Discovery of TRAPPIST-1’s seven Earth-sized planets is incredibly good news.

From the scientific point of view how big news is the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets and what does this discovery tell us about the possibility of an alien life? Read few comments.

A size comparison of the planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system, lined up in order of increasing distance from their host star. Credit: https://www.nasa.gov/ - R. Hurt/T. Pyle

A size comparison of the planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system, lined up in order of increasing distance from their host star. Credit: https://www.nasa.gov/ – R. Hurt/T. Pyle

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RIP John Glenn. What is the legacy of the space hero?

What is the legacy of John Glenn for the space exploration? And maybe it is a moment when we think if we should boldly go where no man has gone before. Should we? Read few comments.

John Glenn (1921 - 2016) Credit: http://www.nasa.gov

John Glenn (1921 – 2016) Credit: http://www.nasa.gov

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Neil Armstrong: He was a gentle, witty, good man, uncomfortable with his status as an icon

R.I.P. Neil Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012), he was the first person to walk on the Moon.

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Space exploration needs “coopetition”

And something about the future of ESA.

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Pentagon confirms the takedown of US satellite

Officially was the aim of operation to hit the defunct satellite to prevent its toxic fuel tank from crashing to Earth. But Russia and China have expressed some concern about the action.

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