March 30, 2018

25: Alien asteroid likely came from a binary star system

25: Alien asteroid likely came from a binary star system

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*Alien asteroid likely came from a binary star system New research suggests that Oumuamua, the rocky object identified as the first confirmed interstellar asteroid, very likely came from a binary star system. 

*New details of the alien star system that passed through our solar system A new study has confirmed that an alien binary star system which passed through our solar system 70 thousand years ago would have affected the orbits of distant comets sending them towards the inner solar system and the Earth. 

*Data from three satellites help scientists model the Sun’s Coronal Mass Ejections Scientists have combined data from three satellites observing the Sun to develop new models of violent stellar explosions known as Coronal Mass ejections or CMEs. 

*First manned space flight for 2018 Three new Expedition 55 crew members have docked with the International space station two days after launching aboard their Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan You tube video url: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rPavF8A_hU  

*China’s eighth launch this year China has launched another spy satellite. *JAXA launches SS-520-5 sounding rocket on an orbital mission Japan has successfully used a modified SS-520 sounding rocket to launch its TRICOM 1R cubesat into orbit. 

*The Science Report 

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