NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope and Passes Planet-Hunting Tourch

After nine years in deep space collecting data that indicate our sky to be filled with billions of hidden planets – more planets even than stars – NASA’s Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel needed for further science operations. NASA has decided to retire the spacecraft within its current, safe orbit, away from […]

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Coming Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Mid Saturday, at the New York Cosmic Con, Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman announced that Season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery will be continuing its voyages on January 17th on CBS All Access. At the same event, Kurtzman also announced a new teaser-trailer which readers can view below:   Star Trek and CBS All Access is […]

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Mystery: Rover stops, still sending data

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has temporarily halted science operations because of a glitch, mission team members announced today (Sept. 19). The mysterious issue, which cropped up Saturday night (Sept. 15), prevents the rover from beaming to Earth much of the science and engineering information stored in its memory, Curiosity project scientist Ashwin Vasavada, of NASA’s Jet Propulsion […]

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Unexplained ‘security issue’ closes National Solar Observatory Facility

It’s been more than a week, and a National Solar Observatory (NSO) facility in New Mexico is still closed for an undisclosed “security issue.” The NSO’s Sunspot Solar Observatory, on Sacramento Peak in the southern part of the state, was evacuated last Thursday (Sept. 6), as was a nearby post office, according to the Albuquerque […]

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