Posts Tagged with “space”

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Video of meteor streaking through Russian skies

Just a day before Asteroid 2012 DA14 was to fly by the Earth, a meteor streaked through the Ural region in Russa and crashed somewhere in Chelyabinsk. Full report on Russia Today – Meteorite hits Russian Urals: Fireball explosion wreaks havoc, up to 1,200 injured

Related: Why Almost Everyone in Russia Has a Dash Cam. Yup I was wondering that too.

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Tour of the International Space Station

Maybe not quite Star Trek but very cool to see how real astronauts live and work in space nonetheless.

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7 Minutes of Terror: Curiosity Rover’s Risky Mars Landing

On 5 August 2012, NASA sent a 1-ton robot rover to Mars and made a perfect landing, despite some incredible challenges. Check out the video and then follow the Mars rover on Twitter – @MarsCuriosity