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French astronaut Thomas Pesquet performed routine maintenance outside the space station during his second spacewalk on Friday (March 24). Here, Pesquet uses an extended foot restraint to reach the Dextre robotic hand.
29/03/2017
Decommissioned Earth Science Satellite to Remain in Orbit for Decades
A NASA Earth science satellite whose mission is ending this week will remain in orbit through the middle of the century, far longer than the limit set by orbital debris mitigation guidelines.
29/03/2017
Something Big Exploded in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: What Was It?
Within seconds of the detection, an alert was automatically sent to the University of WA’s Zadko Telescope. It swung into robotic action, taking images of the sky location in the constellation Ophiuchus.
29/03/2017
Weaving for Mars: Ancient Technique Will Aid Red Planet Mission
An updated take on an ancient weaving technique is helping NASA build key components for the Orion spacecraft, which could help carry humans to Mars and other deep-space destinations.
29/03/2017
Life Outside Our Solar System Might Exist on Exomoons
The discovery of an exomoon could be years away, but researchers are already theorizing the conditions under which liquid water might be found on their surfaces.
29/03/2017