Today: SPACE, Astronomy News, Jan 13, 2018

Jan 13, 2018

SPACE, Astronomy News, Jan 13, 2018

On This Day In Space! Jan. 13, 1978: NASA Hires First Female ...

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7 hours ago - On January 13, 1978, NASA selected its eighth and most diverse class of astronauts yet, included the first female astronauts. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space video series here. ... where we peer back in our archives to find historic moments in spaceflight and astronomy. So enjoy a blast ...
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Jan 2, 2018 - On Jan. 1, 2018, viewers captured amazing photos of the New Year's Day full moon.
4 hours ago - A SpaceX Dragon capsule departs the International Space Station on Jan. 13, 2018 to return 4,100 lbs. (1,860 kilograms) of science gear to Earth and end a monthlong delivery mission. Credit: NASA TV. A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station and returned to Earth Saturday (Jan.
Jun 27, 2017 - A new video shows just how extensively NASA has explored Mars over the last two decades.

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Watch: NASA Video Shows You What the Universe Really Looks Like

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23 hours ago - It's the “best and most detailed multi-wavelength visualization yet of the Orion Nebula," according to Space Telescope Science Institute experts cited in the video. Experts at the annual American Astronomical Society meeting in Maryland on January 11 revealed that the nebula might contain two rogue ...

NASA 2018 To-Do List: Land on Mars, Bring Space Rock Home ...

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Jan 2, 2018 - Plenty of people like to spend the last few days of an old year planning what they'd like to accomplish in the new one. But typically, that list isn't quite as ambitious as the video to-do list NASA has released recounting its 2018 plans. The video details 18 launches, projects and goals that the agency wants to ...

Today's Tidbits: January 7, 2018 – SpacePolicyOnline.com

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6 days ago - Here are our tidbits for January 7, 2018: legendary astronaut John Young passes away; Zuma finally launches. Be sure to check our website for feature stories and follow us on Twitter (@SpcPlcyOnline) for more news and live tweeting of events. Legendary NASA Astronaut John Young Passes Away.

Nasa Have Discovered A Planet So Unusual, It Could Rewrite The ...

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23 hours ago - A team led by NASA has found evidence of an enigmatic planet whose properties are so peculiar and unusual, that it brings into question everything astronomers know about these types of planets. Planet WASP-18b is approximately 325 light years away from Earth and its mass is approximately 10 times ...

See How Earth's Moon Evolved in New NASA Videos - Space.com

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Mar 15, 2012 - Imagery from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter illustrates a new video on the evolution of the moon from its formation until today.
1 day ago - By telling you where in the sky it will occur, your astronomy app can help you plan to observe or photograph any eclipse. ... In this edition of Mobile Astronomy, we'll highlight the rare "Blue Blood Supermoon" total lunar eclipse and tell you how to use your favorite astronomy app ... Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech.

See the Bomb Cyclone Hit US East Coast in These NASA ... - Space.com

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Jan 4, 2018 - An intense "bomb cyclone" is battering the U.S. East Coasttoday (Jan. 4), with high winds and intense snowfall forecast for the mid-Atlantic and northeastern states. See the latest views from NASA and NOAA here.
Jan 1, 2018 - Credit: Fred Espenak/NASA. The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that comes at the very end of the month, on Jan. 31. It will be a total eclipse that involves the second full moon of the month, popularly referred to as a Blue Moon. Such a skywatching event hasn't happened for more than 150 years.

Weird Mars 'Tubes' Are Probably Crystals, Not Fossils - Space.com

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5 days ago - If you heard that NASA's Mars rover Curiosity just spotted signs of life on the Red Planet — well, don't get your hopes up.

Subdued Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks Today - Space.com

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Jan 3, 2018 - Astronomers think this weird object is actually an extinct comet, one that has lost its water ice and other volatile materials on its many trips around the sun. ... Editor's note: If you capture an amazing photo of video of the 2018 Quadrantid meteor shower and would like to share it with Space.com for a story or ...

