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Fact about of nasa
1. NASA has discovered a “waterworld” planet (Planet GJ1214b) about 40 light-years away from earth that might contain exotic materials such as “hot ice” and “superfluid water.”
2. Just in case life is found on some other planet, NASA actually has an Office of Planetary Protection
3. It takes NASA and Voyager I approximately 32 hours to communicate with each other, with a bandwidth of 115.2 kilobits per second.
4. NASA will send you a text message whenever the International Space Station passes over your location.
5. The toaster in your kitchen contains a more powerful computer than the one used by NASA to send astronauts to the moon. It only had 64Kbyte of memory and operated at 0.043MHz.
6. To be officially considered an astronaut by NASA you must travel at least 50 miles above the surface of the Earth.
7. NASA estimates that the value of minerals in the asteroid belt amounts to about $100 billion for every human on the planet.
8. In 2008, NASA worked with Speedo to create the most drag resistant swimsuit ever. It was so successful that swimmers were actually banned from using it in many competitions.
9. NASA’s goal is to have humans on Mars by some point in the 2030s.
10. The area code for Kennedy Space Center and its surrounding regions is 321 (imitating the countdown before liftoff)
11. In 2006 NASA scientists discovered a strange noise in deep space that was several times louder than anything they would expect. To this day they do not know what it was and it has been dubbed the “Space Roar”.
12.To be officially considered an astronaut by NASA you must travel at least 50 miles above the surface of the Earth.
13. In 1999 NASA lost an orbiter because half of the engineers were using metric measurements and the other half were using imperial measurements.
14. Cape Canaveral in Florida was chosen as a launch site because its proximity to the equator gives it more linear velocity than any other location in the United States.
15. NASA’s goal is to have humans on Mars by some point in the 2030s
16. Since the Space Shuttle electronics were so outdated and nobody made them anymore, NASA actually resorted to buying spare parts on websites like eBay.
17. In 2008 NASA worked with Speedo to create the most drag resistant swimsuit ever. It was so successful that swimmers were actually banned from using it in many competitions.
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