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The Colors of Mars – NASA’s Mars Exploration Program

This image was taken by Mast Camera (Mastcam) aboard NASA’s Curiosity rover on Sol 3230. Credits: NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS. Download image › One of our ChemCam LIBS targets in today’s plan is called “Chocolate Bloc”. And besides making me hungry, it reminded me of the wide color gamut …

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What Was NASA’s Viking S-3B?

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is known, among others, for having at its disposal a wide and interesting variety of aircraft. While its space missions have made headlines over the years, normal planes also play an important role in NASA operations. One of these planes was the Lockheed …

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NASA’s first lunar rover to land on the moon in 2023

It has long been common knowledge that there is water ice on the surface of the Moon due to the pioneering efforts of numerous lunar expeditions over the past three decades. In order to truly explore and entertain the idea of ​​humans settling permanently on the moon, scientists at NASA …

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NASA tests electric air taxis with Joby Aviation

NASA has launched electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft test flights – colloquially known as “flying cars” – with Joby Aviation, the northern California company that recently went public. The test flights are part of a nationwide NASA campaign to observe these experimental aircraft in action and determine if …

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Movie Mars on Earth

Today’s story is the answer to the August puzzle. Wadi Rum is like few other places on Earth. In fact, the distinctive desert landscapes have inspired more than one filmmaker to use the valley of southern Jordan as a substitute for Mars. Among them was Ridley Scott, director of the …

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NASA shares video of “cosmic rose”, fascinates internet users

Wonders of space have often intrigued Internet users, and the latest NASA article featuring a “cosmic rose” fascinated many. Posted by @nasahubble on Instagram, the video shows two galaxies warped by their mutual gravitational pull, creating a fascinating rose-like visual. “A soft cosmic rose to brighten up your day,” read …

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Star Trek, rocket launch and a ghostly galaxy

Photograph of the International Space Station orbiting 263 miles above Brazil’s southeast coast on the Atlantic Ocean in an orbital sunriseCredit: NASA Night turns to day The International Space Station was orbiting 263 miles above Brazil’s southeast coast on the Atlantic Ocean in an orbital sunrise when this photograph was …

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NASA’s Dragonfly in search of life on Titan

Saturn’s Titan moon is one of the most intriguing places in the solar system, so much so that NASA plans to send a rotorcraft there in the mid-2030s. The science team behind this Dragonfly mission have now set their goals. and scientific goals, with the search for signs of life …

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Solar Corona Probe NASA MaGIXS Mission Solar X-ray Imager

Image source: NASA The Sun’s surface temperature is above 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, but the corona regularly measures over 1.8 million degrees Fahrenheit NASA scientists successfully launched a sophisticated X-ray solar imager on suborbital flight via a sounding rocket to gather new information on how and why the solar corona is …

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NASA awards $ 1 million grant to improve carbon monitoring in East Africa

False-color 2014 satellite image of the Pleiades from a land restoration project in Weira Amba, Ethiopia, with green areas showing reforestation. Source: Cornell University Cornell University researchers to develop first high-resolution carbon monitoring system for East Africa that combines bottom-up ecological modeling with top-down satellite data, thanks to grant $ …

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Watch astronauts move their SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft into orbit today before the launch of the Boeing Starliner

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts on the International Space Station prepare to move the Crew Dragon Spaceship Eneavor ahead of the arrival of Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft next weekend. The move will take place Wednesday, July 21, when NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Akihiko …

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NASA should beware of critical race theory

Since NASA announced, “Fairness of the mission”, the more conservative media have warned against corruption of the space agency through identity politics. The National Review, for example, suggests that Mission Equity is “is not to explore space, to land on Mars, or to advance human understanding of the cosmos, but …

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Five amazing ways NASA is helping shark conservation

A spotted whale shark swimming in the ocean. Credits: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center with footage of Alexpunker via Motion Array and Tom Cook. While scientists from our partner institutions focus directly on shark conservation, NASA’s Earth observation satellites collect key information about shark habitat – the ocean. NASA satellites …

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NASA conducts 5th RS-25 series test at Stennis Space Center

HANCOCK COUNTY, Mississippi (WJTV) – On Wednesday, NASA conducted a fifth single-engine RS-25 hot shot, part of its ongoing seven-part test series, supporting the development and production of engines for the system space launch vehicle (SLS) during future missions to the moon. Operators fired the engine for more than eight …

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NASA mission finds melt lakes hidden under Antarctic ice

Antarctica may seem like a static environment: a motionless white landscape frozen in place. But there’s a lot more going on under the ice than we realize – although you have to travel to space to be sure. More than a decade ago, scientists made such a discovery, when an …

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CheMin Cleanup – NASA’s Mars Exploration Program

This image was taken by Mast Camera (Mastcam) aboard NASA’s Curiosity rover on Sol 3171.. Credits: NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS. Download image › Late in planning on Wednesday, the data needed to confirm it was safe to drop some of the last drill samples into CheMin was received, so …

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NASA project examines Louisiana Delta system