NASA's Parker Solar Probe Mission to Touch the Sun ... - Space.com

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Jun 6, 2017 - NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission, which is scheduled to launch in July 2018, will come within 3.9 million miles (6.2 million kilometers) of the sun — seven times closer than any other spacecraft ever has. The specially shielded Parker Solar Probe will have to endure temperatures up to 2,500 degrees ...

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Geminid Meteor Shower: Dust From an Asteroid - Space.com

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Nov 29, 2017 - The Geminids are a meteor shower that happens every December. NASA says astronomers consider it one of the "best and most reliable" showers of the year, but the shower actually did not start occurring until very recently (in astronomical and human terms). First reports of the shower emerged in the ...

'Bomb Cyclone' Swirls Across US East Coast in Stunning ... - Space.com

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Jan 4, 2018 - Two other photos released by NASA and NOAA zoom in on the "bomb cyclone" as it progressed throughout the day. One jaw-dropping view is a so-called Geocolor image of Earth by GOES-East. It shows the United States in vibrant colors, with the swirl of the bomb cyclone churning along the East Coast.
Jan 3, 2018 - According to this January skywatching guide released by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope mission team, the 2018 Quadrantids could offer up to 40 ... at 4 p.m. EST (2100 GMT), according to EarthSky.org, which cited the Observer's Handbook 2018 published by the Royal Astronomical Society in Canada.
Jan 2, 2018 - Credit: NASA. Early this morning (Jan. 3), Earth and the sun had their closest encounter of the year. Earth's orbit around the sun is not perfectly circular, and today the planet reached perihelion, or its nearest point to the star in its yearly orbit. The close approach took place at 12:35 a.m. EDT (0535 GMT).

Zoom Through the Famous Orion Nebula with NASA's ... - Space.com

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1 day ago - Take a tour of one of the most famous star-forming gas clouds in the night sky, the Orion Nebula, with a new, 3D visualization released by NASA. In this short video, viewers slip through the colorful clouds, bright stars and detailed structures of the popular nebula. The visualization was created using real ...
May 7, 2014 - NASA is now live-streaming views of Earth from space captured by four commercial high-definition video cameras that were installed on the exterior of the International Space Station last month. The project, known as the High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment, aims to test how cameras perform ...

NASA Headquarters: Facts and Information - Space.com

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Nov 21, 2017 - NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., houses the higher-ups responsible for charting the space agency's course and implementing its vision.
19 hours ago - A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket will launch the new NROL-47 spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office at 5:11 p.m. EST (2:11 p.m. PST/2211 GMT) Friday (Jan. 12) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Watch it live here.

Indian Rocket Launches 31 Satellites Into Orbit - Space.com

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1 day ago - An Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle has launched 31 new satellites into orbit, making a successful comeback after an August launch failure.
Sep 10, 2016 - NASA's next-generation crew-carrying spacecraft remains on track to make a historic journey around the moon in 2018, agency officials say.

The newest American Girl doll — an astronaut on a mission to get girls ...

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Jan 1, 2018 - American Girl has also launched a Blast Off to Discovery program with Scholastic, NASA and Space Gamp to get third through fifth grade students engaged in exploring space, which includes Luciana-inspired STEM-based lesson plans and classroom activities, videos and a game that will be available on ...
Jan 4, 2018 - In this edition of Mobile Astronomy, we'll tell you how to find Mars throughout the year and indicate the best nights to look at the Red Planet through your binoculars or backyard telescope.
Dec 21, 2017 - Astronomers will soon get another look at the big, ghoulishly weird space rock that buzzed Earth on Halloween three years ago.

NASA Debunks Perseid Meteor Shower Rumor - Space.com

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Aug 9, 2017 - NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke debunks rumors going around about this year's Perseid meteor shower being the "brightest shower in recorded human history" and possibly ... This rumor is not true, according to NASA. ... Astronomers expect rates of about 150 meteors an hour, according to the statement.

