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What’s up with Ceres?

June 27th, 2015 | Posted in Space

Before too long we might learn more about the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body that lies between Mars and Jupiter in the asteroid belt the closest dwarf planet to Earth. The spaceship Dawn is orbiting at 2700 miles for now, but after June...

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Philae – Resetta update – a waiting game

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Space

Just to update the earlier blog about the success of the Philae comet lander from the Rosetta mission, the most recent thinking is that things look pretty good despite the rough landing that happened a couple of weeks ago. Scientists are now pleased that...

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Comet Lander Sends Photos and Data

November 13th, 2014 | Posted in Space

I’m sure you’ve been following the news about the rather incredible comet lander, Rosetta, launched 10 years ago by the European Space Agency, which successfully landed on the comet a couple of days ago. Now pictures and data are coming in. If the crafts...

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