Was Venus once habitable?

 Posted by on 2016-08-13 at 23:49  astronomy, climate change, nasa, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on Was Venus once habitable?
Aug 132016
 

(CNN)Imagine a mostly dead planet with a heavy, toxic atmosphere 90 times thicker than ours and surface temperatures that reach 864 degrees: hot enough to melt lead. That would be Venus, often called Earth’s twin because they’re similar in size. You couldn’t live there if you wanted to.

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How-To: Splice Wire to NASA Standards

 Posted by on 2016-08-05 at 09:30  diy, electronics, nasa, Reblog  Comments Off on How-To: Splice Wire to NASA Standards
Aug 052016
 


Some commenters on my post about using a washer as a soldering aid noticed my sloppy splicing technique and were kind enough to educate me about the so-called “Western Union splice,” aka the “Lineman’s splice,” which is the preferred method for twisting solid-core wire leads toge

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This Animated Tribute to the NASA Voyager Space Program Is Simply Stunning

 Posted by on 2016-06-29 at 10:23  astronomy, nasa, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on This Animated Tribute to the NASA Voyager Space Program Is Simply Stunning
Jun 292016
 

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Launched in 1977, the Voyager 1 and 2 are still exploring interstellar space today. Both probes have flown by Jupiter and Saturn while the Voyager 2 has made its way to Uranus and Neptune too.

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Astronaut Jim Lovell Tells How He Dealt With Fear Aboard Apollo 13

 Posted by on 2016-06-26 at 00:03  moon, nasa, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on Astronaut Jim Lovell Tells How He Dealt With Fear Aboard Apollo 13
Jun 262016
 

Of all the men and women who have been to space, James Lovell is the only one to have visited the moon twice without setting foot on it. Aboard Apollo 8, his crew became the first to orbit the moon on Christmas eve 1968, a scheduled operation.

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NASA’s Celebrating Earth Day With The Most Mind-Blowing Photos Of Our Planet

 Posted by on 2016-04-23 at 02:05  astronomy, nasa, photography, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on NASA’s Celebrating Earth Day With The Most Mind-Blowing Photos Of Our Planet
Apr 232016
 

Earth Day gives us a chance to reflect on the amazing planet we live on and how we can work together to preserve it. And there’s no better way to see just how lucky we are than by getting a glimpse of Earth from space. That’s why NASA has compiled some of its favorite photos of the Blue Planet.

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Scientists claim breakthrough in hunt for Planet Nine

 Posted by on 2016-04-20 at 12:50  astronomy, nasa, nibiru, planet 9, planet x, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on Scientists claim breakthrough in hunt for Planet Nine
Apr 202016
 

Scientists working with data captured by Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft have identified a region of the Solar System that they say is most likely to conceal Planet Nine. Matthew J. Holman and Matthew J.

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