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The Space Thread
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#451 Rubin Farr

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Posted 03 January 2019 - 07:28 AM

Yikes.



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Posted 03 January 2019 - 07:51 AM

China's Chang'e 4 Probe lands on dark side of the Moon:

https://apple.news/A...HSAa1yHlS3FnYtw

 

great example of how removing humans from the craft allows the mission more potential

 

ultima thule photos starting to come on.

 

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hopefully we get some better shots once the data is back

 

edit: lol "The New Horizons team will have to wait 20 months for all of the spacecraft’s data and images to return to Earth" nyt


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Posted 03 January 2019 - 06:49 PM



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Posted 04 January 2019 - 09:38 AM

Nice rendering of the Chinese lunar rover:

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 12:55 PM


lol faceplant

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 01:58 PM

Excellent episode of NOVA on the New Horizons mission:




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Posted 07 January 2019 - 12:02 AM

The Nasa instagram is an absolute horror show - 90% moon landing conspiracy nuts and flat earthers comprise the comments section.  Sorry, I've never vented that anywhere and noticed this thread was available.



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Posted 11 January 2019 - 10:48 AM

^yeah it's gross

 

anywhere here's something that reminds us that silliness like that is meaningless: https://www.syfy.com...pale-dusty-dots

 

every dot in that photo is a galaxy

 

herschel_galaxy_dots.jpg

 





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