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NASA Releases Spellbinding Images Of Earth At Night

New night-time images of Earth are more than just eye-candy. They can be a vital tool for scientists and governments.

3 years ago

Astronauts Capture Great Views of Mount Etna Eruption

Mount Etna is Europe's most active volcano, and it's been spouting off since late February 2017. It spewed lava and…

3 years ago

CYGNSS Constellation of Hurricane Monitoring MicroSats Set for Dec. 12 Launch – Watch Live

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - An exciting new chapter in hurricane monitoring and forecasting intensity prediction is due to open…

3 years ago

Sentinel-1 Satellites Confirm San Francisco’s Millenium Tower Is Sinking

Radar mapping of San Francisco's Bay Area has verified the slow sinking of a luxury skyscraper.

3 years ago

‘Global Warming Hiatus’ Not Good News For Planet Earth

The slowdown in the rise of the global mean surface temperature between 1998 and 2013 wasn't a slowdown at all.…

3 years ago

North Korea Aims To Place Its Flag On The Moon

In a recent announcement, North Korea announced that it plans to launch more satellites in the coming years, and even…

3 years ago

The Moon Is A Real Attention Junkie

The EPIC camera on-board NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) has captured images of the Moon passing in front of…

4 years ago

NASA Jason-3 Sea Level Rise Reconnaissance Satellite Successfully Blasts off on SpaceX Falcon 9; Hard Landing on Barge

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched the NASA/NOAA/European Jason-3 sea level rise reconnaissance satellite a short while ago today,…

4 years ago

SpaceX Trying Ambitious 2nd Rocket Recovery Landing in 4 Weeks

SpaceX is on course to move ahead with an ambitious spaceflight agenda, trying a 2nd rocket recovery landing of their…

4 years ago

Gorgeous Views of Earth from Space Ring in New Year 2016 From the Space Station and Beyond

Happy New Year 2016 from the International Space Station and Beyond! Behold Earth ! Courtesy of our Human and Robotic…

4 years ago