Tag Archives: NASA
An asteroid will pass close to Earth on Feb. 15, but won’t be close enough to impact. It will come closer than some weather satellites orbit.
Ten years after the Columbia space shuttle crumbled to the surface of the Earth, many people still remember the day of the tragedy. One reporter reminisces on his experience at the Florida space station that was expecting the shuttle’s landing.
NASA’s Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science team has released interesting recordings from the Van Allen belt, a layer of protection around Earth that keeps out radiation. You can hear the sounds here.
Two astronauts will embark on a spacewalk today after a previously unsuccessful mission to repair a power issue.
NASA has been undergoing quite a few changes recently. In the past few weeks, the agency awarded the Sierra Nevada Corporation, SpaceX and Boeing contracts to develop a craft to take astronauts into orbit in the next five years. This […]
Space-X’s Falcon 9 rocket carried the unmanned Dragon capsule into space today from Cape Canveral, Fla., marking the first time a private company has sent a spacecraft to the space station. The mission is considered the first test of NASA’s plan to […]