Hurricane Maria: See the Latest Videos from Space - Space.com

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Sep 22, 2017 - Update Sept. 22: Hurricane Maria is currently a massive Category 5 storm as it heads toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellites have been capturing imagery of Maria since it first began to form in the Atlantic Ocean. International Space ...

NASA Satellites Watch Earth 'Breathe' in Awesome Time-Lapse Video

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Nov 16, 2017 - A time-lapse video of Earth seen from space reveals how vegetation on our planet has changed over the last two decades.

There Might Be A Universe Inside Every Black Hole | UNTOLD ...

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23 hours ago - Black holes form when a very massive star dies and its core collapses into a space so small that not even light can escape it. ... We can't calculate what happens in a black hole's singularity — the laws of physics literally break down — but we can calculate what happens on the boundary of an event horizon.

2018 to open with 'Wolf Moon' — RT World News - RT.com

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Dec 29, 2017 - Viewers can catch the first supermoon of 2018 on January 1st, which Nasa has subbed a 'wolf moon'. ... READ MORE: Two large meteors caught on camera in northwestern Russia (VIDEO). Supermoons take place when ... said Noah Petro, a research scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

Alien Life: NASA billion dollar 'TIME MACHINE' will soon launch to ...

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THE WORLD'S biggest telescope, NASA's James Webb, that could spot extra-terrestrial life will soon leave Houston to prepare for its launch in 2019, with engineers confident it will capture starlight and track astronomical targets. By Thomas Mackie. PUBLISHED: 01:44, Sat, Jan 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 02:07, Sat, Jan 13, ...

NASA discovers 7 Earth-like planets: Some cool facts you need to ...

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Talk about an Earth-shattering discovery. Scientists have spotted seven Earth-size planets around a nearby star, some or all of which could harbour water and possibly life. Here's a quick look. world Updated: Feb 26, 2017 11:02 IST. AP Cape Canaveral. This NASA photo shows Astronomer at the Space Telescope Science ...

Back to Saturn? NASA Eyes Possible Return Mission as ... - Space.com

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Sep 17, 2017 - NASA's just-ended Cassini mission revealed the Saturn system to be spectacularly and surprisingly diverse, with multiple moons that may be capable of ... Cassini project manager Earl Maize, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said during a news conference Wednesday (Sept.
Dec 11, 2017 - Since the asteroid's discovery on Oct. 11, 1983, by NASA's Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS), this pocket space rock — catalogued as 1983 TB — has gone around the sun nearly 24 times. It follows a 523-day ellipse that takes the object deep within Mercury's orbit during close approach to the sun and ...

Trump's NASA Budget Would Cancel These 4 Earth ... - Space.com

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Mar 18, 2017 - Four NASA Earth science missions will get axed if the Trump administration's 2018 federal budget request makes its way into law. On the chopping block are the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) satellite; the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) experiment; the Climate Absolute ...

NASA to Reveal New Discoveries About Oceans Beyond ... - Space.com

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Apr 10, 2017 - NASA will unveil new discoveries this week that involve alien oceans in our solar system, space agency officials announced today (April 10). ... (SwRI) in San Antonio;; Chris Glein, Cassini INMS team associate at SwRI;; William Sparks, astronomer with the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore.
Nov 2, 2017 - It's been 45 years since a crewed spacecraft journeyed toward the moon with a "trans-lunar injection," but NASA plans to make that happen again in just a few years. The agency recently released a video showing the profile for the first uncrewed test of its new moon mission profile, called Exploration ...
Sep 14, 2005 - WASHINGTON – NASA briefed senior White House officials Wednesday on its plan to spend $100 billion and the next 12 years building the spacecraft ... plan to key Congressional committees on Friday and to the broader public through a news conference on Monday, Washington sources tell SPACE.com.

