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Photo of Mars by Hubble Telescope. Source: NASA, ESA, and STScI

New Visitors to Planet Mars

New Visitors to Planet Mars include NASA Mars2020 Perseverance rover UAE's Hope space-probe and China's Tianwen-1 mission. All were launched in July 2020.

First Ever Image of Exoplanets around a sunlike star. Credit: ESO/Bohn et al.

First Time Ever! Two Planets Around a Sun-like Star Photographed

For the first time ever astronomers have photographed the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star accompanied by two giant exoplanets.

Human computers

Fantastic Women Series – NASA’s Computers

NASA's Computers. One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him: How a group of women heroes helped put a man on the moon.

muslim neil armstrong

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Part 1- Did Neil Armstrong Hear the Azan on the Moon?| Shattering Myths Blog

There is very popular with the Muslim community and states that Neil Armstrong heard the Muslim call to prayer on the moon and subsequently became a Muslim.

Apollo 11 taken on the moon by Neil Armstrong

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theory Part 2 – Did it really happen?| Shattering Myths Blog

Did the moon landings really happen? We talk about the conspiracy theory and the myth surrounding this event.

Apollo 11 aboard Saturn V rocket - July 16, 1969

Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969

On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11, carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was launched on its epic journey to the moon.

Rosetta Stone at the British Museum. Image 360onhistory.com

Rosetta Stone Rediscovered – July 15-16, 1799

The Rosetta Stone was rediscovered on July 15-16, 1799 by Napoleon's soldiers in Egypt. It is a stele inscribed with a decree, issued in 196 BC in Memphis.

Voynich Manuscript from Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University

The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich Manuscript is a mysterious book that has puzzled experts as to its true purpose. Its writing and illustration have not been deciphered.

Colours of Mercury - Credit NASA

Take A Trip to Mercury!

Let's take a trip to the planet Mercury. Use your cursor to check out its surface inside! The European and Japanese spacecraft Bepi Colombi is on its way to orbit the planet in 2025 & took amazing ima...

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