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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Could Find Red Shift Galaxies That Are The Oldest Objects In The Universe

After 25 years of development costing nearly $ 10 billion, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was finally launched on Christmas Day. Assuming there is no problem and the six-ton ​​telescope is able to fully deploy its instruments over the next 5.5 months, eligible scientists will begin to take turns pointing …

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Viral publication is wrong about NASA-funded study

The claim: NASA just hired 24 theologians to assess how the world would react to the discovery of alien life The prospect of discovering alien life may sound like science fiction to many, but not to NASA. In 2015, the agency and the John Templeton Foundation awarded a grant for …

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UCF and Florida State among universities to research aviation for NASA – WFTV

ORANGE COUNTY, Florida – The University of Central Florida and Florida State University are among the teams that will provide invaluable assistance to NASA’s research into sustainable aviation. The two schools are among the university teams selected to participate in NASA’s University Leadership Initiative. The initiative gives the academic community …

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NASA’s historic space telescope features revolutionary UH-designed sensors

James Webb Space Telescope. Photo courtesy: UH After NASA launched the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) on a landmark mission this month, scientists are anticipating their first glimpses of the most distant objects ever seen in the universe. Technology developed and tested at the University of Hawaii Institute of Astronomy …

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LEGO to launch NASA-inspired moon sets in time for Artemis I launch

December 29, 2021 LEGO is launching a new series of NASA Artemis Program-themed construction toys just in time to coincide with the first mission. The toy company recently unveiled the first two of its NASA-inspired LEGO City Space sets with clues about more to come. The release of the new …

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NASA releases audio clip of what Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede looks like

Imagining Ganymede, the icy moon of Jupiter and the largest moon in our solar system, can be quite a challenge. (I’m still at, “Whoa, that’s a big moon.”) Realize that’s a whole different story, and scientists are still working on it. Whether you are looking to learn more about the …

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NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Burns Critical Mid-Term Correction

Through Nasa December 25, 2021 At 7:50 p.m. EST on December 25, 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope launched its first course correction to adjust its course to its final orbit. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center AT 7:50 p.m. EST, Webb first mid-term corrective burn has begun. It lasted …

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Astronaut Gets Haircut by ISS Teammate: “Welcome to the NASA Lounge”

Astronaut Matthias Maurer shared the video on Twitter which shows him getting his hair cut by his teammate Raja Chari on the International Space Station. In the video, Maurer can be seen kneeling and holding onto the spaceship as Chari uses a clipper to cut his hair. In a witty …

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What is a comet? | NASA Space Square – NASA Science For Kids

The short answer: Comets are large objects made of dust and ice that orbit the Sun. Best known for their long, sinking tails, these ancient objects are vestiges of the formation of the solar system 4.6 billion years ago. Comets, like the comet ISON pictured here, are believed to contain …

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Ellen Ochoa’s extraordinary career at NASA: Shortwave: NPR

STS-110 flight engineer astronaut Ellen Ochoa dons a training version of the full-pressure launch and entry suit before a training session at the Johnson Space Center (JSC). The technician in costume Andre Denard assists Ochoa. STS-110 took place in April 2002 and was the 13th shuttle mission to visit the …

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A NASA scientist replies: “Is there water on Mars?”

NASA took advantage of its YouTube channel to add a new video to its “We Asked a NASA Scientist” series collection. In this week’s episode, Mars geologist Eva Scheller replies, “Is there water on Mars?Yes“, but it really depends on how water is defined. Scheller goes on to explain that …

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Susquehanna Township Middle School students meet NASA astronaut

PA-native Astronaut Hoburg explained how he became an astronaut, answered questions from students, and discussed NASA’s next goal of sending people to the moon. HARRISBURG, Pa .– Students at Susquehanna Township Middle School had the unique opportunity to speak and ask questions of an astronaut this week. Astronaut Warren “Woody” …

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Backing Away From the Cliff – NASA’s Mars Exploration Program

This image was taken by the left navigation camera aboard NASA’s Curiosity rover on Sol 3324. Credits: NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS. Download image › As we continue to explore the Maria Gordon notch, we anticipate a touch and go with many ranging activities between “touch” and “go”. MSL is …

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Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin aims to help the next generation reach for the stars

Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin is striving to help the next generation reach the same heights as him. Melvin, a retired NASA astronaut, completed two space shuttle missions on the International Space Station during his tenure, one in 2008 and the other in 2009. But since then, Melvin has worked …

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NASA expert responds if there is an ocean on other worlds, or just Earth?

