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How the Mars 2020 Rover Will Land

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Landing is always the scariest and most challenging part of any space mission. Dozens upon dozens of failed descents serve as a reminder of just what we’re up against and how difficult it is to prepare for...
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How NASA Built the Mars 2020 Rover

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In case you haven’t heard, we’re headed for Mars again. And while we’ve already sent a few rovers that survived far longer than anyone expected, it’s time to get some new tech out there to continue making...
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Top 5 Space-Themed Video Games

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Us civilians are sadly stuck on Earth right now, at least for the foreseeable future. While this could certainly change soon (we’re looking at you, SpaceX), for now, the closest we can get to adventures in...
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How Do Black Holes Work?

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Black holes are possibly the most mysterious objects in the universe, and their name doesn’t really help their reputation. Of course, it’s also a little misleading. Black holes aren’t really holes at all, but...
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How Hawking Radiation Works

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The name Stephen Hawking will forever be associated with a brilliant and inspirational scientist who helped come up with theories and explanations for some of the strangest mysteries in physics. One such...
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How to Observe the Moon

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Our constant companion is a familiar sight in the night sky. Sometimes, we can even take for granted the fact that it’s there at all. But when you want to take a few moments to appreciate its beauty, what’s...
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How Do We Navigate In Space?

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Turn right on 1st street.

It’s just north of the river.

Follow your GPS!

Down here on Earth, directions seem so simple (or at least, relatively so). We determine our cardinal directions using the poles...
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How Rockets Are Launched

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Everyone loves a good rocket launch. That initial countdown when everyone is hushed and prepared to witness an amazing feat. The moments just before the engines are fired. The exhilarating rush when liftoff...