Sinking land, rising seas and other effects of climate change killed a wooded area in Louisiana where a Native American chief used to play as a child. In the nearby Mississippi River delta system, middle school students can stand on islands that were formed the same year they were born. …

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NASA wants to change the way it protects astronauts from radiation

Astronauts face a constant spectrum of radiation, as particles from the sun and high-energy cosmic rays constantly bombard their bodies. If left unchecked, radiation can trigger all kinds of health problems, including increasing an astronaut’s risk of developing cancer. So when NASA plans missions, the agency uses a radiation exposure …

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NASA Examines Louisiana Delta System, Looks At Global Forecasts

MIKE ISLAND, Louisiana. – Erosion, sinking land and rising water levels due to climate change have killed the woods of Louisiana where a 41-year-old Native American chief played as a child. Nearby, in the Mississippi Delta system, middle school students can stand on islands that emerged in the year they …

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NASA tests earthquake-resistant balloons as a way to study Venus

Researchers from the US space agency have successfully used balloons to detect earthquakes in the California desert. The experiment tested whether similar balloons could be sent to Venus to study the planet seismic activity. NASA recently announced plans to launch two future missions to Venus. NASA scientists were fortunate enough …

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NASA studies larger Martian helicopters

WASHINGTON – As the Ingenuity helicopter continues to demonstrate its capabilities on Mars, NASA engineers are examining concepts for larger, more capable rotorcraft that could be flown on future missions. Ingenuity made its eighth flight to Mars on June 21, traveling 160 meters and landing at a new site 133.5 …

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NASA sends squid into space for research

HONOLULU (AP) – Dozens of Hawaii’s baby squids are in space for study. The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid was bred at the University of Hawaii’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory and was blasted into space earlier this month during a SpaceX refueling mission to the International Space Station. Researcher Jamie Foster, who …

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NASA: Earth’s energy imbalance has doubled since 2006

The Earth’s climate depends on the amount of radiative energy from the Sun that is absorbed and the amount of thermal infrared radiation emitted by the Earth. A positive energy imbalance means the Earth system is gaining energy, causing the planet to warm up. New research has shown that the …

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NASA reports issues with Hubble Space Telescope

This photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on August 25, 2020 shows Jupiter and its moon Europe, captured when the planet was 653 million kilometers (405 million miles) from Earth. The Hubble Space Telescope, which has been scanning the universe for more than 30 years, has been down for …

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NASA selects proposals to provide new insights from freely available data

NASA selects proposals to provide new insights from freely available data Press release from: NASA Science Mission Directorate Posted: Wednesday June 16 2021 NASA’s Physical Sciences Research Program selected five ground-based proposals in response to the research announcement “Using the NASA Physical Sciences Computer System – Annex G. These five …

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NASA could place a huge telescope on the far side of the moon

The universe is constantly sending us his story. For example: information about what has happened a long time, long long ago, contained in the long-lasting radio waves that are ubiquitous throughout the universe, probably contain the details of how the first stars and black holes were formed. There is a …

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Information on NASA’s Dark Side of the Moon mission plans

For the first time in its history, NASA is planning a mission to the far side of the moon. The new plans involve three trade delivery missions to the surface of the Moon, which will take place over several trips per year to facilitate scientific research on Earth’s closest neighbor. …

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NASA hot air balloon flights launch from New Mexico

FORT SUMNER, NM (KRQE) – NASA’s science balloon program has launched 18 flights with its spring campaign at Fort Sumner. The second flight took off on June 8. This is the program’s first major flight campaign since the pandemic, according to NASA. NASA says the team is supporting science and …

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Fort Wayne high school student gets internship with NASA

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – A Fort Wayne high school student just received an internship with NASA. “I’ve always loved astrophysics, space and space exploration,” said Charis Hall, a homeschooler. “It’s a really unique opportunity, and I was accepted. Hall applied for the internship earlier this year, and in April …

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NASA announces winner of 2021 student launch competition

On Friday, NASA’s 2021 student launch competition ended with a virtual ceremony to announce the winners. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte was selected as the laureate of the launch division while New York University was named the laureate of the design division. “This year’s challenge will hopefully serve …

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NASA Administrator Says “I Was Known” When Asked About UAPs

MYSTERY WIRE –Nasa administrator and former Senator Bill Nelson and other agency executives held a press conference on Wednesday at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, DC and answered a question about an unidentified aerial phenomenon. The question was from David Smith of The Guardian, it was the second of a …

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NASA takes UFOs seriously

Bill Nelson, the former Florida senator and spaceflight veteran, told CNN Business’s Rachel Crane in a broad interview on Thursday that it was not clear to anyone – even in the upper echelons of the space agency American – what high-speed objects observed. by Navy pilots are. Nelson added that …

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NASA partners with 5 US states to deliver drones and air taxis

What is the best way for a local government to integrate cargo delivery drones and passenger air taxi services into its existing civic transport infrastructure? In the United States, five local and state governments will find out soon, with help from NASA. NASA experts Advanced air mobility The mission (AAM) …

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