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A brief history of the space station

A space station is a spacecraft capable of supporting crewmembers, which is designed to remain in space (most commonly as an artificial satellite in low Earth orbit) for an extended period of time and for other spacecraft to dock.

10 historic castles of Japan

Japanese castles were fortresses constructed primarily of wood and stone. They evolved from the wooden stockades of earlier centuries and came into their best-known form in the 16th century. Castles in Japan were built to guard important or strategic sites, such as ports, river crossings, or crossroads, and almost always incorporated the landscape into their defences.

10 Ancient Geoglyphs

A geoglyph is a large design or motif (generally longer than 4 metres) produced on the ground and typically formed by clastic rocks or similarly durable elements of the landscape, such as stones, stone fragments, live trees, gravel, or earth.

The Saxon Shore Forts of Britannia

Saxon Shore forts are defensive fortifications, built by the late Roman Empire to defend the coast of the Roman province of Britannia (Britain) and the opposite side of the English Channel.

10 Highland Castles from Scotland

The highlands are home to some of the most picturesque and majestic castles in Britain and seat of many of the great clans of Scotland.

10 Roman Forts from Britannia

In the Roman Empire, the Latin word castrum was a building or area of land used as a fortified military camp. A castrum could be applied to various fortifications from a large legionary fortress, auxiliary forts to temporary marching camps.

Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2017

A round up of HeritageDaily's top ten archaeological discoveries from 2017

10 Nazi bunkers and subterranean bases

10 Nazi bunkers and subterranean bases built by the Third Reich during World War II

10 Historic Estonian Castles

10 Historic castles and fortresses from Estonia

7 Ancient Long Barrows in England

A long barrow is a prehistoric monument dating to the early Neolithic period.

10 Ancient Sunken Cities & Settlements

The myth of sunken cities and civilisations has been a lure throughout history, but in many cases the myth is actually reality.

10 Historic Castles of Bulgaria

The emergence of a unified Bulgarian state dates back to the establishment of the First Bulgarian Empire in 681 AD, which dominated most of the Balkans and functioned as a cultural hub for Slavs during the Middle Ages. With the downfall of the Second Bulgarian Empire in 1396, its territories came under Ottoman rule for nearly five centuries.