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NASA Discovery Reveals Saturn’s Moon Titan Drifting Away 100 Times Faster Than Previous Estimate

NASA Discovery Reveals Saturn’s Moon Titan Drifting Away 100 Times Faster Than Previous Estimate

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON   NASA’s Cassini probe crashed into the surface of the solar system’s second-largest planet, Saturn, in 2017, yet its incredible mission is still revealing new information. Findings from Cassini’s data, published in the journal Nature Astronomy, revealed “that Titan rapidly migrates away from Saturn on a timescale of roughly 10 billion years, corresponding to […]

NASA, SpaceX Launch American Astronauts Into Space, First Time Since 2011

NASA, SpaceX Launch American Astronauts Into Space, First Time Since 2011

BY TOM OZIMEK   NASA and SpaceX have completed a historic launch of the Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center, marking the first time a private company has ever sent people into orbit and the first time in nearly a decade that a space-bound aircraft has taken off from U.S. soil. The rocket lifted off on schedule at 3:22 p.m. […]

NASA Scrubs SpaceX Launch Due to Weather

NASA Scrubs SpaceX Launch Due to Weather

BY TOM OZIMEK NASA has scrubbed what would have been a historic launch of a SpaceX rocket from Kennedy Space Center due to unfavorable weather conditions. In an announcement some 15 minutes before its scheduled liftoff at 4:33 p.m., the space agency said the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket was off. “We are not going to launch today,” NASA said in […]

NASA Develops Ventilator, Helmet for COVID-19 Patients

NASA Develops Ventilator, Helmet for COVID-19 Patients

BY ZACHARY STIEBER NASA developed a new ventilator and a helmet for patients suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, a novel coronavirus that emerged from mainland China last year. Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California designed the high-pressure ventilator, which is tailored specifically to treat patients with the new […]

NASA Satellite Images Show Significant Decline In China Air Pollution Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

NASA Satellite Images Show Significant Decline In China Air Pollution Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

  BY KATABELLA ROBERTS Satellite images published by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) show a dramatic drop in levels of air pollution over China following the outbreak of the new coronavirus, which forced the shutdown of industry and transport. Images taken by pollution monitoring satellites compare air quality between Jan. 1 and Jan. 20 with air quality between Feb. 10 and Feb. […]

The Libertarian Enterprise | The United States Space Force

The Libertarian Enterprise | The United States Space Force

  By L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise Many thoughtful observers believe that the most significant thing that Donald Trump has accomplished so far is his appointment of dozens of federal judges who share his philosophy of governance and I, amateur historian that I am, am inclined to agree with them — with one exception, […]

NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission

NASA Science, Cargo Heads to Space Station on Northrop Grumman Mission

On the 19th anniversary of the arrival of the first crew to live aboard the International Space Station, a Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the orbiting outpost with almost 8,200 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 9:59 a.m. EDT Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The […]

NASA Spacecraft Launches on Mission to Explore Frontier of Space

NASA Spacecraft Launches on Mission to Explore Frontier of Space

After successfully launching Thursday night, NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft is in orbit for a first-of-its-kind mission to study a region of space where changes can disrupt communications and satellite orbits, and even increase radiation risks to astronauts. A Northrop Grumman Stargazer L-1011 aircraft took off at 8:31 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air […]

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 17, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman’s 12th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station. Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live online at: http://www.nasa.gov/live Northrop Grumman is targeting Saturday, Nov. 2, at 9:59 […]

Ocean-Monitoring Satellite Mission Ends After 11 Successful Years

Ocean-Monitoring Satellite Mission Ends After 11 Successful Years

The Jason-2/Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM), the third in a U.S.-European series of satellite missions designed to measure sea surface height, successfully ended its science mission on Oct. 1. NASA and its mission partners made the decision to end the mission after detecting deterioration in the spacecraft’s power system. Jason-2/OSTM contributed to a long-term record […]

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