Parth Bhatt

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The Startup That Could Beat SpaceX to Building a Second Internet in Space

Author: Issie Lapowsky. Issie Lapowsky Business<p>Date of Publication: 01.22.15.<p>Time of Publication: 4:04 pm. 4:04 pm<p>This is a story about the guy who …

New Images Offer A Never-Before-Seen Look At A Comet

New detailed images of the Rosetta spacecraft's host comet shows dune-like ripples and gas jets rising from pits on the surface.<p>The photographs were released Thursday by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Rosetta's initial observations of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko are outlined in a series of …

Space

NASA Not Ready To Update Mars Mission Architecture

WASHINGTON — Despite a desire by industry and policymakers for more details about NASA’s long-term plans to send humans to Mars, agency officials say …

"Deep Time" and "Deep Space" - part II

YouTube link.<p>If "deep time" challenges our comprehension of time, then "deep space" is its counterpart on a spatial scale. I covered this topic …

Traveling Faster Than the Speed of Light: Warp Drive Feasible?

Going faster than the speed of light is impossible, according to Albert Einstein’s Special Relativity Theory, yet theoretical physicists bend their …

Physics

Moonset: Video of the Moon from orbit.

Sometimes what you see depends on where you are. And when you look around from orbit, things can look really, really strange.<p>Don’t believe me? Then …

Ion Thrusters In NASA Mission Redraw The Boundaries Of Space Exploration

The Dawn spacecraft could change the shape and scope of future missions<p>In early March, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will enter the orbit of the dwarf planet Ceres. “We’re going to see a whole new world,” says Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer and mission director. Eight years since its launch, and four …

Space Exploration

After Earth, will space be our new home?

Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and it’s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable – if …

SpaceX Drops Lawsuit Against US Air Force: Settlement Guarantees More Launches, Fast Certification Process

Billionaire Elon Musk and his private space transportation company SpaceX have dropped a lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force. In a joint statement …

6 Myths Everyone Believes about Space (Thanks to Movies)

Our knowledge of outer space is a lot like our knowledge of history -- it's <i>really</i> hard to separate what we know from research from what we picked up …

SpaceX Raises $1 Billion In A Financing Round With Google And Fidelity

SpaceX today confirmed yesterday’s reports that it has embarked on a new round of fundraising. The round includes two new investors, Google and Fidelity investments.<p>The total investment of the two companies is one billion dollars, which SpaceX says means that “Google and Fidelity will collectively …

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The 50 Most Spectacular Galaxy Pictures of all Time

Here are the 50 most spectacular galaxy pictures of all time -- from pictures of the Andromeda Galaxy to the pictures of the "Cosmic Tinker Bell …

Cosmology

All Alone in the Night - Time-lapse footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS