Carnival of Space 462: This Week’s Top Space Stories

By on Jun 19, 2016 in Carnival of Space | 2 comments

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Welcome to another edition of Carnival of Space! For those of you who are new to this it’s a collection of the best space stories from around the community. Today BrownSpaceman is hosting Carnival of Space 462. Let’s take a look at some of our awesome space stories today!

First 3D Tools Printed Aboard Space Station

An article by Universe Today about the first 3D tools printed in space! How cool is that? Read on to find out what tools they printed and how it’ll help our astronauts on those long missions.

470 Million Year Old Meteorite Discovered In Swedish Quarry

A 470 million year old meteorite was found in Sweden that was believed to have originated from an asteroid calledOsterplana 65. However, what can we learn from this? Well this meteorite comes from a time where the solar system was a different place and it can help us uncover what that landscape looks like. Read the full article here to find out more about this awesome find and the implications for learning more about our solar system.

Mammals Were Already Flourishing When The Axe Fell On The Dinosaurs

Studies show that when the poor old dinosaurs were struck down by an asteroid that mammals were flourishing during this period. This is absolutely fascinating and highly recommend checking out the reasons behind why this could be.

Which Kind of Adventurer Would YOU Rather Be?

A post about which adventurer you would like to be and how to get your excitement going with some awesome space resources! Learn more here.


  1. Thomas Schluender

    June 21, 2016

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    I like to find information on things like breakthrough propulsion physics, magnetoplasmic shields and theoretical physics. I am not familiar with this site so I don’t know if these are things you would consider, but congratulations on being chosen for the Carnival of Space this week.

    • Zain Husain

      June 21, 2016

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      Hi Thomas,

      Thanks for your kind words. I normally don’t post on topics like these but it’s not to say that I wouldn’t in the future. However, for theoretical physics I recommend checking out my good friend Hope you enjoy and please feel free to stop by again!



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