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Vostochny First Launch

First Launch From New Vostochny Spaceport The Russian spaceport [Cosmodrome] opened this week with the launch of a Soyuz rocket carrying three satellites. Before the construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome all of Russia’s launches took place from the Baikonur Cosmodrome which is located inside Kazakhstan. Politically, it was imperative for Russia to have a spaceport…
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Solar System Animations

Rediscovered Astronomy releases animations of the planets in our solar system. Well, we are meeting our goal of releasing the animations of the planets in our solar system three months ahead of schedule. The animations of the main 8 planets have been uploaded. We will upload animations of smaller bodies and dwarf planets later. The…
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Mars Animation

Mars Realistic Animation The following animation was rendered using real NASA photos. It displays a 180° turn of the red planet. It also features realistic topography and atmosphere. Animation by J.J. Del Mar Rediscovered Astronomy will publish Solar System animations and space general info this coming 2016 as part of our effort to renew our…
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Will a Mars Direct approach put man on Mars?

Mars Direct | Cheapest way to get to Mars NASA recently confirmed the presence of liquid flowing water on Mars. With this anticipated confirmation, the vision of humans landing on the red planet, Mars, is being revived. Space scientists have finally confirmed what they had long suspected for at least a 100 years. Will a…
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Earth Rotation Animation

The Earth animation was created by J.J. Del Mar for Rediscovered Astronomy. The atmosphere of the planet was placed above the real altitude. Animation by J.J. Del Mar | Rediscovered Astronomy May 2015 Instead of using other animator’s method, I researched and studied to create my own method which has greatly improved the result. I…
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Moon, Venus, Mars Conjunction

Moon, Venus, Mars – Conjunction | February 21, 2015 The conjuction of the Moon, Venus, and Mars was highly photographed this February on the 20th of the month and on following days the two planets keep shining in the same area of the night sky. However, on Friday, February 21, 2015 the bright Venus did…
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Amazing Comet Soho 2875 Survives Close Encounter With the Sun

Amazing Comet Survives Close Encounter With the Sun In a video clip from SOHO’s feed, NASA captured a near Sun’s fly-by of a comet that appeared from nowhere. At least, that is what NASA is calling it since it is a non-periodic comet. The comet is the 2875th comet that SOHO’s cameras have captured, acording…
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