About 72% of the Earth’s surface is covered with liquid water, but are we the only planet in the universe with an abundance of water, or are there others? A new video part of “We asked an expert“The YouTube series explores the question of”Are there oceans on other worlds?In this …

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope receives power for launch on December 22

The James Webb Space Telescope is powered up and getting ready for launch. (Image credit: ESA / CNES / Arianespace) The new James Webb Space Telescope is complete and one step closer to take off. Members of the mission team have finished feeding the James Webb Space Telescope in advance …

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Check out NASA’s sky-watching tips for the weeks to come

NASA has released its monthly update of advice on what to look out for in the night sky in the coming weeks. Three things stand out for December: Venus, Comet Leonard, and the Geminid meteor shower. Venus First of all, Venus, the second planet from the sun. After the moon, …

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Weekly bytes | Android phones work like car keys, NASA chooses companies to develop space stations, and more

Here’s our curated list of important tech news from this week in byte size. Some Android phones can now lock, unlock a car Some Android phones can now provide simple and secure keyless access to a car, allowing owners to lock, unlock and even start their cars. The digital car …

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NASA Private Space Station Contracts: Blue Origin, Nanoracks, Northrop

Concept art of a “Starlab” space station Nanoracks NASA has awarded contracts to three companies to develop private space stations, as the agency prepares for withdrawal from the International Space Station. Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and Jeff Bezos’ Nanoracks have received a total of $ 415.6 million under NASA’s Commercial …

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NASA administrators praise preparations for Artemis mission at Marshall Space Flight Center

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Senior NASA officials visited the Marshall Space Flight Center on Tuesday to see progress in Huntsville’s role in planning the Artemis missions, the agency’s largest project to date. “We’re basically developing a plan for how we’re going to send humans into space and beyond, (and) beyond low …

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Hubble Space Telescope focuses on NGC 1317

Astronomers using the NASA / ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured a striking new photo of the small spiral galaxy NGC 1317. This Hubble image shows NGC 1317, a small spiral galaxy some 55 million light years away in the constellation Fornax. Image credit: NASA / ESA / Hubble / …

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Science News Roundup: NASA Launches Test Mission for Spacecraft Deflecting Asteroids; Pentagon to form new group to investigate UFOs and more

Here is a summary of scientific news briefs. NASA launches test mission of deviating asteroid spacecraft A spacecraft that must ultimately crash to be successful was launched Tuesday night from California as part of a NASA mission to demonstrate the world’s first planetary defense system, designed to deflect an asteroid …

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NASA launches ‘suicide’ spacecraft to deflect asteroid off course | Space News

NASA has launched a mission to deliberately crush a spaceship onto an asteroid – a test if humanity ever stops a giant space rock from wiping out life on Earth. It might sound like science fiction, but the DART – Double Asteroid Redirection Test – is a true proof of …

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What you need to know about NASA’s DART mission to deflect an asteroid

3. There is no risk for the Earth Artist’s impression of the DART spacecraft with its solar panels deployed.Picture: Nasa When DART arrives at Didymos in 11 months, the spacecraft will be 6.8 million miles (11 million km) from Earth, according to at NASA. Didymos, which means “twin” in Greek, …

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Nuclear reactor on the moon? NASA seeks ideas to fuel future lunar missions

If anyone has a good idea on how to put a fission nuclear power plant on the moon, the US government wants to hear about it. NASA and the country’s largest federal nuclear research laboratory on Friday launched a tender for a fission surface energy system. NASA is working with …

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DARPA, NASA Target Quantum Applications

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> The U.S. military and NASA are embracing quantum computing technology for a range of communication and sensor applications as they seek to take advantage of reductions in size, weight and power as well as huge increases in bandwidth and …

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NASA Ingenuity Mars helicopter preparing to overfly “raised ridges” and land near the edge of “South Séítah”