Watch: Giant Green New Year's Eve Meteor Shoots Over UK

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Jan 1, 2018 - Skywatchers in the United Kingdom saw more than fireworks last night. A bright green flash soared overhead, looking to some like a UFO. However, according to the International Meteor Organization (IMO), the sight was actually a meteor. More than 400 people documented the event to the IMO, some with ...
SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to return with key NASA cargo. The spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on December 15, carrying about 4,800 pounds of supplies and scientific cargo. Jan 13, 2018, 13:11 PM IST ...

PressTV-Fly through Orion Nebula via NASA 3-D virtual tour

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A NASA-made 3-D virtual tour of the Orion Nebula shows you what you may see in a nearby stellar nursery. ... Sat Jan 13, 2018 06:30PM ... By coalescing the visible and infrared capabilities of the NASA/ESA Hubble and NASA Spitzer space telescopes, astronomers and visualization experts from NASA's Universe of ...

This Is Big: Ingredients For Life Discovered In Meteorites That Fell To ...

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3 days ago - Two wayward space rocks, which separately crashed to Earth in 1998 after circulating in our solar system's asteroid belt for billions of years, share ... Chan said the two meteorites that yielded the 2-millimeter-sized salt crystals were carefully preserved at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Texas, and the tiny ...

World's Largest Space Telescope Is Complete, Expected to Launch in ...

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Nov 2, 2016 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden hosted a news conference to announce the milestone this morning at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, ... "We've done two decades of innovation and hard work, and this is the result — we're opening up a whole new territory of astronomy." [How ...

'Planet Nine' Is Still Just a Theory, NASA Cautions (Video) - Space.com

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Jan 27, 2016 - The news that a planet about 10 times more massive than Earth may orbit the sun somewhere beyond Neptune has stirred up incredible excitement among scientists and the general public. But hold the phone — no planet has been discovered yet. In a video released by NASA, Jim Green, NASA's director ...

NASA to Unveil New Exoplanet Discovery Tomorrow - Space.com

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Feb 21, 2017 - The news conference will feature five speakers: Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA headquarters; Michaël Gillon, astronomer at the University of Liège in Belgium; Sean Carey, manager of NASA's Spitzer Science Center at Caltech/IPAC in Pasadena; ...

Triton: Neptune's Odd Moon - Space.com

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Jun 30, 2016 - Discovered in 1846 by British astronomer William Lassell – just weeks after Neptune itself was found – the moon showed some strange characteristics as astronomers learned more about it. To NASA's knowledge, Triton is the only moon in the solar system that orbits in a direction opposite to the rotation of ...
Apr 27, 2016 - In November 2015, SpaceX released a video showing its Dragon V2 capsule — the crewed version of the spacecraft — during a hover test, meant to demonstrate how the capsule would gently lower itself down onto the surface of a distant world. Last year, a group of NASA scientists explored the possibility ...

In Videos: Gravitational Wave Detection from Neutron ... - Space.com

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Oct 17, 2017 - In Videos: Gravitational Wave Detection from Neutron-Star Crash. By Steve Spaleta ... Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/ Dana Berry. Update Oct. ... years away. Chad Hanna, assistant professor of physics and of astronomy & astrophysics and Freed Early Career Professor at Penn State explains: ...

Asteroid escapes NASA's notice as it skims past Earth — RT World News

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Dec 9, 2017 - An asteroid that came frighteningly close to the Earth remained undetected until it was already on its way back out to space. ... Classed as “potentially hazardous” by both the space agency and the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center, the forthcoming asteroid, known as '3200 Phaethon', ...

MU69: NASA New Horizon's Furthest Ever Destination Could be ...

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Dec 14, 2017 - The next stop for NASA's New Horizons probe, a spacecraft on a mission to explore areas of space not yet seen by astronomers, may be hiding a mysterious mini “moonlet.” Strange signals ... Earlier this year, NASA released a video of Pluto's surface captured by the New Horizons flyby. The “centerpiece” of ...

BRERAKING: Large Amounts Of Water Found On Mars, And It's ...

