10 Cool Facts About The Mars Spirit Rover

10 Cool Facts About The Mars Spirit Rover The Mars Spirit Rover is a computerized device operated by NASA which was sent to conduct a scientific exploration on planet Mars. It first landed on the planet on January 4, 2004 (at a longitude and latitude of 14.5684 degrees South and 175.4726 degrees East). This was just three weeks before Opportunity Rover landed on the same planet. The Mars Spirit Rover’s unique name was chosen through
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Water in our Universe

Water in our Universe Where Does Water in our Universe Come From? The strange thing about the abundance of Water in our Universe is not the fact that there is so much of it – but rather the fact that is has taken as long as it has for the sheer amount of water in interstellar space to be confirmed. The Universe is literally awash with water, and although water in its liquid state is
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4 Cool Facts about Solar Flares

4 Cool Facts about Solar flares

4 Cool Facts about Solar flares Did you know that most of the Solar Flares we experience here on Earth are harmless? However, a few can cause serious trouble and even catastrophic events. Solar flares are defined as spontaneous flashes of brightness observed near the sun’s surface. Additionally, they can also be defined as a tremendous explosion due to a release of the magnetic field on our Solar System’s star, Sol (the Sun). If you’ve
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10 NASA Deep Space Network Facts

  For more information on things in deep space, check out our article: 10 Cool Facts on the NASA Deep Space Network. 10 NASA Deep Space Network Facts Deep Space Network Fact #10: As The World Turns The Deep Space Network has three main locations positioned around the globe in strategic places, each 120 degrees from one another. This allows the network of dishes to be receive data from any direction from space.    
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10 Weird Things Sent to Space

  For more information on weird things in space, check out our article: 10 Weird Things Sent Into Space 10 Weird Things Sent to Space Weird Things Sent to Space #10: Cats, fish, rodents, chimpanzees, amphibians, nematodes, water bears, spiders, dogs and even our closest relative, the monkey have all been sent into space! Weird Things Sent to Space #9: NASA placed 3 LEGO figurines in a Juno deep-space probe to help explore the planet
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10 Cool Facts about the Sputnik Satellite

10 Cool Facts About the Sputnik Satellite History has a tale to explain every aspect of today’s culture, mentality, friendships, enemies, etc – these 10 Cool Facts about the Sputnik Satellite should help to shed light on these particular historic events which helped to shape and influence today’s everyday life. When and What Took Place? The Sputnik Satellite I was launched on October 4, 1957 and was the world’s first artificial satellite to be launched
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Water Worlds in Our Solar System

Water Worlds In Our Solar System tl;dr: Water Worlds are vastly present even in our own Solar System and throughout the known Universe. Water throughout the Universe is extremely present and vastly greater than all of the water found on Earth, trillions of times over. There is even massive amounts of water in our own Solar System, which wasn’t confirmed until roughly 50 years ago. Lastly, Earth is the only known location where water exists in all
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The 7 Most Stunning Constellations

  For more information on Beautiful Constellations, check out our article: The 7 Most Beautiful Constellations. The 7 Most Stunning Constellations Humans have been around for a long time, there’s no way to tell, but I’m certain we’ve been looking up towards the heavens and admired the beauty of the night’s sky. Hence, our collection of the 7 Most Stunning Constellations. A long, long time ago, our forefathers identified large and bright stars which appeared to be
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10 Cool Facts on the Kepler Space Telescope

Launched back on March 7th of 2009, the Kepler Space Telescope was named after the German astronomer Johannes Kepler. It was built as part of NASA’s low-cost (the total cost was about $600 million) science mission named the Discovery Program. Initially, the Kepler Space Telescope’s planned lifespan was only about 3 to 4 years. Luckily, NASA doesn’t build anything less than perfect and the telescope is still in operation today and for the foreseeable future.  
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10 Cool Facts on the NASA Deep Space Network

tl;dr: The NASA Deep Space Network is a series of antennae strategically positioned around the world and designed to receive data from space objects at a 360 degree range. This is how NASA and other space agencies receive data from orbiters, spacecraft, etc. and through an inter-connected communication system, these antennae send data between locations and even other locations all around the world. Scroll down for our 10 Cool Facts about the NASA Deep Space
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