Post by: Evan Gough
Astrophotos, NASA, sun
15 Jul , 2016 by Evan Gough
Images from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory have spotted a growing dark region called a coronal hole, which is the cause of high-speed solar winds that can disrupt satellite communications.
Earth, Earth Observation, Moon
13 Jul , 2016 by Evan Gough
The EPIC camera on-board NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) has captured images of the Moon passing in front of the Earth as the Earth rotates behind it.
Aeronautics, esa, Space Flight
12 Jul , 2016 by Evan Gough
The SABRE (Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine) being developed for the European Space Agency could be ready for test firing in four years.
Astronomy, Dwarf Planets, Solar System
11 Jul , 2016 by Evan Gough
A dwarf planet has been discovered beyond Neptune. It’s about 700 km in size, and its orbit takes it 120 times further from the Sun than the Earth is.
Juno Mission, Jupiter, NASA, News
30 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
Sonny Giroux, Program Manager for NASA’s Deep Space Network, explains how Juno uses the Network to communicate, and some of the unique challenges Juno poses.
Asteroids, JAXA, News, Solar System
27 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
Asteroid Itokawa had a sometimes violent 4.5 billion year history, according to samples returned by Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa.
Curiosity, Mars, Mars Science Laboratory, News
24 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
Orbital images of Mars can provide useful information on the changing nature of the Martian surface. And eye candy too!
Boeing, Commercial Space, NASA, News
23 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
According to Boeing, the first test launch of its Starliner crew capsule will take place in February 2018, a four month delay from its original date of October 2017.
Commercial Space, Falcon 9, News, SpaceX
22 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
Port Canaveral is considering a hefty raise to the fees it charges SpaceX for handling recovered boosters.
Earth, News, Science, sun
21 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A transient third Van Allen belt was first observed in 2013, and new research explains how it was formed.
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