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Why the Sky Appears Blue

Everyone appreciates a lovely blue sky on a bright day, yet many savvy individuals have puzzled over why it should be that color. Rayleigh scattering, which occurs when light hits gases and particles in the atmosphere, accounts for this phenomenon. Light with shorter wavelengths such as blue is scattered more readily than other colors. Rayleigh […]

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Spacecraft Clipart

Spacecraft clipart provides images for various projects. Use these PNG, EPS and AI vector files for printing or as transparent backgrounds in design projects. White rocket icon designed in flat design style. Easy to edit, manipulate, resize or colorize. Spaceships TV and movie shows and movies show people fighting in zero gravity, battling giant mechs,

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The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (X-37B) is Gearing Up For Its Seventh Mission

Since its debut launch in 2010, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle has spent more than 224 days in space – becoming one of the only unmanned spaceplanes used by the Pentagon. As its presence has raised suspicion, including allegations that it’s being used to spy on Chinese space station residents or interfere with satellites in

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What Is a Spacecraft Plural?

Spacecraft are vehicles designed to travel in outer space. They may be manned or unmanned vehicles and can transport payloads, cargo, or crewmembers safely to their destinations. Spacecraft include Earth-orbiting satellites, space probes and rovers as well as modules comprising the International Space Station. Starships designed specifically for interstellar travel may also qualify as spacecraft.

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The Apollo 11 Mission

Armstrong and Aldrin departed their lunar module (LM) from the command/service module (CSM), then used explosive charges to separate it from both. Finally, using a guillotine, they severed an umbilical connecting their LM to an instrument unit and detach it completely from it. The Spacecraft Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin aboard Apollo 11, aboard their

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