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

Sunday, January 09, 2022

James Webb Telescope fully deployed in space | Al Jazeera

James Webb Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope has completed its two-week-long deployment phase, unfolding its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror panel as it readies to study every phase of cosmic history.

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

Asteroid the size of two Empire State Buildings approaching Earth — RT World News

asteroid (7482) 1994 PC1

A massive asteroid from NASA’s ‘potentially hazardous’ list that is two and a half times the height of New York’s Empire State Building is set to pass Earth later this month.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

NASA to monitor debris caused by Russia’s alleged anti-satellite missile test - TASS

NASA to monitor debris caused by Russia’s alleged anti-satellite missile test

Russia’s alleged test of an anti-satellite missile has endangered the International Space Station (ISS) and the crew on board of the orbital outpost, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said in a statement.

Thursday, November 04, 2021

NASA To Crash Spacecraft Into Asteroid In Test Of Ability To Protect Earth - UrduPoint

A spacecraft that will be deliberately slammed into an asteroid in the fall of 2022 will mark the first test of a technology that promises to one day protect Earth from a catastrophic collision, NASA said on Thursday.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Huge Asteroid to Fly Through Earth's Orbit - Sputnik International

2008 GO20

The approaching asteroid is approximately 220 meters in diameter and is expected to travel past our planet at a speed of about 8 kilometres per second.

Monday, July 12, 2021

Earth's Atmosphere Retaining Heat Faster Than It Did 15 Years Ago - Tasnim News Agency

Earth's Atmosphere Retaining Heat Faster Than It Did 15 Years Ago

(Tasnim) – These days it seems you can't walk through a bookstore without bumping into a book or magazine pointing out the negative consequences of climate change. Everything from the hottest years on record to ruining astronomy can be tied to climate change.

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Two US Missions to Venus to Study How Earth-Like Planet Became Uninhabitable Inferno, NASA Says - Sputnik International

(Sputnik) - Two US missions to the planet Venus - possibly the first habitable planet in our solar system - will study how it became a chemical hothouse incapable of supporting carbon-based life, NASA said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

NASA spacecraft starts trip back after collecting asteroid samples - The Jerusalem post | EL ETOS UT

A NASA spacecraft, which scientists believe has collected samples from an asteroid, began its two-year journey back to Earth on Monday.

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.

EL News