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22 hours ago - NASA/Team Space Exploration Architecture and Clouds Architecture Office. This is also the result of sublimation, as the ice turns directly into gas in the low-pressure Martian environment. Future human exploration missions could make use of water ice on Mars, using it as a consumable resource or even as ...
I have mentioned in other posts how the Vatican Observatory is building an on-line resource of books, articles, and videos related to the subjects of Faith and ..... It is also whetting astronomers' appetites for what they will see with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, which will show much finer details of the deeper, ...

NASA to Reveal Finalists for Next Robotic Solar System ... - Space.com

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Dec 20, 2017 - NASA will unveil the finalists for its next robotic mission to explore the solar system today (Dec. 20) and you can follow it live online.
Feb 19, 2017 - CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has launched the first private rocket from the same historic site that saw some of NASA's greatest space missions, then landed a booster nearby in a resounding success. The California-based company's Falcon 9 rocket launched a robotic Dragon cargo capsule toward ...
Mar 11, 2017 - Actor Ryan Gosling (left) will portray astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, in Universal Studios' "First Man" to be directed by Damien Chazelle. Credit: Blair Raughley/Lionsgate / NASA via collectSPACE.com. "First Man," the upcoming biographical film on the life of Neil Armstrong, has ...
Jun 7, 2017 - It is the ultimate orientation film: NASA astronauts on Earth and in space have recorded a fun video to welcome the incoming 2017 astronaut class. The space agency will unveil the new class on Wednesday (June 7). "Welcome to the 2017 ASCAN [astronaut candidate] class! We are really looking forward ...
Dec 14, 2017 - The Kilopower project, depicted in a new video from NASA,aims to produce a nuclear generator with greater efficiency and higher output than those currently in use. Nuclear power has a long and successful history of use in space exploration. It powered the Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft that explored the ...
Oct 10, 2017 - Members of the public can send their names to Mars aboard NASA's InSight lander, which will launch next year.
Nov 22, 2017 - With "Star Trek: Discovery" on the horizon, now is a great time to catch up on "Star Trek" lore. Test your knowledge with this quiz.

Orion: Spacecraft to Take Astronauts Beyond Earth Orbit - Space.com

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Dec 9, 2014 - The Orion Multipurpose Crew Vehicle is NASA's planned spacecraft to take astronauts into space beyond Earth orbit. The agency plans to run the first test flight of the spacecraft in December 2014, with crewed missions possibly following in the early 2020s.

Complete Coverage: The 221st American Astronomical ... - Space.com

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Jan 22, 2013 - SPACE.com's complete coverage of the Long Beach AAS meeting appears below, latest news first, including post-conference stories: Big News: Discovery! Most Earth-Like Alien Planet Possibly Found A possible alien planet discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope is the most Earth-like world yet ...

RIP Cassini: NASA's $3.9bn space probe burns up entering Saturn ...

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Sep 15, 2017 - The intrepid space probe began its mission 20 years ago when it first blasted off from its home world to study the mysterious planet. ... RIP Cassini: NASA's $3.9bn space probe burns up entering Saturn (VIDEO) ... “The region between the rings and Saturn is 'the big empty,' apparently," NASA said. Though ...

NASA's Alien-Planet Hunter Spacecraft Gets a New Look ... - Space.com

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May 2, 2017 - The spacecraft detected small changes in the planet's brightness, according to this new video from NASA. Scientists compared the Kepler data showing brightness fluctuations of less than 1 percent with direct observations of Neptune, and determined that the variations were caused, in part, by clouds on ...

Want to Protect Earth from Aliens? NASA Is Hiring - Space.com

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Aug 2, 2017 - If you've always dreamed of helping keep Earth safe from alien invaders, your ship may have just come in. NASA is looking to hire a planetary protection officer, a person who will lead the agency's efforts to keep its spacecraft and astronauts from contaminating worlds with life-forms that don't belong there.
Nov 14, 2016 - To help explain the science behind supermoons, and what makes the November supermoon particularly special, Space.com spoke with NASA's Noah ... Editor's note: If you snap an awesome photo of the moon that you'd like to share with Space.com and our news partners for a potential story or gallery, ...

