Tag Archives: Planetary science

22Jun/20

Astronauts, Experts, and Space Agencies Discuss Asteroids, Opportunities, and Risks on Asteroid Day, 30 June

The Asteroid Foundation returns with Asteroid Day LIVE Digital from Luxembourg. This year, the event is a fully digital celebration of asteroid science and exploration. Panel discussions and one-on-one interviews with astronauts and world experts will be broadcast on 30 June 2020. Read more

26Jul/17

NASA astronaut captures aurora space spectacle

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer has shared stunning time-lapse images of the aurora borealis he captured from the International Space Station on June 26 and shared on Sunday. Continue reading

08May/17

Global warming could unleash ancient viruses in permafrost

Scientists warn that climate change is melting permafrost soils which may lead to the release of ancient viruses and bacterium. 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

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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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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15Nov/16

The super moon rising over New York City

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From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers admired the supermoon – the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades – as it made its way across the skies.
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