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Our Earth under Threat of Asteroids

Our Earth under Threat of Asteroids

Scientists from United Nations along with other astronauts and cosmonauts in New York are planning to implement the first-ever international contingency plan. They are planning to do so, in order to defend the earth from other catastrophic asteroid.

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NASA Presents Magnificent “Canyon of Fire” Event on the Sun

NASA Presents Magnificent “Canyon of Fire”  Event on the Sun

An interesting solar event was recorded by NASA last month, which had an amazing spectacular sight to offer. Dubbed as `Canyon of Fire', this incredible event further proves that it is not necessary to move out of our solar system for such eventful incidents.

In this event, a huge magnetic filament as long as 20,000 erupted on the Sun's surface, which was caused by a coronal mass ejection.

ISON Still Intact, Says NASA

ISON Still Intact, Says NASA

After seeing the photo captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA predicts that the comet ISON is still unbroken.

Earlier, the scientists were of the view that the delicate icy nucleus might have disintegrated because of the sun's heat. But, the space agency declared the ISON is close to complete its journey near the sun by 28, November.

NASA Bans Chinese Students to Attend Kepler Conference

NASA Bans Chinese Students to Attend Kepler Conference

It seems completely wrong against the federal law made by the NASA that prohibits Chinese scientists to attend a NASA astronomy conference. An issue has been raised by the Chinese officials and law's author regarding the ban by the NASA.

Ji Wang, post-doctoral student of the Yale University, was banned according to the law. He was banned to present the data from the invalid Kepler spacecraft at the event.

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Opportunity for Aspirants to Become Astronauts

Opportunity for Aspirants to Become Astronauts

While these positions are desirable by uncounted people, only a few are actually able to grab the positions of NASA astronauts.

A recent report has unveiled that people aiming to contribute to their nation by becoming astronauts could now snatch an opportunity again. For the same, neither do they need to pass a physical examination, nor do they require having particular skills. Rather, they are wanted to show up with one of its kind ways to show that they have the ability to withstand the tough competition.

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NASA Seeking to Introduce 3D Printer for Astronauts

NASA Seeking to Introduce 3D Printer for Astronauts

NASA, the well-known US space agency, has been thinking of introducing a 3D printer in the coming year into space. The same would be the first of its kind to be used in space.

The aim of the printer would be to assist astronauts in developing zero-g or zero gravity spare parts and tools.

The report found that the printer holds the potential to cut the future mission costs.

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NASA to Launch 3-D Printer into Space

NASA to Launch 3-D Printer into Space

With a 3-D printer to be launched next year, the astronauts will not require to take every tool they might need in the space from Earth. NASA is in the final stages of launching this game changer in the size of a toaster.

With the help of this 3-D printer, numerous designs could be created. The printer will extrude various plastic layers upon layers from long coiled strands.

These strands are extensively used by the jewellery makers for making exquisite jewellery and also by the doctors for creating replacement joints.

‘Gravity’ Shows Space Struggle of 2 Astronauts

‘Gravity’ Shows Space Struggle of 2 Astronauts

Gravity, a movie by Warner Bros, shows two astronauts' survival after their spacecraft gets ruined due to space debris. Though the movie is a fantastic Hollywood entertainment, the risks shown in the movie are often witnessed by NASA astronauts.

NASA ensures that their astronauts in the space remain safe irrespective of the conditions seen by them there. To talk about the movie then actress Sandra Bullock, who is playing the role of one of the astronauts, has affirmed that in order to know about astronaut's job, she called up astronaut Cady Coleman.

The Dragon Awakens: Explosion from Supermassive Black Hole at Heart of Galaxy Revealed

The Dragon Awakens: Explosion from Supermassive Black Hole at Heart of Galaxy Revealed

According to the astronomers from the University of Sydney, a massive black hole which was situated in the heart of The Milky Way galaxy erupted with such a force that it illuminated a cloud located 200,000 light years away, about two million years ago.

The researchers found the clues for their discovery from a lacy thread of gas called Magellanic Stream, which comprises mostly of hydrogen.

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