2014 was an amazing year in astronomy! Exciting new discoveries and new milestones sparked our wonder leaving us craving more. The Stellar Eyes team has come up with ten of our favorite space news stories that we enjoyed over the year. We also included extra cosmic goodies to read about. 2014 was a awesome year and thanks so much for being a part of it. Wonder what extraordinary events will wow us this year?
“Every person you’ve ever heard of lies right in there. All those kings and battles, migrations and inventions, wars and loves, every thing in the history books happened here in the last 14 seconds of the cosmic calendar.”
– Neil deGrasse Tyson
YEAR IN ASTRONOMY 2014
Cassini Spacecraft Confirms Subsurface Ocean on Enceladus
Astronomers Create First Realistic Virtual Universe
Rosetta’s Philae Probe Lands on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Reborn Kepler Can Still Find Planets
India's First Mars Orbiter Mission
NASA Telescopes Find Clear Skies and Water Vapor on Exoplanet
NASA’s Orion’s Successful Test Flight
Supernova SN 2014J Explodes
Solar System's Edge Redefined: Another Dwarf Planet Discovered
Our Home Supercluster of Galaxies Named Laniakea
#Rosetta, #Philae, #Cosmos, #Interstellar, #NewHorizons, #Orion, #MOM, #NASA, #ESA, #Comet
ASTRONAUTS AT ABROAD ISS
Barry Willmore, Flight Engineer: 101 Days in Space
Elena Serova, Flight Engineer: 101 Days in Space
Alexander Samokutyaev, Flight Engineer: 101 Days in Space
Terry Virts, Flight Engineer: 42 Days in Space
Samantha Cristoforetti, Flight Engineer: 42 Days in Space
Anton Shkaplerov, Flight Engineer: 42 Days in Space
Happy New Year from all of us at Stellar Eyes!
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