Voyager 2

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Name: Voyager 2
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

The images from the Apollo missions will reduce you to tears

When people ask why I’m obsessed with the Apollo moon missions, I always want to reply using the same phrase: ‘Because they were out of this world.’ I never do, because it happens to sound like a very bad joke. But it’s the truth. For the first time ever, ... [Published Spectator - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Mystery of the Solar System’s Weirdest Moon, Explained

High-resolution image of surface of Miranda, one of Uranus' largest moons, taken from the Voyager 2 spacecraft. NASA We already knew Miranda, one of Uranus's five major moons, has "one of the strangest and most varied landscapes among extraterrestrial ... [Published Time - Sep 21 2014]
Entities: Uranus, Solar System, Corona
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bishop Henderson Primary School pupils relish their Space Odyssey

Space OdysseyFirst published in News by IF children at Bishop Henderson Primary School in Taunton had any post-summer holiday blues at the start of the September term, a trip into outer space blew them away.Year five pupils enjoyed a visit from ... [Published Somerset County Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Here's What Happens When Scientists Turn Solar Wind Data Into Sound

So that's what the sun sounds like.There may be no sound in deep space , but researchers are converting data from the sun into sound so that NASA scientists can listen to it as well as look at it.The result of this sonification process can be pretty eerie--just ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Golden Age of Unmanned Space Travel

It has been over 45 years since the first Moon landing. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins made a journey for the ages as the Apollo 11 mission rocketed humans to another world. But, what have we done lately?While the manned space program ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday Space Sight: Next Stop, Pluto!

NASA ’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has traversed the orbit of Neptune. This is its last major crossing en route to becoming the first probe to make a close encounter with distant Pluto.The sophisticated piano-sized spacecraft, which launched ... [Published Armed with Science - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Scans Through Vast Amounts of Data By Converting It /to Sound

[embedded content]NASA has a lot of satellites, and these satellites have collected months, if not years, of data that can take pretty much forever to sift through. But one clever idea is to turn the measurements of space into sound and speed it up; ... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

The future of the Horizon mission

On August 25, NASA's Horizon passed through Neptune's orbit marking the second time an unmanned space craft came within Neptune and Titan's grasp in nearly 25 years.Prior to this, NASA's space craft's Voyager 2 passed by Neptune and Titan capturing countless ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 16 reports

New Horizons passes Neptune orbit on way to Pluto encounter

Like a traveler on a very long road trip, a deep space probe has passed the last sign post before its destination. NASA has announced that its New Horizons probe has passed the orbit of Neptune – its last milestone before it flies by Pluto on July 14 ... [Published Gizmag - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 11 reports

Pluto-bound NASA spacecraft crosses Neptune`s orbit exactly 25 years after Voyager 2

Zee Media Bureau/ New Delhi: NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft on Monday crossed the orbit of Neptune, which is its last major crossing before it reaches its final destination Pluto.In what could be called a coincidence, the event matches with ... [Published zeenews.com - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Voyager 2, NASA, Spacecraft
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 13 reports

On to Pluto! NASA Spacecraft Now Beyond Neptune's Orbit (Photos)

A speedy NASA probe has crossed the orbit of Neptune, notching one more spaceflight milestone on its way toward a historic flyby of Pluto next summer.New Horizons — which is scheduled to zoom through the Pluto system on July 14, 2015 — passed Neptune's ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

See the 10 Best Photos Taken by Voyager 2

Entities: Voyager 2

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Astronomers like Fraine and his colleagues hope that understanding exoplanet atmospheres will help us understand how planets form. "We want to figure out how unique or normal we are, as a planet" Fraine said. And as scientists are able to puzzle out smaller and smaller exoplanets, we'll get closer and closer to ones like our own
Jean-Baptiste Agilus, a teacher, reported watching the water completely swallow houses in his neighbourhood. "The water rushed into all the homes in the neighbourhood. It destroyed everything." Gonaives, the port city where Haitians declared their independence from France in 1804, was particularly hard hit by Jeanne...
..."In all, it might have lost a little luster at worst, in my humble opinion," he said. "I'd also venture to guess that it would be in playable condition for many hundreds of millennia.”"
...NASA We already knew Miranda, one of Uranus's five major moons, has "one of the strangest and most varied landscapes among extraterrestrial bodies." Now, we (probably) know why

