Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. We'll take a look back at some of the big stories from earlier this week, plus key updates like NASA's tips for viewing a solar eclipse.
In a mix of the old and the new, Lockheed Martin is recycling a Space Shuttle cargo container to create a prototype deep space habitat for NASA. The full-scale experimental module to be built at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida will...Show More Summary
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible-light image of Tropical Storm Noru after it formed far to the east of Japan in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.
A scrap dealer cleaning out a deceased engineer's basement in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania found two massive 1960s computers, magnetic tape data storage systems, and hundreds of tape reels, all of which was marked as the property of NASA....Show More Summary
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the South China Sea and captured an image of newly formed Tropical Depression 08W near Hainan Island, China.
The ninth tropical depression of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean has formed and developed into a tropical storm. Tropical Storm Kulap was spotted by NASA's Terra satellite far to the west of Midway Island.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The Eastern Pacific Ocean has been recently generating a lot of tropical cyclones. Tropical Depression 09E just formed off the southern coast of Mexico and was captured in imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite.
Mars stretches out for miles in a gorgeous wide-open view from NASA's Mars Opportunity rover as it surveys the Red Planet.
Step into your test pilot boots, kiddos, because we're going supersonic. The post NASA Drops Decades of Archival Flight Research Footage on YouTube appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The closest most of us will ever come to visiting space is the cinematic experience of watching Interstellar or Gravity. Until now. Google and NASA have partnered to bring the International Space Station […] The post Skip Space Camp, Go to ISS With Google Street View appeared first on Geek.com.
Scientists predict that the tiny moon will be destroyed within 30 to 50 million years.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Storm Greg is intensifying after absorbing the moisture from the remnants of former Tropical Depression 8E. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an image of Greg as it moves west in the Eastern Pacific.
NASA has released satellite images that show North Carolina's newly formed Shelly Island was born in November.
Mother should I trust the government?-Pink Floyd, Mother Elon Musk just announced that SpaceX abandons propulsive landing plans for Red Dragon mission to Mars. In my opinion, we should not be surprised. NASA supposedly used propulsive...Show More Summary
Tropical Storm Fernanda has crossed the 140 degree longitude line and entered the central Pacific Ocean. NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission, or GPM, satellite took a look at the rainfall the weakening system was still generating as it moves toward Hawaii.
Star Trek's" mission to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before is symbolized by captain William Shatner who narrates a new 45-minute documentary about NASA's Langley...
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) In the lead-up to a total solar eclipse, most of the attention is on the sun, but Earth's moon also has a starring role.
Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center. This prototype will integrate evolving technologies to keep astronauts safe while onboard and operate the spacecraft autonomously when unoccupied.
NASA invites eclipse viewers around the country to participate in a nationwide science experiment by collecting cloud and air temperature data and reporting it via their phones.
Scientists have been stumped for years over why the southern Amazon rainforest's rainy season begins two to three months earlier than they'd expect. But now an international team that includes researchers from NASA and Google has discovered the forest actually triggers its own rainy season, thanks to water vapor off plant leaves. Show More Summary