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Here’s a new photo that shows Earth and the Moon from a whopping 71 million miles away. It was captured by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx, which is currently on a mission to obtain a sample from a near-Earth asteroid and return it to Earth.The photo was captured on December 19th, 2018, using the spacecraft’s NavCam 1 camera. Earth and the moon can be seen on the bottom-left side of the photo
A classic of the mechanical watch world has received a new lease on life after Omega announced it would restart production of its Caliber 321 after 51 years. Famous for powering the watches that US astronauts wore during the Gemini and Apollo missions, the new 321 chronograph movement was recreated by extensive research and reverse engineering... Continue Reading Omega returns to Moon watc
China just became the first country to achieve a soft-landing on the far side of the moon after its Chang’e-4 probe landed at 2:30 AM Universal Time today. And shortly after landing, the probe sent back this first photo ever shot from the surface of the “dark side of the moon.”The photo shows the 112-mile (180km) diameter Von Karman crater that the probe will now begin exploring
Photo captured and shared by the China National Space Administration (CNSA).The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has landed its Chang'e 4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon and sent back a photo captured from the surface. This marks the first time any spacecraft has landed on the far side of the moon.After touching down at 9:26 p.m. US eastern time, the spacecraft sent back a color
The China National Space Administration made history today by successfully deploying its Chang'e-4 probe on the far side of the moon, a feat that has never been achieved before... Continue Reading Chinese lander becomes first spacecraft to touch down on far side of the Moon Category: Space Tags: China China National Space Administration Lunar Lander
Fifty years ago today, a space mission lifted off that would change our world forever. Born in the depths of the Cold War and launched at a time of national turmoil, Apollo 8 was more than a great adventure. By sending three men to circle the Moon in a fragile capsule, it marked the first time any life form from Earth deliberately left the planet and traveled to another one... Continue Rea
the neil armstrong apollo A7L lunar boot prototype offers unique insight into the intensive design and quality assurance placed upon spaceshoe. The post spacewear is the new haute couture: a boot that almost went to the moon appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The only bits of the Moon in private hands sold at auction at Sotheby's in New York today for US$855,000. The three small shards of lunar rock were returned to Earth by the Soviet unmanned Luna 16 mission in September 1970 and were a gift by the Russian government to Mme Nina Ivanovna Koroleva, widow of Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, the "Chief Designer" and director of the Soviet space program
regolith-printing removes the need for multiple trips back to earth when colonizing other planets. The post researchers 3D-print lunar dust into screws and gears for use on the moon appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
This week on Dezeen MX3D unveiled the world's first 3D-printed steel bridge at Dutch Design Week and Chengdu announced plans to launch an artificial moon to light its streets. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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