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More importantly, the scientist also says there is ice at the poles of Mars, prompting Maher to ask the most vital question, “So they might have room service?”
“Possibly,” deGrasse Tyson laughed.
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Cat 4 Hurricane Joaquin captured on Oct. 2, 2015 by NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA/Scott Kelly
As the powerful category 4 Hurricane Joaquin was pounding the Bahamas and packing winds of over 130 mph, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured a stunning photo of Joaquin on Friday morning, Oct. 2 from his perch aboard the International Space Station (ISS). As of today, Oct. 3. Joaquin has gained strength and is a borderline Cat 5 storm!
Coincidentally, Kelly snapped the photo within hours of the milestone 100th straight successful rocket launch by United Launch Alliance (ULA) on Oct. 2, of the firms Atlas V rocket carrying Mexico’s next generation Morelos-3 communications satellite from Florida to orbit. (…)
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NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren operates the controls for the space station’s robotic arm, Canadarm2.