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Happy Carl Sagan Day — The Voyagers and the Pale Blue Dot

It was the year 1977 and just eight years after human beings had landed on the moon that another epic journey began. Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 are robotic probes launched in 1977, whose primary mission ...

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Space news: Landing on an asteroid, visiting Mercury and collecting solar data

On December 3, 2014, Jaxa, the Japanese space agency launched its asteroid sample return mission, Hayabusa 2. The spacecraft approached the asteroid Ryugu on June 27, 2018 and is now at a distance of ...