Animation showing NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars. Credit: NASA With Flight 15, Ingenuity began the return trip to “Wright Brothers Field” at “Octavia E. Butler Landing”, the site where Perseverance landed with Ingenuity in February. This flight was performed with the rotor speed recently increased to 2,700 rpm. After …

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NASA’s SOFIA airborne observatory observes star formation near the galactic center

SOFIA flies over the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountains with its telescope door open during a test flight. SOFIA is a modified Boeing 747SP. Credit: NASA / Jim Ross Examining the ionized carbon emissions of Sagittarius B provides essential information about star formation in our own galaxy and beyond. Sagittarius, or …

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NASA says “earthgrazer” meteor flew over Georgia, Alabama

An intimidatingly named space object – “Earthgrazer” – flew over Georgia and Alabama this week, giving witnesses a glimpse of something rare, according to NASA. The “Earthgrazers” are fireball meteors with such a shallow trajectory that they travel long distances through the upper atmosphere, according to NASA. “Very rarely they …

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NASA pushes back human lunar mission schedule to 2025

Workers pressure wash the NASA logo on the vehicle assembly building before SpaceX sends two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA, May 19, 2020. REUTERS / Joe Skipper Nov. 9 (Reuters) – NASA extends …

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NASA’s Latest Breakthrough: “Best Space Tacos Yet”

A small step for the man, a giant step for the carne asada. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully grown and harvested chili peppers in space, and this week they enjoyed their loot for the first time. Megan McArthur, a grinning American astronaut, said on Twitter that she …

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What if an asteroid hits Earth? Answers from NASA experts

A woman recently had a life-threatening experience in Canada. While she was sleeping all night, a meteorite, a small meteorite, passed through her roof and crashed into her pillow. He barely missed his head, but made a hole in the roof. The incident shed light on the question: what if …

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NASA and Boeing to update struggling Starliner status on Tuesday

CAP CANAVERAL, Florida – More from NASA and Boeing are expected Tuesday after the unmanned Starliner mission twice failed to reach the International Space Station. The first orbital flight test took place in 2019. Starliner’s second setback occurred last August. Space photographer Dr. Ken Kremer of Space UpClose noted that …

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How to watch the NASA launch on Jupiter

NASA embarked on a 12-year mission on Saturday to study a cluster of asteroids with the launch of Lucy, a robotic explorer who will meander through the unexplored caverns of deep space to find new clues to the creation of our solar system. The 5:34 a.m. EST takeoff from the …

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NASA leadership visits JPL, discusses climate change and Mars

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy affirmed the agency’s commitment to studying climate change during a visit to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California on October 14. The visit was hosted by Acting JPL Director Larry James and also included a meeting with scientists and engineers …

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NASA’s daring mission to asteroid Lucy is ready to go

NASA’s latest asteroid mission, a spacecraft targeting space rocks orbiting in front of and behind Jupiter, is ready to begin its journey. Called Lucy, the mission is scheduled to launch on Saturday, October 16 at 5:34 a.m. EDT (9:34 a.m. GMT) aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from …

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Rocket Lab to Launch Small NASA Satellite Using SBIR Award

WASHINGTON – Rocket Lab will launch a NASA technology demonstration satellite in an unconventional arrangement as the agency works on a more standardized approach to launching small satellites. Rocket Lab announced on October 6 that NASA had selected the company to launch the Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) spacecraft …

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Lego Space Deals: NASA Spacecraft, Space Stations & Kits

Prepare for takeoff with these out of the ordinary Lego space offerings. Lego itself has a wide variety of space toys and sets available for purchase, so to save you the trouble of scouring the internet for a good deal, we’ve put together a helpful guide to help you choose …

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NASA report examines how it can help Indian River Lagoon

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla .– Problems with the Indian River Lagoon have sparked a race to save the Unique Estuary, and now the Kennedy Space Center is also considering its role in the health of the lagoon. What would you like to know NASA plan would monitor and work to …

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NASA’s Nelson: Astronauts Are No Longer Just For White Men

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, center, listens to engineering students from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering explain their plans during a visit to the Challenger Learning Center on Friday, October 1, 2021, in Tallahassee, Florida. (Mark Wallheiser / FAMU-FSU College of Engineering via AP) Mark Wallheiser PA TALLAHASSEE Being an astronaut …

