Category Archives: Space

15Jun/17

NASA data predicts a rainier future than expected

A new study prepared by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the amount of rain in tropical regions may increase in the future due to global warming.
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17May/17

Mysterious flashes of light spotted on Earth by NASA camera finally explained

ASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera onboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR, is about a million miles from Earth, and it has been capturing strange light bursts reflecting off the planet’s surface that appear over both land and water, according to a NASA press release.
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07May/17

Unmanned U.S. Air Force space plane lands after secret, 2-year mission

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (MAY 07, 2017) (DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – The U.S. military’s experimental X-37B space plane landed on Sunday (May 7) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a classified mission that lasted nearly two years, the Air Force said.
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01May/17

SpaceX launches rocket with classified U.S. spy satellite

SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. Continue reading

14Apr/17

Saturn’s ocean-bearing moon could support life: NASA

NASA believes it has discovered oceans on Saturn’s moon Enceladus that could potentially support life. Continue reading

31Mar/17

SpaceX launches first recycled rocket

SpaceX Falcon 9 blasted off from Florida on Thursday in the first successful launch of a recycled rocket, a feat that may open an era of cheaper space travel. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

30Mar/17

NASA Mars satellite moves to avoid hitting planet’s moon

NASA satellite orbiting Mars fires its engine to avoid collision with one of the planet’s two small moons.
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21Mar/17

World’s first space-exposed mango cells survive

China Central Television (CCTV) – The mango embryos that spent 33 days orbiting the Earth on the China’s Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft have survived and grew brand new cells at a lab in south China’s Hainan Province.
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03Mar/17

Download NASA Software for Free!

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Continue reading

10Feb/17

Moon much older than previously thought

A UCLA-led research team reports that the moon is at least 40 to 140 million years older than previously thought.

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