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OnOrbit: February 2018



Cyanobacteria are an ancient type of marine bacteria that, like other phytoplankton, capture and store solar energy through photosynthesis.


Part of Nepal including its capital city, Kathmandu, and the Himalayan foothills are pictured in this satellite image.


SpaceX Launched its first Falcon Heavy today. All indications are that the flight has been a complete success thus far. Everything worked well except the recovery of the center core. The Space Tesla has now left Earth orbit for the asteroid belt. Pictures and video below.