I Am Fascinated By Space Science

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    Today In 1983, ...

    Pioneer X (Pioneer Ten), an exploratory space probe, became the first human-made object to leave our solar system by way of its purposely being sent to do so. (It's long past due that with our many years of intelligent awareness, the term "human-made" replace use of the term "man...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong
    56-60, F
    Jun 13, 2012

    Possible Findings Of New Life

    Since I was in grade school, I have been interested in astronomy and the many new findings each year.  Most recently, there has been a finding in the Goldilocks zone, Gliese 581g.  It is found right in the middle of the Goldilocks zone, meaning that there is a higher...
    WildandYoung WildandYoung
    18-21, F
    Sep 30, 2010

    RadioLab: Gotta Listen.

     If you have the time and the opportunity, listen to the Podcast of WNYC's RadioLab: Space Capsules. It's some of the most interesting and touching radio journalism I've heard. Briefly, it goes into a personal story centered around the Voyager mission and then the hosts talk...
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    1 Response Apr 15, 2009

    Time Lag

    Wow i didn't know that the astronauts had communication delays on missions in space... Its about 4 s delay from moon to earth, And about 14 mins delay from mars to earth...SIGNIFICANT!! Wondering how a person like me would survive in there...:PĀ 
    Invisiblesomeone Invisiblesomeone
    13-15, M
    1 Response Aug 4, 2012

    This Website Is A Black Hole

    I sent it to a fellow EPeep a few weeks ago, and he digs it as much as I do: spacecollective [dot] org Enjoy.
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    Mar 9, 2013

    Traveling The Stars

    According to various web resources: The nearest star to our star, the sun is Proxima Centuri, just 4.22 short light years away. The Milky Way galaxy, our galaxy, is 100,000 light years in diameter and contains hundreds of billions of stars. So 10,000 light years really is right...
    outercalm outercalm
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

    I Missed The Lunar Moon

    It was storming all day and I did not think I can see it. So I went to sleep. My friend tells me she saw orange moon
    honeyangel honeyangel
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 22, 2010

    Somewhere Out There...

    I have always been interested in what lies beyond our known universe...not that I am not thoroughly amazed at what lies in our own solar system. Looking at things in outer space makes me feel so insignificant but not overwhelmed. It's just so vast and filled with possibilities...
    sameoldsong sameoldsong
    36-40, F
    Sep 24, 2012

    Imagine how many stars are in our universe.

    .... how many planets are out there.. black holes and other theoretical things like wormholes ... space is fascinating and in our perspective infinite.. we haven't discovered even 1 measly percent of it... we still have 95% of earth's oceans yet to be explored let alone outer...
    Darasi Darasi
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 8, 2015

    From Orbital Mechanics to Bolides,

    Above the atmosphere to infinity (and beyond)! 
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    1 Response Mar 28, 2009


    have you guys ever noticed moon has been brighter in recent years? or is this just my imagination?
    honeyangel honeyangel
    46-50, F
    Aug 20, 2010

    Space Science

    Space science,FascinatesĀ me,Always has,What's out there?Is there life?These sort of things,I'd love to know.
    startinover1 startinover1
    May 21, 2012

    In Measured Amounts

    First, it was Carl Sagan.Then it was Ken Orkheimer (sp?) The latter of the two, as we used to call him "The Star Guzzler" was part of one of the more perfect moments in my life. You know the kind, when the stars and planets align just right and fortune or some other magic...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss
    41-45, M
    Jun 22, 2012
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