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Space News Update December 2018—InSight Lands on Mars

Rhiannon Williams 2018-12-01

Its been a very exciting time lately spacefans! I hope all my US spacepeeps are over the turkey coma as this time we’re all about Mars! Insight Arrives Safely on Mars! I don’t know about you, but I for one…

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Space News Update September 2018 – Ice on the Moon, Water on Jupiter

Rhiannon Williams 2018-09-01

It’s been a busy time lately spacefans! I hope you all had a chance to view the Geminid meteor shower and take a look at Mars close up. This time we’re taking a short trip around the neighborhood. CONFIRMED ICE…

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Space News Update August 2018: Lake on Mars, and Space Telescopes

Rhiannon Williams 2018-08-04

It’s been another busy month spacefans. After last month’s revelations around Enceladus, which never fails to entertain, Mars has of course provide even more fun news and where the heck is our new space telescope? SUBSURFACE LAKE DISCOVERED ON MARS…

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Space News Update July 2018: Organic Enceladus!

Rhiannon Williams 2018-07-07

Its been a busy month spacefans,  the now finished Cassini mission continues to deliver, we celebrate the birth of a cute baby planet, and there are some treats ahead if you like gazing at the sky! COMPLEX ORGANIC MOLECULES FOUND…

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Space News Update Jan 2017

Rhiannon Williams 2018-01-06

I hope all you spacefans had a fantastic holiday season and that your waistlines and hangovers are regaining a normal state of equilibrium. This time we have brown dwarfs an imaginary Mars and news on Tabby’s Star. BROWN DWARFS A…

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Space News Update – November 2017

Rhiannon Williams 2017-11-05

This time spacefans we’re doing a jigsaw puzzle with the young Mars and the young Earth to help us see beneath… MARS MAY WELL HAVE HAD THE SAME OCEANS AS THE EARLY EARTH Deep sea hydrothermal vents have long been…

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Space News Update october 2017

Rhiannon Williams 2017-10-07

This time spacefans, we’ve some history to celebrate with the Apollo missions and the 60th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik, we’re also looking at Tabby’s Star and how you can go to mars! LETS GET LUNAR Lets start with…

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Space News Update

Rhiannon Williams 2017-09-02

I hope all of you spacefans that could, enjoyed the Solar eclipse without retinal damage.This month we bid farewell to Cassini and look ahead to the future InSight mission to Mars, plus the Breakthrough Listen project has been picking up…

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This Week in Space

TMC Archives 2015-10-15

The Looming Problem of Planetary Protection The recent announcement by NASA confirming the presence of liquid water on Mars pulls planetary protection into the spotlight, and is causing some serious head-scratching in the scientific community. On the one hand, having…

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This Week in Space

TMC Archives 2015-10-08

This week, we are revisiting Pluto before returning to Mars. CHARON’S VIOLENT PAST Charon is causing excitement for the scientific community. Instead of a dull, pockmarked lump of rock, the latest New Horizons images reveal a world covered with a…