NASA Uses Powerful Supercomputers and AI to Map Earth’s Trees, Discovers Billions of Trees in West African Drylands

Scientists from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and international collaborators demonstrated a new method for mapping the location and size of trees growing outside of forests, discovering billions of trees in arid and semi-arid regions and laying the groundwork for more accurate global measurement of carbon storage on land. Using powerful supercomputers […]

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Flying Astronauts to Space Is Never Routine – The Atlantic

SpaceX’s first attempt to fly astronauts to space and back was, from start to finish, a success. The launch into orbit—seamless. The spacecraft’s arrival at the International Space Station—smoothly done. On return, the capsule, buffeted by billowy parachutes, coasted through the sky, toward the waters off the coast of Florida—a vision of a new era […]

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5 ways SpaceX is changing Crew Dragon flight for next NASA astronauts – Business Insider

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship and Falcon 9 rocket at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 24, 2020. Credit Ben Cooper/SpaceX https://www.businessinsider.com/spacex-upgraded-crew-dragon-spaceship-for-next-nasa-astronaut-mission-2020-9?amp#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp_tf=From%20%251%24s

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SpaceX will launch four Astronauts aboard Crew Dragon to the Space Sta

SpaceX performed its first crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on May 30th. The Demo-2 mission launched NASA Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft, atop a Falcon 9 rocket, from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. The astronaut duo arrived at the station on May 31st. They have been performing […]

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NASA ASTRONAUTS PICTURES

Space Station Cameras Capture Startling Images Seen here is the Aurora Borealis – AKA The Northern Lights – in all it’s green glowing glory. The gorgeous view perfectly complements the images that have been taken for ages from the ground. For all you Simpsons fans out there, unfortunately there’s no evidence that the ISS astronauts were eating […]

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