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Virtual Tours from Home by 360onhistory.com

Virtual Activities You can do from Home

You can virtually access tons of tours, museums, art galleries and libraries from home. Here is a list, which I will be updating on a regular basis. 

Want to see Mars? Epic Billion Pixel Mars Video Panorama

NASA's Curiosity rover has captured its highest-resolution panorama yet of the Martian surface.

Bringing soil samples back from asteroids

Bringing soil samples back from asteroids Hyabusa 2 and OSIRIS REx The decade to which we just said goodbye witnessed some fantastic advances in space exploration. Not only did we increase our underst...

Voyagers 1 & 2 – The Spacecraft That Keep on Giving

Astronomy Blog on the Voyager spacecrafts. Voyager 1 & 2 are still going strong and have now entered interstellar space. They are still sending back data.

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First Emirati on the ISS blasts off on Soyuz Rocket

A soyuz rocket has blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan to take astronauts to the International Space Station. The three member crew includes an Emirati, Russian and an American. H...

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#OnThisDay – Svetlana Savitskaya first woman to perform a spacewalk

On July 25, 1984, Svetlana Savitskaya become the first woman to fly to space twice and the first to perform a spacewalk. She was also the second woman in space.

NASA sending probe to Titan Saturns moon

NASA sending Dragonfly mission to Saturn’s moon Titan

27 June 2019 – NASA announced on Thursday afternoon that it would be sending a robotic rotorcraft dubbed Dragonfly to Titan that will collect samples and measure soil composition in search for s...

Cosmic Microwave Background A picture of the universe

A Universe in a Picture

Blog on the iconic picture of cosmic microwave background from Planck from 380,000 years after the Big Bang & shows what the early Universe looked like.

jupiter is visible in june

This month, you can see Jupiter and its largest moons with just your binoculars

NASA has said that Jupiter “is at its biggest and brightest this month,” and can be observed in detail with only a minimum of equipment. Read more

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