#June2017

Space Swoon: Cassini captures a dawn on Saturn

cassini saturn dawn

Just Cassini doing Cassini things. You know, capturing beautiful images of Saturn and its moons and rings and such forth and so on.

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NASA finds planet-sized cyclones on Jupiter. Space is absurd, dude

jupiter planet sized cylcones

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is doing work, reporting back about Jupiter. One of its more dope findings? Jupiter has cyclones. The size of planets.

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Space Swoon: Saturn’s moon Enceladus is a gorgeous crescent of icy fractures and furrows

saturn enceladus space image

Check out this gorgeous crescent capture of Saturn’s moon, Enceladus. That’s it, that’s all I got for you. Check it out, fuckers.

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Space Swoon: Cassini Captures Saturn’s Hexagon

cassini capture's saturn's hexagon

Check it out! Here Cassini captures Saturn’s hexagon in all its glory.

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NASA detects the conditions for life on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

nasa conditions for life saturn moon enceladus

NASA is teasing some potentially enormous (ENORME!) findings on Saturn’s moon, Enceladus. Like, you know, the conditions for life.

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Space Swoon: Illustration of Cassini’s final dive before plunging into Saturn

cassini illustration final dive

Here’s an artist rendition of Cassini’s final dive. The beautiful spacecraft will make one more sweep between the planet and its rings before plummeting into Saturn itself this September.

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SpaceX makes history by launching and landing a used rocket

spacex launch and land used rocket

ELON MUSK. Please, sir. Please. Before you link all of our brains up to computers, can you please get some of us off this fucking rock? You’re doing good work, and this whole launching and landing a used rocket makes me feel like fuck it you may be on to something. ELON MUSK. Please, sir. Please.

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Space Swoon: Hubble Captures Two Galaxies Twisting Each Other Into Unusual Shapes

hubble two galaxies interacting

No big deal. Just two galaxies captured by Hubble. No big deal, just two galaxies captured by Hubble twisting each other into unusual and unique shapes. Space is fucking rad.

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SpaceX Planning To Send Two People Around The Moon Next Year

spacex trip around the moon

SpaceX has been approached by two obviously rich as fuck private citizens, who want to be sent around the Moon. And! The good, kind, cosmos-capitalist company has agreed, with plans slated for next year.

I’m jealous. Very jealous.

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NASA Has Discovered 7 Earth-sized Planets 40 Light-Years Away

nasa 7 earth-sized planets

NASA has dropped the boom on their teased discovery. Seven Earth-sized planets 40 light-years away. Three in the habitable “Goldilocks” zone. Everyone is understandably excited about this news, so let me be a downer. 40 light-years away is more than enough distance for us to never get there, especially since we got like 100 years left on this rotting formerly Blue Marble.

Cheerio!

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