Category: Earth

Space X Starship 9 Explodes During Test Flight

Space X Flight Test on February 2, 2021 at Boca Chica, Texas Spaceship Starship 9 of the Space X company exploded today during a test flight at the company’s space port in Boca Chica, Texas near the border with Mexico. The Space X team was carrying out a test climb to 10 km and testing…
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Ice Age Killer

Scientists have been wondering what caused the end of the last Ice Age. Impact crater found in Greenland. Is this the last Ice Age killer? Video and still: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Jefferson Beck There are at least a couple of peered-reviewed theories that have shed light into the end of the last Ice Age.…
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2017 Solar Eclipse USA

Total Solar Eclipse USA August 21, 2017   It is two weeks before the Total Solar Eclipse event of the year here in the United States. The totality will happen around noon on August 21, 2017. Where are you going to be? The following animations and charts detail the path of the eclipse and where…
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Moon + Venus In October Sky

The Moon and Venus in the October sky This week we see Venus in the western sky in apparent proximity to Luna on October the 3rd. Later in the week, on October 5th, the Moon will move to appear close to Saturn in the west. Here’s how it looked on October the 3rd. Photos: J.J.…
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Earth Around Animation

A travel around Earth as it would be seen from a space probe. Rediscovered Astronomy will publish Solar System animations and space general info this coming 2016 as part of our effort to renew our content for our audience. Earth Around Animation, 4x speed. Animation by J.J. Del Mar © 2015 Rediscovered Astronomy