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NASA Picture of the Day: The Edge of Space
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Where does space begin? For purposes of spaceflight some would say at the Karman line, currently defined as an altitude of 100 kilometers (60 miles). Others might place a line 80 kilometers (50 miles) above Earth's mean sea level. But there is no sharp physical boundary that marks the end of atmosphere and the beginning of space.
How To Supercharge Your Password Security – Part One
Whether online shopping or paying household bills, these days many people have online accounts to make their day-to-day transactions simpler and quicker. However, with each and every profile comes the requirement to devise a new, strong password – helping to stop cyber criminals from accessing your personal details – which can…
Asteroid Flybys Over the next 7 Days
NameDateMin Dia. (m)Max Dia. (m)Rel. Velocity (mph)Miss Distance (miles)
523664 (2012 OD1)25th Jul506113249,3379,671,149
(2002 JE9)25th Jul13931122,26744,448,954
(2006 GC1)26th Jul16737567,71911,618,609
(2015 AY245)27th Jul18140516,65721,263,854
(2018 LC3)27th Jul461103279,88336,103,688
(2010 PW58)28th Jul12127147,26445,527,427
(2010 KD149)28th Jul12127147,26445,527,348
(2002 FC)31st Jul39187550,33737,719,303