For NASA, a Somber Week of Space Disaster Anniversaries

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Jan 28, 2013 - NASA will honor the astronauts killed in the Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia space disasters with a public memorial service this week. This year marks the 10th ... Today, the nonprofit StoryCorps released a video to honor the memory of Ronald McNair, the second African-American in space. The video ...
Jan 6, 2017 - NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough performs a spacewalk outside the International Space Station during the STS-126 space shuttle mission in 2008. Credit: NASA. NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson are venturing outside the International Space Station today (Jan. 6) to upgrade the ...

'Land' on Pluto's Icy Plains in This Amazing New NASA Video

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Jul 15, 2016 - A new video takes viewers on a ride nearly down to the dwarf planet's surface, stopping just above the rippled "shoreline" of the vast nitrogen-ice plain known as Sputnik Planum. But this is no computer-generated experience. The video is composed of more than 100 photos captured over the course of six ...

Supermoon 2017 Livestream: How and When to Watch It on Sunday ...

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Dec 3, 2017 - A couple of different livestream options are available, including a free webcast from Slooh, an astronomy broadcasting service. You can .... Across the sea, in Barcelona, another livestream—recorded by Ruptly TV, an international video news agency—showed the supermoon rising over the Spanish city.

Amazing time-lapse of Earth rotation & more stunning space videos ...

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Nov 9, 2014 - Imagine that you don't have to go to space to actually see the Earth rotate, does that seem crazy? ... This video is an edit of the timelapse footage made using a Very Large Telescope of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), which allows astronomers to see details up to 25 times finer than with ...

First supermoon of 2018 falls on New Year's Day | 13wmaz.com

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Jan 1, 2018 - The first full moon of the year is a supermoon, according to NASA. A supermoon appears bigger and brighter than a full moon. According to NASA, what we call a supermoon is what astronomers would call a perigean full moon: a full moon occurring near or at the time when the moon is at its closest point in ...

What was the mysterious glowing object witnessed in skies above SL ...

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Oct 19, 2017 - Chadana Jayaratne -the Director of the Astronomy and Space Unit at the University of Colombo- noted that the object was most probably a fireball type meteor. “An asteroid is a rock that ... News 1st then contacted the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), USA. NASA said “while a small ...

Wild 360-Degree Video Lets You See the Milky Way As a ... - Space.com

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1 day ago - NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Ever wish you could see the galaxy from the perspective of a black hole? A new 360-degree simulation that uses data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory is helping astronomers better understand more than 22 stellar giants found at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

NASA Delays Launch of $8.8 Billion James Webb Space Telescope to ...

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Sep 28, 2017 - The successor to NASA's famed Hubble Space Telescope won't get off the ground next year after all. NASA has pushed the planned launch of the $8.8 billion James Webb Space Telescope from October 2018 to the spring of 2019, citing spacecraft-integration issues. "The change in launch timing is not ...

Roscosmos: Facts & Information About Russia's Space Agency

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May 17, 2016 - It began with the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project of 1975 and continued with a series of NASA astronauts visiting Mir. After the Soviet Union broke apart in 1991, funds reportedly ran thin for the space program. A year later, Roscosmos was formed to coordinate space activities for Russia. Officials elected to focus ...
5 days ago - We love this NASA Moon Phases Calendar because it tells you what phase the moon will be in on a particular date, as well as what time of day you can see ... Following the moon's changing position in the sky from night to night, and month to month, can be a fun, easy and often surprising astronomical ...
Aug 23, 2017 - [In Photos: Record-Breaking NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson]. In an exclusive video interview with Makers, Whitson explains that she wanted to be an airline pilot and an astronaut when she was growing up, but that people around her often discouraged her from pursuing that dream because she was a girl.
Aug 31, 2017 - Many NASA space missions got a good look at the long-awaited Great American Solar Eclipse, as a new video shows.
May 12, 2017 - Robert Lightfoot, NASA's acting administrator, said during a news conference today that, based on the results of this internal evaluation, a crewed flight would be "technically feasible," but the agency will proceed with its initial plan to make the rocket's first flight uncrewed. [Space Launch System: NASA's ...
Dec 21, 2016 - JPL is the space agency's go-to center for the robotic exploration of worlds beyond Earth.

