The glow built into “amazing spikes higher than our orbit.” The sun has been acting out recently, sending out impressive burps of solar material that have reached Earth and triggered eye-popping aurora action. The glimmering waves of colorful lights aren’t just for those of us on the planet’s surface. The crew of the International Space […]Read More Photo of the week
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 […]Read More NASA Uses Powerful Supercomputers and AI to Map Earth’s Trees, Discovers Billions of Trees in West African Drylands
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 […]Read More Flying Astronauts to Space Is Never Routine – The Atlantic
The ISS is home to international collaborative science. It shouldn’t also host a military ceremony… More about this article in the link below… https://slate.com/technology/2020/11/iss-space-force-no-thank-you.htmlRead More Keep the Space Force off the International Space Station.
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&_tf=From%20%251%24sRead More 5 ways SpaceX is changing Crew Dragon flight for next NASA astronauts – Business Insider
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 […]Read More SpaceX will launch four Astronauts aboard Crew Dragon to the Space Sta
These breathtaking photos are captured by astronauts using high-powered cameras mounted both internally and externally on the station’s modules. This equipment has produced some truly remarkable photos that highlight the planet’s natural wonders…Read More Startling Space Station Images That Reveal Secrets of the Earth