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NASA to test atomic clock that can revolutionize space travel

NASA announced yesterday that it plans to start testing the DSAC (Deep Space Atomic Clock) soon. The device is nothing more than an extremely precise clock – and as bland as it may sound, it is a piece that can greatly facilitate space exploration missions in the future. Atomic clocks ...

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Nasa detects ‘potentially dangerous’ asteroid coming to Earth at 107,000 km/h

An asteroid called the 2002 AJ129 is approaching Earth at a speed of about 107,000 kilometers per hour, according to NASA. The US space agency, which has called the asteroid “potentially dangerous,” estimates that the time it should move closer to our planet will occur on February 4. At that ...

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Nasa already has date to send probe to another solar system

While sending probes to distant planets within our solar system is still a challenge, NASA has plans to go further. According to New Scientist, the American space agency announced at the annual conference of the American Geophysical Union that it already has a schedule to send a probe to Alpha ...

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Google artificial intelligence finds two unknown planets

The University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with Google, was able to discover two new planets in data from NASA’s Kepler mission, which had already been analyzed by astronomers. According to the company’s announcement, the discovery was made with the aid of artificial intelligence, more specifically machine-learning techniques. According ...

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Trump authorizes Nasa to send astronauts back to the moon

US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a decree authorizing the US space agency Nasa to send astronauts back to the moon. The plan is for Earth’s satellite to serve as a base for a future manned mission to Mars. During the announcement of the decree, Trump said that “this ...

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This is the first interstellar asteroid to be identified in our system

A group of researchers published this week in the journal Nature, a study describing for the first time an interstellar asteroid. The object, dubbed “Oumuamua” (a Hawaiian word meaning “first messenger from afar”), was first seen in October this year, and has a shape reminiscent of a giant cigar. “Oumuamua” ...

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Uber joins Nasa to put flying taxis on the air in 2020

The Uber flying taxis project is nothing new – so much so that the company already has a partnership with Embraer in Brazil to bring this technology here in the future even a little distant. Meanwhile, the company announced more information about the project on Wednesday, 8. The main novelty ...

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NASA photographer moon shadow on Earth during eclipse

Last week, a total solar eclipse occurred over some regions of the United States. In this situation, the Moon was between the Earth and the Sun, preventing the passage of light from the star. NASA, in turn, produced an image of the Eclipse seen from the Moon. The image was ...

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