13 August 2016


Welcome to Links Through Space. Astronomy for everyone.
This is the blog of our Astronomy Club Toutatis, Kustavi, Finland.
We write/post news about space related topics and
we showcase our astrophotos and timelapses.

So here we have it, Ladies and Gentlemen!
The Carnival of Space #471 @ Links Through Space. 

This week in the Carnival of Space...
Lifeboat News: The Blog -
Company to commercialize NASA financed 3D pizza printer
by Mark R. Whittington / blasting news

The lunar south pole (Credit NASA)
How Moon Express intends to make money in the short term
by Mark R. Whittington / blasting news
The Small Country of Luxembourg Announces Big Plans for Asteroid ... -
Deep Space Industries announces prospector 1 mission to an asteroid
by Mark R. Whittington / blasting news
NASA discovers 20 planets similar to Earth -
by Mark R. Whittington / blasting news

What's Orbiting KIC 8462852 - Shattered Comet or Alien ... -
Latest discovery from star KIC 8462852 has scientiists wondering about alien magastructure
by Mark R. Whittington / blasting news

Two cosmic structures show evidence for a remarkable
change in behavior of a supermassive black hole. Credit: Chandra
A Black Hole Story Told by a Cosmic Blob and Bubble
by The Chandra Space Telescope team / Chandra blog

Astronaut Edwin Aldrin on lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. This mission actually happened, although some people who don't understand spaceflight and how it works claim that it didn't.  NASA
Five Astro-Misconceptions about Space and Astronomy
by Carolyn Collins Petersen the space writer /

Kenny baker who played R2D2 dies at age 81
by Brian Wang / Next Big Future

SOURCES- Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Biggest ever 3D map of 35 million galaxies begins construction phase for the device
by Brian Wang / Next Big Future

SOURCES- Popular Science
China targets 2030 for operational hybrid hypersonic spaceplane
by Brian Wang / Next Big Future

Logo of the Ancient Astronomy Series on the Age of Astronomy presented
by Astronomy Club Toutatis, Kustavi, Finland public outreach program 2016.

Here at Links through Space we introduce a series of articles on the Age of Astronomy. This series of 7 articles focuses on establishing a connection between Earth's ancient civilizations and Astronomy. 
Follow the Ancient Astronomy Series: THE AGE OF ASTRONOMY  posts and find out the true age of astronomy.

So here you have it!
All the thrills and excitements of the Astronomy/Space community this week.
The Carnival of Space #471

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Carnival of Space logo photo credits: Jason Major.

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