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RIP Cassini: Historic Final Mission Ends With Plunge Into Saturn
Science & Tech  (tags: Cassini Spacecraft, Final Mission, Plunge Into Saturn, Saturn's moon, astronomy, discovery, nasa, news, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 2 days ago - space.com
NASA received its last data transmission from Cassini at 4:55:46 a.m. PDT (7:55:46 a.m. EDT, 1146 GMT) today (Sept. 15), before the probe as it hurtled into Saturn's atmosphere.
Cassini: Saturn Probe Dives to Destruction
Science & Tech  (tags: Space, Cassini space mission, Saturn, American-led, spectacular end )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The American-led Cassini space mission to Saturn has just come to a spectacular end. Controllers had commanded the probe to destroy itself by plunging into the planet's atmosphere.
Spaceman ....An Article About Becoming The Change 9/15/2017
Science & Tech  (tags: Mike Massimino, Space Walk, Astronaut, Cassini Spacecraft, astronomy, computer, discovery, interesting, nasa, space, world, science, scientists )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - dailygood.org
Since Cassini's Final Minute...according to my computer was three minutes ago, this is a most appropriate article based on a book by Mike Massimino about his first space walk. RIP Cassini, some great insights to be found with Massimino
The Sun Erupts In The Most Intense Solar Flare Of This Cycle
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Flares, NASA, Intense, Disrupts Radio Communication, news, science, safety, space, technology )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - ibtimes.com
The particles and solar radiation may also hamper radio signals. The new geomagnetic storm warning comes a few days after a strong solar flare temporarily knocked out radio communications. The flare was an X-class flare, the most intense variety.
Saturn and Its Mysteries
Science & Tech  (tags: space, technology, nasa, news, astronomy )

Catherine
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
As Cassini prepares to plunge into Saturn's atmosphere, a look back at its achievements and discoveries over the years
7th Monster Solar Flare In The First 7 Days Of The Current Solar Storm
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Storm, Solar Flares, Solar System, astronomy, computer, discovery, energy, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, science, space, technology )

Fiona
- 5 days ago - livescience.com
The sun fired off yet another powerful solar flare yesterday (Sept. 10), its seventh in seven days. The flare, which peaked at 12:06 EDT (1606 GMT), covered North and South America in high-energy light.
Spacecraft That Is Thinner Than Human Hair Can Protect Ships From Space Debris
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, technology, nasa, space, Gizmos )

Glenn
- 10 days ago - popsci.com
It only weighs about as much as a banana âEUR" and it is going to be protecting us and our spacecrafts from orbiting debris.
9/6/2017: September "Corn" Full Moon Swings By Neptune
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Corn Moon, September Full Moon, 2017, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 13 days ago - space.com
Look up in the early morning hours of Wednesday (Sept. 6) to see the Full Corn Moon glowing in the sky. The moon will appear to make a close swing by the distant planet Neptune.
Astronomers Detect Possible Signs of Alien Life
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, astronomy, scientists, science, space, discovery )

Glenn
- 16 days ago - nydailynews.com
Have we found life on other planets at last?
Life's Building Blocks Found on Dwarf Planet Ceres!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, environment, interesting, scientists, science, space, research )

Mitchell
- 20 days ago - space.com
Think "Martin and Rowan," and "Very interesting!"
International Space Station Photobombs Solar Eclipse (And Other Stunning NASA Pics)
Science & Tech  (tags: goodnews, space, nasa, astronomy )

Glenn
- 28 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
NASA posted some incredible photos of the great solar eclipse that tracked across America, including a shot of a spacecraft photobombing the eclipse.
Explosive Aurora: What Causes The Strobe Light Effect?
Science & Tech  (tags: Aurora borealis, Aurora Australis, astronomy, design, discovery, energy, environment, history, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Fiona
- 31 days ago - livescience.com
A team from the University of Tokyo and Japan's Institute of Polar Research spent three years taking high-speed video of the aurora borealis. They were looking for pictures of "explosive auroras,"
Travel And Weather Forecasts For US States In Path Of Totality, August 21, 2017
Science & Tech  (tags: total eclipse of the sun, August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, astronomy, climate, discovery, energy, environment, habitat, health, history, humans, interesting, internet, nasa, news, research, safety, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 32 days ago - space.com
The moon will completely blot out the sun along a narrow strip of land from Oregon to South Carolina, in the first total solar eclipse visible from the United States mainland since 1979. Check the weather for the big day.
 

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