My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

He Spent A Year In Space, And Here Are Some Of The Coolest Things He Saw

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly went to space almost a year ago on a mission to study the effects of life in outer space on the human body. After months of extensive research, Kelly is finally home. Late Tuesday night, Kelly and fellow astronauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov landed back here on Earth. As you […]

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The Same Astronomer Who Nixed Pluto Just Made An Insanely Cool Discovery

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So many of us were disappointed by the fact that good old Pluto was booted from our celestial lineup, but the same astronomer who determined that the dwarf planet wasn’t up to snuff may have just made up for the loss with an exciting new find. Caltech professor of planetary astronomy Mike Brown is at […]

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50 Years After Being Lost In Space, A Satellite Is Now Sending Messages Back To Earth

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When we lose an object in space, it’s usually gone forever. That’s the fate that everyone was expecting for LES-1 (short for the Lincoln Experimental Satellite), which disappeared from all tracking devices in 1967. There were eight more LES satellites launched over the following ten years, but LES-1 was never recovered. Amateur astronomers were the […]

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