Ireland to have a look in as total solar eclipse sweeps across US

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Aug 18, 2017 - The astronomical event could cause a huge loss in solar energy production. Video: Reuters/ NASA ... Astronomy Ireland, which has advice on safe eclipse viewing, is hosting viewing events ar Rosemount Business Park in Dublin and Kingsmeadow, Old Cork Road, Waterford between 7.30pm and 8.30pm ...

Earth at night: NASA releases stunning images of planet under - RT.com

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Apr 13, 2017 - NASA has released incredible new satellite images of Earth at night, lit by billions of lights from human activity. The images are ... Suite (VIIRS). The instrument captures visible and infrared light, allowing researchers to glimpse the Earth as it looks to astronauts peering out of the International Space Station.
Jan 3, 2018 - See a stunning color image of Earth and the moon as seen from NASA's asteroid-bound spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx.

SpaceX Launches Secret Zuma Mission for US ... - Space.com

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6 days ago - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the secret Zuma spacecraft for the U.S. government launches Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Jan. 7, 2018 in this still from a SpaceX video. Credit: SpaceX. SpaceX now has 21 successful first-stage touchdowns under its belt, ...
Oct 12, 2016 - President Barack Obama announced Tuesday (Oct. 11) that NASA will send astronauts to Mars before the end of the 2030s, reaffirming a directive he gave the space agency back in 2010. But there's no guarantee that NASA will get there first; several other organizations also have the Red Planet in their ...
Jan 24, 2017 - Today (Jan. 24), NASA TV will provide live coverage of Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan's funeral service at 3:30 p.m. EST (2030 GMT) from St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston.
Dec 30, 2017 - Each year since 2004, Space.com has provided a listing of full moon names that date back to a few centuries ago, when Native Americans occupied the ... The timing of the full moon is related to the Metonic Cycle, which is named for the Greek astronomer Meton, who discovered this phenomenon around ...

Google crunches data to help NASA find two new planets

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Dec 16, 2017 - The data came from the Kepler telescope which NASA launched into space in 2009 as part of a planet-finding mission. Astronomers had never before observed an eight-planet network beside the solar system that includes Earth, researchers said. Alphabet Inc's Google and NASA said on December 14 that ...

Mystery Signals from Deep Space May Have ... - | Sci-Tech Universe

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17 hours ago - However, the astronomers also suggested the bursts could be a 'high-powered signal from an advanced civilization'. “Although it's extremely unlikely that pulses we have detected from FRB 121102 were transmitted by extraterrestrials, we would like to test various extraterrestrial hypotheses for the FRB type ...

'Potential hazard' asteroid Phaethon bigger than first estimated - RT.com

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Dec 28, 2017 - An asteroid listed as a potential hazard to Earth is about one kilometer larger than first thought, according to astronomers. ... NASA's OSIRIS-REx craft will explore in 2018. READ MORE: Return of the space skull: 'Halloween asteroid' to fly past Earth in 2018 (VIDEO). “These new observations of Phaethon ...

NASA finds another solar system with eight planets, just like ours - ANI

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Dec 15, 2017 - The star and its solar system were already known about, having been detected by the Kepler space telescope. ... to be about 30 per cent larger than Earth, is 'not a place you'd like to visit,' explains Andrew Vanderburg, astronomer and NASA Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Texas, Austin.

Top 8 Must-See Sky Events for 2018 - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

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Jan 2, 2018 - Get ready to see amazing eclipses, a comet encounter, planetary pairings, and more celestial wonders. The year ahead offers many heavenly delights for sky-watchers, including a pair of lunar eclipses and a comet with potentially surprising brightness. Alexander Language School Franchise Alexander Language Schools
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