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Infographic: International Relations in Space

Infographic: International Relations in Space. Image Credit: Joe Shervell

Infographic: International Relations in Space. Image Credit: Joe Shervell

Here’s a new infographic for your reading enjoyment. This Infographic covers the tremendous international cooperation in space exploration, as well as information onspace missions performed by all the space-faring nations in the world.

Additionally, the Infographic shows numerous ground-breaking events in space exploration, political issues, and highlights efforts to promote the sense of community in outer space.

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Fifty Amazing Facts About The Moon

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A while back I was approached by a media company asking if I would share an infographic they produced about the Moon.

Generally speaking, I’ve never been keen on passing around infographics, as they are usually full of inaccuracies.

However, I took some time to email the producers and express my concerns over a few inaccuracies that I noticed at a quick glance.

To my surprise, I received a reply to my email, and the producers were receptive to the suggestions I made.

Even more surprising, the company made a donation to my friends at Cosmoquest for my time.

Follow the “Continue Reading” link below to see the full infographic in its corrected, and mostly accurate glory!

   

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Did Comet ISON Survive Perihelion?

Animation of Comet ISON's Close Encounter with the Sun. Individual frames courtesy of NASA's SOHO Mission.

Animation of Comet ISON’s Close Encounter with the Sun.
Individual frames courtesy of NASA’s SOHO Mission.

The rumors of Comet ISON’s demise may be greatly exaggerated, well maybe not greatly, but I couldn’t resist the pun. Shown above are a series of still frames from NASA’s SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) Mission.

Reports from earlier in the evening, as well as many images from SOHO showed what looked to be the demise of comet ISON. Follow the “read more” link to see additional images and video.

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