Researchers from NASA have confirmed: A SECOND MOON IS ORBITING THE EARTH (VIDEO)

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Researchers from NASA have confirmed that the Moon is no longer the Earth’s only natural satellite. It has been joined by what is referred to as a ‘mini-moon’ which has been named asteroid 2016 HO3 by the team that discovered it. It is believed that it has been orbiting the planet for at least one hundred years.


While the orbit of the original Moon is spherical, stable and easily predictable, the new mini-moon is showing more irregular tendencies. The mini-moon is much smaller than both the Earth and the Moon and is being tugged around by their competing gravitational forces. This means that it is moving back and forth towards the Earth.

Paul Chodas, manager of NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object (NEO) Studies at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, explains, “The asteroid’s loops around Earth drift a little ahead or behind from year to year, but when they drift too far forward or backward, Earth’s gravity is just strong enough to reverse the drift and hold onto the asteroid so that it never wanders farther away than about 100 times the distance of the moon.” The Moon has the same effect on the mini-moon and exerts its own gravitational force which prevents the smaller moon from getting to close to it. “In effect, this small asteroid is caught in a little dance with Earth, ” Chodas concluded.


NASA have been swift to reassure the public that there is no danger posed by the mini-moon either to Earth or to the planet’s primary natural satellite. The scientists believe that it has been peacefully caught between the gravitational forces of the two bodies for at least a century and that it will remain caught in orbit for many hundreds of years to come.

But if the mini-moon has been in orbit for a hundred years, why has it taken astronomers so long to detect it? The reason for this is the extraordinarily small size of the mini-moon. Researchers estimate that it only measures 120 feet across and is no more than 300 feet wide.







Mysterious ‘Space Capsule from the past’ landed in Arizona (VIDEO)


Panic broke out on the side of a busy interstate highway in Arizona after a number of motorists found what appeared to be the wreckage of a space capsule lying abandoned. Concerned motorists pulled over to assess the scene and immediately decided to contact the authorities of the closest city of Casa Grande. The police promptly attended the scene and reported that the supposed space capsule was attached to a parachute and was labeled with ‘United States and Capt. J. Millard’ and a depiction of the American national flag.


Witnesses at the scene automatically assumed that the capsule had somehow been knocked out of orbit, with many expressing worries that this was a clear sign that the United States was under attack. Rumors immediately began to proliferate about who could be attacking the country. One rumor was that the country was under attack from a foreign country, with the most likely culprit identified as China.

In the wake of President’s Trump controversial and aggressive attitude towards the major world power which has a reputation for pre-emptive strikes, it was speculated that China had attacked a military space facility. Others suggested that the space capsule could be a sign of attacks from extra-terrestrials.


As it transpired, the origin of the space capsule wasn’t quite so dramatic as the first shot of World Three or an attack from outer space. After a brief investigation, the Arizona Department of Public Safety found that the space capsule was nothing more worrisome than an expertly made art installation.

A local artist named Jack Millard came forward to claim responsibility for the panic-inducing installation. He said that he had crafted the space capsule construction from the abandoned remnants of a cement mixer. Rather impressively, he added that it had only taken him two days to create the sophisticated art work. “I just get these impulses to create, “Millard said to the press, “It’s a glorified yard ornament.”


NASA Recorded Sound In Space: What You’re About To Hear Is Absolutely Chilling! (VIDEO)

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NASA Space Sounds: what happens when spacecraft are used to record radio emissions from planetary environments, which are then converted to sound waves.

Some spacecraft have instruments capable of capturing radio emissions. What you’re hearing is the result of scientists’ conversion of these radio emissions to sound waves. Instruments on NASA’s Voyager, INJUN 1, ISEE 1 and HAWKEYE space probes were used to record the vibrations of different objects in our solar system.

The recorded sounds are the complex interactions of charged electromagnetic particles from the solar wind, ionisphere, and planetary magnetosphere.

The space sounds are really amazing! Nothing was added or tweaked either, these are the beautiful sounds which emanate from that mysterious world above and beyond.


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