolution photo of Pluto’s surface this week.  (Make sure you zoom in!)  The photo has a resolution of about 260 feet and is a composite of a number of photos taken during New Horizon‘s July … Continue reading

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Up-Goer Five

An explanation of how a rocket works, using only the 1,000 most commonly used words in the English language.

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