Nothing is the bridge between the future and the further future. Nothing is certainty. Nothing is any definition of anything.

— Peter Hammill

Astronomy

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 8:01pm
Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government
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UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 8:01pm
Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government
Categories: Astronomy

On This Day in Space! April 21, 1997: 1st Space Funeral Launches on 'Founders Flight'

Space.com - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 8:41am
On April 21, 1997, the cremated remains of 24 people were launched into space in the first-ever space funeral. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space videos series!
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Orange Lush: California's 'Superbloom' Wows from the Air

Space.com - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 8:32am
A NASA photographer captured a lush aerial shot of an ephemeral wildflower bloom in the desert.
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A Communications Satellite Just Died in Orbit. It's Potentially Dangerous Space Junk Now

Space.com - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 8:31am
Luxembourg-based Intelsat reports that its Intelsat 29E satellite (IS-29E) is now a total loss, after having reported earlier that the spacecraft suffered an anomaly.
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Lyrid Meteor Shower 2019 Peaks Overnight Tonight and Monday!

Space.com - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 8:29am
Look up: It's the Lyrid meteor shower!
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What If Winter Lasted for Years Like It Does on 'Game of Thrones'?

Space.com - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 8:24am
It'd be cold, very cold
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Huge dinosaur may have stood on its toes with fleshy pads for balance

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 5:00am
Rhoetosaurus brownie lived 170 million years ago. Despite the dinosaur weighing 24 tonnes it may have stood on its tiptoes with fleshy pads for balance
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Huge dinosaur may have stood on its toes with fleshy pads for balance

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 5:00am
Rhoetosaurus brownie lived 170 million years ago. Despite the dinosaur weighing 24 tonnes it may have stood on its tiptoes with fleshy pads for balance
Categories: Astronomy

Falcon Heavy Launch Close up

APOD - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 4:00am

Twenty seven Merlin rocket engines are firing in this


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Milky Way in Northern Spring

APOD - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 4:00am

Milky Way in Northern Spring


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

The Leo Trio

APOD - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 4:00am

This group is popular in the northern spring.


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Messier 81

APOD - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 4:00am

One of the brightest galaxies in planet Earth's sky is similar in size


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

In the Vicinity of the Cone Nebula

APOD - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 4:00am

Strange shapes and textures can be found in neighborhood


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Enhanced: The Dolphin Cloud on Jupiter

APOD - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 4:00am

Do you see the dolphin-shaped cloud on Jupiter?


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Spiral Aurora over Icelandic Divide

APOD - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 4:00am

Admire the beauty but fear the beast.


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Suffers Anomaly During Engine Test

Space.com - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:02pm
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft suffered an anomaly during an engine test in Florida Saturday (April 20), company officials said.
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The Most Amazing Space Photos This Week!

Space.com - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 2:37pm
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
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This Week's Top Space Stories!

Space.com - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 2:14pm
Liquid methane rains and evaporates on Saturn's moon Titan to create "phantom lakes," an interstellar space rock that entered Earth's atmosphere has been identified and astronaut Christina Koch will now spend almost a year in space. These are just some of the top stories this week on Space.com.
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Mars 2020 Rover Assembled and Tested Ahead of Launch Next Year

Space.com - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 7:18am
Technicians have assembled the capsule that will keep NASA's Mars 2020 rover secure for its wild ride to the Red Planet's surface.
Categories: Astronomy