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Some fascinating facts on the Voyager spacecraft. A quick refresher on the program that launched 2 probes.

The Voyager 1 space probe, which launched in has now reached the edge of the solar system Chris Wickham at Reuters reports. It will soon become the first and only man-made object to enter interstellar space,

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So close, yet still so far!

The planet Mars is infamous for it's red colour, which is due to a large amount of iron oxide on it's surface. The surface of Mars has many Earth-like features, including valleys, deserts, volcanoes and even polar ice caps similar to Earth's.

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Orion ground test vehicle, or GTA, has been lifted high in the air by crane in the transfer a...

Pathfinding Operations for Orion Spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center

Space Center in Florida, the Orion ground test vehicle has been lifted high in the air by crane in the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building.

We are all galactic being sharing the same universal ♥

Human Body Ingredients via imaginaryfoundation: 'The average human has approximately 100 trillion cells and each cell is made of approximately 100 trillion atoms, each of which were originally created in the center of a star.' Here it is by mass: http:/

Perspective in space.

Perspective in space.

Perspective in space proportions - just when you thought you knew how vast the universe was./ Cosmos / Universo / Milki Way Galaxy / Earth / Solar System / Universe / Galactic

The first Ariane launcher (Ariane L01) blasted into the sky on Christmas Eve 1979. An early Christmas present for the thousands of workers throughout Europe and at Europe’s spaceport in Kourou who were involved in its development and production.

The first Ariane launcher (Ariane blasted into the sky on Christmas Eve An early Christmas present for the thousands of workers throughout Europe and at Europe’s spaceport in Kourou who were involved in its development and production.

Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective | Ars Technica Approaching the pad at Baikonur. Visible at bottom are the flame trenches that would channel the first stage's thrust plume.

Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective

"The (Nositel Rocket for the soviet manned moon program.) main engines - the Saturn V had just Thinking about whether our time travel vehicle will have hints of the appearance of typical space travel (Cora Clarke for TT Brief)

Galactic Constellations: The Moons of the Solar System. Dan Matutina's guide to the size of moons in the solar system for Visual New's Data+Design Project.

NASA launched its twin Voyager spacecraft in 1977.

Exploring The Solar System Through The Eyes Of Robotic Voyagers

In late NASA launched the Voyager 2 Space Probe and it's been in contact ever since. Here's our list of 10 Cool Facts About The Voyager 2 Space Probe!

Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective | Ars Technica An N1 on its transporter, preparing for roll-out to the launch pad.

Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective

Rocket was a Soviet Unions Moon Rocket. Its counterpart was American the Saturn-V. First stage had 30 Rocket Engines.

Only 15 minutes after its closest approach to Pluto on July 14, 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft looked back toward the sun and captured this near-sunset view of the rugged, icy mountains and flat ice plains extending to Pluto’s horizon. The smooth expanse of the informally named icy plain Sputnik Planum (right) is flanked on the left by rugged mountains up to 11,000 feet (3,500 meters) high, including the informally named Norgay Montes in the foreground and Hillary Montes on the…

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft closest approach to Pluto on July 2015 looked back toward the sun and captured this near-sunset view of the rugged, icy mountains and flat ice plains extending to Pluto’s horizon.

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