A Ridiculously Huge Pair of Ancient Galaxies

SciShow Space is supported by Brilliant.org. [♩INTRO] We’ve got another discovery to add to the growing list of surprises astronomers have uncovered about the early universe recently. In a paper published last week in the journal Nature, an international group of researchers announced that they’d found a pair of galaxies from the first billion years…

Challenging spacewalks for Luca

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano who arrived at the International Space Station in July will soon play a leading role in a highly complex series of spacewalks He will repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer or AMS-02 a particle physics experiment mounted to the outside of the Space Station Three of its four cooling pumps now need…

STS-118 Space Shuttle Landing

MISSION CONTROL: Endeavour, on at the 90. SCOTT KELLY: On at the 90. COMMENTATOR: Endeavour continuing around the heading alignment circle. Two minutes to touchdown. Flying at an altitude of 17,000 feet, traveling at 400 miles per hour. KELLY: Houston, Endeavour. MISSION CONTROL: Houston copies. COMMENTATOR: Transceivers on Endeavour are interacting with the microwave landing…