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NASA's Opportunity Rover on Mars Quiet Quiet 2 Months in Epic Dust Storm

These sideby images captured several months apart by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show the dramatic effects of dust storm currently covering the red planet Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS It has been more than two months since NASA's persistent Opportunity Mars robber rang the last home. Opportunity has not taken a look since June 10 when dust in the …

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Focus: Solar Wind Shock Wave provides ions and push

August 17, 2018 & bullet; 11, 83 Measurements made by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft show that shock waves in the solar wind transmit significant energy to ionized interstellar atoms, confirming a decades of old prediction. NASA Buffeting in the wind. New Horizons spacecraft appears near Pluto and its moon Charon, in this artist's drawing. The sun is visible in the …

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Researchers use the injury assessment tool in Lao's relief efforts

Banner photo: A view of a reservoir on the River Xe-Namnoy in southern Laos on May 8, 2018, 11 weeks before July 23, a hydroelectric pond failed 130 billion liters of water in rural areas villages in Southeast Asia. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center / Landsat / Matt Radcliff On July 23, Xepian-Xe Nam Noy's hydroelectric pond failed to …

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Researchers have named the exact time of the old disaster

Researchers from the United States have identified the time for outbreaks of santarin, which destroyed the island of tires. Previously, the time for the Minoan eruption was only approximate. Experts surveyed more than 280 tree centenarians, located in Ireland and North America. As a result of the eruption, the transparency of the atmosphere on the planet decreases, and globally the …

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Lockheed Martin, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex launches the new Astronaut Training Experience

Jason Rhian August 17, 2018 From left to right – Dee Maynard, Program Manager for Private Education, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Rick Abramson, Senior Consultant, Delaware North; Robert Cabana, Center Director, Kennedy Space Center; Lisa Callahan, Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Civil Space at Lockheed Martin Space; Jim Houser, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Delaware North; Therrin …

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NASA has difficulty seeing Beaker's face on the surface of Mars

While a global dust storm still covers most of the red planet's surface, NASA has some fun while collecting data and taking pictures of its polar region. The US Space Agency's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment shared a series of images from around 150 miles above the planet's surface as "providing a nice dose of pareidolia". If you carefully look …

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Outside the weather: Planetfinden

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – The discovery in heaven is in the forecast for the weekend, just in time for some views that go beyond the weather. During the weekend, some planets are easy to find. Look southwards at nightfall and find the moon. The moon will be the highest of the horizon. To the bottom right corner is the …

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Louisville company among those selected for NASA study

Louisville Sierra Nevada Corp., chosen by NASA to study the future of commercial human spacecraft in the Earth orbital, also develops the dreamer to revive the international space station. Jeremy Papasso / Personnel Photographer ) In an ongoing effort to promote commercial activity in space, NASA has chosen 13 companies to study the future of commercial human spacecraft in terrain, …

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15,000 Galaxies Shine in This 1 View from Hubble Space Telescope

Zoom in to the Hubble Space Telescope's new massive panorama of 15,000 galaxies. Credit: P. Oesch (University of Geneva) and M. Montes University of New South Wales) / NASA / ESA The Hubble Space Telescope has been on the job for almost three decades, but it still teaches new skills – like squeeze out an amazing 15,000 galaxies in a …

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NASA: Fireball over Southeast Asia traveled at 53 700 mph

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – NASA says that a fireball that stretched across the southeastern sky travels about 53,700 km / h when it lit the night over Alabama. Meteoroid Environment Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center says many people saw a very bright stream early Friday. A statement and video published on Facebook says an analysis shows that the meteor …

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