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Astronomers Lined up Under an Asteroid’s Shadow to Measure its Size Precisely

Astronomers will go to great lengths for science. Recently, dozens of astronomers had the misfortune of traveling to one of…

10 months ago

NASA Has a New Method For Cooling Down Electronics Crammed Together in a Spacecraft

Engineers at NASA Goddard have completed flight tests on their revolutionary new cooling system, which has the potential to lead…

3 years ago

The Global Dust Storm that Ended Opportunity Helped Teach us how Mars Lost its Water

The enduring, and maybe endearing, mystery around Mars is what happened to its water? We can say with near-certainty now,…

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout: Oct 17, 2018 – Paul Geithner, Deputy Project Manager, JWST

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier )…

4 years ago

NASA Webb Telescope Resumes Rigorous Vibration Qualification Tests

Engineers have resumed a series of critical and rigorous vibration qualification tests on NASA’s mammoth James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)…

6 years ago

New Age in Weather Forecasting Begins with Spectacular 1st Images from NASA/NOAA GOES-16 Observatory

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - A new age has begun in the nations weather forecasting capabilities with the release today…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – October 7, 2016: James Webb: Standing on the Shoulders of Hubble

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Paul Geithner, Deputy Project Manager - Technical for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)…

6 years ago

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 8 2016!

This Saturday, October 8, 2016, is International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation,…

6 years ago

The Photon Sieve Could Revolutionize Optics

Scientists at NASA"s Goddard Space Flight Center are developing the photon sieve, a small, inexpensive device designed to study the…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Feb. 19, 2016: Rebecca Roth

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Rebecca Roth, Imaging Coordinator & Social Media Specialist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center;…

7 years ago