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aerospaceage: The First Picture of a Black Hole in History ! The global project “Event Horizon…

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The First Picture of a Black Hole in History !

The global project “Event Horizon Telescope” (EHT) was focusing on two black holes through several worldwide-spanning radio telescopes over years. Finally, it could make this picture from an ultra-massive black hole from the galaxy Messier 87. It is the first time humankind could make a picture from a black hole. This achievement is comparible only with the historical moment of moon landing.

According to news, observations show that jets are fired out of the newly discoversd Black Hole Messier M87 which “are moving at greater than 99% the speed of light” (https://www.universetoday.com/144520/m87s-black-hole-is-firing-out-jets-that-travel-99-the-speed-of-light). This analysis had been done by using x-ray data.

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aerospaceage: 1945-1952 – Space Station by Wernher von Braun -…













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1945-1952 - Space Station by Wernher von Braun - Von Braun was a leading aerospace engineer first in Germany until 1945, and after being captued by U.S. forces in the same year, he continued working for NASA in U.S. He made United States able to develop the Saturn/Apollo program, making humans landing on the moon. The pictures here by NASA show one of Wernher von Braun’s fantastic plans, designing a space station for humans. NASA said that “(Wernher von Braun is) without any doubt the greatest rocket scientist in history”. For further details on the space station, please study the following link, adding a lot of details to this concept: http://www.astronautix.com/craft/vonation.htm. The following quote is as well from that website: “In the first 1946 summary of his work during World War II, Wernher von Braun prophesied the construction of space stations in orbit. The design, a toroidal station spun to provide artificial gravity, would be made very familiar to the American public over the next six years. The design was elaborated at the First Symposium on Space Flight on 12 October 1951 at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City. The design was popularized in the series in Colliers magazine, illustrated with gorgeous Chesley Bonestell painting, in 1952. The 1946 version used 20 cylindrical sections, each about 3 m in diameter and 8 m long, to make up the toroid. The whole station was about 50 m in diameter and guy wires connecting and positioning the toroid to the 8 m-diameter central power module. This was equipped with a sun-following solar collector dish to heat fluid in a ball-shaped device. The heated fluid would run an electrical generator. Presumably visiting spacecraft would dock or transfer crew at the base of the power module.”

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Highest Resolution Image from Mars ever – This is what happens when NASA staff enjoys Thanksgiving…

Highest Resolution Image from Mars ever - This is what happens when NASA staff enjoys Thanksgiving holidays: the Curiosity Rover sits and waits - and takes thousands of photos which NASA combined to one final super picture, showing a region at the side of Mount Sharp. The original photo has a size of 2.43 GB and can be downloaded from its source.