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All that you want to know about July full moon

All that you want to know about July full moon

After hiatus of 29.5 days when the full moon was witnessed last time, July’s full moon will take place on July 19. The July full moon is also known as Full Buck Moon by Native Americans, but for a reason.

On Tuesday, the full moon would be completely in its shape at 6.57pm EDT, but it would rise above the horizon by 8pm. Experts were of the view that irrespective of the fact whether or not there are clear skies above, people might not be able to see the full moon at its peak.

Kepler Mission: A New Set of Over 100 Planets Discovered, Four Could be Earth-Like

Kepler Mission: A New Set of Over 100 Planets Discovered, Four Could be Earth-Like

Over one hundred new worlds have been discovered, thanks to NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope. To observe the treasure trove of new planets, astronomers have combined data collected by earth-based telescopes, such as the Large Binocular Telescope, W.M. Keck Observatory and the Automated Planet Finder.

SpaceX Successfully Lands Fifth Rocket in Seven Months

SpaceX Successfully Lands Fifth Rocket in Seven Months

Landing rocket on earth is becoming a habit of private space company SpaceX. On Monday (July 18), the company successfully landed its rocket, fifth in last about seven months. It was a booster that launched a cargo towards the International Space Station (ISS).

Two Cargo Ships are Heading towards ISS

Two Cargo Ships are Heading towards ISS

The Russian Space agency launched a cargo ship towards the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday (July 17) from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur cosmodrome. The Soyuz rocket carrying the cargo ship, the Progress MS-03, took off on the scheduled time, as per the agency, Roscosmos.

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule successfully reaches orbit

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule successfully reaches orbit

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket was launched to the International Space Station at 12:45 am ET Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The capsule was launched with payloads attached on opposite ends of the size spectrum: a docking adapter and the DNA sequencer, to be used for space in space.

August 27 flyby will be second time Juno approaches so close to Jupiter

August 27 flyby will be second time Juno approaches so close to Jupiter

This week, NASA’s Juno spacecraft fine-tuned its orbit around the gas giant Jupiter, helping steer the rotating space probe on a path to dip underneath the huge planet’s radiation belts in the end of August first time ever will have all its science instruments activated.

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