Carnival of Space 278

The Carnival of Space 278 is up at Vintage Space.

Meridiani Journal – The MESSENGER spacecraft has confirmed water ice deposits, covered by a layer of organics, on Mercury of all places…

Nextbigfuture – Scientists discover 20 billion to 1 trillion tons of ice water on Mercury

Nextbigfuture – if Harold White’s warp research were to fully pan out and get developed then we would be able to travel to the stars in weeks instead of decades.

Nextbigfuture – Supermassive black hole discovered that is 17 billion solar masses and makes up 14% of the weight of the galaxy it is in

Nextbigfuture – Skylon Spaceplane pre-cooler has been validated. This will enable broad improvement in jet engines and space access systems

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