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Astronaut to return home after 11 months in space

Added: 29.01.2020 0:56 | 9 views | 0 comments

After nearly 11 months onboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Christina Koch can't wait to dig into some salsa and chips, and swim and surf in the Gulf of Mexico. She holds the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman. (Jan. 28)


Proposed House bill urges NASA to delay putting US boots back on the moon until 2028

Added: 28.01.2020 21:55 | 13 views | 0 comments

An authorization bill introduced last week by Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., urges NASA to delay putting U.S. astronauts back on the moon until 2028 to boost the space agency’s long-term plans for crewed Mars exploration.

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Spitzer Sees Tarantula Nebula in Infrared Light

Added: 28.01.2020 20:40 | 26 views | 0 comments

Using data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, which is set to be retired on January 30, 2020, astronomers have generated a new view of the Tarantula Nebula, which is located in the southern constellation Dorado, about 170,000 light-years away in one of our closest galactic neighbors, the Large Magellanic Cloud. “I think we chose the [...]


Life on Mars? New rover aims to find out

Added: 28.01.2020 18:13 | 11 views | 0 comments

Learn about the mission of NASA's latest Mars rover, which is packed with new tools and abilities.

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NASA sends Spitzer telescope out in style with wild Tarantula Nebula view

Added: 28.01.2020 17:33 | 22 views | 0 comments

The Spitzer Space Telescope is riding off into the sunset, but not before gifting us with a gorgeous nebula glamour shot.

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Ultrahot Jupiter KELT-9b is So Hot that Even Atmospheric Hydrogen Molecules are ‘Torn to Shreds’

Added: 28.01.2020 16:24 | 19 views | 0 comments

Using data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found evidence that the heat in the atmosphere of KELT-9b, the hottest known transiting exoplanet, is too much even for molecules of hydrogen to remain intact - they are likely ripped apart on the dayside of the planet, unable to reform until their disjointed atoms flow [...]

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Devastating NASA animation shows smoke swirling around the planet from Australia bushfires

Added: 28.01.2020 15:06 | 25 views | 0 comments

NASA has revealed the unimaginable devastation the Australian bushfires have caused with a huge amount of smoke in the air swirling across the globe.


NASA will attach a private room to rent on the International Space Station

Added: 28.01.2020 4:22 | 16 views | 0 comments

A company called Axiom Space is taking the idea of co-working space to a new altitude.

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Archean Earth’s Atmosphere was Rich in Carbon Dioxide, Researchers Say

Added: 27.01.2020 21:59 | 24 views | 0 comments

A team of researchers from the University of Washington and NASA’s Ames Research Center has analyzed iron-rich micrometeorites collected from 2.7 billion-year-old (Archean Eon) limestone in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and found that these tiny space rocks encountered a carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere on their journey to the planet’s surface. “Life formed more than [...]


Hubble Space Telescope Spies NGC 7541

Added: 27.01.2020 10:31 | 25 views | 0 comments

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced an outstanding image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 7541. NGC 7541 resides approximately 103.7 million light-years away in the constellation of Pisces. Also known as LEDA 70795 or UGC 12447, the galaxy has a diameter of 125,000 light-years. It was discovered by the German-born British astronomer William [...]


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