Sometimes Getting the Perfect Picture Really Is Rocket Science

10.04.2024 18:44, NASA Breaking News

NASA Engineer Cindy Fuentes Rosal waves goodbye to a Black Brant IX sounding rocket launching from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. The rocket was part of a series of three launches for...

MAF EAP – Upcoming NASA-Wide EAP Programs (April 2024)

10.04.2024 18:43, NASA Breaking News

Raising Awareness of Substance Use Disorder April 11, 2024 Join us for an enlightening webinar on raising awareness of Substance Use Disorder (SUD). In this informative session, we’ll delve into the complexities of SUD, exploring its...

Media Invited to NASA’s Student Launch Challenge in Alabama

10.04.2024 18:27, NASA Breaking News

NASA’s 2024 Student Launch challenge will bring students from colleges, universities, high schools, middle schools, and informal education groups to launch amateur rockets and payloads Saturday, April 13, starting at 8:30 a.m. CDT at Bragg Farms...

NASA Next-Generation Solar Sail Boom Technology Ready for Launch

10.04.2024 18:00, NASA Breaking News

Sailing through space might sound like something out of science fiction, but the concept is no longer limited to books or the big screen. In April, a next-generation solar sail technology – known as the Advanced Composite Solar Sail System – will...

NASA Technology Helps Guard Against Lunar Dust

10.04.2024 17:42, NASA Breaking News

Defeating dust may be a small concern for most people on Earth, but for astronauts and spacecraft destined for the Moon or Mars, it is a significant hazard that must be mitigated. That’s why researchers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida...

China moving at 'breathtaking speed' in final frontier, Space Force says

10.04.2024 17:14, SPACE.com

China is ratcheting up its space capabilities at an impressive clip, with an eye toward potentially ending the United States’ long-held space supremacy, U.S. officials say....

Astronauts' photos capture April 8 solar eclipse from Earth orbit

10.04.2024 17:00, SPACE.com

As bucket list items go, seeing a total solar eclipse from space might seem like a tall order. But on Monday (April 8), Michael Barratt saw an eclipse from off the planet....

Thousands of hidden meteorites could be lost forever as they sink in Antarctic ice, taking their cosmic secrets with them

10.04.2024 16:00, SPACE.com

A new study warns that 5,000 meteorites could be sinking beneath Antarctica's icy surface every year as a result of climate change, depriving scientists of vital information about our solar system....

We finally know why NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft stopped communicating — scientists are working on a fix

10.04.2024 15:48, SPACE.com

In November 2023, the first spacecraft to journey to interstellar space, Voyager 1, started spouting gibberish. Now, NASA knows why. The team is working on a fix....

Totality was a total bust for me — but not for the reason you may think

10.04.2024 14:00, SPACE.com

My total solar eclipse 2024 experience could have been better. Though I was clouded out, it wasn't the worst thing to happen that day....

Eclipse 2026: The next total solar eclipse will be Europe's 1st in 27 years

10.04.2024 12:00, SPACE.com

When is the next total solar eclipse? On Aug. 12, 2026, totality will come to Greenland, Iceland and Spain.

SpaceX launches 23 Starlink satellites in nighttime liftoff (photos, video)

10.04.2024 08:02, SPACE.com

SpaceX launched another batch of its Starlink internet satellites from Florida early Wednesday morning (April 10)....

Satellite views of solar eclipse 2024: See the moon's shadow race across North America (video, photos)

10.04.2024 00:22, SPACE.com

Several satellites caught the April 8 total solar eclipse from space, and scientists have shared the incredible footage....

NASA’s DC-8 Completes Final Mission, Set to Retire

09.04.2024 23:24, NASA Breaking News

After 37 years of successful airborne science missions, NASA’s DC-8 aircraft completed its final mission and returned to the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center Building 703 in Palmdale, California, on April 1. The DC-8 and crew were...

NASA Astronaut Loral O’Hara to Discuss Space Station Mission

09.04.2024 20:03, NASA Breaking News

After spending six-and-a-half-months aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara will participate in a news conference at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, April 15, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The news conference...

These solar eclipse 2024 photos from our readers are absolutely amazing (images, video)

09.04.2024 20:01, SPACE.com

The total solar eclipse of April 8, 2024, is over, meaning we can now marvel at the incredible videos and images taken during the event....

I proposed to my fiancée under the diamond ring of the 2024 total solar eclipse. (She said 'Yes!')

09.04.2024 19:47, SPACE.com

After a year planning the perfect proposal for the April 8 solar eclipse, it couldn't have gone better.

'Heavy' history: ULA launches final Delta rocket after 64 years (video, photos)

09.04.2024 19:33, SPACE.com

The liftoff of the last-ever Delta rocket today (April 9) brought with it a change in the way the U.S. sends satellites, interplanetary probes and spacecraft into Earth orbit....

New NASA Strategy Envisions Sustainable Future for Space Operations

09.04.2024 18:50, NASA Breaking News

To address a rapidly changing space operating environment and ensure its preservation for generations to come, NASA released the first part of its integrated Space Sustainability Strategy, on Tuesday advancing the agency’s role as a global leader...

Seeing Totality

09.04.2024 18:16, NASA Breaking News

On April 8, 2024, a NASA photographer captured the total solar eclipse in Dallas. A small part of North America, from Mexico’s Pacific coast to the Atlantic coast of Newfoundland, Canada, saw the total solar eclipse, while all North America and...