Tag Archives: space

Anti-Satellite Weapons

Anti-Satellite Weapons

Anti-satellite weapons (ASAT) are space weapons designed to incapacitate or destroy satellites for strategic military purposes. Currently, only the United States, the former USSR (now Russia) and the People’s Republic of China are known ...

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Carl Sagan Papers

Carl Sagan Papers

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, author, and highly successful popularizer of astronomy, astrophysics and other natural sciences. He pioneered exobiology and promoted ...

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Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was carried into orbit by the Space Shuttle Discovery in April 1990. It is named after the American astronomer Edwin Hubble. Although not the first space telescope, the Hubble is one ...

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Life on Europa

Life on Europa

In 1997, frozen oceans and spewing volcanoes were found on the surface of Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons in our solar system.  As this could be a critical combination for life to begin, many proposals were sent to send probes to ...

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