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Tiangong-1 Reenters the Earth Atmosphere

Tiangong-1 was China's first prototype space station. It orbited Earth from September 2011 to April 2018, serving as both a manned laboratory and an experimental test bed to demonstrate orbital rendezvous and docking capabilities. It was part of China's efforts to build a manned space station by 2022, but stopped working in March 2016. Tiangong-1 was [...]

By |2018-04-03T13:15:42+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Latest Post|0 Comments

“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Crucial to science education is hands-on involvement: showing, not just telling; real experiments

By |2018-03-29T17:52:10+00:00March 29th, 2018|Latest Post|0 Comments

Record size satellite launch by SpaceX – Watch live

The Falcon 9 will be carrying the Hispasat 30W-6, the largest geostationary satellite SpaceX weighing more than 6,092 kilograms (13,400 pounds), it is almost the size of a city bus, and it has a life expectancy of some fifteen years. For Spanish telecommunications company Hispasat, the launch is thrilling because it means the company can [...]

By |2018-03-06T11:39:26+00:00March 6th, 2018|Latest Post|0 Comments