Tag Archives: Space Exploration

50th anniversary of the first man in space

Today marks 50 years since Yuri Gagarin’s first orbit of the Earth. Released to coincide with this, First Orbit is a feature length movie using original footage and mission audio, combined with film looking at the Earth, taken from the … Continue reading

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Messenger takes a Family Portrait of the Solar System

The Messenger space probe is due to enter orbit around Mercury next month. A few months ago it looked back from the centre of the Solar System, and captured this unique composite image including all the planets. From left to … Continue reading

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