Parker Solar Probe singed but safe after historic close encounter with the Sun

NASA's Parker Solar Probe has reported back alive and well after passing closer to the Sun than any spacecraft in history. At 4:46 pm EST on November 7, 2018, mission control at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab confirmed receiving the unmanned craft's status beacon via the space agency's Deep Space Network after coming within 15 million mi (24 million km) of the Sun's surface on November 5 at 10:28 pm EDT... Continue Reading Parker Solar Probe singed but safe after historic close encounter with the Sun Category: Space Tags: NASA Parker Solar Probe Sun

Parker Solar Probe singed but safe after historic close encounter with the Sun

NASA's Parker Solar Probe has reported back alive and well after passing closer to the Sun than any spacecraft in history. At 4:46 pm EST on November 7, 2018, mission control at the Johns ...

Thu 8 Nov 18 from Gizmag

Alien Space Rock 'Oumuamua Just Keeps Getting Weirder

Thu 8 Nov 18 from Discover Magazine

Scientists push back against Harvard 'alien spacecraft' theory

A scientific paper led by two researchers at Harvard University made a splash this week by claiming that a cigar-shaped rock zooming through our solar system may have been sent by aliens.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Could 'Oumuamua be an extraterrestrial solar sail?

On October 19th, 2017, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System-1 (Pan-STARRS-1) in Hawaii announced the first-ever detection of an interstellar asteroid, named 1I/2017 U1 (aka, ...

Thu 1 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Scientist who discovered giant insterstellar comet 'Oumuamua hits back at 'alien spacecraft' theory

Robert Weryk discovered the strange interstellar object in 2017 at the University of Hawaii's Institute for Astronomy, and says the Harvard theory of 'a bit of wild speculation'.

Mon 12 Nov 18 from Daily Mail

Mysterious interstellar object is not an alien probe, says astronomer who discovered it

The idea that Oumuamua, the first interstellar object ever spotted in our solar system, is "a lightsail of artificial origin" sent from another civilization, is preposterous and just "wild speculation," ...

Mon 12 Nov 18 from FOXNews

Is Oumuamua an asteroid? An explanation weirder than aliens - CNET

Harvard researchers grabbed headlines with the notion that the famed interstellar object may have been an alien spaceship, but here are the other top theories.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

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