Outer Space & Universe
Outer Space & Universe
Space, also known as outer space, is the near-vacuum between celestial bodies. It is where everything (all of the planets, stars, galaxies and other objects) is found.
On Earth, space begins at the Kármán line (100 km above sea level). This is where Earth's atmosphere is said to stop and outer space begins. This is not a firm boundary but is a convention used by scientists and diplomats.
Items in space are free to move back and forth; up and down; and left and right. These three dimensions are what make 3D space. Items also move forward through time, which is sometimes called the fourth dimension.
The majority of space contains very little matter and so most of it is a vacuum. Scientists do not know how big space is but we do know that space is extremely big, and is always expanding.
According to the big bang theory, all matter and energy in the Universe was compressed into a very small space. Then it exploded and started expanding. Space is still growing in size today; this means the distance from one galaxy to distant galaxies is getting longer.
Gravity is the force that keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth and the planets in orbit around the Sun. Gravity can stretch and bend space similar to how a heavy ball placed on a stretched sheet of rubber will cause the rubber to stretch. The scientist who discovered that space can bend is named Albert Einstein. How gravity bends space is part of his theory of general relativity.
Astronauts, Cosmonauts, Taikonauts and Spationauts
An astronaut is any person who is trained by NASA to travel and perform tasks in space. Although the space traveler may not necessarily be a United States citizen, each astronaut does go through a rigorous training regiment by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Other space travelers go by other names then astronaut depending on their country of origin.
In the United States, astronaut is derived from the Greek words ástron (star) and nautis (sailor). While, in Russia, a space traveler goes by the name космонавт (English: cosmonaut), which is derived from the Greek words kosmos (universe) and nautis (sailor). Westerners call a space traveler from China a taikonaut, based on the 1998 writings of Chiew Lee Yik and Chen Lan where the term tàikōng (great emptiness), Chinese for “space”. In China, the term yuháng yuán (universe navigator) is used for space traveler.
Only the United States of America (United States), Russia (earlier, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), and the People’s Republic of China (China) have sent manned spacecraft into space. Other countries have assisted these countries by sending their own space travelers on space missions. For instance, a French space traveler is called a spationaut (from the French word spationaute), which is derived from the Latin spatium (space) and Greek nautis (sailor). (plural in Greek nautes = sailors)
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It's Model Madness with lot of players and possibilities on the Board. The KING EURO which is loved by pro meteorologists has a Hurricane Hit on South Florida in 7 days and then it remerges into the Gulf of Mexico to hit Louisiana.Be ready for anything th
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The Danger is upon us and real.Hurricane Jerry, Tropical Storm Karen & The Gulf of Mexico Blob pose 3 different connected situations and possibilities.Watch & Be ready.God bless everyone.Stay Cool.T LEWISON5430 BIRDWOOD RD. #416HOUSTON TEXAS 77096HTTPS://
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NASA's Juno mission has been capturing amazing imagery of Jupiter. Mission team members talk about the mission. Credit: NASA/JPL/SwRI
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Ben D. Aka S0 & David aka Diamond of ORP are on a hacker tantrum again apparently the amount of people buying their bullshit is down & my troubles are up so this is the best I can do.God bless everyone, T
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This is the weirdest Hurricane Season ever. And I absolutely DO NOT trust the Models. Everyone stay aware & have a plan in case this script flips.God bless everyone,T LEWISON5430 BIRDWOOD RD. #416HOUSTON TEXAS 77096HTTPS://WWW.PAYPAL.ME/THORNEWSwww.venmo.
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In a press conference with the prime minister of Australia Scott Morrison on Sept. 20, 2019, President Donald J. Trump talked about getting back to the moon and using it as a launching pad for Mars. In regards to private spaceflight companies, Trump said
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It's wild out there. I still don't like Jerry & I REALLY don't like the unnamed one under Jerry with a 30% chance to develop & I got a feeling the wave coming off africa will get to Category 5. Plus Imelda is about to flood the midwest.Go bless everyone,T
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An ion gun can simulate solar wind, so NASA is using it to experiment on Apollo moon samples. - - Where Are NASA's Apollo Lunar Rocks Now?: https://www.space.com/where-are-nasa-apollo-moon-rocks.htmlCredit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/James Tralie
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NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #AskNASA to talk to us.Learn more about the important research being operated on Station:https://www.nasa.gov/iss-scien
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Day 2 of my Warning: It is dangerous AF out there.I think Jerry will pass North of Puerto Rico but be on Alert until it does.God bless everyone,T LEWISON5430 BIRDWOOD RD. #416HOUSTON TEXAS 77096HTTPS://WWW.PAYPAL.ME/THORNEWSwww.venmo.com/TEric-Lewison$THO
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This is a major ongoing disaster for South East Texas and parts of Houston. Shout out to Bobbistorm who was ringing alarm bells on this thing long before anyone.God bless everyone,T LEWISON5430 BIRDWOOD RD. #416HOUSTON TEXAS 77096HTTPS://WWW.PAYPAL.ME/THO
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Future human explorers on Mars are going to need to live off the land. That means making things like food and medicine using Martian resources. NASA’s CO2 Conversion Challenge aims to find a way to turn CO2 on Mars into the essentials future astronauts wi
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Watch the launch of a Long March-11 rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Sept. 19, 2019 and an animation of the deployment of 5 remote-sensing satellites that it carried. The satellites "belong to a constellation project "Zhuh
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Imelda. Humberto. Jerry. Caribbean X. African X. Tapah.Lots of dangerous pink all around.God Bless EveryoneT LEWISON5430 BIRDWOOD RD. #416HOUSTON TEXAS 77096HTTPS://WWW.PAYPAL.ME/THORNEWSwww.venmo.com/TEric-Lewison$THORnews on CashApphttps://www.patreon.c
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