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Greek agencies submit 14 proposals to NASA Moon exploration mission

Fourteen Greek agencies and companies submitted proposals in response to an invitation from the Hellenic Space Agency (ELDO), as part of its submission for participation in NASA’s “Invitation to Exploration Campaign” for a mission to explore the Moon, ELDO announced on Tuesday. Those responding to the invitation included Greek state …

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Seres Meteorite: Its long journey from Serres to Vienna and Athens after 200 years

It was June 1818 when a 8.5-kg meteorite fell in the town of Serres as we know it today, in North Greece. The Seres meteorite that is also referred to as the ‘Macedonia’ and the ‘Serrai’ meteorite. It is the first and only documented meteorite to have fallen in Greece. …

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Erdogan says Turkey to increase military presence in occupied North Cyprus

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens to increase Turkey’s military presence in the illegally occupied North Cyprus. Erdogan’s threats come just a few hours before the opening of the annual session of the UN General Assembly, with Secretary General Antonio Guterres to examine the prospects of resuming the negotiations on the …

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Blood Moon and Eclipse over Crete – Exclusive pictures by Tony Cross

The Blood Moon and the Total Eclipse as seen from the island of Crete in South Greece. KTG reader Tony Cross sent these pictures exclusively for our website. Tony Cross wrote that he shot the truly amazing pictures of the Moon and the Milky Way on the Lasithi mountains. He …

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Blood Moon rises over Greece – Amazing pictures and video

Blood Moon and lunar eclipse on 27. July 2018. A magnificent full moon rose from the east and put its spell on millions of people on the Earth. A so-called Blood Moon because the light of the Sun goes through the Earth atmosphere as it tries to reach the Moon. …

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June Solstice: The longest day of the year with 15 hours sunlight

June solstice on 21. June 2018. The longest day of the year with 15 hours sunlight.The June solstice is the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. A solstice happens when the sun’s zenith is at its furthest point from the equator. On …

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Greek scientists, Tassis and Tritsis, shed light on How Stars are Born

Two astronomers from Greece have managed to model the three-dimensional structure of an interstellar gas cloud, and found that it’s on the order of 10 times more spacious than it originally appeared. The 3D “map” is an important step in understanding the process of how stars are born. Greek scientists …

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Lyrid meteor shower: Thousands opportunities to make a wish

Skywatchers in the Northern Hemisphere will get a view of the Lyrids meteor shower, the dusty trail of a comet with a centuries-long orbit around the sun. The Lyrid meteors streak across the sky between April 16 and April 25, but in the night from Saturday to Sunday, the Lyrid …

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Don’t miss Equinox, the first day of Spring on March 20

Vernal Equinox marks the first day of Spring. It is the moment when the sun crosses the celestial equator, day and night are nearly equal in length. Today, 20th March, the vernal equinox occurs in in the northern hemisphere. The crucial moment is reportedly to occur at 4:15 p.m. Greek …

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Amazing Super Blue Blood Moon over the Acropolis in time lapse

The Super Blue Blood Moon stunned millions of people around the globe. Yet, it was especially impressive when it rose behind the Acropolis of Athens. Below is a collection of best shots of the Super Blue Blood Moon from Greece. In time lapse Time lapse: A super blue blood moon …

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Three rare phenomena in One: Super Blue Blood Moon, Jan 31

Three rare astronomic phenomena in One: The Super Blue Blood Moon. The ultra rare lunar event is occurring today, Wednesday, January 31st 2018. The names given to the rare phenomena are due to: The moon is blue because it is the second of two full moons in a calendar month. …

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International Space Station visible by naked eye Monday, Nov 27

The International Space Station would be visible to naked eye at 6:33 p.m. on Monday, November 27th 2017. 🇬🇷 Yià sas Athens !The @Space_Station is visible to the naked eye at 18:33 (everywhere in south Ελλάδα) if clouds allow💫 ..🌍 @tsapanidou @SiaKossioni @NChatzinikolaou @mdenaxa @serkot65 @keeptalkingGR @CharlyHFox @platitudinous .. Suggestion: …

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Total Solar Eclipse – Watch Live Now!

Once a a life time phenomenon. Or not. Solar Eclipses are not that rare, but this one it is as it will turn day into night for 2 minutes and 4 seconds. It is visible mainly in the USA. The event started already. Click to watch Live. Here     …

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Russian-Greek cosmonaut Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos to make 6h space walk

Russian cosmonaut of Greek descent Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos will make a six-hour walk outside the ISS space station where he has been since April. NASA TV will broadcast live the cosmonaut’s trip. The broadcast is schedule to start at 17:00 (Athens time) on Thursday 17 August. 58-year-old Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos …

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