Showing posts with label NASA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NASA. Show all posts

Monday, April 19, 2021

Huge Asteroid the Size of a Cruise Liner to Make Close Approach to Earth This Week - Sputnik International

asteroid 2016 QE45


A huge asteroid the size of a cruise liner will whizz past the Earth this week. 

NASA said 2016 QE45 is estimated to be between 120 and 270 metres in width, which makes it almost as big as the Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner.

Monday, March 22, 2021

No threat to Earth as huge asteroid zooms past | Al Jazeera

Asteroid 2001 FO32


The largest asteroid to pass by Earth this year has made its closest approach, posing no threat of a cataclysmic collision but giving astronomers a rare chance to study a rock formed during the beginning of our solar system.

Saturday, March 06, 2021

NASA's Perseverance rover performs first drive on Mars - Global Times

Perseverance rover

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover performed its first drive on Mars on Thursday, covering 6.5 meters across the Martian landscape, said NASA on Friday.

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Source of Hazardous High-Energy Particles Located in Sun - Tasnim News Agency

can potentially disrupt satellites and electronic infrastructure

(Tasnim) – The source of potentially hazardous solar particles, released from the Sun at high speed during storms in its outer atmosphere, has been located for the first time by researchers at UCL and George Mason University.

Sunday, February 28, 2021

NASA deliberately created artificial glowing clouds in unusual weather control experiment — RT World News

NASA deliberately created artificial glowing clouds


 NASA recently unveiled a rather mesmerizing experiment, the Super Soaker mission, in which they fired a small rocket into the upper atmosphere which the agency then detonated to create artificial, glowing clouds… for science.

Monday, December 21, 2020

NASA warns of THREE asteroids headed towards Earth, as Japan prepares for next mission to nearby space rock — RT

NASA warns of THREE asteroids headed towards Earth

 As 2020 draws to a close and the number of existential threats to life on Earth appears to diminish at least slightly, NASA is warning about the close flybys of three asteroids over 40 meters in diameter.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Asteroid the Size of Big Ben Approaching Earth, Says NASA

Asteroid the Size of Big Ben Approaching Earth, Says NASA


At the end of the 20th century NASA launched the Near-Earth Object Programme, aimed at finding and tracking the movement of celestial objects whose orbits could bring them into close proximity to our planet. The space agency so far has found an estimated 25,000 NEOs to date.

Friday, June 08, 2018

NASA says its rover found organic substances on Mars

Curiosity rover
NASA’s Curiosity rover has found traces of organic substances on Mars, but their source is yet to be established, NASA experts said at a news conference broadcast live on the agency’s website.

Saturday, May 05, 2018

NASA launches Mars-bound spacecraft to study quakes

NASA launches Mars-bound spacecraft
NASA has launched its latest mission to Mars, with its first lander designed entirely for exploring the deep interior of the red planet having taken off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California this afternoon.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Takes Off From Cape Canaveral After Delay

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launches from Cape Canaveral Wednesday aboard one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets after getting hit with a 48-hour delay.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

NASA to test Israeli radiation protection vest on Orion mission

radiation protection vest
The US space agency NASA will launch an Israeli-produced radiation protection vest into space as part of its last test flight of Orion spacecraft before manned missions begin, Israel said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

SpaceX postpones launch of NASA's planet-hunter spacecraft

SpaceX has postponed the launch of NASA's new planet-hunting mission in order to verify the Falcon 9 rocket's navigation systems, the California-based company has said.

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Strange phenomenon under Africa threatens to flip Earth’s magnetic field

Earth’s magnetic field
Earth’s magnetic field is decaying at such a rapid rate that scientists think the poles may flip. New research shows the most significant weakening is happening under Africa, in an area called the ‘South Atlantic Anomaly.’

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Soyuz space capsule lands in Kazakhstan

Soyuz space capsule
The Soyuz MS-06 space capsule carrying three space travelers returning from the International Space Station (ISS) has landed in Kazakhstan 146 kilometers southeast of the city of Zhezkazgan, said a source in the Russian Mission Control Center located in the Moscow region.

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