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astronomyCarnival of Space 526

Universe Today -Preparations for Deployment of InSight Lander to Mars are Ramping Up! Universe Today -Hubble Spots First Indications of Water on TRAPPIST-1s Planets Universe Today – NASA’s Peggy Whitson Safely Returns Home in Soyuz from Record Breaking Stay in …

astronomyCarnival of Space 525

The Carnival of Space 525 is up at Everyday Spacer Universe Today – Exoplanet-Hunters Detect Two New “Warm Jupiters” As of August 1st, 2017, a total of 3,639 exoplanets have been discovered in 2,729 planetary systems and 612 multiple planetary …

astronomyCarnival of Space 524

The Carnival of Space 524 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – Mars Express Captures Mars’ Moving Bow Shock For many decades, astronomers have been aware that bow shocks form upstream of a planet, where interaction between solar wind …

astronomyCarnival of Space 522

1. Universe Today – Musk Says Maiden Falcon Heavy to Launch in November, Acknowledges High Risk and Releases New Animation “Side booster rockets return to Cape Canaveral,” explains Musk on twitter. “Center lands on droneship.” The two side boosters will …

astronomyCarnival of Space 521

Carnival of Space 521 is up at Universe Today Universe Today – Hubble Eyes Stratosphere Around a Very Hot, Watery Jupiter! Artist’s concept of the hot Jupiter WASP-121b, which presents the best evidence yet of a stratosphere on an exoplanet …