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The images from the Apollo missions will reduce... [Published Spectator - 10 hours ago]
Gone fishin' [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 29 2014]
Giant Squid Nebula, a spacewalk selfie and an o... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
Scientists hit new milestone in the search for ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 24 2014]
Today In History, September 23 [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Sep 23 2014]
Humanity's Most Famous Mixtape is Now 11 Billio... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 22 2014]
The Mystery of the Solar System’s Weirdest Moon... [Published Time - Sep 21 2014]
The Mystery of the Solar System’s Weirdest Moon... [Published TIME.com - Sep 21 2014]
The Mystery of the Solar System’s Weirdest Moon... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 21 2014]
Just for the halibut [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 21 2014]
CU-Boulder finds room to grow in space, 30 year... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Sep 19 2014]
Uranus' icy moon Miranda experiences intense re... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 19 2014]
Miranda: An icy moon deformed by tidal heating [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 18 2014]
15 Rare Images From NASA's First Decades of Spa... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 17 2014]
Bishop Henderson Primary School pupils relish t... [Published Somerset County Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
Stalking Uranus: A Complete Guide to the 2014 O... [Published Universe Today - Sep 15 2014]
Listen to the SUN: Satellite data is translated... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 11 2014]
Here's What Happens When Scientists Turn Solar ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 10 2014]
Golden Age of Unmanned Space Travel [Published Huffington Post - Sep 09 2014]
4 Sky Events This Week: Bull’s Red Eye and Gree... [Published National Geographic - Sep 09 2014]
Saturday Space Sight: Next Stop, Pluto! [Published Armed with Science - Sep 06 2014]
NASA Scans Through Vast Amounts of Data By Conv... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 05 2014]
More Than Meets The Eye: NASA Scientists Listen... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 04 2014]
The future of the Horizon mission [Published Individual.com - Sep 03 2014]
Shedding light on Pluto [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 03 2014]
Jimmy Westlake: Take the Neptune challenge [Published Steamboat Pilot & Today - Sep 02 2014]
National Geographic’s history of the Voyager mi... [Published HobbySpace - Aug 31 2014]
Space Notebook: Robonaut 2 gets legs, New Horiz... [Published Florida Today - Aug 30 2014]
Science briefs: Hummingbirds' sweet tooth helps... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
August 28 dock totals [Published San Diego Reader - Aug 30 2014]
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The Mystery of the Solar System’s Weirdest Moon... [Published TIME.com - Sep 21 2014]
The first and only space probe ever to visit the planet Uranus timed its encounter very badly from a public-relations perspective. Voyager 2 zipped past the Solar System’s seventh planet on Jan. 24, 1986; four days later, the shuttle Challenger ...
The Mystery of the Solar System’s Weirdest Moon... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 21 2014]
The first and only space probe ever to visit the planet Uranus timed its encounter very badly from a public-relations perspective. Voyager 2 zipped past the Solar System’s seventh planet on Jan. 24, 1986; four days later, the shuttle Challenger ...
Thinking About Triton [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 29 2014]
I’m glad to see Ralph McNutt quoted in a recent news release from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. McNutt has been working on interstellar concepts for a long time, including the Innovative Interstellar Explorer mission that could ...
Visiting Triton [Published The Reference Frame - Aug 26 2014]
In the most recent week, the American, European, as well as Russian space programs suffered from bummers. Elon Musk's new SpaceX F9R rocket self-detonated over Texas . Something went wrong and we're told that this rocket's suicide was their mundane Plan ...
Old Voyager 2 images make stunning video of Nep... [Published Greenspace - Aug 26 2014]
Call it a cosmic coincidence. On its quest to reach Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is crossing Neptune’s orbit today, Aug. 25 -- the same day that the Voyager 2 spacecraft visited the giant icy planet in 1989. ...
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