Outer Space

The Earth in Galaxy NASA

Within the first billion years of Earth’s history, life appeared in the oceans and began to affect Earth’s atmosphere and surface, leading to the proliferation of anaerobic and, later, aerobic organisms. Some geological evidence indicates that life may have arisen […]

Outer Space

Space Probe Ion Propulsion

The Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity landed on Mars to explore the Martian surface and geology, and searched for clues to past water activity on Mars. They were each launched in 2003 and landed in 2004. Communication with Spirit […]

Outer Space

Gliese 667C Compared To Earth

The two brightest stars in this system, GJ 667 A and GJ 667 B, are orbiting each other at an average angular separation of 1. 81¬†arcseconds with a high eccentricity of 0. 58. At the estimated distance of this system, […]

Outer Space

Mars Curiosity Rover Accessories

Curiosity is a car-sized rover designed to explore the crater Gale on Mars as part of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission (MSL). Curiosity was launched from Cape Canaveral on November 26, 2011, at 15:02¬†UTC and landed on Aeolis Palus inside […]