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Vaonis Stellina Smart Telescope

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The Vaonis Stellina is one of the leading automated camera telescopes. It extends the utility and scope of ground-based astronomy with advanced engineering, enabling astrophysicists to track and capture exceptional digital space images.  As a smart telescope, the Stellina uses artificial intelligence for perfect alignment with the night sky and superior detection and delineation of […]

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Blue Origin: Complete Guide — History, Products, Founding, and More

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On July 21, 2021, Richard Branson went to space on a rocket built by Virgin Galactic, the billionaire’s spaceflight company. He was the first non-government astronaut to fly to sub-orbit, but not by much. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, was working on his own rocket. Bezos founded Blue Origin to reduce the cost of […]

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Should You Be Worried About Space Junk?

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While space isn’t the next landfill, it hosts a surprising amount of trash. Humans have been leaving their junk in orbit since October 4, 1957, when the U.S.S.R. launched Sputnik.  Space junk is difficult to avoid since disposable pieces, like rocket stages, are important to space travel. But, with more and more equipment going into […]

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NASA’s Space Launch System: Specs, Size, History, and More

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NASA formally announced the Artemis program in 2017, with the aim of sending humans back to the moon. Private companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin went to work designing rockets that could support the program, but NASA would build a rocket of its own. With contracted help from the country’s most prominent defense contractors, […]

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Top 10 Largest Space Telescopes in Orbit

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In September 2022, the James Webb Space Telescope relayed a clear image of the Tarantula Nebula, a thick cloud of space dust renowned for its high volume of birthing stars. This is just the latest image to come back from NASA’s newest telescope. However, Webb isn’t the only stellar observatory in the sky. Space and […]

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Boeing: The Complete History

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NASA is working on the Artemis Program, which aims to send astronauts back to the Moon. To achieve this monumental feat, the space agency contracted Boeing, a reliable rocket manufacturer, to build the launch vehicle. The Space Launch System (SLS) is set for its first mission in late 2022. However, this isn’t the first rocket […]

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The Newest James Webb Image Looks Like a Tarantula

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On December 25, 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope launched into space on an Ariane 5 rocket. The 32-year project reignited excitement in space exploration as it set out to continue the historic work of the Hubble Telescope. With new infrared equipment and advanced technology, we can start to see the universe like never before. […]

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SpaceX vs Boeing: Which Is the Best Spaceflight Company?

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In 2017, NASA announced the Artemis Program, a series of space missions intent on sending humans back to the moon. The announcement signaled the start of this generation’s space race, and every capable organization is getting in on it.  SpaceX and Boeing are working on their next launch vehicles ready. With substantially different backgrounds, the […]

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Hubble vs James Webb Space: Two Telescopes Compared

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On July 21, 1969, Niel Armstrong took his first step on the moon and spoke these immortal words: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” These words ignited enthusiasm around the world for space exploration. Decades later, another phenomenon would overtake this historic moment. The Hubble Space Telescope and its fantastic […]

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What is the Artemis Program? Everything You Need to Know

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In 1969, the Apollo mission took the first humans to the surface of the moon and changed the way we think of space exploration. After a 50-year hiatus, we’re ready to return. Artemis, the mythological sister of Apollo, is set to alter our vision of the solar system yet again. The Artemis program is the […]

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The 10 Most Powerful Rockets Ever Built

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In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite in history to orbit the planet. This also became the unofficial start of the space race that would result in incredible technological advancements.  Since then, we’ve seen launch vehicles the size of skyscrapers built around the world. More than ever, humanity is compelled to […]

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The 10 Largest Space and Exploration Companies In The World, And What They Do

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If you think about space exploration, your thoughts might go straight to NASA. However, it’s easy to ignore that the space agency doesn’t build most of its rockets. NASA hires contractors for the job. So, who is NASA hiring to launch their experiments into space? Continue reading to learn more about the largest space and […]

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How Many Satellites Does Musk’s Starlink Have in Orbit?

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The current number of satellites in Musk’s Starlink constellation is certainly a moving target. With five Falcon9 launches in July 2022 alone, and an equal number slated for August, the total “small” (less than 1200 kg/2600 lb.) satellites in orbit is an ever-growing figure. In this article, we will take a look at what’s going […]

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The 7 Best Podcasts about Space

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Are you an aspiring astronaut, astrophysicist, or just absolutely love space? Well, you are in the right spot. In this article, we will be talking about 7 of the best space podcasts. So whether you want to stay up to date on the newest space news or like to learn new things, we have covered […]

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