#November2018

Space Swoon: NASA InSight Lander sends back gorgeous image of the Martian horizon

nasa insight lander mars landscape

It can feel like everything is shit these days, for sure. I get it, I get it. But, when I’m down, news like this picks me up a notch. We got a goddamn lander sending back pictures from Mars. Mars!

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NASA’s Mars 2020 rover has chosen its landing site, the Jezero Crater

nasa mars rover jezero crater

Kepler may be dead, but an upcoming mission to Mars is a great way to get over the loss. To that end, NASA has announced where the Mars Rover will be landing in 2020. Where? The Jezero Crater. I don’t know it, it sounds rad as fuck, let’s go!

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NASA bids goodnight to Kepler with final set of commands. Fare thee well, sweet telescope!

nasa kepler goodnight command

The Kepler telescope has found so many goddamn dope things out in the cosmos. But, now it is time for the sweet telescope to sleep. NASA has given the telescope a final set of “goodnight’ commands to the telescope on the anniversary of Johannes Kepler’s death. A fitting end.

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Space Swoon: This image of Jupiter taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft is goddamn gorgeous

nasa juno spacecraft jupiter

Space, is in fact, the motherfucking place.

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The Kepler Space Telescope is dead. Long live the fucking Kepler Space Telescope!

kepler space telescope dead

Folks, the Kepler Space Telescope is dead. However, it shall not be forgotten by any means. The telescope is responsible for finding, conservatively, a fuck-ton of exoplanets. Therefore, we must remember it always. Dead, but alive forever.

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NASA plans to send humans back to Moon’s surface in little over a decade. Fuck yes!

nasa back to moon 2024

We going back to the Moon, baby! Right back to its surface! Provided, you know, the Collapse doesn’t occur between now and 2024. Be optimistic! I’ll try!

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Space Swoon: Space Dude Buzz Aldrin stepped on the moon, 49 years-ago today!

man on the moon 49 years ago today

Behold! A glorious picture of space dude Buzz Aldrin romping on the Moon, some 49 years-ago today.

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Space Swoon: Behold Jupiter’s glorious southern hemisphere!

jupiter nasa southern hemisphere kevin m gill

Check out Jupiter’s meaty southern hemisphere! I don’t know, there’s probably a better, more puerile pun, but it’s hot out and I’m tired.

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Space Swoon: Jupiter’s gorgeously chaotic clouds captured by Juno

jupiter chaotic clouds juno

Juno out there, doing work. Capturing gorgeous images of Jupiter. This time, it’s of the planet’s gorgeously chaotic clouds.

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Mars has a dust storm so big it is encircling the entire fucking planet!

mars curiosity dust storm

I say goddamn, does Mars ever have a dust storm. In fact, the motherfucker has grown so big that its encircling the entire Red Planet.

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