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asteroidsTheory that Planet 9 could be a large cluster of asteroids

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CU Boulder Assistant Professor Ann-Marie Madigan and a team of researchers have offered up a new theory for the existence of planetary oddities like Sedna—an icy minor planet that circles the sun at a distance of nearly 8 billion miles. …

carnival of spaceCarnival of Space 564

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The Carnival of Space 564 is up at Nextbigcoins. Blasting News – Jeff Bezos’ Amazon has saved ‘The Expanse’ Blasting News – Alan Bean explored the moon and then told the story in paint Universe Today – What are the …

elon muskSpaceX delays sending tourists on lunar orbital trip to 2019 or later

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SpaceX will not launch a pair of space tourists around the moon this year as previously announced but sometime in mid-2018 or later. SpaceX expects to launch between 25 and 30 missions in 2018. SpaceX projects may launch 40 percent …

elon muskSpaceX has had three months of successful tests of prototype internet satellites

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SpaceXfirst two prototype Starlink internet satellites tests are working three months after launch. Elon tweeted – TinTin A & B are both closing the link to ground w phased array at high bandwidth, low latency (25 ms). Good enough to …

chinaChina’s first reusable rocket stage will launch in 2020

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The Chinese Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), the leading builder of Chinese space launch rockets, announced that its Long March (CHang Zheng in Chinese) LM-8 space rocket will launch in 2020. Above – The Long March 8, scheduled to …

spaceRocket with only solid fuel and no tank structure

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A ‘self-eating’ rocket engine which could place small satellites in orbit more easily and more affordably is under development at universities in Scotland and Ukraine. Engineers from the University of Glasgow and Oles Honchar Dnipro National University in Ukraine discuss …

astronomyCarnival of Space #563

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The Carnival of Space 563 is at Everyday Spacer. Universe Today- There was Evidence for Europa’s Geysers Hiding in Plain Sight in Old Spacecraft Data From 1997 Jupiter’s moon Europa continues to fascinate and amaze! In 1979, the Voyager missions …

artificial intelligenceNextbigfuture newsletters – How Softbank Vision Fund plans to win, AI 2.0 and more

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Here are links to Nextbigfuture newsletters. In the Newsletters, I provide more analysis of a particular topic and a collection of related articles. Subscribe to future newsletters on the right or at the end of this article. Thanks. 05/18/2018 – …

colonizationDawn of a True Space Age is Near

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I will illustrate the massive game-changer that the SpaceX BFR will be. I will show this by describing how we can have millions of people in space by the 2040s. Gerard O’Neill visions from the 1970s failed to be realized …

entertainmentDisney is failing at Merchandise Star Wars by forgetting cool aspects

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Disney is failing at Star Wars in stories, lack of coolness and merchandising. * I will discuss the unorganized boycott and issues a segment of fans have with Star Wars. * Freaking Disney has forgotten to merchandise Star Wars movies …