The Trump administration is sending mixed signals about its intentions for space. President Donald Trump’s budget would slash NASA funding dramatically. But last month he revived the long-dormant National Space … Click to Continue »
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher wanted a definitive answer during a hearing on “Planetary Flagship Missions: Mars Rover 2020 and Europa Clipper."
A Republican congressman from California on Tuesday asked members of a NASA panel if there had been ancient civilizations on Mars. Related: Bill Nye on how, when, where and why to watch the total solar eclipse Addressing a NASA scientist testifying before the House Committee on Science, Space and...
Your report on NASA's next large space telescope, the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), misleadingly implies that NASA's dark-energy probe faces a cost crisis (Nature546, 195;10.1038/546195a2017). NASA has not yet completed the work of estimating the costs of
(NASA/Johnson Space Center) After 45 days in NASA's Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA), the four-man crew can hardly hold their eyes open. This mission was the first of its kind to last 45 days, as well as incorporate sleep reduction for research purposes.
U.S. Representative Dana Rohrabacher questioned space experts about life on the planet.
Tropical Storm Don didn't live long before it weakened to a remnant low pressure area in the North Atlantic Ocean. Before it weakened NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of the storm on its approach to the Windward Islands. Show More Summary
“You have indicated that Mars was totally different thousands of years ago. Is it possible that there was a civilization on Mars thousands of years ago?” With that question to a panel of NASA experts testifying before his committee about the Mars Rover 2020 and Europa Clipper projects, US Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-California), vice chairman... Read more »
The unusual question came during a hearing on upcoming NASA missions.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Storm Don didn't live long before it weakened to a remnant low pressure area in the North Atlantic Ocean.
NASA Terra satellite provided a clear view of Tropical Storm Greg, located off the southwestern coast of Mexico. Greg is one of three tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and is the closest to land.
(American Chemical Society) The way we sleep started to change in 1992 with the commercial release of memory foam -- a product originally developed at NASA. A decade later, the product became more accessible when the first compressed mattress sold in a box debuted. Show More Summary
(NASA/Johnson Space Center) A growing number of commercial partners use the International Space Station National Lab. With that growth, we will see more discoveries in fundamental and applied research that could improve life on the ground.
"As soon as you don’t have any competition, the sense of urgency goes away."
When astronauts return to Earth from destinations beyond the moon in NASA's Orion spacecraft and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, they'll still need to safely get out of the spacecraft and back on dry land. Using the waters off the coast of Galveston, Texas, a NASA and Department of Defense team tested Orion exit procedures in a variety of scenarios on July 10-14, 2017.
The House of Representatives proposed $2.1 billion for NASA's planetary science budget, which would be an all-time high. Part of the increase would be used to start work on a new reconnaissance and communications orbiter.
"I would say that is extremely unlikely," the scientist said.
Photo. NASA We just realised it's the 20th anniversary of Smash Mouth's "Walkin' on the Sun," a song about not being a normie or giving into ephemeral fads like soul patches. Smash Mouth never did that. "Walkin' on the Sun" is also the title of the official Smash Mouth biography, which is very good according to the 10 reviews it got on Amazon. More »
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