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NASA Confirms Ingenuity’s 2,800 RPM Spin Test Passed

Just like here on Earth, the seasons on Mars change. The density of the atmosphere on Mars is still significantly lower than it is here on Earth, which some believe could prevent the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter from operating on the surface of the Red Planet. It turns out that Ingenuity …

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Private Sector Joins NASA to Fund Astrobiology Research

Private Sector Joins NASA to Fund Astrobiology Research NASA Astrobiology Status Report Posted: Thursday September 30 2021 Join us in congratulating eight new astrobiology research teams for their 2021 Scialog Collaborative Innovation Awards! The Heising-Simons Foundation, the Kavli Foundation and NASA have all funded a new public-private partnership to advance …

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In recently released documents, NASA mocked Jeff Bezos’ Moon trial

Instead of pushing forward its massively ambitious plans to bring astronauts back to the moon’s surface, NASA is embroiled in legal battles over its decision to give SpaceX its lunar lander contract. Now, The edge has obtained legal documents that show NASA’s frustration with Blue Origin’s request for Jeff Bezos …

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“At least 5 fireballs” reported in US

There have been reports of at least five fireballs over the United States last week. NASA CONFIRMS MARS REGION HAD THOUSANDS OF OLD VOLCANIC ERUTIONS In a Facebook post, NASA Meteor Watch wrote on Saturday that there had been “numerous reports” of the fireballs that plunged into the sky on …

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Research shows more people are living in floodplains

In a study published in August 2021, scientists found that the proportion of the world’s population exposed to flooding had increased from 20% to 24%. Although the researchers expected an increase in the number of people living in flood-prone areas, the new estimates were ten times higher than previous models …

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Payette’s Public Library Selected for National Programming Initiative NASA @ My Library STEAM | New

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The Gravette library chosen for the NASA initiative

GRAVETTE – Gravette Public Library was selected through a competitive application process to be part of NASA @ My Library, an educational initiative created to increase and enhance STEAM learning opportunities for library patrons across the country, including geographies and populations currently under-represented in STEAM Education. STEAM stands for science, …

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NASA grants UArizona $ 500,000 to search for lunar mining resources

TUCSON, Arizona – The idea of ​​space mining is growing in popularity. Engineers at the University of Arizona hatch a plan to harvest the moon’s resources. They will do so with a new excavation technique using swarms of autonomous robots to exploit lunar resources. The research team received a $ …

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NASA to host Lucy’s launch preview briefing

lucy_image.jpg Launched at the end of 2021, Lucy will be the first space mission to explore the Trojan asteroids. It is a population of small bodies resulting from the formation of the solar system. They drive or follow Jupiter in its orbit around the Sun and can tell us about …

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NASA and FAA invite media to briefing on air traffic control updates

WASHINGTON, September 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a virtual media briefing on Tuesday, September 28 at 1:00 p.m. EDT to discuss efforts to improve aviation sustainability through the demonstration of more efficient airport operations, contributing to the efforts of the …

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5 students can get a free trip to NASA with this scholarship!

Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam (ANTHE) 2021, the scholarship program of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), not only offers 100% scholarships to several best exam scores in grades 7 to 12, but also gives five students the chance to get a free trip to NASA with a parent. What else …

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NASA to launch Webb telescope in December

Marcia Rieke is Regent Professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona. This story originally appeared on The conversation. The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to go to space on December 18, 2021. With it, astronomers hope to find the first galaxies to form in the universe, search for …

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Lee County Libraries to Be Part of Nasa @ My Library Program | Archives

Lee County Libraries were selected through a competitive application process to be part of NASA @ My Library, an education initiative created to increase and enhance STEAM (science, technology, engineering) learning opportunities. , arts and math) for library users across the country, including geographies and populations currently under-represented in STEAM …

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Vandenberg: ULA rocket, NASA satellite launch still delayed

The launch of the Atlas V rocket and its Landsat 9 spacecraft from Vandenberg Space Force Base will now not take place until September 27, according to NASA. The latest four-day delay will also result in new dates for the assortment of community activities planned in conjunction with the historic …

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