This city student’s big dream is headed to the stars.
President Donald Trump signed legislation Tuesday adding human exploration of Mars to NASA's mission. The new law authorizes $19.5 billion in spending for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the budget year that began Oct. Show More Summary
ROBOTICS NASA's Origami Robots Can Squeeze Into Places Rovers Can't Mariella Moon | Engadget “Imagine a Martian rover that can send small robotic minions to crawl into crevices or climb steep slopes—everywhere a full-sized vehicle can't go to. That's the scenario a team from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory hopes to achieve by developing small origami-inspired […]
Found: one enormous rogue black hole. Also, news from NASA, SpaceX and the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. The post A rocket, a rover, and a moon: this week in space appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA's Juno spacecraft will make its fifth flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Monday, March 27, at 1:52 a.m. PDT (4:52 a.m. EDT, 8:52 UTC). At the time of closest approach (called perijove), Juno will be about 2,700 miles...
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NASA's Juno spacecraft will make its fifth flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Monday, March 27, at 1:52 a.m. PDT (4:52 a.m. EDT, 8:52 UTC).
While the 2017 NASA Authorization Act reaffirms commitments to the International Space Station and deep space missions, certain elements -- or the lack thereof -- have caused concern among some scientists, including space baron Elon Musk Continue reading ? The post Why you should take a closer look at this week’s NASA bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
From stripping NASA’s earth science division, to playing truck driver while the AHCA floundered, here’s everything Donald Trump did this week.
In our ongoing look at the sounds from space, here’s another angle: the same day as astronauts Thomas Pesquet (ESA) and NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough (France) were making an “Extravehicular activity” (EVA / “space walk”) outside the International Space Station, we have publicly available, openly licensed sound from that experience. Show More Summary
After pointing out the error, the teen was recruited by NASA to help them solve the issue
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The area of tropical low pressure designated System 91P appears to be organizing in NASA satellite imagery on March 24. Visible imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite revealed that the tropical low is consolidating and strengthening in the Coral Sea, South Pacific Ocean.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical cyclone Caleb formed on March 23 in the South Indian Ocean southwest of the Indonesian Island of Sumatra. The GPM core observatory satellite had a fairly good view of the newly formed tropical cyclone when it flew overhead and analyzed its rainfall and found the heaviest precipitation was affected by westerly winds.
President Trump signed the NASA Transition Authorization Act on Tuesday, a bipartisan bill that grants the agency about $19 billion and "...adds human exploration of Mars to NASA's mission," reports the Associated Press. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Much like the protagonists in the movie, “Hidden Figures” has unexpectedly proven itself as a standout among peers. At the U.S. box office, the story about black female mathematicians who worked for NASA and helped the U.S. win the “space...Show More Summary
For years, UFO hunters have waged an ongoing battle with NASA, the United States’ space agency. Armed with nothing more than an internet connection, anyone can spend hours on end, searching for unexplained objects that might fly through...Show More Summary
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) OSIRIS-REx did not discover any Earth-Trojan asteroids during a two-week search, but the spacecraft's cameras operated flawlessly and demonstrated they can image objects two magnitudes dimmer than originally expected.
During an almost two-week search, NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission team activated the spacecraft's MapCam imager and scanned part of the surrounding space for elusive Earth-Trojan asteroids—objects that scientists believe may exist in one of the stable regions that co-orbits the sun with Earth. Show More Summary
With enthusiasm for the Trump Administration waning, investors seem to be bracing for a storm. U.S. stock fund redemptions jumped to a 38-week high, according to data-tracking firm EPFR Global. Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona via Getty Images In the week ended March 22, investors took their money out of stock funds and put them in […]